Love Drunk is the
second studio album by American
pop rock band Boys Like Girls.
The album was recorded in New York City and Vancouver because there are "two different producers/production teams, two different environments, and two different styles of inspiration" stated by the band's frontman Martin Johnson. The album peaked at #8 on Billboard 200, making it the biggest hit for the band. Its lead single, the title track was released on July 7, 2009 shortly followed by "She's Got a Boyfriend Now", "Two Is Better Than One" featuring Taylor Swift, and "Heart Heart Heartbreak". This is the last album to feature bassist Bryan Donahue before his departure in 2011.
On May 20, the band posted a street team announcement about "participating in various online and street promotions to help BLG get the word out about the new album." On June 18, Love Drunk was announced for release in September. On June 25, 2009 at around 10:15AM, the band streamed "Love Drunk" on their MySpace site. "Love Drunk" was released as a single on July 6. In the same month, the band went on tour with Never Shout Never and the Ready Set. On the radio show Kidd Kraddick in the Morning, an acoustic version of "Two Is Better Than One" was premiered. "Heart Heart Heartbreak" was released on the band's PureVolume on August 17, as a result of reaching 250,000 fans on their Facebook. A 30-second preview of every song on the album was subsequently uploaded to YouTube, and then began officially streaming on their MySpace.Love Drunk was released on September 8 through major label Columbia Records. A deluxe edition of Love Drunk was released through iTunes exclusively from October 2–4.
The album peaked at #8 on the Billboard 200 in its first week of release. News of an official Mark Hoppus remix of "Love Drunk" spread and it was confirmed as an exclusive track of the Love Drunk deluxe edition album. An exclusive Sean Kingston remix of "Love Drunk" was then confirmed on November 12 to be released on the iTunes Store as part of the Love Drunk EP, including acoustic versions of both "Love Drunk" and "She's Got a Boyfriend Now". The EP became available to purchase on January 5, 2010.