Heart (Elisa album)

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Heart
Studio album by Elisa
Released November 13, 2009
Recorded 2009
Genre Rock, pop, electronic
Length 48:43
Label Sugar
Producer Elisa and Andrea Rigonat
Elisa chronology
Dancing
(2008)Dancing2008
Heart
(2009)
Ivy
(2010)Ivy2010
Singles from Heart
  1. "Ti Vorrei Sollevare"
    Released: October 16, 2009
  2. "Anche se non trovi le parole"
    Released: January 19, 2010
  3. "Someone to Love"
    Released: June 2, 2010

Heart is the sixth studio album from Italian singer–songwriter Elisa. It was released on 13 November 2009 in Italy.

Commercial performance[edit]

The album became Elisa's first number-one studio album on the Italian FIMI Singles Chart, selling 50,000 copies in its first week. The Album also peaked at number 34 on the Global Albums Chart. "Heart" has sold 230,000 copies only in Italy where the album is 3x platinum.

Critical response[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
Rolling Stone 4/5 stars[2]
Full Song 9/10 stars[3]
LoudVision 7/10 stars[4]

Heart received generally positive reviews from music critics, Rolling Stone's Emilio Cozzi gave Heart 4 out of 5 stars and commended Elisa: "It seems that Elisa's style has reached a balance between her instinctive expression and a lot of influences".

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics written by Elisa except where noted; all music composed by Elisa except where noted.

Standard edition / Deluxe edition
No. Title Length
1. "Vortexes" (music: Elisa, Andrea Rigonat) 3:36
2. "And All I Need" 4:57
3. "Anche se non trovi le parole" (music: Elisa, Rigonat) 4:04
4. "This Knot" (music: Elisa, Rigonat) 3:22
5. "Mad World" (Tears for Fears cover; lyrics and music: Roland Orzabal) 5:15
6. "Ti Vorrei Sollevare" (feat. Giuliano Sangiorgi) 4:32
7. "Your Manifesto" 3:18
8. "The Big Dipper" 4:02
9. "Someone to Love" 3:32
10. "Poems by God" (music: Elisa, Rigonat, Gianluca Ballarin, Andrea Fontana) 3:51
11. "Coincidences" (music: Elisa, Fontana) 4:05
12. "Lisert" (lyrics: Elisa, Windy Wagner) 6:34
13. "Forgiveness" (feat. Antony Hegarty) 3:42
14. "Dot in the Universe" (lyrics: Elisa, Wagner) 4:37
iTunes Pre-order only
No. Title Length
15. "Ti Vorrei Sollevare" 4:32

Release history[edit]

Country Date
Italy November 13, 2009
United States August 7, 2010[5]
Canada
Australia
UK
Ireland
New Zealand
Spain
Portugal
Japan
Norway
Sweden
Finland
Denmark
Greece

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2009) Peak
position
Certification
Italian Albums Chart[6] 1 3× Platinum[7]

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Italy (FIMI)[8] 3× Platinum 180,000*

*sales figures based on certification alone

References[edit]