Because I'm Me

Album: Wildflower (2016)

Songfacts®:

  • This song features Camp Lo, a New York hip-hop duo comprised of MCs Sonny Cheeba and Geechi Suede. We hear them hollering over a sample of "Want Ads" by the early '70s female soul trio Honey Cone.

    The Avalanches were excited to work with Camp Lo on the track as they have played Camp Lo's first record, Uptown Saturday Night, at shows for years and even sampled it on Since I Left You.
  • The Avalanches' Robbie Chater commented to The Australian Broadcasting Company: "I love the start of this song because I always imagined this little kid walking down the street with a pair of headphones on, he's got a Walkman, and he's singing this song at the top of his voice. He's so happy to be alive and he doesn't give a f--k what anyone thinks and he's just having a great day."

Comments: 3

  • A-a-ron from Smack-ya-mental, Ca Aye, just so you know, the song sample is Six Kids In Trouble, Why Can't I Get it Too. Which some consider early hip hop. Before Cool Herc and his break beat of.apache.
  • AnonymousThe song at the end is by Bobby Sox Idol "Frank Sinatra"
  • Curious from BostonWhat is the song that plays at the end of this track?
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