"Are We Ourselves?" is a 1984 song by English new wave band The Fixx, the first single from their third album, Phantoms. Written by the band's five members, namely Dan K. Brown, Cy Curnin, Rupert Greenall, Jamie West-Oram, and Adam Woods, it was the Fixx's second of three top 20 US hits, the others being One Thing Leads to Another and Secret Separation.
Single by The Fixx
from the album Phantoms
"Deeper and Deeper (long version)"
Dan K. Brown, Cy Curnin, Rupert Greenall, Jamie West-Oram, Adam Woods
In an interview, the band stated that the song is about taking on a new persona when going somewhere in which one is unfamiliar.
"Are We Ourselves?" debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 on the issue dated August 18, 1984, reaching #15 on the issue dated October 20 of the same year and spending a total of 15 weeks on the chart. It also reached #1 on the Mainstream Rock chart, where it spent a total of two weeks at that position.
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