Are We Ourselves?

Album: Phantoms (1984)
Charted: 15
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  • Lost feelings return
    So now maybe I can learn
    To stop the world of a lie this time around

    Are we are we are we ourselves?
    Are we are we are we ourselves?

    Because seen through these eyes
    We lead a double life
    No one would know so check it out
    Stepping out, here I go

    Are we are we are we ourselves?
    Are we ourselves and do we really know?

    So they say, so they say, that to this earth we are bound
    Most spirit returns and now maybe we've learned
    To stop this whirl of a lie
    To this earth we are bound
    I ask you
    Are we are we are we ourselves?
    Are we ourselves, and do we really know? Writer/s: ADAM TERENCE WOODS, CYRIL JOHN CURNIN, DANIEL KINGSMILL BROWN, JAMES WEST ORAM, PETER JOHN GREENALL
    Publisher: MUSIC SALES CORPORATION, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
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Comments: 3

  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn September 29th 1984, a video of "Are We Ourselves?" by the Fixx was aired on the ABC-TV program 'American Bandstand'...
    At the time the song was at #26 on Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart; fifteen days later on October 14th it peaked at #15 {for 1 week} and also spent a total of 15 weeks on the Top 100...
    On August 26th, 1984 it reached #1 {for 2 weeks} on Billboard's Mainstream Rock chart...
    Between 1982 and 1991 the British group had nine Top 100 records; with one making the Top 10, "One Thing Leads to Another" at #4 {for 1 week} on October 30th, 1983.
  • Eric from Bend, OrI think The Beatles answered this in their song 'The Walrus': "I am he as you are he as you are me and we are all together."
  • Lester from New York City, NyWell, are we?
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