We R Are Why

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"We R Are Why"
Single by Autechre
B-side "Are Y Are We?"
Released 14 April 1996
Format 12-inch single
Length 14:43
Label Warp Records
WAP72
Producer(s) Autechre
Autechre singles chronology
Anvil Vapre
(1995)
"We R Are Why"
(1996)
Envane
(1997)

"We R Are Why" is an Autechre 12-inch single released by mail-order and available at some concerts, by Warp Records in 1996. It was written and produced by Rob Brown and Sean Booth.

Sean Booth:
"we r are why were the first two tracks we did on the ry30
they're both entirely done in the ry30 – with a bit of fx on the diff channels maybe, can't rem"[1]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Sean Booth and Rob Brown. 

No. Title Length
1. "We R Are Why"   8:35
2. "Are Y Are We?"   6:08
Total length:
14:43

There is intentionally no speed listed on the release. In an "AAA (Ask Autechre Anything)" on the site WATMM, Sean Booth stated "our original intention [was] to not write it on the record".[2] The durations above were measured when the vinyl was played at 45 rpm.[3]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

"We R Are Why / Are Y Are We?" at Discogs