Progarchives, the progressive rock ultimate discography

CARGO

Heavy Prog • Netherlands


From Progarchives.com, the ultimate progressive rock music website

Cargo picture
Cargo biography
This unit started out as SEPTEMBER and recorded a few singles that hold no interest to progheads. They then changed their name to CARGO and recorded their sole album. CARGO consist of brothers Ad and Jan De Hont both on guitars, Willem DeVries on bass and vocals and English drummer Denis Whitbread. The music developed here is a seducing hard rock with a killer twin-guitar attack much in the line of WISHBONE ASH around their "Argus" album. The two brothers play delightfully long and cooperative guitar lines that intertwine beautifully (what a pleasure it is to follow in stereo their progress) proof of their long-standing mutual trust and camaraderie.

This album got released in Cd by Pseudonym record and as bonus tracks are included their "September" singles.

: : : Hugues Chantraine, BELGIUM : : :

Cargo official website

CARGO MP3, Free Download (music stream)


Open extended player in a new pop-up window | Random Playlist (50) | How to submit new MP3s

CARGO forum topics / tours, shows & news


CARGO forum topics Create a topic now
CARGO tours, shows & news
No topics found for : "cargo"
Post an entries now

CARGO Videos (YouTube and more)


Showing only random 3 | Search and add more videos to CARGO

Buy CARGO Music


CargoCargo
Import
Audio CD$14.65
$17.99 (used)
Right Now on Ebay (logo)
DISC ONLY - Strange Cargo by David Van Tieghem (CD, Aug-1989, Private Music) USD $2.99 Buy It Now
2016 ROYAL HUNT CARGO LIVE 2015 JAPAN 2CD EDITION USD $39.80 Buy It Now
PEOPLE WHO MUST "The Road You Travel" CD, Creative Man / Cargo Records USD $5.99 Buy It Now
3 CD SET SEALED DC SNIPERS Missile CARGO CULT Strange Men OUT OF ORDER Fittest USD $31.66 Buy It Now
MEN AT WORK-CARGO-12" LP + INNER SLEEVE-EPIC 1983-EPC 25372-EX USD $1.86 [0 bids]
Cargo Records - Promo CD - 19 Tracks - The Pipettes, Iggy Pop ++ USD $0.62 [1 bids]
MEN AT WORK CARGO RARE 1983 RELEASE CD EX CON USD $22.81 Buy It Now 1h 31m
Cult Cargo: Salsa Boricua De Chicago [Vinyl New] USD $32.99 Buy It Now 2h 12m
CARGO - The Champ - 1988 - Cargogold - CG 1030 - Uk USD $20.99 Buy It Now 2h 57m
Smile - Maquee Atlantic Records Cargo 1994 USD $17.00 Buy It Now 3h 55m
Diatribe by Diatribe (CD, Nov-1996, CARGO MUSIC) BRAND NEW FACTORY SEALED USD $12.95 Buy It Now 4h 43m
Outer Limits / The 5 Man Cargo - c 1967 Leeds Students Rag 7" Elephant LUR 100 USD $6.23 [1 bids]
7h 15m
CARGO - FRONT SIDE BACK SIDE 69 CANADIAN PSYCH ROCK LTD EDT ANAZITISI RECORDS LP USD $39.95 Buy It Now 7h 39m
Louder Than A Bomb - Chris Cargo (2009, CD New) USD $9.02 Buy It Now 7h 52m
1983 Columbia Men At Work LP Cargo HC 48660 Half Speed Mastered Audiophile USD $42.99 Buy It Now 8h 52m
S.O.S. Cargo CD 25 Dansun 2 1/2 USD $22.42 [0 bids]
USD $29.15 Buy It Now
10h 16m
Men At Work - Cargo Cassette Tape Used USD $0.99 [0 bids]
10h 56m
DEMO COPY 12 IN 33-RPM - MEN AT WORK - CARGO WORLD PREMIERE WEEKEND- NM OOP USD $39.50 Buy It Now 10h 59m
Men At Work Lp Cargo 1982-1983 Columbia records USD $12.95 Buy It Now 11h 2m
Business as Usual & Cargo Men at Work Audio Music Cassette Tape Lot of 2 USD $8.09 Buy It Now 12h 36m
Darko Rundek & Cargo Orkestar - Mhm A Ha Oh Yeah JAPAN IMPORT CD OBI USD $14.99 Buy It Now 13h 12m
