What You Are (album)

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What You Are
Studio album by Ricky Ross
Released 1996
Recorded April - October 1995
Genre Rock, Alternative rock
Label Epic
Producer Bruce Robb, Dee Robb, Joe Robb
Ricky Ross chronology
So Long Ago
(1984)So Long Ago1984
What You Are
New Recording
(1997)New Recording1997

What You Are is a solo album from Scottish rock musician Ricky Ross. It was the first solo album Ross released after the breakup of the band he fronted, Deacon Blue.

The album's music marked a significant departure from the sound of Deacon Blue, introducing a harder edge and an increased emphasis on aggressive guitar work.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Ricky Ross, except where noted:

  1. "Good Evening Philadelphia" – 3:16
  2. "Icarus" – 2:36
  3. "Cold Easter" (Ross, Slaven) – 2:52
  4. "What You Are" – 4:42
  5. "Radio On" – 4:08
  6. "When Sinners Fall" – 4:37
  7. "Jack Singer" – 3:25
  8. "The Lovers" (Ross, Slaven) – 4:10
  9. "Wake Up and Dream" – 3:50
  10. "Rosie Gordon Lies So Still" – 4:11
  11. "Promise You Rain" – 3:42
  12. "Love Isn't Hard It's Strong" – 3:18