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Secret Treaties is the third studio album by Blue Öyster Cult. It was released in April 1974 by Columbia Records, and peaked at No. 54 on the Billboard 200, remaining on U.S. charts for 14 weeks. It was certified Gold by RIAA in 1992.


Blue Öyster Cult

  • Eric Bloom – lead vocals, stun guitar, keyboards
  • Donald "Buck Dharma" Roeser – lead guitar
  • Allen Lanier – keyboards, synthesizers, guitar
  • Joe Bouchard – bass, vocals
  • Albert Bouchard – drums, vocals


  • Murray Krugman – producer
  • Sandy Pearlman – producer
  • Tim Geelan – engineer
  • Jerry Smith – engineer
  • Lehman Yates – recording
  • Lou Schlossberg – recording
  • Ron Lesser – cover art
  • John Berg – cover design
  • Special thanks to Al Simon of Simon Says T-Shirts, Los Angeles, CA

Track listing

# Title Lead vocals Length
Side one
1 Career of Evil A. Bouchard, Smith Bloom, A. Bouchard 3:59
2 Subhuman Bloom, Pearlman Bloom 4:39
3 Dominance and Submission A. Bouchard, Bloom, Pearlman A. Bouchard 5:23
4 ME 262 Bloom, Roeser, Pearlman Bloom 4:48
Side two
5 Cagey Cretins A. Bouchard, Meltzer Bloom, A. Bouchard, J. Bouchard 3:16
6 Harvester of Eyes Roeser, Bloom, Meltzer Bloom 4:42
7 Flaming Telepaths A. Bouchard, Bloom, Pearlman, Roeser Bloom 5:20
8 Astronomy J. Bouchard, A. Bouchard, Pearlman Bloom 6:28
2001 reissue bonus tracks
9 Boorman the Chauffeur J. Bouchard J. Bouchard 3:13
10 Mommy Meltzer Bloom 3:32
11 Mes Dames Sarat Lanier Bloom 4:07
12 Born to be Wild (studio version) Mars Bonfire Bloom 3:40
13 Career of Evil (single version) A. Bouchard, Smith Bloom 3:00
Studio albums Blue Öyster CultTyranny and MutationSecret Treaties
Agents of FortuneSpectresMirrorsCultösaurus Erectus
Fire of Unknown OriginThe Revölution by NightClub NinjaImaginosCult ClassicHeaven Forbid
Curse of the Hidden MirrorThe Symbol Remains
Live albums On Your Feet or on Your KneesSome Enchanted EveningExtraterrestrial LiveA Long Day's Night
Hard Rock Live Cleveland 2014
40th Anniversary - Agents of Fortune - Live 2016
iHeart Radio Theater N.Y.C. 2012
Other albums Bad ChannelsSt. Cecilia: The Elektra Recordings
The Columbia Albums Collectiön
(RaritiesRadios Appear: The Best of the BroadcastsHarvester of Lives)