Header
Camel - The Snow Goose CD (album) cover

THE SNOW GOOSE

Camel

 

Symphonic Prog

4.27 | 1528 ratings

From Progarchives.com, the ultimate progressive rock music website

Quirky Turkey
5 stars The Snow Goose is a fantastical journey of prog that proves you don't need lyrics to tell a story. The emotion of the music pushes the story along and lets the listener interpret it in their own way. Camel were very ambitious here but pulled off something very special. The music contains majestic moments, from rock driven solos to sad mellow pieces, and travels through different emotions, using reprisals here and there. The songs can't be listened to individually; it all links up as a whole, like watching a movie. Being that this is the case Camel have done well to structure the album and make it flow perfectly. I couldn't pick out favourite songs because they're all great, but La Princesse Perdue really stands out as something special.

Only the song titles provide any degree of actual story and so it leaves you to figure out the rest using the music and your imagination (unless you read the story of which this album is based on). The Snow Goose is very unique and will leave you wanting more.

I can't fault this album. 5 stars

Quirky Turkey | 5/5 |

MEMBERS LOGIN ZONE

As a registered member (register here if not), you can post rating/reviews (& edit later), comments reviews and submit new albums.

You are not logged, please complete authentication before continuing (use forum credentials).

Share this CAMEL review

>

Review related links

Copyright Prog Archives, All rights reserved. | Legal Notice | Privacy Policy | Advertise | GeoIP Services by MaxMind | RSS + syndications

Other sites in the MAC network: JazzMusicArchives.com — the ultimate jazz music virtual community | MetalMusicArchives.com — the ultimate metal music virtual community


Server processing time: 0.02 seconds