Heart Strings (Bonnie Tyler album)
|Studio album by|
|Released||18 March 2003|
|Producer||David Aspden and Matt Prior|
|Bonnie Tyler chronology|
|Singles from Heart Strings|
Heart Strings (also known as Heart & Soul) is the thirteenth studio album released by Welsh singer Bonnie Tyler, released in 2003. It is composed entirely of cover songs that she selected herself. The tracks were recorded with the Prague Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Karl Jenkins.
EMI Music Germany released a press kit with information of Tyler's track listing, as well as TV and radio promotion for the album in 2003.
Promotion in Germany
Tyler also appeared on a series of TV shows in March 2003.
- ARD – Brisant
- ZDF – Hallo Deutschland
- ZDF – Volle Kanne...
- ZDF – ZDF Morgen Magazine
- ZDF – Leute Heute (with an interview in Tyler's home in Mumbles, Wales)
- SAT.1 – Blitz
- SAT.1 – Harald Schmidt Talk (talk show)
- RTL – Exclusive (interview)
- RTL – 70er Show (5 minute reportage)
Promotion in other European countries
|Austrian Albums (Ö3 Austria)||32|
|French Albums (SNEP)||75|
|German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)||41|
|Norwegian Albums (VG-lista)||29|
|Swedish Albums (Sverigetopplistan)||34|
|Spanish Albums (PROMUSICAE)||41|
Tyler embarked on tour prior to the release of the album.
- Producers – David Aspden, Matt Prior
- Engineers – Matt Prior, Helen Atkinson, Alan Darby, Jan Holzner, Richard "Dread" Mann, Morten Munch, Michael Wolff
- Assistant Engineer – Philip Rose
- Pre-Production – David Aspden, Alan Darby,
- Editing – Søren Bundgaard
- Orchestra – City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
- Assistant – Helen Connolly
- Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Piano, Keyboards, Editing - Matt Prior
- Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Slide Guitar – Alan Darby
- Dobro – Alan Darby
- Arrangers – Matt Prior, Nick Ingman, Karl Jenkins, John Young
- Mixing – Nick Davis
- Percussion – Thomas Dyani
- Conductor, Score – Karl Jenkins
- Cover Art – Stefan Klein
- Cover Photo – Nils Krogh
- Drums – Thomas Lang, John Tonks
- Bodhran, Low Whistle – James McNally
- Editing – Dave Meegan, Morten Munch
- Electric Bass – Ed Poole, Paul Turner
- Fretless Bass – Ed Poole
- Violin, Vocals – Bonnie Tyler
- Mastering – Tim Young
- Background Vocals – Sam Brown, Margot Buchanan, Rita Campbell, Claudia Fontaine, Aitch McRobbie
- Bonnie Tyler Heartstrings on YouTube. Retrieved 16 April 2013
- Heart Strings press kit, EMI Music Germany
- Bonnie Tyler: I still haven't found what I'm looking for on YouTube. Retrieved 16 April 2013
- Widely credited to Little Willie John, but in fact written by his brother Mertis.
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- "Lescharts.com – Bonnie Tyler – Heart Strings". Hung Medien. Retrieved 18 May 2013.
- "Officialcharts.de – Bonnie Tyler – Heart Strings". GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved 18 May 2013.
- "Norwegiancharts.com – Bonnie Tyler – Heart Strings". Hung Medien. Retrieved 18 May 2013.
- "Swedishcharts.com – Bonnie Tyler – Heart Strings". Hung Medien. Retrieved 18 May 2013.
- "Spanishcharts.com – Bonnie Tyler – Heart Strings". Hung Medien. Retrieved 18 May 2013.