Pepper's Ghost (Arena album)

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Pepper's Ghost
Arena Peppers Ghost.jpg
Studio album by Arena
Released 17 January 2005
Recorded June–October 2004
Genre Progressive rock
Length 52:11
Label Inside Out Music
Producer Clive Nolan
Arena chronology
Pepper's Ghost
The Seventh Degree of Separation
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Classic Rock 4/5 stars[1]

Pepper's Ghost is the sixth studio album by the English progressive rock band Arena. It was issued in 2005 by Inside Out Music.[2]

The album tells the story of five heroes in 19th century London, who fight crime and, ultimately, defeat a demon. They are an exorcist, a ninja, a scientist who travels through time, a count and a cowboy with Indian ways. The story is told in the booklet that accompanies it, through a small comic.


All songs written by Clive Nolan, John Mitchell and Mick Pointer, except where noted. All lyrics written by Nolan.

  1. "Bedlam Fayre" – 6:08
  2. "Smoke and Mirrors" – 4:42
  3. "The Shattered Room" – 9:48
  4. "The Eyes of Lara Moon" – 4:30
  5. "Tantalus" – 6:31
  6. "Purgatory Road" – 7:25
  7. "Opera Fanatica" (Nolan) – 13:06



  1. ^ Shilton, Nick (February 2005). "Arena 'Pepper's Ghost'". Classic Rock. 76. London, UK: Future Publishing Ltd. p. 91. 
  2. ^ "Arena (11) - Pepper´s Ghost (CD, Album) at Discogs". Retrieved 2010-04-03. 

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