You Have No Idea What You're Getting Yourself Into

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You Have No Idea What You're Getting Yourself Into
Studio album by Does It Offend You, Yeah?
Released March 24, 2008
Recorded 2007
Genre Dance-punk, new rave, indie rock, electro house, synthpop
Length 38:30
Label Virgin, Startime
Producer Elliot James
Does It Offend You, Yeah?
Does It Offend You, Yeah? chronology
You Have No Idea What You're Getting Yourself Into
(2008)
Don't Say We Didn't Warn You
(2011)
Singles from Don't Say We Didn't Warn You
  1. "Weird Science"
    Released: 7 May 2007
  2. "Let's Make Out"
    Released: 8 October 2007
  3. "We Are Rockstars"
    Released: 19 February 2008
  4. "Epic Last Song"
    Released: 2 June 2008
  5. "Dawn of the Dead"
    Released: 24 August 2008
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]
AbsolutePunk.net (83%) [2]
DJ 4/5 stars[3]
Drowned in Sound 4/10 stars [4]
The Guardian 3/5 stars [5]
NME (7/10) [6]
Q 4/5 stars [7]
The Second Supper (not rated) [8]
Spin 3/5 stars [9]

You Have No Idea What You're Getting Yourself Into is the debut album from Does It Offend You, Yeah?. It was released on March 24, 2008.[10]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks were written and recorded by Does It Offend You, Yeah? except tracks 2 and 7 which were co-written with Eliot James and Sebastien Grainger respectively.

No. Title Length
1. "Battle Royale"   3:35
2. "With a Heavy Heart (I Regret to Inform You)"   4:03
3. "We Are Rockstars"   3:48
4. "Dawn of the Dead"   3:26
5. "Doomed Now"   3:41
6. "Attack of the 60 FT Lesbian Octopus"   1:57
7. "Let's Make Out" (featuring Sebastien Grainger of Death From Above 1979) 4:02
8. "Being Bad Feels Pretty Good"   4:05
9. "Weird Science"   5:02
10. "Epic Last Song"   4:35
iTunes bonus track
No. Title Length
11. "Like the Way I Do"   3:51
Play.com bonus track
No. Title Length
11. "Tales of the Chameleon"   3:39

Personnel[edit]

  • James Rushent – lead vocals, bass, guitar, synth, vocoder
  • Rob Bloomfield – drums, bass, guitar, synth, backing vocals
  • Dan Coop – synth
  • Sebastien Grainger – vocals on "Let's Make Out"
  • Elliot James – guitar
  • Morgan Quaintance – guitar on "Doomed Now"

Usage in popular culture[edit]

  • "Attack of the 60 ft Lesbian Octopus" was played during the 81st Academy Awards on February 22, 2009 over a montage of 2008 animated films.
  • "Dawn of the Dead" was used in the 2008 series of the UK's Big Brother as the backing track to Mikey "the blind guy's" best bits which was played on the finale.
  • "We Are Rockstars" is featured in trailers for Fast & Furious.
  • "We Are Rockstars" is featured as the soundtrack in the VW GTI Project online game.
  • "We Are Rockstars" is also featured as the theme song for Home and Garden Network TV.
  • "We Are Rockstars" is featured in the game Saints Row 2 on the station K12 97.6.
  • "We Are Rockstars" is the theme song for the sketch show Horne and Corden.
  • "Epic Last Song" is featured in episode 2390 of Hollyoaks, when John Paul follows first love Craig to the train station and they ride off into the sunset together.
  • "Battle Royale" is included in The Sims 2 expansion Apartment Life as part of the soundtrack.[11]
  • "With A Heavy Heart (I Regret To Inform You)" was featured in the game Gran Turismo 5 Prologue
  • "With A Heavy Heart (I Regret To Inform You)" is featured in preview ads for the upcoming FOX drama Human Target.
  • "With A Heavy Heart (I Regret To Inform You)" was featured in episode 18 of season 2 in Gossip Girl, when Dan and Miss Carr have sex in the dark.

Production[edit]

Charts[edit]

Charts (2008) Peak
position
UK Albums Chart 48

References[edit]