Heroes Are Hard to Find

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Heroes Are Hard to Find
Studio album by Fleetwood Mac
Released 13 September 1974
Recorded July 1974
Genre Rock
Length 39:26
Label Reprise
Producer Fleetwood Mac, Bob Hughes
Fleetwood Mac chronology
Mystery to Me
(1973)
Heroes Are Hard to Find
(1974)
Fleetwood Mac
(1975)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]
Rolling Stone (positive) [2]
Rolling Stone Album Guide 2/5 stars [3]

Heroes Are Hard to Find is the ninth studio album by British-American rock band Fleetwood Mac, released in 1974. This is the last album with Bob Welch, who left at the end of 1974, and was replaced by Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks. It was the first Fleetwood Mac studio album properly recorded in the US as well as the first to enter the Billboard top 40 albums chart. The title track was issued as a single but it failed to chart.

Track listing[edit]

Side one
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Heroes Are Hard to Find"   Christine McVie 3:35
2. "Coming Home"   Bob Welch 3:55
3. "Angel"   Welch 3:55
4. "Bermuda Triangle"   Welch 4:08
5. "Come a Little Bit Closer"   C. McVie 4:04
Side two
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "She's Changing Me"   Welch 2:58
2. "Bad Loser"   C. McVie 3:25
3. "Silver Heels"   Welch 3:26
4. "Prove Your Love"   C. McVie 3:57
5. "Born Enchanter"   Welch 2:54
6. "Safe Harbour"   Welch 2:32

Credits[edit]

Fleetwood Mac

Additional personnel

Production

  • Producers: Fleetwood Mac, Bob Hughes
  • Engineers: Doug Graves, Bob Hughes
  • Assistant engineer: Doug Graves
  • Remastering: Lee Herschberg
  • Horn arrangements: Nick DeCaro
  • String arrangements: Nick DeCaro
  • Design: Desmond Strobel

Charts[edit]

AlbumBillboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
1974 USA Billboard 200 34

References[edit]

  1. ^ Heroes Are Hard to Find at AllMusic
  2. ^ Barnes, Ken (October 24, 1974). "Fleetwood Mac Heroes Are Hard to Find > Album Review". Rolling Stone (172). Archived from the original on 21 November 2009. Retrieved 22 February 2012. 
  3. ^ Brackett, Nathan; Hoard, Christian, eds. (2004). "Fleetwood Mac". The New Rolling Stone Album Guide. London: Fireside. pp. 302–304. ISBN 0-7432-0169-8. Retrieved 22 February 2012.  Portions posted at "Fleetwood Mac > Album Guide". rollingstone.com. Retrieved 22 February 2012.