Bright Lights & Back Alleys is the fourth studio album by the English rock band Smokie, released in 1977. Recorded primarily at Whitney Recording Studios in Glendale, California, from March to April 1977, it was produced by Mike Chapman and Nicky Chinn, as were the band's all previous albums. Three singles were spawned; “Needles and Pins”, “It's Your Life”, & “Baby It's You”.
This expanded edition contains 4 bonus tracks: “Here Lies a Man”, “Now You Think You Know”, “Alone in a Cell” and “Lay Back in the Arms of Someone”. The package contains 2 printed innersleeves and extensive liner notes. The D-side has a cool etch of the Smokie band logo. Available as a limited edition of 1000 numbered copies on translucent red coloured vinyl.
- 180 gram audiophile vinyl
- Gatefold sleeve with liner notes
- Printed innersleeves
- Etched d-side
- Featuring the singles “Needles and Pins”, “It's Your Life”, & “Baby it's you”
- Expanded edition feat. 4 bonus tracks: “Here Lies a Man”, “Now You Think You Know”, “Alone in a Cell” & “Lay Back in the Arms of Someone”
- Limited Edition of 1000 numbered copies on translucent red vinyl