|"Lucky", by Nada Surf|
It was released February 4, 2008 in Europe; February 5, 2008 in the US, Canada and Australia; and February 18, 2008 in the UK and Japan to very positive reviews. It reached #82 on the Billboard 200.
The band issued an official statement announcing this album on October 12, 2007. The song "See These Bones" premiered on the Anti-Hit List Podcast on October 20, 2007. Due to a misquotation of Matthew Caws, the album was first expected to be called Time for Plan A.
The original pressing includes a 4-song bonus disc. Lucky was leaked onto torrent and peer sharing sites before its official release date. The song "Weightless" was featured in the Heroes episode "Out of Time", "See These Bones" was featured in the One Tree Hill (TV series) on The CW, while the song "Beautiful Beat" was featured in the How I Met Your Mother episode No Tomorrow.The track "See These Bones" was listed as one of The Times' of London's Best Songs of 2008, described as "2008's most overpoweringly propulsive and gloriously euphoric song".