Lines (album)

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Studio album by The Walker Brothers
Released October 1976
Recorded Air London Studios, 1976[1]
Genre Pop music, rock, country
Length 36:21
Label GTO
Producer Scott Walker, Geoff Calver
The Walker Brothers chronology
No Regrets
Nite Flights
Singles from Lines
  1. "Lines" b/w "First Day"
    Released: 24 September 1976
  2. "We're All Alone" b/w "Have You Seen My Baby"
    Released: 3 December 1976

Lines is the fifth studio album by the American pop group The Walker Brothers. The album was released in 1976 and was the second since reforming in 1975. The album failed to chart and includes the singles "Lines" and "We're All Alone", neither of which met with much success.

The album was stylistically similar to their 1975 comeback No Regrets, matching the general musical styles of Country and Pop music and marrying them to romantic orchestral arrangements. Aside from "First Day" which is actually the work of John Maus, writing under the pseudonym A. Dayam, the album is compiled of non-original compositions. Scott Walker however would not contribute new songs until the group's following album Nite Flights in 1978.


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars[2]

Lines received mixed reviews from the majority of critics.

Track listing[edit]

Side one
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Lines" Jerry Fuller 3:26
2. "Taking It All In Stride" Tom Snow 4:33
3. "Inside of You" Tom Jans 3:35
4. "Have You Seen My Baby" Randy Newman 3:31
5. "We're All Alone" Boz Scaggs 4:35
Side two
No. Title Writer(s) Length
6. "Many Rivers to Cross" Jimmy Cliff 4:38
7. "First Day" A. Dayam 2:22
8. "Brand New Tennessee Waltz" Jesse Winchester 3:11
9. "Hard To Be Friends" Larry Murray 3:27
10. "Dreaming As One" David Palmer, William Smith 3:03


Release details[edit]

Country Date Label Format Catalog
United Kingdom 1976 GTO Records Vinyl GTLP 014
United Kingdom and Europe 1994 Sony Music Entertainment Inc. CD 483674-10