Red Dust and Spanish Lace

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Red Dust & Spanish Lace
Studio album by
StudioHansa Haus Studios, Bonn, Germany
GenreSmooth jazz
LabelMCA 5816
GRP 9833 (1996 re-release)
ProducerJohn Parsons
Acoustic Alchemy chronology
Red Dust & Spanish Lace
Natural Elements
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Original cover
Original cover
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic4.5/5 stars[1]

Red Dust and Spanish Lace was the breakthrough debut album by Acoustic Alchemy from 1987. Comprising nine tracks in total, the album spawned the radio-friendly single "Mr. Chow", which was described as "Chinese reggae". Other highlights include "Sarah Victoria", a re-recording of an early demo track, and the title track.

Track listing[edit]

1."Mr. Chow"Nick Webb; Greg Carmichael3:06
2."Ricochet"Nick Webb; Greg Carmichael; John Parsons3:20
3."The Stone Circle"Nick Webb; Greg Carmichael; John Parsons4:16
4."The Rideout"Nick Webb; Greg Carmichael3:33
5."Girl With A Red Carnation"Nick Webb3:07
6."The Colonel And The Ashes"Nick Webb; Greg Carmichael3:24
7."One For The Road"Nick Webb; John Parsons; Jeff Clyne6:23
8."Sarah Victoria"Nick Webb2:19
9."Red Dust And Spanish Lace"Nick Webb; Greg Carmichael; John Parsons8:47
Total length:38:15


  1. "Mr. Chow"


  • Steel String Guitar - Nick Webb, John Parsons
  • Nylon String Guitar - Greg Carmichael
  • Bass - Werner Kopal
  • Keyboards - Rainer Bruninghaus
  • Drums - Bert Smaak
  • Percussion - Mario Argandoña