Rocks in the Head

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Rocks in the Head
Studio album by Roger Daltrey
Released 1992
Recorded The Hit Factory London, New York
Genre Rock
Length 48:04
Language English
Label Atlantic 7 82359-2
Producer Gerard McMahon
Roger Daltrey chronology
Best of Rockers & Ballads'
(1991)
Rocks in the Head
(1992)
A Celebration: The Music of Pete Townshend and The Who
(1994)

Rocks in the Head is Roger Daltrey's eighth solo album. The album was released in 1992 on Atlantic Records, and recorded at The Hit Factory.[1]


Roger Daltrey's co-written songs[edit]

Roger Daltrey is credited (along with Gerard McMahon) for co-writing seven of the eleven tracks, including "Times Changed", "You Can't Call It Love", "Love Is", "Blues Man's Road", "Days of Light", "Everything a Heart Could Ever Want", and "Unforgettable Opera".

The notes credit "Musical Direction and Production" to Gerard McMahon, who also performs as a primary backup musician.

Cover photography and design were by Graham Hughes.[1]

Song overview[edit]

"Everything a Heart Could Ever Want (Willow)" was written about Daltrey's daughter, who sings backing vocals on the song.

"Days of Light" peaked at No. 6 on the U.S. rock charts.

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Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Who's Gonna Walk on Water" (McMahon) 4:45
2. "Before My Time Is Up" (Dave Katz, McMahon) 5:05
3. "Times Changed" (Daltrey, McMahon) 4:23
4. "You Can't Call It Love" (Daltrey, Ray, Ruffy) 4:15
5. "Mirror Mirror" (McMahon) 4:46
6. "Perfect World" (McMahon) 3:56
7. "Love Is" (Byrd, Daltrey, Katz, McMahon) 4:10
8. "Blues Man's Road" (Byrd, Daltrey, McMahon) 4:05
9. "Everything a Heart Could Ever Want (Willow)" (Daltrey, McMahon) 4:20
10. "Days of Light" (Daltrey, McMahon) 3:42
11. "Unforgettable Opera" (Daltrey, McMahon) 4:48[2]

Personnel[edit]

  • Roger Daltrey - Guitar, Harmonica, Vocals
  • Emily Burridge - Cello
  • Ricky Byrd - Guitar, Background vocals
  • Jamie Daltrey - Background vocals
  • Mark Egan - Bass
  • Gregg Gerson - Drums
  • Don Henze - Background vocals
  • Pim Jones - Guitar, Guitar (Acoustic), Slide Guitar, Soloist, Wah Wah Guitar
  • David Katz - Bass, Keyboards, Violin
  • Robert Lamm - Piano
  • Jay Leonhart - Upright bass
  • Jody Linscott - Percussion
  • Gerard McMahon - Guitar, Keyboards, Musical Director, Background vocals
  • Billy Nicholls - Background vocals
  • Thommy Price - Drums
  • Dave Ruffy - Drums
  • Jenny Ruffy - Background vocals
  • Shaun Solomon - Bass
  • Pat Sommers - Background vocals
  • John Van Eps - Keyboards, Programming, Synclavier
  • Vinnie Zumm - Flamenco Guitar, Soloist

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