Soul Deep (Jimmy Barnes album)

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Soul Deep
Studio album by
Released4 November 1991
RecordedFreight Train Studios, Bowral, Australia
LabelMushroom Records
ProducerDon Gehman
Jimmy Barnes chronology
Two Fires
Soul Deep
Singles from Soul Deep
  1. "I Gotcha"
    Released: September 1991
  2. "When Something Is Wrong with My Baby"
    Released: November 1991
  3. "Ain't No Mountain High Enough"
    Released: January 1992

Soul Deep is the fifth studio album by Australian rock singer Jimmy Barnes. It was his sixth consecutive Australian No. 1 album. The album is a collection of soul covers and featured duets with John Farnham and Diesel. A special edition was later released in a black fold-out cover with embossed gold lettering and included five bonus live tracks and a set of collector cards.

Track listing[edit]

1."I Gotcha"Joe Tex3:29
2."(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher"Gary Jackson, Raynard Miner & Carl Smith3:04
3."When Something Is Wrong with My Baby (with John Farnham)"Isaac Hayes & David Porter4:56
4."Show Me"Joe Tex3:28
5."Many Rivers to Cross"Jimmy Cliff3:07
6."Reflections"Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier & Eddie Holland3:05
7."Ain't No Mountain High Enough"Nickolas Ashford & Valerie Simpson2:23
8."I Found a Love"Wilson Pickett, Willie Schofield & Robert West3:05
9."Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours"Stevie Wonder, Lee Garrett, Syreeta Wright & Lula Mae Hardaway2:52
10."Bring It On Home to Me"Sam Cooke3:21
11."Here I Am (Come and Take Me)"Al Green & Teenie Hodges3:51
12."River Deep – Mountain High"Phil Spector, Jeff Barry & Ellie Greenwich3:39
2004 reissue bonus live tracks
13."Respect"Otis Redding 
14."Reach Out I'll Be There"Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier & Eddie Holland 
15."Try a Little Tenderness"Harry M. Woods, Jimmy Campbell and Reg Connelly 
16."Stagger Lee"Lloyd Price & Harold Logan 
17."Sweet Soul Music"Sam Cooke, Arthur Conley and Otis Redding 


  • Jimmy Barnes - vocals
  • Tony Brock - drums, percussion
  • Diesel - guitar, vocals on track 10
  • Jeff Neill - guitar
  • Rick Will - guitar
  • Michael Hegerty - bass
  • Jimmy Haslip - bass
  • Mal Logan - keyboards
  • Phil Shenale - keyboards
  • John Farnham - vocals on track 3
  • Jimmy Barnes, Diesel, Marcy Levy, Wendy Fraser, Jessica Williams, Jeff Neill - backing vocals
  • John Courtney - trombone
  • Kevin Dubber - trumpet
  • Mark Dennison - baritone saxophone
  • Marty Hill - tenor saxophone
  • Rick O'Neil - mastering engineer

Chart positions[edit]

DVD release[edit]

Barnes toured Australia with Soul Deep and recorded the concert at Melbourne's Palais Theatre. It was released on VHS, and later, DVD.[6]

  1. "Higher and Higher"
  2. "Respect"
  3. "Ain't No Mountain High Enough"
  4. "Here I Am"
  5. "Signed Sealed Delivered (I'm Yours)"
  6. "I Found a Love"
  7. "Reach Out I'll Be There"
  8. "Many Rivers to Cross"
  9. "Show Me"
  10. "Try a Little Tenderness"
  11. "Stagger Lee"
  12. "Bring It On Home to Me"
  13. "Sister Mercy"
  14. "I Gotcha"
  15. "Little Darling"
  16. "River Deep Mountain High"
  17. "When Something Is Wrong with My Baby" (featuring John Farnham)
  18. "Sweet Soul Music"
  19. "In the Midnight Hour"

See also[edit]


  1. ^ " – Jimmy Barnes – Soul Deep". Hung Medien. Retrieved 29 November 2017.
  2. ^ " – Jimmy Barnes – Soul Deep". Hung Medien. Retrieved 29 November 2017.
  3. ^ "ARIA Top 100 Albums 1991". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 28 October 2014.
  4. ^ "ARIA Top 100 Albums 1992". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 28 October 2014.
  5. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2020 Albums" (PDF). Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 28 April 2021.
  6. ^ "Jimmy Barnes Soul Deep live at the Palais". Retrieved 28 October 2014.