In April 1974.

In April 1974, “Columbia” label released “Secret Treaties”, the third Blue Öyster Cult studio album.  It was recorded in 1974, at “CBS Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Murray Krugman, David Lucas and Sandy Pearlman. The album cover art was by Ron Lesser. In 1975, a poll of critics of “Melody Maker” magazine voted “Secret Treaties” as the “Top Rock Album of All Time”.


  • Eric Bloom– vocals, stun guitar, keyboards
  • Donald “Buck Dharma” Roeser– lead guitar
  • Allen Lanier– keyboards, rhythm guitar, synthesizers, second lead guitar
  • Joe Bouchard– bass, vocals
  • Albert Bouchard– drums, vocals
  • Tim Geelan, Jerry Smith – engineering
  • Lehman Yates, Lou Schlossberg – recording

Track listing:

  1. Career of Evil – Patti Smith, Albert Bouchard
  2. Subhuman – Sandy Pearlman, Eric Bloom
  3. Dominance and Submission – Sandy Pearlman, Eric Bloom, Albert Bouchard
  4. ME 262 – Sandy Paerlman, Eric Bloom, Albert Bouchard
  5. Cagey Cretins – Richard Meltzer, Albert Bouchard
  6. Harvester of Eyes – Richard Meltzer, Eric Bloom, Donald “Buck Dharma” Roeser
  7. Flaming Telepaths – Sandy Pearlman, Eric Bloom, Albert Bouchard, Donald “Buck Dharma” Roeser
  8. Astronomy – Sandy Pearlman, Joe Bouchard, Albert Bouchard

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