|To Be Frank|
|Studio album by|
|Released||14 May 2001 (UK)|
23 April 2002 (US)
|Label|| Koch Records (US)|
|Nik Kershaw chronology|
To Be Frank is the sixth solo studio album by the English singer-songwriter Nik Kershaw. The album was released in 2001 (in the UK), and 2002 (in the US) on Koch Records. The only single released from this album was "Wounded", which peaked at #100, on the UK singles chart.
Reviewing for AllMusic, critic Jason D. Taylor wrote of the album "Feeling more like a last plea to rekindle the success of his past rather than an attempt at something new, To Be Frank is a faceless collection of material that leaves you wondering if anyone even cares anymore."Reviewing for PopMatters, critic David Medsker wrote of the album "He’s older, wiser, but most importantly, he’s better. Alter egos and multiple personalities aside, To Be Frank is one of the most focused records Kershaw’s ever done."
All songs written and composed by Nik Kershaw, unless otherwise indicated.
1. Wounded (Single Edit) [3:37] 2. They Said [4:30] 3. Food for Fantasy [4:26]
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