beat "My Heart Lies", a slow ballad handled with tenderness by Barbara.
A smashing little pop album with no flaws.
YOU KNOW IT'S ME (1981)
'MELODY MAKER' - 1981 (Review by Ray Coleman)
Good, straight, unpretentious pop music that makes few demands on the listeners? Yes, but there's a subtle difference, for with the aid of her producer Alan Tarney, Barbara Dickson has written some excellent songs which thankfully place her in no category except her own individual corner.
There's a refreshing slice of country music on "I Know You, You Know Me", a daring dash of Gary Numanesque synthesizer splashes on the catchy "Little By Little In Love", and a winning, soulful delivery of a song written by Barbara called "I Believe In You".
Much more than on the concert stage...she has a pleasing, distinctive recording voice which gains here from tasteful musicianship and Tarney's canny ear for giving a singer the right sound and material. His own best song here is the off-