Thousands on a Raft

Thousands On A Raft is the second album by Pete Brown and Piblokto!, released in 1970 on Harvest Records.[1]

Thousands On A Raft
Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 1970
ProducerPete Brown
Pete Brown and Piblokto! chronology
Things May Come and Things May Go but the Art School Dance Goes on Forever
Thousands On A Raft


The album was the second one on which Brown and guitarist Jim Mullen collaborated.[1] The album was the first to be released in the US in January 1972 on Blue Horizon.[2]


The album cover shows a model of the Mauretania and Concorde sinking into water alongside beans on toast.[1]

Track listingEdit

All tracks are written by Pete Brown and Jim Mullen, except where indicated.

Side one
1."Aeroplane Head Woman" 6:44
2."Station Song Platform Two" 3:43
3."Highland Song"Mullen17:04
Side two
4."If They Could Only See Me Now, Parts 1–2"Mullen12:07
5."Got a Letter from a Computer" 5:51
6."Thousands on a Raft" 7:07



  1. ^ a b c Nickson, Chris. "Thousands On A Raft". AllMusic. Retrieved 24 February 2015.
  2. ^ "Blue Horizon Product Deal". Billboard: 3. 30 October 1971.
  3. ^ Thousands On A Raft (Media notes). Harvest Records. SHVL 782.