Purple Sneakers

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"Purple Sneakers"
Single by You Am I
from the album Hi Fi Way
Released June 1995
Format CD
Recorded Greene St. Recording, New York City
Genre Alternative rock
Length 3:30
Label rooArt Records
Writer(s) Rusty Hopkinson, Andy Kent, Tim Rogers
Producer(s) Lee Ranaldo
You Am I singles chronology
"Jewels and Bullets"
"Purple Sneakers"
"Mr. Milk"

"Purple Sneakers" is the third single from the album Hi Fi Way by Australian rock band You Am I. It was released in 1995 and reached number 24 in the 1995 Triple J Hottest 100.[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Purple Sneakers" – 3:30
  2. "Sci-Fi Way" - 2:42
  3. "We're Desperate" - 1:59

Tracks 1 and 2 (Rogers). Track 3 by X.

"Sci-Fi Way" is an instrumental which features samples taken from 1950s sci-fi movies and other television shows including Ren & Stimpy.

"We're Desperate" is a cover the X song and features Rusty Hopkinson on backing vocals.