Three (Ph.D. album)

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Studio album by Ph.D.
Released 2 February 2009
Recorded 2006-08
Genre Pop rock
Length 49.44
Label Ph.D./Voiceprint
Producer Tony Hymas
Ph.D. chronology
Is It Safe?
(1983) Is It Safe?1983
Alternative cover


Also by Mark Wilkinson of Fish fame.

Three is the 2009 comeback album and final release from Ph.D. It was their first album since 1983's Is It Safe?.


Track listing

All songs written by Jim Diamond and Tony Hymas, except where noted.

Anthony James Keith "Tony" Hymas is an English keyboard player, pianist, and composer.

  1. A Land of Your Own 5.05
  2. With You I Feel Like+ 5.32
  3. Drive Time+ 5.52
  4. Precious Cargo 6.40
  5. Got to Believe 5.37
  6. We All Fall Down 4.33
  7. Said and Done 5.31
  8. Fifth of May++ 6.34
  9. What Becomes of the Brokenhearted? (James Dean, Paul Riser, William Weatherspoon) 4.25

+ Originally recorded for Jim Diamond (1988).
++ Originally recorded for Is It Safe? .
+++ Originally recorded by Jimmy Ruffin.

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Simon Phillips is an English jazz, pop, and rock drummer and record producer. He worked with rock bands during the 1970s and 1980s and was the drummer for the band Toto from 1992 to 2014.

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