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Have A Nice Life is an American post-punk band, founded in Connecticut in 2000 by Dan Barrett and Tim Macuga.

The band is known for their unique style of post-punk, which includes several shoegaze, industrial, ambient, and drone elements.



  • 1 History
  • 2 Discography
    • 2.1 Studio albums
    • 2.2 Compilation albums
    • 2.3 Extended play
  • 3 See also
  • 4 References
  • 5 External links


Their debut album, Deathconsciousness has received critical acclaim since its release in 2008,[1] with many positive ratings in sites such as Rate Your Music.[2]

The band's extended-play album Time of Land was released for free as a digital download in 2010.[3]

In January 2014,[4] Have a Nice Life released their follow-up LP to Deathconsciousness, titled The Unnatural World. According to Metacritic, this album has received generally favorable reviews.[5]


Studio albums[edit][]

  • Deathconsciousness (2008)
  • The Unnatural World (2014)

Compilation albums[edit][]

  • Voids (2010)

Extended play[edit][]

  • Time of Land (2010)

See also[]

Alternative music portal
Biography portal
Connecticut portal
Industrial music portal
Punk rock portal
  • List of ambient artists
  • List of shoegazing musicians
  • List of post-punk bands
  • List of post-rock bands
  • Music of Connecticut


  1. Jump up^ Hill, John (24 November 2014). "Have a Nice Life's Deathconsciousness is the Next Greatest Album of All Time". Vice. Retrieved 19 April 2015.
  2. Jump up^ Database (n.d.). "Deathconsciousness". Rate Your Music. Retrieved February 25, 2013.
  3. Jump up^ Staff (n.d.). "About Time of Land by Have a Nice Life". Enemies List Home Recordings. Retrieved February 25, 2013.
  4. Jump up^
  5. Jump up^ "The Unnatural World". Metacritic. Retrieved 19 April 2015.