Butterfly Kisses (Shades of Grace)

Butterfly Kisses (Shades of Grace) is the third studio album by American Christian music artist Bob Carlisle. It was released by Diadem/Jive Records on May 13, 1997. The album peaked at No. 1 on the Billboard 200.[2]

Butterfly Kisses (Shades of Grace)
Studio album by
ReleasedMay 13, 1997 (1997-05-13)
StudioHigh-Pass Productions
ProducerBob Carlisle
Bob Carlisle chronology
The Hope of a Man
Butterfly Kisses (Shades of Grace)
Stories from the Heart
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic4.5/5 stars[1]

Track listingEdit

1."Butterfly Kisses"Bob Carlisle, Randy Thomas5:38
2."You Must Have Been an Angel"Carlisle, Rick Elias4:14
3."Man of His Word"Carlisle, Mike Demus, Dennis Patton4:56
4."On My Way to Paradise"Carlisle, Thomas4:15
5."One Man Revival"Carlisle, Thomas4:13
6."Mighty Love"Carlisle, Regie Hamm4:35
7."Living Water"Carlisle, Thomas4:26
8."It Is Well with My Soul"Carlisle4:17
9."On My Knees"Carlisle, Elias, Hamm4:09
10."I'm Gonna Be Ready"Carlisle, Thomas4:58
11."Butterfly Kisses" (country remix)Carlisle, Thomas5:39


  • Bob Carlisle – vocals, guitars, mandolin
  • Glenn Pearce – electric and acoustic guitars
  • Dennis Patton – keyboards, piano, organ
  • Scott Sheriff – keyboards, piano, organ
  • Mark Hill – bass
  • Regie Hamm – keyboards, drums, percussion
  • Bryan Duncan – additional vocals on track 11
  • Leslie Glassford – backing vocals
  • Linda Elias – backing vocals
  • Rebecca Palmer – backing vocals


  • Larry Day – executive producer
  • Bob Carlisle – arranger, producer
  • Dennis Patton – arranger
  • Regie Hamm – arranger
  • Scott Sheriff – arranger
  • David Jahnsen – recording, mixing
  • High-Pass Productions – recording location
  • Gambit Studios – mixing location
  • Denny Purcell – mastering at Georgetown Masters

Chart performanceEdit

Chart (1997) Peak
U.S. Billboard 200 1
U.S. Billboard Top Christian Albums 1
U.S. Billboard Top Heatseekers 1
Canadian RPM Top Albums 6
Canadian RPM Country Albums 1


Region Certification Certified units/sales
United States (RIAA)[3] 2× Platinum 2,000,000^

^shipments figures based on certification alone


  1. ^ Batdorf, Rodney. "Butterfly Kisses review". Allmusic. Retrieved February 25, 2011.
  2. ^ "Butterfly Kisses (Shades of Grace) Charts". Allmusic. Retrieved February 25, 2011.
  3. ^ "American album certifications – Bob Carlisle – Butterfly Kisses/Shades of Grace". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH.