You Can Be Special Too

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You Can Be Special Too
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Studio album by Evil Nine
Released 2 August 2004
Genre Breakbeat, alternative rock, alternative hip hop, rave
Length 52:49
Label Marine Parade
Producer Tom Beaufoy, Pat Pardy
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
About.com 5/5 stars[1]
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[2]
The Independent 3/5 stars[3]
PopMatters (7/10)[4]

You Can Be Special Too is the debut album of Evil Nine. It was released on 2 August 2004 on the Marine Parade Records label.

The album includes four skits containing a variety of samples.

Tracks 12 and 13 are mislabeled on the album. The song "Restless" actually plays during track 13 and "Even the Smells" plays on track 12. It is unknown what order the tracks were meant to appear on the album. The correct times are listed below according to the track name - but not the number.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Crooked" (featuring Aesop Rock) – 5:47
  2. "Devil Stuff" – 4:52
  3. "Earth" – 4:38
  4. "You Can Be Special (Skit)" – 0:34
  5. "We Have the Energy" – 5:21
  6. "Snack Bar Lounge" – 2:55
  7. "Help (Skit)" – 0:22
  8. "Pearl Shot" (featuring Juice Aleem) – 5:19
  9. "You Are Not Through" – 4:48
  10. "Richard & Jane (Skit)" – 0:30
  11. "For Lovers Not Fighters" – 4:12
  12. "Even the Smells" – 2:03
  13. "Restless" (featuring Toastie Taylor) – 4:54
  14. "You Can Be Special 2 (Skit)" – 0:31
  15. "Hired Goons" – 5:44

Samples[edit]

The dialogue at the start of track 4 is from the book Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allison, Mike. "Evil Nine – You Can Be Special Too". About.com. The New York Times Company. Retrieved March 6, 2012. 
  2. ^ Anderson, Rick. "You Can Be Special Too Review". Allmusic. All Media Guide (Rovi). Retrieved March 6, 2012. 
  3. ^ Gill, Andy (October 8, 2004). "Album: Evil Nine". The Independent. Retrieved March 6, 2012. 
  4. ^ Umile, Dominic (March 29, 2005). "Evil Nine: You Can Be Special Too". PopMatters. Retrieved March 6, 2012.