Pipedream (Alan Hull album)

Last updated
Pipedream f.jpg
Studio album by
Genre Folk rock, Folk
Label Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Charisma Records
Flag of the United States.svg Elektra Records
Producer Micky Sweeney, Alan Hull
Alan Hull chronology

Pipedream is the first solo album from Lindisfarne singer Alan Hull.


Cover artwork

The cover artwork is based on a painting by René Magritte. [1]

Track listing

All songs written by Alan Hull. [2] [3]

  1. "Breakfast"
  2. "Justanothersadsong"
  3. "Money Game"
  4. "STD 0632"
  5. "United States of Mind"
  6. "Country Gentleman's Wife"
  7. "Numbers (Travelling Band)"
  8. "For The Bairns"
  9. "Drug Song"
  10. "Song for a Windmill"
  11. "Blue Murder"
  12. "I Hate To See You Cry"


Chart (1973)Peak
UK Charts (Official Charts Company)29 [4]
Australian (Kent Music Report)51 [5]



Related Research Articles

<i>Hearts and Bones</i> 1983 studio album by Paul Simon

Hearts and Bones is the sixth solo studio album by Paul Simon. It was released in 1983.

Lindisfarne (band) English folk rock band

Lindisfarne are an English folk rock band from Newcastle upon Tyne established in 1968. The original line-up comprised Alan Hull, Ray Jackson, Simon Cowe, Rod Clements and Ray Laidlaw (drums).

<i>Dont Shoot Me Im Only the Piano Player</i> 1973 album by Elton John

Don't Shoot Me I'm Only the Piano Player is the sixth studio album by Elton John. Released in January, 1973 by DJM Records, it was John's sixth normal studio album release, first of his two studio albums released in 1973, and was his second straight No. 1 album in the US.

<i>Endless Flight</i> 1976 studio album by Leo Sayer

Endless Flight is the fourth album by English singer-songwriter Leo Sayer, which was released in 1976. It was released in the US and Canada by Warner Bros. Records and in the UK by Chrysalis Records.

<i>Leo Sayer</i> (album) 1978 studio album by Leo Sayer

Leo Sayer is the self-titled sixth album by English singer-songwriter Leo Sayer, and released in 1978.

<i>World Radio</i> 1982 studio album by Leo Sayer

World Radio is the ninth album by the English singer-songwriter, Leo Sayer, and was released in May 1982. It was his tenth successive Top 50 chart entry in the UK Albums Chart, in a period of a little over eight years.

Alan Hull

James Alan Hull was an English singer-songwriter and founding member of the Tyneside folk rock band Lindisfarne.

<i>Trouble</i> (Ray LaMontagne album) 2004 studio album by Ray LaMontagne

Trouble is the debut studio album by singer-songwriter Ray LaMontagne. It was released on September 14, 2004, in the United States, and on September 20, 2004, in the United Kingdom. Although the album was released in 2004, the song didn't enter the top five of the UK charts until August 2006. The album was produced by Ethan Johns, released on RCA Records, marketed by BMG and distributed by Stone Dwarf Records.

<i>Nicely Out of Tune</i> 1970 studio album by Lindisfarne

Nicely Out of Tune is the debut album by Lindisfarne, released in late 1970. It charted more than a year after release, thanks to the huge success of their second album Fog on the Tyne, which topped the charts early in 1972.

<i>Fog on the Tyne</i> 1971 studio album by Lindisfarne

Fog on the Tyne is a 1971 album by English rock band Lindisfarne. Bob Johnston produced the album, which was recorded at Trident Studios in the mid-1971 and released in October that year on Charisma Records in the United Kingdom and Elektra Records in the U.S..

<i>Thighs and Whispers</i> 1979 studio album by Bette Midler

Thighs and Whispers is the fifth studio album by American singer Bette Midler. Released in 1979, the album reached #65 on the Billboard Pop Albums chart.

<i>Dingly Dell</i> 1972 studio album by Lindisfarne

Dingly Dell is a 1972 album by English rock band Lindisfarne.

<i>Baby Its Me</i> 1977 studio album by Diana Ross

Baby It's Me is the eighth studio album by American singer Diana Ross, released on September 16, 1977 on the Motown label that peaked at #18 on the Billboard Top 200 and #7 on the R&B album chart. The album was produced by producer Richard Perry. The LP yielded one Top 40 hit, "Gettin' Ready for Love", reaching number 27 on the US Billboard Hot 100. Other charting singles released from the album include "You Got It" and "Your Love Is So Good for Me," the latter receiving a Grammy nomination.

<i>Love on the Airwaves</i> 1977 studio album by Gallagher and Lyle

Love On The Airwaves is the sixth studio album by Scottish duo Gallagher and Lyle and was released in 1977.

"René and Georgette Magritte with Their Dog after the War" is a ballad written and sung by Paul Simon.

Hold Me (Fleetwood Mac song)

"Hold Me" is a single by British-American rock group Fleetwood Mac. The song was the first track to be released from the album Mirage (1982), the thirteenth album by the band. Lindsey Buckingham was main producer with Richard Dashut and Ken Caillat. Christine McVie and Buckingham were the lead vocalists.

<i>Tommy</i> (soundtrack) 1975 soundtrack album by The Who

Tommy is a soundtrack album by The Who with contributions from numerous artists. The soundtrack was used in the 1975 Tommy film that was based on the original album that was released by The Who in 1969. Pete Townshend oversaw the production of this double-LP recording that returned the music to its rock roots, and on which the unrecorded orchestral arrangements he had envisaged for the original Tommy LP were realised by the extensive use of synthesiser.

<i>Back and Fourth</i> (Lindisfarne album) 1978 studio album by Lindisfarne

Back and Fourth is a 1978 album by English rock band Lindisfarne. Released in nine countries on three record labels, it reached position 22 on the UK album charts and contained the successful single "Run for Home".

<i>Alicia Bridges</i> (album) 1978 studio album by Alicia Bridges

Alicia Bridges is the eponymous debut album from disco singer-songwriter Alicia Bridges, released in 1978 on Polydor Records. The album featured the smash hit single, "I Love the Nightlife ", which, when released as a 12" single, reached a peak of number 5 on the Billboard, Cash Box & Record World charts in 1978. Alicia Bridges peaked a number 52 on the Australian chart.

<i>Stop All That Jazz</i> 1974 album by Leon Russell

Stop All That Jazz is an album by singer and songwriter Leon Russell. The album was recorded in 1974 at Leon Russell's House Studio in Tulsa, Oklahoma; Paradise Studios in Tia Juana, Oklahoma; Pete's Place in Nashville, Tennessee; and Shelter The Church Studio, in Tulsa. Stop All That Jazz is Russell's sixth solo album.


  1. Rene Magritte - Culture
  2. BBC - Music - Review of Alan Hull's Pipedream
  3. allmusic : Pipedream
  4. Chart Stats - Alan Hull - Pipe Dream
  5. Kent, David (1993). Australian Chart Book 1970–1992 (illustrated ed.). St Ives, N.S.W.: Australian Chart Book. p. 143. ISBN   0-646-11917-6.