Classic tune from The Who's second full-scale rock opera Quadrophenia, 1973. It was released as a single on January 12, 1974 along with B-Side I'm One and later appeared in the 1979 movie Quadrophenia: A Way Of Life.
It was also featured on the 2002 Who compilation The Ultimate Collection, with a slightly modified opening.
It concerns a boy named Jimmy, a young English Mod with four distinct personalities. The song describes how he angrily deals with several individuals to identify "The Real Me"
Written by Pete Townshend. Recorded May 1972. Performed by The Who. Track Records.