Insekt Dreamscape CD Promo Stamp on Insert KK074 1992 Cargo Records USD $19.99 Buy It Now 13h 19m
Screaming for Change [CD] by Uniform Choice (CD, Sep-1985, Wishing Well/Cargo Mu USD $22.98 Buy It Now 13h 32m
Drive Like Jehu [LP] by Drive Like Jehu (Vinyl, Nov-1991, Headhunter/Cargo M USD $24.95 Buy It Now 17h 59m
Swindle 7" Record 45 In the Red This One Skeezer My Mind Cargo label Punk Rock USD $7.00 Buy It Now 18h 18m
MEN AT WORK/CARGO w/OBI JPN 25Z¥3P427 USD $16.00 Buy It Now 20h 26m
I Should Have Killed You..by Deadbolt (CD, Oct-2005, Headhunter/Cargo) new USD $13.98 Buy It Now 20h 55m
Cargo High-Tech, Vol. 4 by Various Artists. USD $16.87 Buy It Now 22h 25m
Gyratory system-Cargo cult-Promo cd single USD $1.87 Buy It Now 22h 32m
Illegal Cargo - Slow Train (CD Used Very Good) USD $14.74 Buy It Now 1 day
Cargo Men At Work Vinyl Record USD $17.42 Buy It Now 1 day
Cargo Men At Work Vinyl Record USD $19.92 Buy It Now 1 day
Cargo Men At Work Vinyl Record USD $18.67 Buy It Now 1 day
THABANI MIND IS A REBEL MUSIC CD - 2006 NDEBELE MUSIC - CARGO RECORDS USD $5.00 Buy It Now 1 day
Strange Cargo/William Orbit - Hinterland / 1996 / CD / Discovery Records (USA) USD $3.00 [0 bids]
1 day
Drum Cargo: Rhythms of Water David Gordon & Steve Audio CD USD $23.59 Buy It Now 1 day
Men At Work - Cargo Album- 12" Vinyl Record. USD $9.99 Buy It Now 1 day
Men At Work - Cargo - Rock 2xLP UNPLAYED Promo ONLY USD $9.99 Buy It Now 1 day
Steve Band Wiggins : Precious Cargo CD (2009) USD $8.47 Buy It Now 1 day
CD CARGO RECORDS Compilation PROMO GRIMSKUNK Facepuller JIMMY GEORGE The Smalls USD $14.92 Buy It Now 1 day
MERCURY MG 20354 Hot Cargo ERNESTINE ANDERSON Mono LP DG USD $12.00 Buy It Now 1 day
Cult Cargo: Belize City Boil Up CD Numero 006 USD $9.99 Buy It Now 1 day
CARGO [Men at Work] [886974791928] New CD USD $7.94 Buy It Now 1 day
CARGO WITHOUT YOU LP Dr8457 USD $0.99 [0 bids]
1 day
Minister Of Noise ?- Voodoo Soul 1991 (Cargo Records ?- KK 070) only US Pressing USD $7.00 Buy It Now 1 day
ROSICRUCIAN No Cause For Celebration Cd Org94 Black Mark/Cargo Agressor Yosh USD $9.00 [1 bids]
1 day
Hot Cargo ANDERSON Audio CD USD $27.28 Buy It Now 1 day
CLUTCH CARGO VOLUME 6-DVD USD $0.99 [0 bids]
1 day
WILLIAM ORBIT - STRANGE CARGO III-CD USD $0.99 [0 bids]
1 day
MEN AT WORK Cargo LP Vinyl VG++ Cover VG++ 1983 Columbia QC 38660 Kdisc USD $11.99 Buy It Now 1 day
Jazz Rap Volume One CABL 205 (Cargo (2) - 1985) (ID:14853) USD $9.37 Buy It Now 1 day
This Will Make You Happy by Furnaceface [Canada - Punk - Cargo Recd. - 1994] -NM USD $11.93 Buy It Now 1 day
HELL IS FOR HEROES Transmit Disrupt LP VINYL German Cargo 2006 11 Track Still USD $9.61 Buy It Now 1 day
CHERUBS (INDIE GROUP) Uncovered By Heartbeat LP VINYL European Cargo 2004 11 USD $12.60 Buy It Now 1 day
CARGO CULT Concrete Island LP VINYL US Public 1987 10 Track With Insert (Pa007) USD $6.23 Buy It Now 1 day
CARGO SECT Independence LP VINYL UK Right Stuff 1988 7 Track But No 7" And Has USD $6.23 Buy It Now 1 day
CRACKOUT You Dumb F**K 12" VINYL UK Precious Cargo Promo Plays Same Both Sides USD $3.92 Buy It Now 1 day
CARGO (UK GROUP) Sunny Love Affair 12" VINYL UK Private 1981 2 Track B/W The USD $8.48 Buy It Now 1 day
CHAMP S/T 12" VINYL UK Cargo Gold 1988 2 Track With Inner B/W Instrumental But USD $3.92 Buy It Now 1 day
CARGO FEATURING DAVE COLLINS Tender Touch 12" VINYL UK Private 1983 3 Track USD $6.23 Buy It Now 1 day
