The Well's on Fire

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The Well's on Fire
Procol Harum The Well's on Fire.jpg
Studio album by
Released4 March 2003
GenreProgressive rock, art rock
LabelEagle Records
ProducerRafe McKenna & Procol Harum
Procol Harum chronology
The Long Goodbye
The Well's on Fire
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic4/5 stars[1]

The Well's on Fire is the eleventh studio album by Procol Harum, released in 2003. The album was Matthew Fisher's last studio album with the band, and his last live release with them was Live at Union Chapel, recorded in December 2003 and including many of the songs from the studio album. It was also their last studio album to feature lyrics from Keith Reid.

Track listing[edit]

All music by Gary Brooker and lyrics by Keith Reid, except where noted.

  1. "An Old English Dream"
  2. "Shadow Boxed"
  3. "A Robe of Silk"
  4. "The Blink of an Eye"
  5. "The VIP Room"
  6. "The Question" (Matthew Fisher, Keith Reid)
  7. "This World Is Rich (For Stephen Maboe)"
  8. "Fellow Travellers" - based on "Lascia Ch'io Pianga" by George Frideric Handel (Fisher, Reid)
  9. "The Wall Street Blues"
  10. "The Emperor's New Clothes"
  11. "So Far Behind"
  12. "Every Dog Will Have His Day" (Brooker, Fisher, Reid)
  13. "Weisselklenzenacht (The Signature)" (Fisher)


Cover Version[edit]

Les Fradkin covered "Fellow Travellers" as part of a Beyond the Pale compilation. It also appears in his 2006 release, Goin' Back.


  1. ^ Esch, Jim (2011). "The Well's on Fire - Procol Harum | AllMusic". Retrieved 12 August 2011.

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