What a Woman Wants to Hear

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What a Woman Wants to Hear
Studio album by Dawn Sears
Released October 15, 1991 (1991-10-15)
Genre Country
Label Warner Bros.
Producer Barry Beckett
Dawn Sears chronology
What a Woman Wants to Hear
Nothin' but Good

What a Woman Wants to Hear is the debut album of American country music singer Dawn Sears. It was released in 1991 via Warner Bros. Records. The tracks "Till You Come Back to Me" and "Good Goodbye" were released as singles.

Critical reception[edit]

Giving it a "B+", Alanna Nash of Entertainment Weekly praised Sears' "emotive" voice, comparing her favorably to Reba McEntire and Shelby Lynne. She also wrote that the album contained a "solid repertoire".[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "What a Woman Wants to Hear" (Lisa Silver, Mark D. Sanders, Linda Davis) — 3:56
  2. "Half as Much" (Curley Williams) — 2:53
  3. "Tell Me I'm Crazy" (Mike Reid, Rory Michael Bourke) — 3:35
  4. "Old-Fashioned Broken Heart" (Donny Kees, Terri Sharp) — 3:43
  5. "Good Goodbye" (Paulette Carlson, Bob DiPiero, Pat McManus) — 2:50
  6. "He's in Dallas" (Kees, Richard Ross, Johnny MacRae) — 3:07
  7. "No More Tears" (Vip Vipperman, Ted Hewitt, Buddy Blackmon) — 2:41
  8. "Till You Come Back to Me" (Reid, Troy Seals) — 2:35
  9. "Could Be the Mississippi" (Susan Longacre, Russell Smith) — 4:14
  10. "Odds and Ends (Bits and Pieces)" (Harlan Howard) — 3:31


Compiled from liner notes.[2]

  • Barry Beckett — production
  • Pete Greene — recording, mixing
  • Justin Niebank — recording, mixing
  • Denny Purcell — mastering
  • Ragena Warren — production coordination


  1. ^ Nash, Alanna (22 November 1991). "What a Woman Wants to Hear review". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 21 September 2013. 
  2. ^ What a Woman Wants to Hear (CD booklet). Dawn Sears. Warner Bros. Records. 1990. 9 26442-2.