GOREHOUNDS Cargo Cult 12" VINYL UK Idol 1987 3 Track B/W Day My Love Turned USD $6.23 Buy It Now 1 day
CARGO (UK GROUP) Jazz Rap Volume 1 12" VINYL UK Calibre 1985 2 Track Vocal Mix USD $6.23 Buy It Now 1 day
MEN AT WORK "CARGO" LP 1983 USD $8.76 Buy It Now 1 day
Brian Setzer - 13 LP Vinyl Cargo USD $19.99 Buy It Now 1 day
CARGO 12" Don't Stop Your Love Ex and 7" Mix plus Cover Me 3-track single YZ66T USD $8.12 Buy It Now 1 day
Colinde (Rock Carols) Cargo CD USD $32.34 Buy It Now 1 day
Slow Train Soul Illegal Cargo CD USD $4.99 Buy It Now 1 day
Belize City Boil Up [12 inch Analog] Cult Cargo LP Record USD $66.42 Buy It Now 1 day
HOLY LOVE SNAKES - BLOSSOM 91 CD (CARGO) USD $1.24 Buy It Now 2 days
William Orbit ?Strange Cargo III USD $3.75 Buy It Now 2 days
MEN AT WORK - CARGO 12"LP 1983 CBS 125372 USD $1.56 [0 bids]
2 days
The Party Cargo CD USD $32.84 Buy It Now 2 days
William Orbit : Strange Cargo III CD (1993) USD $5.55 Buy It Now 2 days
Stakka ?- Firestorm / Vicious Cargo Industries ?- CARG008 NEW VINYL 12" USD $2.87 Buy It Now 2 days
The Kingston Trio Cool Cargo EP 1960 Capitol Custom, PS + 45, 7-UP issue USD $9.90 Buy It Now 2 days
Cargo High-Tech: A Deluxe Collection of World & Ambient Music by Various... USD $7.99 Buy It Now 2 days
William Orbit - Strange Cargo 2 - Promo CD USD $12.48 [0 bids]
2 days
HIGH TIDE - PRECIOUS CARGO - NEW - LP RECORD USD $24.97 Buy It Now 2 days
Slow Train : Illegal Cargo [Digipack] CD USD $5.17 Buy It Now 2 days
William Orbit - Strange Cargo - IRS 1987 - OP - NM USD $6.00 Buy It Now 2 days
MEN AT WORK Cargo LP OOP early-80's new wave USD $2.99 Buy It Now 2 days
Robots Fucking by Retisonic (CD 2012 Cargo/Arctic Rodeo ) IMPORT USD $10.99 Buy It Now 2 days
SLOW TRAIN SOUL-ILLEGAL CARGO CD NEW USD $18.01 Buy It Now 2 days
Various Artists-Cult Cargo: Belize City Boil Up VINYL NEW USD $29.33 Buy It Now 2 days
CULT CARGO: GRAND BAHAMA GO...-CULT CARGO: GRAND BAHAMA GOOMBAY / VARIOUS CD NEW USD $19.68 Buy It Now 2 days
Cult Cargo: Grand Bahama Go...-Cult Cargo: Grand Bahama Goombay VINYL LP NEW USD $29.33 Buy It Now 2 days
(DW398) Gyratory System, Cargo Cult - DJ CD USD $2.49 Buy It Now 2 days
Drum Cargo: Rhythms of Wind by David & Steve Gordon/David Gordon/Steve Gordon. USD $31.89 Buy It Now 2 days
Men at Work CARGO - MFSL Mobile Fidelity AUDIOPHILE vinyl record NEW SEALED USD $26.99 Buy It Now 2 days
HARDVARK "MEMORY BARGE" CD 1995 CARGO LIKE NEW / EX / ALTERNATIVE ROCK USD $4.30 Buy It Now 2 days
CARGO (UK GROUP) Jazz Rap Volume One 7" VINYL UK Prt 1985 Vocal Mix USD $3.92 Buy It Now 2 days
JUNKET You're The Same 7" VINYL UK Deceptive 1999 B/W Cargo (Bluff068) Pic USD $2.61 Buy It Now 2 days
CARGO FEATURING DAVE COLLINS Tender Touch 7" VINYL UK Cargo Gold USD $6.23 Buy It Now 2 days
Cargo - 2 DISC SET - Royal Hunt (2016, CD New) USD $15.14 Buy It Now 2 days
Men at Work : Cargo CD (1990) USD $9.74 Buy It Now 2 days
Men At Work ~ Cargo ~ 1983 Columbia Records QC 38660 ~ ~ NM/VG USD $5.99 Buy It Now 2 days
Royal Hunt - Cargo [CD New] USD $14.88 Buy It Now 2 days
REBECCA STORME Let's Spend The Night Together 7" VINYL UK Cargo 1980 3 Track USD $6.23 Buy It Now 2 days
JUNKET You're The Same 7" VINYL UK Deceptive 1999 B/W Cargo (Bluf USD $1.31 Buy It Now 2 days
CRACKOUT Over My Head 7" VINYL UK Precious Cargo Gig Freebie B/W Last In Line USD $3.92 Buy It Now 2 days

