Flowers (Echo & the Bunnymen album)

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Flowers
Flowers album cover.jpg
Studio album by Echo & the Bunnymen
Released

14 May 2001 (UK)

May 22, 2001 (USA)
Recorded Elevator Studios, Liverpool and Bryn Derwyn Studios, Snowdonia, Wales
Genre Post-punk, alternative rock
Length 45:29
Label Cooking Vinyl
Producer Ian McCulloch, Will Sergeant
Echo & the Bunnymen chronology
What Are You Going to Do with Your Life?
(1999)
Flowers
(2001)
Crystal Days: 1979–1999
(2002)
Singles from Flowers
  1. "It's Alright"
    Released: 23 April 2001
  2. "Make Me Shine"
    Released: 27 August 2001
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic70/100[1]
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3.5/5 stars[2]
Canoe.ca(favourable)[3]
NME(7/10)[4]
Pitchfork Media(8.0/10)[5]
Rolling Stone3.5/5 stars[6]

Flowers is the ninth studio album released by the English rock band Echo & the Bunnymen in May 2001. It reached number 56 on the UK Albums Chart.[7] The album was recorded at the Elevator Studios in Liverpool and the Bryn Derwyn Studios in Wales and produced by Ian McCulloch and Will Sergeant, with additional production by Pete Coleman. Flowers included the singles "It's Alright" and "Make Me Shine".

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Ian McCulloch and Will Sergeant.

  1. "King of Kings" – 4:24
  2. "SuperMellow Man" – 4:58
  3. "Hide & Seek" – 4:07
  4. "Make Me Shine" – 3:54
  5. "It's Alright" – 3:32
  6. "Buried Alive" – 3:55
  7. "Flowers" – 4:16
  8. "Everybody Knows" – 4:40
  9. "Life Goes On" – 3:59
  10. "An Eternity Turns" – 4:03
  11. "Burn for Me" – 3:41

Personnel[edit]

Musicians[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Ian McCulloch – producer
  • Will Sergeant – producer
  • Pete Coleman – additional production, engineer, mixing
  • Mike Hunter – additional engineering
  • David Blackman – mastered by
  • Stu Reed – pro-tools
  • Andrew Swainson – design, photography

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Flowers by Echo & the Bunnymen". Retrieved 3 October 2016. 
  2. ^ Allmusic review
  3. ^ inc., Canoe. "FLOWERS". Retrieved 3 October 2016. 
  4. ^ NME.COM. "Echo & The Bunnymen : Flowers - NME.COM". Retrieved 3 October 2016. 
  5. ^ Pitchfork Media review Archived 28 February 2008 at the Wayback Machine.
  6. ^ Rolling Stone review
  7. ^ Roberts, David, ed. (2006), British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.), HIT Entertainment, ISBN 1-904994-10-5