So Happy It Hurts (Bryan Adams song)

"So Happy It Hurts" is a song recorded by Bryan Adams. It was first released on October 11, 2021 as the lead single from So Happy It Hurts.[1]

"So Happy It Hurts"
Single by Bryan Adams
from the album So Happy It Hurts
ReleasedOctober 11, 2021
Songwriter(s)Bryan Adams, Gretchen Peters
Producer(s)Bryan Adams
Bryan Adams singles chronology
"Joe and Mary"
"So Happy It Hurts"
"On The Road"
Music video
"So Happy It Hurts" on YouTube


During the early days of the COVID-19 lockdowns, Adams announced via his social media, that he was working on new songs for his 15th album. The song talks about the return to normalcy after such a surreal time in the heights of the COVID-19 pandemic.[2]

Music videoEdit

The song and video are a tribute to the people who experienced distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic. The video was made at The Warehouse Studio in Vancouver. The Adams-directed video, shot in a 1966 Chevrolet Corvair convertible, also features Adams' 93-year-old mother Jane Clark.[3]

Credits and personnelEdit


Chart performance for "So Happy It Hurts"
Chart (2022) Peak
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[4] 85


  1. ^ Rock Cellar Magazine Staff. "Bryan Adams Shares "So Happy It Hurts," the Title Track from His New Album Due in March". Rock Cellar Magazine. Retrieved December 12, 2021.
  2. ^ Jacob Uitti. "Bryan Adams Announces New Album, 'So Happy It Hurts'". American Songwriter. Retrieved December 12, 2021.
  3. ^ Keavin Wiggins (October 12, 2021). "Bryan Adams 'So Happy It Hurts' With New Video". Retrieved December 12, 2021.
  4. ^ "Bryan Adams – So Happy It Hurts". Swiss Singles Chart. Retrieved March 20, 2022.