More places to buy CARGO music online Buy CARGO & Prog Rock Digital Music online:
CARGO has no upcoming shows, according to LAST.FM syndicated events and shows feed

CARGO discography


Ordered by release date | Showing ratings (top albums) | Help Progarchives.com to complete the discography and add albums

CARGO top albums (CD, LP, MC, SACD, DVD-A, Digital Media Download)

3.94 | 63 ratings
Cargo
1972

CARGO Live Albums (CD, LP, MC, SACD, DVD-A, Digital Media Download)

CARGO Videos (DVD, Blu-ray, VHS etc)

CARGO Boxset & Compilations (CD, LP, MC, SACD, DVD-A, Digital Media Download)

CARGO Official Singles, EPs, Fan Club & Promo (CD, EP/LP, MC, Digital Media Download)

CARGO Reviews


Showing last 10 reviews only
 Cargo by CARGO album cover Studio Album, 1972
3.94 | 63 ratings

BUY
Cargo
Cargo Heavy Prog

Review by Quizzus

2 stars I really like dutch prog, I do indeed! But... this time I was expecting something completely different. What I hear here is jam-band reminding me of uninspired version of... Lynyrd Skynyrd. Yes, the songs are lengthy (but so is Free Bird), however they are just lengthy for the sake of mindless bluesy and lukewarm jamming. Sometimes guitar is out of tune (notably all of the first track) which adds insult to injury. Bonus tracks are even less interesting.

Wanna great dutch prog? Get Alquin, Focus or Supersister. I have no idea how and why Cargo got that high rating there, especially taking in account how great prog for The Netherlands can be, even Golden Earring are better then that!

 Cargo by CARGO album cover Studio Album, 1972
3.94 | 63 ratings

BUY
Cargo
Cargo Heavy Prog

Review by Igor91

4 stars This is a review of the newest reissue of this album on Pseudonym Records (2012). This version is a deluxe, 2 CD edition which includes all the band's singles under the moniker September, as well as several demos.

The main reason I bought this album is for, well, the album. The biggest problem with this edition is the sequence of the tracks, which is in order by when each one was recorded. This means that the actual Cargo album consists of the final four tracks on the second CD, which has a total of eight tracks on it. Not very convenient when you just want to pop in the CD and listen to it. The only other issue I have with this version is that several of the tracks are really nonessential, and only worth an occasional listen. These include several demo versions of album tracks which are inferior to the ones that actually made it on to the original album.

That being said, I still really like this release. Of course the actual album (tracks 5-8 on CD 2) are the highlight, my favorite track being the soulful "Summerfair." All four tracks are a great example of great, jam-filled 70's rock, with a noticeable European touch. The dueling guitars and nice bass-work keep the long songs interesting. Even some of the singles and demos are good. These include: "Little Sister," "One More Chance," "Run Away," "Lydia Purple," and "Choker" (all on CD 1). "Lydia Purple" is a soulful, superior version to the original from the Canadian band The Collectors.

