The Philip Lynott Album

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The Philip Lynott Album
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Studio album by Philip Lynott
Released 17 September 1982
Recorded 1981
Studio Good Earth Studios, Soho, London; Compass Point Studios, Nassau; Odyssey Studios, London; Windmill Lane, Dublin
Genre Rock
Label Vertigo (UK)
Mercury (Canada)
Warner Bros. (US)
Producer Philip Lynott, Kit Woolven
"Together" by Midge Ure and "Ode to Liberty" mixed by Mark Knopfler and Neil Dorfsman
Philip Lynott chronology
Solo in Soho
(1980)Solo in Soho1980
The Philip Lynott Album
Live In Sweden 1983
(2001)Live In Sweden 19832001
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The Philip Lynott Album is the second solo album by Philip Lynott, released in 1982.[1]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by Philip Lynott, except where noted

  1. "Fatalistic Attitude" (R. Lymon, Lynott) – 4:31
  2. "The Man's a Fool" – 2:58
  3. "Old Town" (Jimmy Bain, Lynott) – 3:27
  4. "Cathleen" – 3:34
  5. "Growing Up" – 5:00
  6. "Yellow Pearl" (Lynott, Midge Ure) – 2:58
  7. "Together" – 3:39
  8. "Little Bit of Water" – 3:35
  9. "Ode to Liberty (The Protest Song)" (Jimmy Bain, Lynott) – 5:48
  10. "Gino" – 4:10
  11. "Don't Talk About Me Baby" – 4:30


  • Not included on the album was the B-side to the "Together" single, "Somebody Else's Dream" and the B-side to the "Old Town" single, "Beat of the Drum". Both later appeared on the Yellow Pearl Lynott solo compilation album in 2010. "Somebody Else's Dream" was performed live on The Old Grey Whistle Test to promote the album.



  1. ^ "Billboard Recommended LPs". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc.: 76– 22 January 1983. ISSN 0006-2510.