Walking with a Ghost

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"Walking with a Ghost"
Single by Tegan and Sara
from the album So Jealous
A-side "Walking with a Ghost"
B-side "Love Type Thing"
Released April 2005
Recorded 2004
Genre Indie pop, new wave, indie rock
Length 2:30
Label Sanctuary Records
Writer(s) Sara Quin, Tegan Quin
Tegan and Sara singles chronology
"Monday Monday Monday"
(2003)
"Walking with a Ghost"
(2005)
"Speak Slow"
(2004)
Music sample
Walking with a Ghost
EP by The White Stripes
Released December 6, 2005
Recorded June 1, 2005 – August 15, 2005
Genre Alternative rock, garage rock
Length 19:03
Label V2
Producer Jack White
The White Stripes chronology
Get Behind Me Satan
(2005)
Walking with a Ghost
(2005)
Icky Thump
(2007)
Music sample

"Walking with a Ghost" is a song by Tegan and Sara, from their 2004 album So Jealous mostly written by Sara Quin, although credited to both band members, which was released as a single in 2005. The song appears on the soundtrack for the 2005 movie Monster-in-Law and was also used in the season 3 promo for Medium.

"Walking with a Ghost" was also the subject of a popular mashup when Party Ben combined Tegan and Sara's version with Mylo's track "Paris Four Hundred". Renamed "Walking with a Ghost in Paris", the track was so successful that the label considered releasing it officially but Sara rejected the idea.[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Walking with a Ghost" – 2:30
  2. "Love Type Thing" – 1:47

The White Stripes cover[edit]

Walking with a Ghost is an EP by the American alternative rock band The White Stripes and was released in December 2005, six months after Get Behind Me Satan, on V2. The cover by The White Stripes includes a music video.

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars link
Pitchfork Media 13 Dec 05
Sputnikmusic 4/5 stars link

Track listing[edit]

All songs by Jack White, except where noted.

  1. "Walking with a Ghost" (Sara Quin, Tegan Quin) – 2:47
  2. "Same Boy You've Always Known" (live) – 3:12
  3. "As Ugly as I Seem" (live) – 5:04
  4. "The Denial Twist" (live) – 2:35
  5. "Screwdriver" (live) – 5:15
  6. "Shelter of Your Arms" – 3:30 (extra track on the Japanese edition of the EP)
  • Tracks three and four recorded live on August 15, 2005 (broadcast September 6, 2005) for Los Angeles' 89.9 KCRW radio show
  • Tracks two and five recorded live on June 1, 2005 in Manaus, Brazil; the latter includes a performance of "Passive Manipulation"
  • All live tracks also appear as B-sides on singles from the Get Behind Me Satan record.

Personnel[edit]

Only the White Stripes worked on the album. They contributed as follows:[2]

  • Jack White – vocals, guitar, piano
  • Meg White – drums, bongos, percussion

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1] dBmagazine.com.au Retrieved 2010-03-01
  2. ^ Walking with a Ghost CDUniverse.com Retrieved 2007-11-25

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