Blue Oyster Cult: Spectres

On November 18, 1977, “Columbia” label released “Spectres”, the fifth Blue Öyster Cult studio album. It was recorded July – September 1977, at “The Record Plant” in New York City, and was produced by Murray Krugman, Sandy Pearlman, David Lucas, Eric Bloom, Donald “Buck Dharma” Roeser, Allen Lanier, Joe Bouchard and Albert Boucchard.

Personnel:

  • Eric Bloom– vocals, stun guitar
  • Donald “Buck Dharma” Roeser– vocals, lead guitar
  • Allen Lanier– vocals, keyboards, rhythm guitar
  • Joe Bouchard– vocals, bass
  • Albert Bouchard– drums, harmonica, percussion
  • NewarkBoys Chorus – vocals
  • Shelly Yakus– engineer, mixing
  • John Jansen, Corky Stasiak, Thom Panunzio, Andy Abrams – engineer
  • Gray Russell, Dave Thoener, Jay Krugman, Rod O’Brien, Sam Ginsberg – engineer assustant
  • Joe Brescio – mastering
  • Roni Hoffman – design
  • Eric Meola– photography
  • David Infante – laser effects, photography assistance

Track listing:

  1. Godzilla – Donald Roeser
  2. Golden Age of Leather – Donald Roeser, Bruce Abbott
  3. Death Valley Nights – Albert Bouchard, Richard Meltzer
  4. Searchin’ for Celine – Allen Lanier
  5. Fireworks – Albert Bouchard
  6. U. Ready 2 Rock – Albert Bouchard, Sandy Pearlman
  7. Celestial the Queen – Joe Bouchard, Helen Wheels
  8. Goin’ Through the Motions – Eric Bloom, Ian Hunter
  9. I Love the Night – Donald Roeser
  10. Nosferatu – Joe Bouchard, Helen Wheels

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