I Am Chemistry

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"I Am Chemistry"
Single by Yeasayer
from the album Amen & Goodbye
ReleasedJanuary 7, 2016
Formatdigital download
Recorded2015
Genre
Length5:01
LabelMute
Songwriter(s)
  • Chris Keating
  • Anand Wilder
  • Ira Wolf Tuton
Producer(s)Yeasayer
Yeasayer singles chronology
"Reagan's Skeleton"
(2012)
"I Am Chemistry"
(2016)
"Prophecy Gun"
(2016)

"I Am Chemistry" is a song by American experimental rock band Yeasayer. It was released as the leading single from the band's fourth studio album Amen & Goodbye under Mute Records on January 7, 2016.

The lyrics of the song reference a number of poisons, including digoxin, VX, NaCN, DDT, sarin, mustard gas, rue, oleander and Quaker buttons (strychnine).[1]

Background[edit]

The song was recorded during Yeasayer's four-year break from 2012 to 2016. The song is a neo-psychedelic song that has numerous changes throughout. The song is 5 minutes in length, and was written by Chris Keating, Anand Wilder, and Ira Wolf Tuton. It was released on January 7, 2016 as the leading single for the album, and it was released to YouTube and streaming platforms, like Spotify.

The cover art was created by sculptor David Altmejd, who also created the artwork for the album.

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