¡Happy Birthday Guadalupe!

"¡Happy Birthday Guadalupe!" is a Christmas song by Las Vegas rock band The Killers featuring Wild Light and Mariachi El Bronx, released as a digital download on December 1, 2009.[2]

"¡Happy Birthday Guadalupe!"
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Single by The Killers featuring Wild Light and Mariachi El Bronx
ReleasedDecember 1, 2009
Recorded2009
GenreMariachi, indie rock[1]
Length4:33
LabelIsland
Songwriter(s)Brandon Flowers, Dave Keuning, Mark Stoermer, Ronnie Vannucci Jr.
Producer(s)Stuart Price, The Killers
The Killers singles chronology
"A Dustland Fairytale"
(2009)
"¡Happy Birthday Guadalupe!"
(2009)
"Boots"
(2010)

The song continues on with The Killers' tradition of releasing a Christmas song every year, and is the fourth consecutive annual Christmas song since 2006, the others being "A Great Big Sled", "Don't Shoot Me Santa" and "Joseph, Better You Than Me". All proceeds from the Christmas singles benefit the Product Red campaign.

Music videoEdit

A music video,[3] starring Luke Perry, was released for the song on December 1, 2009.[4] In it, Perry is a cowboy searching the desert for his long-lost love, a woman named Guadalupe.

Track listingEdit

  • CD Single
  1. "¡Happy Birthday Guadalupe!" - 4:33

ChartsEdit

Chart (2009) Peak
position
UK Singles Chart[5]
110

In popular cultureEdit

The song appears in the film Christmas Eve.[citation needed]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Killers Single-Latest". Clash. Retrieved April 5, 2011.
  2. ^ "The Killers | News Story". Thekillersmusic.com. 2009-10-30. Retrieved 2012-02-20.
  3. ^ The Killers, The Killers - ¡Happy Birthday Guadalupe! ft. Wild Light, Mariachi El Bronx, archived from the original on 2021-12-20, retrieved 2017-09-18
  4. ^ "Happy Birthday Guadalupe Songfacts". Songfacts.com. 2009-12-01. Retrieved 2012-07-31.
  5. ^ "CHART: CLUK Update 12.12.2009 (wk49)". Retrieved 2012-07-31.