Ask Me How I Am

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"Ask Me How I Am"
Single by Snow Patrol
from the album When It's All Over We Still Have to Clear Up
Released 20 November 2000
Format Maxi Single
Recorded CaVa
Genre Indie rock
Length 2:36
Label Jeepster Records
Writer(s) Snow Patrol
Producer(s) Michael Brennan Jr., Snow Patrol
Snow Patrol singles chronology
"Starfighter Pilot"
"Ask Me How I Am"
"One Night is Not Enough"

"Ask Me How I Am" was the fifth single released by Irish indie rock band Snow Patrol,[1] and the first to come from their second album, When It's All Over We Still Have to Clear Up. It was released on 20 November 2000 under the Jeepster record label.[2] The News Letter described the song's beat as funky.[3]

It peaked at #116 in the United Kingdom.

Music video[edit]

The music video for the song was warmly received by Hot Press, who called it "top-class". Reviewer Rory Cobbe wrote that the video was "clever" and the twist at the end "lovely". It further wrote that it was proof that a good idea can beat a "million pounds' worth of effects".[4]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Ask Me How I Am" - 2:36
  2. "In Command of Cars" - 4:01
  3. "Talk to the Trees" - 1:57


Chart (2000)[6] Peak
UK Singles Chart 116


  1. ^ "Snow Patrol". Channel 4. Retrieved 2008-10-14. 
  2. ^ "Snow Patrol releases: Ask Me How I Am". Interscope Records. Retrieved 2008-10-14. 
  3. ^ "Play List - Snow Patrol". AccessMyLibrary. The News Letter. 9 July 2004. Retrieved 2009-11-05.  Appears as: "Practically every music fan in Northern Ireland has lived the highs and lows of the Bangor fourpiece's career with them, mystified by the lack of success in the early days despite the pop-rock of tunes such as Starfighter Pilot and funky beats of Ask Me How I Am."
  4. ^ Cobbe, Rory. "Snow Patrol - Ask Me How I Am (Jeepster)". Hot Press. Retrieved 2009-10-15. 
  5. ^ "Snow Patrol - Ask Me How I Am (CD) at Discogs". 2000-11-06. Retrieved 2012-01-14. 
  6. ^ "Chart Log UK: DJ S - The System Of Life". Retrieved 2012-01-14. 

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