You Am I

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Aussie rockers synonymous with the 'rock and roll is back!' and 'mid 90s indie rockers' tags should need no explanation to any Triple J listener. Their breakthrough hit circa 1995 'Berlin Chair' made Australian audiences think a little differently about their own music scene and suddenly rock was accessible, achievable and most of all, enjoyable again. Berlin Chair also had some success overseas.

A stripped-back 3 piece of Tim Rogers (guitars/vocals), Andy Kent (bass) and Rusty Hopkinson (drums), You Am I are known for kick-arse live shows full of banter, ad lib, Keith Townsend-esque windmills and 60s inspired rock and roll. Roger's side efforts include the country twang of Tim Rogers and the Temperance Union and his first solo release What Rhymes With Cars and Girls. They became a four-piece with the addition of Davey Lane (guitar) of The Pictures in 2001.

Despite ARIAs, gold records, playing Lolapalooza and rock star mates such as the Gallagher brothers (Oasis), success has had lament for the band and singer/songwriter Tim Rogers. They've released virtually every album on a different label, had punch ons in airports with TV stars. Through highs and lows, YAI are known to their fans as uncompromising, iconically Australian and a band that will never contrive a hit single to keep a label happy.

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Discography

Album

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1993 Sound As Ever You Am I 3
1995 Hi Fi Way You Am I 2
1996 Hourly, Daily You Am I 5
1998 #4 Record You Am I 2
2001 Dress Me Slowly You Am I 1
2002 Deliverance You Am I 2
2006 Convicts You Am I 3
2008 Dilettantes You Am I 1
2010 You Am I You Am I 2
2015 Porridge & Hotsauce You Am I 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2003 “No, After You Sir…” an Introduction to You Am I You Am I 1
2003 The Cream & the Crock You Am I 2

Album + Live

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1999 Saturday Night, ’Round Ten You Am I 2
2014 Live Electrified You Am I 2
Someone Else’s Crowd You Am I 1
You Am I and Friends: Live at the Wireless You Am I 1

Single

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1993 Adam's Ribs You Am I 1
1994 Berlin Chair You Am I 1
1994 Cathy's Clown You Am I 1
1994 Jaimme's Got a Girl You Am I 1
1994 When You Got Dry / How Much Is Enough You Am I 1
1995 Jewels and Bullets You Am I 1
1995 Purple Sneakers You Am I 1
1995 Mr Milk You Am I 2
1996 Soldiers You Am I 1
1996 Good Mornin' You Am I 2
1997 Tuesday You Am I 1
1997 Trike You Am I 1
1998 What I Don't Know 'Bout You You Am I 1
1998 Rumble You Am I 1
1998 Heavy Heart You Am I 1
2000 Damage You Am I 1
2001 Get Up You Am I 1
2001 Kick a Hole in the Sky You Am I 1
2002 Who Put the Devil in You You Am I 1
2003 Deliverance You Am I 1
2013 Songs for Slim Frank Black & The Suicide Commandos / You Am I 1

EP

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1991 Snake Tide You Am I 1
1992 Can’t Get Started You Am I 1
1993 Coprolalia You Am I 1
2004 Snake Tide You Am I 1
2006 Goddamn You Am I 1

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