Self Explanatory (Classified album)

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Self Explanatory
Studio album by Classified
Released April 7, 2009 (Canada/U.S.)
Genre Hip-hop, Rap
Label Halflife Records/Sony Records
Classified chronology
While You Were Sleeping
(2007)
Self Explanatory
(2009)
Handshakes and Middle Fingers
(2011)

Self Explanatory is a 2009 album by Canadian rapper Classified. The album received positive reviews from music critics. The first single "Anybody Listening", as of April 18, 2009, has spent 7 weeks on the Canadian Hot 100, peaking at #52.[1] The third single "Oh...Canada" was also active on the charts, peaking at #14 on the Canadian Hot 100, went platinum in digital downloads[2][3] and was the entrance music for Patrick Côté in UFC 113

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AroundinSound 7.8/10[4]
ChartAttack 4/5 stars[5]
Driven (8/10)[6]
NOW 5/5 stars[7]
RapReviews (8/10)[8]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Self Explanatory" – 3:05
  2. "Get Out the Way" – 3:23
  3. "Choose Your Own Adventure 1" – 3:09
  4. "Up All Night" – 4:12
  5. "Quit While You're Ahead" (Ft. Choclair and Maestro Fresh Wes and Moka Only) – 4:34
  6. "Inspiration" – 2:08
  7. "Choose Your Own Adventure 2" – 2:56
  8. "Anybody Listening" – 3:34
  9. "They Call This (Hip Hop)" (Ft. Royce Da 5'9" and B.o.B) – 4:15
  10. "Oh...Canada" – 3:22
  11. "Choose Your Own Adventure 3" – 4:05
  12. "Where Are You" – 3:23
  13. "Trouble" – 3:40
  14. "Used to Be" (Ft. Mic Boyd) - 2:56
  15. "Breaking Up" - 4:11
  16. "One Track Mind" (Ft. Joel Plaskett)- 3:34
  17. "Choose Your Own Adventure 4" (Ft. Martin Finch & Ghetto Child) - 2:34
  18. "Things Are Looking Up" (Ft. Chad Hatcher) - 3:54
  19. "Still Got It" - 3:22
  20. "Loonie" (Ft. D-Sisive, Shad K, DL Incognito & Buck 65) - 3:36
  21. "Choose Your Own Adventure 5" - 2:43
  22. "Choose Your Own Adventure 6" - 1:12
  23. "Some People" (iTunes bonus track) - 3:33

Singles[edit]

  1. "Trouble" (2008),
  2. "Anybody Listening" (2009), #52[1]
  3. "Up All Night" (2009)
  4. "Oh...Canada" (2009), #14[9]
  5. "Quit While You're Ahead" (2009)
  6. "They Call This (Hip Hop)" (2010)[10]

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (2009) Peak
position
Canadian Albums Chart[11] 25

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Canadian Hot 100 - Anybody Listening, Billboard.com. Retrieved 2009-04-16.
  2. ^ "Gold and Platinum". Cria.ca. Retrieved 2012-03-09. 
  3. ^ "Music Charts, Most Popular Music, Music by Genre & Top Music Charts". Billboard.com. Retrieved 2012-03-09. 
  4. ^ "Classified - Self Explanatory - 2009 - Sony BMG". Around in Sound. 2009-06-30. Retrieved 2012-03-09. 
  5. ^ Gormely, Ian (2009-05-26). "Classified — Self Explanatory". CHARTattack. Retrieved 2012-03-09. 
  6. ^ "DRIVEN Magazine | CD review: Classified’s Self-Explanatory". Drivenmag.com. Retrieved 2012-03-09. 
  7. ^ Addi Stewart. "Classified | NOW Magazine". Nowtoronto.com. Retrieved 2012-03-09. 
  8. ^ "Classified :: Self Explanatory :: Halflife/Sony Records". Rapreviews.com. 2010-03-09. Retrieved 2012-03-09. 
  9. ^ "Canada Singles Top 100 - Music Charts". Acharts.us. Retrieved 2012-03-09. 
  10. ^ Classified f/ B.O.B. & Royce Da 5″9′ – They Call This (Hip-Hop)
  11. ^ Classified Music News & Info, billboard.com