For Lack of a Better Name

For Lack of a Better Name is the fourth studio album by deadmau5. It was first published then September 22, 2009 in the U.S. and on October 5, 2009, on iTunes. The album was released as the fourth album of Deadmau5 Random Album Title by and was able to reach the charts in 5 countries. Six singles were released from the album: Hi Friend, Ghosts ' n' Stuff, Bot, Lack Of A Better Name, strobe and Word Problems. The album was released under the label mau5trap Records and Ultra Records. The musical style of the album is primarily Progressive House and Electro House with influences from tech house and trance.



The album received generally positive reviews. An example:

" [ ... ] A neat introduction to an artist with a wealth of material beneath his belt, this enjoyable compilation of tracks old and new will only Further Zimmerman 's already admirable reputation, expanding his audience into whole new areas of approval. Let's just hope he never spoils everything by taking did brilliantly silly mask off "

Paula Carino of Allmusic rated it also has a positive and awarded stars.


The album was moderately successful commercially, reaching the Top 20 in the UK, where it remained, however, only two weeks in the charts, and in the Dance / Electronic Albums chart, and the Heatseekers Albums chart. In the U.S. Dance / Electronic charts it could reach 11th place advance with 71 additional weeks in the charts and in the Heatseeker charts at number 15, where it again remained 23 weeks. In the U.S., it was also able to reach the Independent Album Charts, flew to one week at number 46, however, already back out. Otherwise, the album was recorded in the charts in Australia, Canada and Ireland and got a silver record in the UK.

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Track list