A Whiter Shade of Pale

Procol Harum


publisher: ©T.R.O. INC.
writers: Gary Brooker, Keith Reid
album: Track 1 in album A Whiter Shade of Pale
release date: 1972
popularity : 46 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Pop Stage & Screen
styles: Psychedelic Rock/Prog Rock/Classic Rock
length: 4:03
producer: Matthew Fisher and Denny Cordell
lyricist: Keith Reid
composer: Matthew Fisher, Gary Brooker

Album Information

label: Cube Records
country(area): Germany
format: 12" Vinyl
script: Latin

Cover Art

Procol Harum A Whiter Shade of Pale cover art


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We skipped the light fandango
I was feeling kinda seasick
The room was humming harder
When we called out for another drink

As the miller told his tale
Turned a whiter shade of pale
And the truth is plain to see.'
And would not let her be
Who were leaving for the coast
They might have just as well've been closed
And so it was that later
That her face, at first just ghostly,


Track Listing

12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 A Whiter Shade of Pale
  • 2 Conquistador
  • 3 She Wandered through the Garden Fence
  • 4 Something Following Me
  • 5 Mabel
  • 6 Cerdes (Outside the Gates Of)
  • 7 A Christmas Camel
  • 8 Kaleidoscope
  • 9 Salad Days (Are Here Again)
  • 10 Good Captain Clack
  • 11 Repent Walpurgis