Ghosts
Studio album by
ReleasedJanuary 1975
RecordedJuly - September 1974
GenreProgressive rock
Length41:04
LabelA&M, (UK)
ProducerTom Allom
Strawbs chronology
Strawbs by Choice
(1974)
Ghosts
(1975)
Nomadness
(1975)
Singles from Ghosts
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic[1]4.5/5 stars

Ghosts is the 8th studio album by English band Strawbs.

Track listing

Side one

  1. "Ghosts" (Dave Cousins) – 8:31
    "Sweet Dreams"
    "Night Light"
    "Guardian Angel"
    "Night Light"
  2. "Lemon Pie" (Cousins) – 4:03
  3. "Starshine/Angel Wine" (Chas Cronk) – 5:15
  4. "Where Do You Go (When You Need a Hole to Crawl In)" (Cousins) – 3:02

Side two

  1. "The Life Auction" – 6:52
    "Impressions of Southall from the Train" (Cousins, John Hawken)
    "The Auction" (Cousins, Dave Lambert)
  2. "Don't Try to Change Me" (Lambert) – 4:28
  3. "Remembering" (Hawken) – 0:54
  4. "You and I (When We Were Young)" (Cousins) – 4:04
  5. "Grace Darling" (Cousins) – 3:55

Bonus track

The A&M remastered CD contains a bonus track.

  1. "Changes Arrange Us" (Rod Coombes) – 3:55

Unusually, Rod Coombes sings lead vocals on this track and plays guitar.

Personnel

Additional personnel

Recording

Recorded at The Manor, Kidlington, Oxfordshire; Sound Techniques, London; TPA, London and the chapel of Charterhouse School, Godalming, Surrey

Release history

Region Date Label Format Catalog Comment
United Kingdom 1975 (1975) A&M stereo LP AMLH 68277
United States 1975 (1975) A&M stereo LP SP 4506
Canada 1975 (1975) A&M stereo LP SP 4506 Highest chart placement #12 on RPM chart April 1975[2]
Germany 1975 (1975) A&M stereo LP 88564
United Kingdom 1975 (1975) A&M Cassette CAM 68277
South Korea 1998 (1998) Si-Wan CD SRMC 0085
1998 (1998) A&M CD 540 937-2 Remastered with bonus track.

References

Notes

  1. ^ Ghosts at AllMusic. Retrieved 2011-06-20.
  2. ^ "RPM Top 100 Albums - April 19, 1975" (PDF).