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THE BATTLE OF HASTINGS

Caravan

 

Canterbury Scene

2.81 | 122 ratings

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ZowieZiggy
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2 stars Who could still be interested in "Caravan" in 1995 ?

For those of you who would like to get an understanding of the title of this album, let me mention that "Hastings" was one of the greatest battle ever fought on English soil to defend the integrity of the territory (in 1066). But it might as well be referring to some battles fought by the Hastings brothers. Who knows...

This album is far from being one of the greatest English work to have ever been recorded. "Caravan" has used us to weak albums recently starting with the poor "The Album" released in 1980 and this come back after some thirteen years can't be considered as a great one.

IMHHO, if the band would have remained silent in terms of studio albums and just perform some live sets (which is basically what they will do anyway) they would have gained in credibility because this "The Battle of Hastings" doesn't hold any great numbers.

Two stars, that's all.

ZowieZiggy | 2/5 |

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