Dance Gavin Dance is an American post-hardcore band from Sacramento, California, formed in 2005.
Happiness is the third full-length album from post-hardcore band Dance Gavin Dance. It will be released by Rise Records on June 9, 2009. The band went into the studio to record the album on February 14, 2009. On April 10, they uploaded new artwork and a recording of the new song 'Tree Village' onto their MySpace profile. On May 28, 'Don't Tell Dave' was also added to their Myspace page with 'NASA' being posted soon after on May 31. This is their first album without former lead screamer Jonathan Mess and former bassist Eric Lodge. It is also their only album with former bassist Jason Ellis, who left after the recording.