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Some Enchanted Evening is the second live album by Blue Öyster Cult. It was released in September, 1978 by Columbia Records. The album peaked at No. 44 on the Billboard Hot 200, and remained on the chart for 12 weeks.

Some Enchanted Evening was certified Platinum by RIAA in 1988, having sold over 2 million copies worldwide, making it Blue Öyster Cult's best-selling album of all time.

In 2007, Some Enchanted Evening was reissued with seven new bonus tracks from the same tour, as well as a DVD titled Some OTHER Enchanted Evening, which contains the band's full performance at the Capital Centre in Largo, Maryland on July 14, 1978.

Personnel

Blue Öyster Cult

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

Additional musicians

  • Tony Cedrone – percussion
  • Ricky Reyer – percussion

Production

  • Sandy Pearlman – producer, mixing
  • Murray Krugman – producer
  • Corky Stasiak – engineer, mixing
  • Jay Krugman – engineer
  • Gregg Caruso – mixing
  • George Geranios – live sound
  • Paul Mozian – tour manager
  • Road crew:
    • Ricky Reyer – guitars
    • Sugar Bear – keyboards
    • Tony Cedrone – drums
    • Paul Laporte – monitors
    • Joe Lauro – security, dressing room
    • Kenny Welch – special effects
    • Rick Downey – crew chief, lights
    • Michael Graham – rigging
    • Bruce Slayton – TCB
    • Steve Schenck – advance
    • Bruce Friedman – lasers
  • Hillary Vermont – cover concept
  • Marty Pekar – cover concept
  • T.R. Shorr – cover art
  • Andrea Klein – sleeve design
  • Special thanks to R. Binder, Frank Murray, Island and Fedco crews
  • In memory of J.B. Fields

Track listing

  • a - Cover song

Some Enchanted Evening

# Title Writer(s) Lead vocals Length
Side one
1 R. U. Ready 2 Rock Pearlman, A. Bouchard Bloom 5:24
2 E.T.I. (Extra Terrestrial Intelligence) Roeser, Pearlman Bloom 5:04
3 Astronomy J. Bouchard, A. Bouchard, Pearlman Bloom 8:18
Side two
4 Kick Out the Jamsa Rob Tyner, Wayne Kramer, Fred Smith, Michael Davis, Dennis Thompson Bloom 3:03
5 Godzilla Roeser Roeser 4:10
6 (Don't Fear) The Reaper Roeser Roeser 5:51
7 We Gotta Get Out of This Placea Barry Mann, Cynthia Well Bloom 4:09
2007 reissue bonus tracks
8 ME 262 Bloom, Roeser, Pearlman Bloom 3:24
9 Harvester of Eyes Roeser, Bloom, Meltzer Bloom 4:35
10 Hot Rails to Hell J. Bouchard J. Bouchard 5:01
11 This Ain't the Summer of Love Krugman, A. Bouchard, Don Waller Bloom 2:48
12 5 Guitars A. Bouchard, Roeser Instrumental 8:34
13 Born to Be Wilda Mars Bonfire Bloom 6:30
14 We Gotta Get Out of This Placea (alternate) Barry Mann, Cynthia Well Bloom 4:36

Some OTHER Enchanted Evening

# Title Writer(s) Lead vocals Length
1 R.U. Ready 2 Rock Pearlman, A. Bouchard Bloom 5:42
2 E.T.I. (Extra Terrestrial Intelligence) Roeser, Pearlman Bloom 5:09
3 Harvester of Eyes Roeser, Bloom, Meltzer Bloom 3:54
4 We Gotta Get Out of This Placea Barry Mann, Cynthia Well Bloom 4:05
5 Golden Age of Leather Bruce Abbott, Roeser Roeser 6:48
6 Astronomy J. Bouchard, A. Bouchard, Pearlman Bloom 8:30
7 ME 262 Bloom, Roeser, Pearlman Bloom 3:08
8 Kick Out the Jamsa Rob Tyner, Wayne Kramer, Fred Smith, Michael Davis, Dennis Thompson Bloom 2:55
9 This Ain't the Summer of Love Krugman, A. Bouchard, Don Waller Bloom 5:38
10 5 Guitars A. Bouchard, Roeser Instrumental 5:05
11 Born to Be Wilda Mars Bonfire Bloom 5:56
Albums
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)
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