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Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo! is the debut studio album by the American new wave band Devo. It was originally released in August 1978, on the labels Warner Bros., and Virgin. Produced by Brian Eno, the album was recorded over a period of four months between October 1977 and February 1978, primarily in Cologne, Germany,

The album received somewhat mixed reviews from critics and peaked at number 12 on the UK Albums Chart and number 78 on the U.S. Billboard chart. Recent reviews of the album have been more uniformly positive, and the album has charted on several retrospective "best of" lists from publications including Rolling Stone, Pitchfork Media and Spin.

On May 6, 2009 Devo performed the album live in its entirety for the first time as part of the Don't Look Back concert series curated by All Tomorrow's Parties. On September 16, 2009, Warner Bros. and Devo announced a re-release of Q: Are We Not Men? and Freedom of Choice, with a tour performing both albums.

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Album

Release Format Tracks Date Country Label Catalog# Barcode
Official
Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo! 12" Vinyl 11 Warner Bros. Records (“WB” logo, with or without “records” beneath or on banner across.) BSK 3239 [none]
Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo! Vinyl 12 Warner Bros. Records (“WB” logo, with or without “records” beneath or on banner across.)
Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo! 12" Vinyl 12 Virgin (worldwide imprint of Virgin Records Ltd. and its subsidiaries) V2106 [none]
Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo! Cassette 11 Warner Bros. Records (“WB” logo, with or without “records” beneath or on banner across.) M5 3239 [none]
Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo! 12" Vinyl + 7" Flexi-disc 12 + 1 Virgin (worldwide imprint of Virgin Records Ltd. and its subsidiaries) VDJ 27, VP2106 [none]
Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo! CD 11 Warner Bros. Records (“WB” logo, with or without “records” beneath or on banner across.) 3239-2 075992736428
Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo! CD 22 Warner Bros. Records (“WB” logo, with or without “records” beneath or on banner across.) 521441-2 093624972211

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part of: Rolling Stone: 500 Greatest Albums of All Time: 2012 edition (number: 442)
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