You in Reverse

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You in Reverse
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Studio album by Built to Spill
Released April 11, 2006
Genre Indie rock
Length 54:18
Label Warner Bros.
Producer Doug Martsch and Steven Wray Lobdell
Built to Spill chronology
Ancient Melodies of the Future
You in Reverse
There Is No Enemy
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]
Tiny Mix Tapes A− [2]
The A.V. Club A− [3]
Pitchfork Media (6.8/10) [4]
Rolling Stone 3.5/5 stars [5]

You in Reverse is the sixth full-length album released by indie rock band Built to Spill. The band added one new member for this album, making Built to Spill a quartet for the first time. It was also the first album since Ultimate Alternative Wavers not recorded or produced by Phil Ek. The lineup was Doug Martsch, Brett Nelson, Scott Plouf, and Jim Roth. The album was recorded in Portland, Oregon at Audible Alchemy. You in Reverse was released on April 11, 2006.

The album was dedicated to Pat Brown, co-founder of Martsch's previous band Treepeople, who committed suicide in April 1999.[6]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Built To Spill.

  1. "Goin' Against Your Mind" – 8:41
  2. "Traces" – 4:43
  3. "Liar" – 5:11
  4. "Saturday" – 2:25
  5. "Wherever You Go" – 6:10
  6. "Conventional Wisdom" – 6:22
  7. "Gone" – 5:41
  8. "Mess with Time" – 5:43
  9. "Just a Habit" – 4:27
  10. "The Wait" – 5:00


  • Doug Martsch - vocals, guitar, keyboards, percussion
  • Jim Roth - guitar
  • Brett Nelson - guitar, bass
  • Scott Plouf - drums, percussion

Additional musicians[edit]

  • Steven Wray Lobdell - guitar, piano, vibraphone, and percussion (he is credited as a "utility player" in the album notes, which do not specify what instruments he plays or on which tracks he appears)
  • Sam Coomes - organ on "Gone"