What You Give Is What You Get (album)

What You Give Is What You Get
What You Give is What you Get by the Uncanny X Men.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 1986
StudioPlatinum Studios, (Melbourne)
GenrePop rock, pop
LabelCBS Records
ProducerKevin Beamish
Uncanny X-Men chronology
'Cos Life Hurts
What You Give Is What You Get
Singles from What You Give Is What You Get
  1. "I Am"
    Released: April 1986
  2. "Don't Wake Me"
    Released: 15 September 1986[1]
  3. "Nothing Touches My World"
    Released: December 1986
  4. "Start Believing"
    Released: June 1987

'What You Give Is What You Get is the second and final studio album by Australian pop-rock group Uncanny X-Men. Uncanny X-Men signed to CBS Records in May 1986 and released What You Give Is What You Get in October 1986. The album was certified gold by the end of 1986.[2]

Track listing[]

Side A
1."Nothing Touches My World"Brian Mannix, Rob Thiessen4:52
2."Start Believing"Chris Hargreaves3:40
3."I Am"Mannix3:29
4."About You"Mannix, Hargreaves4:30
5."Goodnight, So Long"Mannix3:48
Side B
1."I'm On Heat"Mannix3:54
2."Colour You Answer Blue"Hargreaves, Brian Baker4:49
3."Don't Wake Me"Mannix3:24
4."Playing the Titanic"Mannix2:53
5."What You Give"Mannix2:56


Chart (1986) Peak
Australian Kent Music Report Albums Chart[3] 19



  1. ^ "Australian Music Report No 635 – 15 September 1986 > Singles: New Releases". Imgur.com (original document published by Australian Music Report). Retrieved 16 April 2018.
  2. ^ "Albums & Singles". Uncanny X Men. Retrieved 20 March 2017.
  3. ^ David Kent's "Australian Chart Book 1970–1992"