Neroli (album)

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Studio album by Brian Eno
Released 3 August 1993
Recorded 1993
Genre Ambient, instrumental
Length 57:56
Label All Saints Records
Producer Brian Eno
Brian Eno chronology
The Shutov Assembly
(1992)The Shutov Assembly1992
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic4/5 stars[1]
Pitchfork (2004)8.8/10[2]
Pitchfork (2014)5.1/10[3]
Drowned in Sound6/10[5]

Neroli is the fourteenth solo studio album by British musician Brian Eno, released in 1993.

Conceived as a single piece, Eno describes it in the liner notes as "to reward attention, but not so strict as to demand it". Single notes resonate throughout the piece in a seemingly random but harmonic pattern that shifts quietly for close to an hour. Thanks to the calming nature of the piece, Neroli has been implemented in some maternity wards, both to instill a sense of calm as well as enhance the organic nature of childbirth. According to the notes accompanying the CD, Eno intended to release a longer version for just that purpose.

Track listing[edit]

Composed by Brian Eno.

  1. "Neroli: Thinking Music, Part IV" – 57:56


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