Convicts (You Am I album)

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Studio album by You Am I
Released 13 May 2006
Recorded 2005
Genre Rock
Length 36:12
Label Virgin Records
Producer Greg Wales
You Am I chronology
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
Slant Magazine 2.5/5 stars[2] (favourable)[3]
SMH (favourable)[4]

Convicts is the seventh studio album by the Australian rock band You Am I.

The first single is "It Ain't Funny How We Don’t Talk Anymore", which was released as a digital download on 22 April 2006.

Tim Rogers later said of the album, "It hadn't been a great couple of years, and it's even worse when I look back at it now. I had no confidence at all so I wanted the guitars too loud and everything aggressive and loose."[5]

Track listing[edit]

  1. Thank God I've Hit the Bottom
  2. It Ain't Funny How We Don't Talk Anymore
  3. Friends Like You
  4. Nervous Kid
  5. Secrets
  6. Thuggery
  7. By My Own Hand
  8. The Sweet Life
  9. Gunslingers
  10. Constance George
  11. Explaining Cricket
  12. I'm A Mess
  13. Left Behind (Bonus track on iTunes release)


  1. ^ Horowitz, Hal. Convicts at AllMusic
  2. ^ Slant Magazine review
  3. ^ review
  4. ^ SMH review
  5. ^ Dan Condon. "No Struggle, No Progress". Time Off. Fortitude Valley, QLD: Street Press Australia Pty Ltd (24 November 2010): pg 17. 

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