All in all, an exceptional example of a great band, with a lot of potential that never got the big break it deserved.. Recommended for those who like 70's heavy rock style prog, but with a slightly different, European flavor.

 Cargo by CARGO album cover Studio Album, 1972
3.94 | 63 ratings

BUY
Cargo
Cargo Heavy Prog

Review by BORA

3 stars It never ceases to amaze me how a relatively small nation in Europe manages to produce a disproportionate number of notable acts. Anything from FOCUS, SUPERSISTER, EKSEPTION, FINCH, EARTH & FIRE to KAYAK, LIVIN' BLUES - ah, just where do I stop? There must be a reason, probably a combination of the gene pool coupled with cultural factors? I am really not sure. Suffice to say that my partner who hails from the Netherlands plays four(!) instruments really well, pretty much instinctively. To add to the mystery, she was not even familiar with any of the bands mentioned above until after we met some years ago - in Australia!

But onto CARGO. At first listen I found the material enjoyable, but somewhat dated. This is a Rock band that enjoys stretching out, bordering on jamming. In a general sense that would sit well with me. Of course, the twin guitars are the most notable feature here, but to liken the band to early WISHBONE ASH is a bit far fetched. A bit like the common trap of comparing any band that features flutes with JETHRO TULL.

The four long tracks held some premise for me, alas the compositions are not very strong. Indeed, pretty average and rather mediocre by today's standards. Back in 1972 one may have found the music fresh and exciting, but 40 years on it hasn't aged well. The instrumental passages lift the game somewhat, but not quite sufficiently to hold my attention.

The second spin delivers the same conclusion as it still leaves me struggling with paying attention. It still fails to suitably engage my interest. In all fairness, watching the band perform live would have added an element without which their recorded stuff remains a bit hollow, underdeveloped. I also feel that had they kept recording, the overall production would likely have substantially improved.

A cursory listen to the bonus material confirms that this disc may be reasonably good, but hardly essential.

 Cargo by CARGO album cover Studio Album, 1972
3.94 | 63 ratings

BUY
Cargo
Cargo Heavy Prog

Review by friso
Prog Reviewer

4 stars Cargo - Cargo (1972)

Dutch one hit wonder Cargo has a lot to offer for listeners of hard rock / jamband/ psychedelic / progressive. With a steady hard rock sound and production, a bit like how Camel would sound a year later, and four lengthy tracks with some catchy themes and long instrumental sections this album is very good throughout, without ever reaching a zenith. Just a steady listen and a great 1972 rock sound. Some psychedelic flavours, but never 'strange-sounding', well grounded use of experimental effects. On side two the vocals on Finding Out and Summerfair are surprisingly spot on. The remind me a bit of Stephen Stills. The last track Summerfair outstays its welcome a bit; if you'd study this guitar solo you'd end up knowing like every rock-guitar trick in the book haha. Still.. the ungoing steady vibe of the record is also one of its virtues. It's quite nice to listen to, maybe even relaxing. Perhaps this gem is great just because of its lack of a world-changing vision. It rocks. Like a lot.

 Cargo by CARGO album cover Studio Album, 1972
3.94 | 63 ratings

BUY
Cargo
Cargo Heavy Prog

Review by Ytse_Jam

4 stars This is the eponymous disc published by Cargo, dutch heavy prog band. Cargo consist of Willem DeVries on bass and vocals, brothers Ad and Jan De Hont on guitars, and Denis Whitbread on drums. Born as "September", they has no great success in their early career. Changed its name to Cargo, they decided to release their first and only album in 1972. "Cargo" is a real gem of the underground prog scene, that can be added to the large list of "lonely" masterpieces published by bands virtually ignored by the mass, but really appreciated by prog-heads (such as Space Shanty by Khan, "lonely" masterpiece of the Canterbury scene, released the same year moreover). The disc contains four tracks of very good heavy prog, in which the guitar carpets of brothers De Hont intertwine with funk and psychedelic sounds. So we hear space atmospheres alternating with more heavy and rhythmic sections, following the classic hard rock style while maintaining a reasonable degree of originality (we're still talking about a prog band!). DeVries's singing is fairly anonymous to me, while doing his job pretty well. Particular attention should be paid to the production, which is perfectly balanced and able to enhance the sound of each instrument as only the tube mastering of those years can do. In conclusion, if you appreciate the work of bands like Atomic Rooster or Wishbone Ash, this album is for you.

Vote: 3.75 stars, rounded to 4.

