Pipes & Flowers

Pipes & Flowers is the debut album by Italian singer Elisa, released in Italy in 1997 by Sugar Records. It followed the single "Sleeping in Your Hand". In 1998 the album was re-released with the bonus track Cure Me. Other three official singles, "Labyrinth", "Mr. Want" and "Cure Me" were released, while A Feast For Me was released as promo single.

Pipes & Flowers
Elisa - Pipes & Flowers album cover.jpg
Studio album by
Released1997
RecordedFantasy Studios, Berkeley (California, United States)
GenreRock[1]
Length54:22
LabelSugar
Producer
Elisa chronology
Pipes & Flowers
(1997)
Asile's World
(2000)
Singles from Pipes & Flowers
  1. "Sleeping in Your Hand[3]"
    Released: May 1997
  2. "Labyrinth"
    Released: 20 November 1997
  3. "Mr. Want"
    Released: 14 May 1998
  4. "Cure Me"
    Released: 18 October 1998
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars[1]

Track listingEdit

No.TitleLyricsMusicLength
1."Labyrinth"Elisa · Catherine Marie WarnerElisa4:56
2."Mr. Want"Elisa · WarnerElisa · Corrado Rustici4:11
3."Sleeping in Your Hand"Elisa · WarnerElisa · Rustici4:22
4."Shadow Zone"Elisa · WarnerElisa4:14
5."A Feast for Me"Elisa · WarnerElisa · Rustici5:12
6."So Delicate So Pure"Elisa · Brent FraserElisa3:42
7."New Kiss"Elisa · WarnerElisa5:01
8."Tell Me"Elisa · FraserElisa5:06
9."The Marriage"ElisaElisa4:21
10."Inside a Flower"Elisa · FraserElisa · Rustici5:24
11."Sleeping in Your Hand" (Mark Saunders Remix)Elisa · WarnerElisa · Rustici3:44
12."Cure Me" (only 1998 re-released album bonus track)ElisaElisa · Andrea Rigonat · Andrea Fontana · Max Gelsi · Noochie · Carlo Bonazza3:30

ProductionEdit

Personnel:

Brian Lane: mastering

CertificationsEdit

Region Certification Certified units/sales
Italy (FIMI)[4] 3× Platinum 300,000*

* Sales figures based on certification alone.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Bradley Torreano. "Elisa - Pipes & Flowers". AllMusic. Retrieved 7 January 2020. a powerful collection of rock songs
  2. ^ http://www.elisatoffoli.com/main/eng/biography.html
  3. ^ "Sleeping in Your Hand" Music Video
  4. ^ Sandra Cesarale (10 May 2009). "L'incredibile Elisa, star anche negli USA". Corriere della Sera (in Italian).