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Ghosts (Strawbs album)

Released 1975
Recorded July - September 1974
Genre Progressive rock
Length 41:04
Label A&M, (UK)
Producer Tom Allom
Strawbs chronology

Strawbs by Choice
Singles from Ghosts
  1. "Grace Darling"
  2. "Lemon Pie"
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic[1] 4.5/5 stars

Ghosts is a 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.


Additional personnel
  • Claire Deniz – cello on "Starshine/Angel Wine"


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 4544
Germany 1975 (1975) A&M stereo LP 88564
United Kingdom 1975 (1975) A&M Cassette CAM 68277
1998 (1998) Si-Wan CD SRMC 0085
1998 (1998) A&M CD 540 937-2 Remastered with bonus track.


  • on Strawbsweb
  • Sleeve notes CD 540 937-2 Ghosts


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