"Bell, Book, and Candle" is a song written by British musician Boo Hewerdine. It appears on his 1999 album "Thanksgiving". With reference to his efforts to rid himself of thoughts and memories of a previous lover, the song contains the line "Every night I see your face when I have to pray. I need a bell, book and candle to keep your ghost away". The recording by Eddi Reader appears on her 1998 album "Angels and Electricity".