Himself (Gilbert O'Sullivan album)

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Himself
Studio album by Gilbert O'Sullivan
Released 1971
Recorded Audio International Studios, London
Genre Pop
Length 43:02
Label MAM
Producer Gordon Mills
Gilbert O'Sullivan chronology
Himself
(1971)
Back to Front
(1972)Back to Front1972

Himself is Irish-English singer-songwriter Gilbert O'Sullivan's debut album, originally released in August 1971. Union Square Music re-released it 2011 on Salvo label in part of the Gilbert O'Sullivan - A Singer & His Songs collection.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Gilbert O'Sullivan.

  1. "Intro" - 0:24
  2. "January Git" - 3:14
  3. "Bye-Bye" - 3:22
  4. "Permissive Twit" - 4:10
  5. "Matrimony" - 3:19
  6. "Independent Air" - 5:08
  7. "Nothing Rhymed" - 3:27
  8. "Too Much Attention" - 2:39
  9. "Susan Van Heusan" - 2:59
  10. "If I Don't Get You (Back Again)" - 2:44
  11. "Thunder and Lightning" - 2:59
  12. "Houdini Said" - 5:24
  13. "Doing the Best I Can" - 2:35
  14. "Outro" - 0:38

Bonus tracks on the 2011 remaster[edit]

  1. "Disappear" (1967 demo) - 1:40
  2. "What Can I Do" (1967 demo) - 1:34
  3. "Mr Moody's Garden" (b-side of "I Wish I Could Cry", August 1971) - 3:04
  4. "Everybody Knows" (b-side of "Nothing Rhymed", October 1970) - 2:19
  5. "Underneath the Blanket Go" (single, February 1970) - 3:09
  6. "We Will" (single, July 1971) - 3:55
  7. "I Didn't Know What to Do" (b-side of "We Will") - 1:47
  8. "No Matter How I Try" (single, November 1971) - 3:02

Personnel[edit]

  • Gilbert O'Sullivan - vocals, piano
  • Chris Spedding - guitar
  • Johnnie Spence - arrangements
  • Peter Rynston - engineer
  • Don Bax - cover design

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