|Studio album by Ph.D.|
|Released||2 February 2009|
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?.
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.
+ Originally recorded for Jim Diamond (1988).
++ Originally recorded for Is It Safe? .
+++ Originally recorded by Jimmy Ruffin.
Jim Diamond is Singer/Songwriter Jim Diamond's self-titled and third studio album. Diamond was assisted by old friends Graham Lyle and Chris Parren, who had worked with him on previous albums.
Is It Safe? is the 1983 second album from Ph.D. It would be their last album until 2009's comeback Three.
Is It Safe? will be reissued shortly by Voiceprint Records in 2010.
Drummer Simon Philips had quit the band, which now consisted solely of Jim Diamond and Tony Hymas. The album's opening track I Didn't Know failed to chart in Britain, but was a hit across Europe.
James Lee Ruffin was an American soul singer, and elder brother of David Ruffin of the Temptations. He had several hit records between the 1960s and 1980s, the most successful being the Top 10 hits "What Becomes of the Brokenhearted" and "Hold On ".
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.
Mark Wilkinson is an English illustrator. He is best known for the detailed surrealistic cover art he created for a number of British bands.
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James Aaron Diamond was a Scottish singer-songwriter, best known for his three Top 5 hits: "I Won't Let You Down" (1982), as the lead singer of PhD; and his solo performances "I Should Have Known Better", a United Kingdom No. 1 in 1984, and "Hi Ho Silver", the theme song from Boon, which reached No. 5 in the UK Singles Chart in 1986.
Samuel Carthorne Rivers was an American jazz musician and composer. He performed on soprano and tenor saxophones, bass clarinet, flute, harmonica and piano.
Transplants is the eponymous debut studio album by the American punk rock/hip hop band Transplants. It was released on October 22, 2002 via Hellcat Records. Audio production of the twelve-track record was handled by Tim Armstrong and Dave Carlock. Rancid's Matt Freeman and Lars Frederiksen, The Slackers' Vic Ruggiero, The Distillers' Brody Dalle, AFI's Davey Havok, Funkdoobiest's Son Doobie, The Nerve Agents' Eric Ozenne, and Skarhead's Danny Diablo made their appearances on the album as additional musicians and vocalists.
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Ph.D were a British group best known for their UK Top 10 hit "I Won't Let You Down" in April 1982, although the song had been a hit the previous year throughout Europe. The band took its name from the initial letters of its three founding members' surnames; Phillips, Hymas and Diamond. The name was written as Ph.D. so as to be a visual pun on the letters denoting the degree of the same name.
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"I Won't Let You Down" is a 1982 single by British band Ph.D. It entered the UK charts in April 1982 at #34 and peaked at #3 in May of that year. The band consisted of Jim Diamond who was the lead vocalist, Tony Hymas on keyboards and Simon Phillips on drums. It went on to become the 23rd best-selling single of 1982 in the UK.
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Ph.D. is the 1981 début album by the band of the same name. It was later reissued with a different cover when "I Won't Let You Down" became a hit in several countries in early 1982. The original cover was designed by Mike Payne and was the first release of his "Electrograph" artwork.
The album was reissued 3 November 2008 by Ph.D./Voiceprint Records.
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"Little Suzi's on the Up" is a song by British new wave group Ph.D. The song was released as the band's first single, appearing on their self-titled debut. The video for the song was notable for being the fifth music video shown during MTV's launch on August 1, 1981. It is sometimes misspelled by music video stations as Susie or Suzy. Suzi is the correct spelling.
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The Wild Places is the third studio album by English singer-songwriter and musician Duncan Browne. Released in 1978 through Logo and Sire Records, it is Browne's first solo album since his departure from the band Metro that year, and features contributions from session musicians Tony Hymas, John Giblin and Simon Phillips. In contrast to his previous self-titled solo record, the sound of the album is fully electric and ranges from progressive rock to straightforward rock music and synthpop.