Do You Know Who You Are?

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Do You Know Who You Are?
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Studio album by Texas Is the Reason
Released 30 April 1996
Genre Emo, post-hardcore, indie rock[1]
Length 35:02
Label Revelation
Texas Is the Reason chronology
Texas Is the Reason
(1995)
Do You Know Who You Are?
(1996)
Split
(1996)

Do You Know Who You Are? is Texas Is the Reason's only full length album. The title of the record comes from what are alleged to be the last words John Lennon ever heard.[2][1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4.5/5 stars [1]
PopMatters 8/10 stars[3]
Punknews.org 5/5 stars[4]

NME listed the album as one of "20 Emo Albums That Have Resolutely Stood The Test Of Time".[5] Rolling Stone ranked the album at number 12 on their "40 Greatest Emo Albums of All Time" list.[6]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks by Texas Is the Reason.

  1. "Johnny on the Spot" – 4:15
  2. "The Magic Bullet Theory" – 2:48
  3. "Nickel Wound" – 4:36
  4. "There's No Way I Can Talk Myself Out of This One Tonight (The Drinking Song)" – 3:57
  5. "Something to Forget" – 5:50
  6. "Do You Know Who You Are?" – 2:43
  7. "Back and to the Left" – 3:55
  8. "The Day's Refrain" – 4:59
  9. "A Jack with One Eye" – 4:39
Notes
  • The song "Something to Forget" was a re-recorded version from the song that appeared on their first release.
  • The song title "A Jack with One Eye" is a reference to the television show Twin Peaks.

Personnel[edit]

Texas Is the Reason
  • Norm Arenas – guitar
  • Chris Daly – drums
  • Scott Winegard – bass
  • Garrett Klahn – guitar, vocals
Additional personnel
  • G. Maryanski – design
  • Drew Mazurek – engineer, mixing
  • J. Robbins – percussion, strings, producer

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Morris, Kurt. Do You Know Who You Are? at AllMusic
  2. ^ "TEXAS IS THE REASON "Do You Know Who You Are?" Revelation Records". 
  3. ^ PopMatters review
  4. ^ Punknews.org review
  5. ^ "20 Emo Albums That Have Resolutely Stood The Test Of Time". NME.com. January 14, 2015. Retrieved July 29, 2015. 
  6. ^ Galil, Leor (March 1, 2016). "40 Greatest Emo Albums of All Time". Rolling Stone. Retrieved March 18, 2016. 

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