Following success on Greek radio, Hurts were invited to perform  Awards ceremony in Athens.

Also in June, Kylie Minogue recorded a verse and backing vocals for the song "Devotion".

Confide In Me" for newspaper The Sun'     
website,and has since been a regular inclusion on their gig setlists.

Kylie later returned the compliment by recording a performance of "Wonderful Life" in Radio 1's Live Lounge.

Throughout the summer, Hurts performed at several music festivals including V Festival and T in the Park in the UK.

 It was released in the UK on 23 August, where it debuted at number 21, becoming their first UK top 40 hit.

The album Happiness, which had been recorded at Sunshine Dance Studios in Manchester  and Pellerin in Gothenburg.

They were later voted  by the same magazine. Announced a remix of the track "Lonely Lisa" by French singer Mylène.