Hollies (1974 album)

Hollies is the 16th studio album by the English pop rock group the Hollies released in 1974, marking the return of Allan Clarke after he had left for a solo career. It features the band's cover of Albert Hammond's ballad "The Air That I Breathe," a major worldwide hit that year.

Studio album by
ReleasedMarch 1974
Recorded7 August–17 December 1973[1]
StudioEMI Studios, London
GenreRock, pop
LabelPolydor (UK)
Epic (US)
ProducerThe Hollies, Ron Richards
The Hollies chronology
The Hollies' Greatest Hits
Another Night
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic [2]
Christgau's Record GuideB–[3]

Track listing

Side one
1."Falling Calling"Clarke, Sylvester3:11
2."It's a Shame, it's a Game"C. Horton Jennings, Hicks3:41
3."Don't Let Me Down"Clarke4:20
4."Out on the Road"Lynch, Hicks2:54
5."The Air That I Breathe"Hammond, Hazlewood4:11
Side two
6."Rubber Lucy"Clarke4:06
7."Transatlantic Westbound Jet"Elliott, Sylvester3:12
8."Pick up the Pieces Again"Sylvester3:58
9."Down on the Run"C. Horton Jennings, Hicks3:49
10."Love Makes the World Go Round"Clarke, Sylvester3:43
11."The Day That Curly Billy Shot Down Crazy Sam McGee"Clarke4:25


  1. "Session Listing". www.hollies.co.uk.
  2. Stone, Doug. Hollies at AllMusic
  3. Christgau, Robert (1981). "Consumer Guide '70s: H". Christgau's Record Guide: Rock Albums of the Seventies. Ticknor & Fields. ISBN 089919026X. Retrieved February 26, 2019 via robertchristgau.com.

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