 Cargo by CARGO album cover Studio Album, 1972
3.94 | 63 ratings

BUY
Cargo
Cargo Heavy Prog

Review by Marty McFly
Special Collaborator Errors and Omissions Team

4 stars So who's smuggling this Cargo now ? Nobody, so let this be the first review after little bit more than 5 years (!!!), even it's still better than after 6 years.

Album consists of 4 quite long tracks and 8 bonus tracks. At first I thought this has some kind of epic concept story about a ship, or about shipyard, workers that carries cargo from point A to point B, something like that.

Piter (I mean) Willem De Vries provides fine vocals, that's true, even most of the times, these songs are filled by solos. They are the main predator of this album. At first I wanted to mention this in connection to 1st track, but I realized that all of these tracks has fine, long guitar soloing, improvisation-like patterns and other goodies. This suggest to some kind of Psychedelic elements too.

Bonus tracks aren't so good from Prog point of view (even more Rock and even one Beatlesque), but they're enjoyable.

4(-), may be too "classic rocking" for some.

 Cargo by CARGO album cover Studio Album, 1972
3.94 | 63 ratings

BUY
Cargo
Cargo Heavy Prog

Review by jasonpw.

4 stars In October'06, I got this album for $25.00 through mail order,as I have been wanting to hear it,and when I did, I thought ''What can I say..great stuff! I would call this hard rock along the lines of 1973-era Montrose,as the singer of Cargo sounds like Sammy Hagar at times. But this is mostly instrumental stuff. The song ''Finding Out'' sort of reminds me of the Van Halen song ''Hot For Teacher'' for it's rhythm part. ''Sail Inside'' and ''Cross Talking'' are great song's, along with ''Summerfair'', which rocks out before slowing down towards the end. On a scale of 1 to 5, I would give this a 4.25. I recommend buying this...if you can find it. As I know, it is still out of print..unfortunately! If any album should have sold big numbers, it is this one. It is too bad that record companies do not promote some of their product too well.
 Cargo by CARGO album cover Studio Album, 1972
3.94 | 63 ratings

BUY
Cargo
Cargo Heavy Prog

Review by Carl floyd fan
Prog Reviewer

4 stars Sometimes you have to wonder what people were smoking back in the day. How you could space out and let so many good albums pass you by is a mystery to me. This album is no exception, it is very good. It is a little heavy and I would not label it as art rock. Art rock tends to be shorter, more pop oriented songs. These songs are a lot longer and include very long jams. Well, its a shame many of the baby boomers don't know who cargo is when I talk music with them. Many of the albums I have reviewed on this site seem (I am only 20) to have been ignored when they were released. Were people just to stoned and lazy to check out anything beyond deep purple, zeppelin and the beatles? With the lack of musical variety today, I grow jealous of all the possibilities people had in the 70s. So many good bands were passed by back than..spring, CARGO, the flock and so many others.
 Cargo by CARGO album cover Studio Album, 1972
3.94 | 63 ratings

BUY
Cargo
Cargo Heavy Prog

Review by Sean Trane
Special Collaborator Prog Folk

4 stars If this had been the Cargo album alone , it might have gained another halfstar but the bonus tracks are from their previous group called September actually ruin (a bit) the wholeness of the album. Although not bad in themselves , those tracks add absolutely nothing to Cargo and even ruin slightly the pleasure. On Cargo itself there is no flaws at all if it was not that this is a lone album and a pity they only made this one . Very exciting guitar work from the De Hont brother who have learned to work together quite early in their lives , one can hear it on here. Their interplay is really delicious and they do not try to outdo the other and remind me of the twin lead guitar from Wishbone Ash in their heyday (Argus & Pilgrimmage)
 Cargo by CARGO album cover Studio Album, 1972
3.94 | 63 ratings

BUY
Cargo
Cargo Heavy Prog

Review by Tonny Larz

5 stars Aaahhh...extremely nice sounds are coming from this very capable dutch outfit:Cargo. They "only" did one album (and apparently some singles and stuff...note the bonus tracks 8 tracks to be exactly!!)...but what an album.....the driving force of the two guitarplayers and the solid back-up of the bass and drum. Actually it reminds me of a hybrid between Wishbone & Epitaph...but still very much their own style.....lots of wonderfull guitaring ...themes....and...ohhh..the vocals are quite nice too!! Plenty of improvising (or so it seems)...in those looong ("Summerfair")numbers. Finally someone (the excellent dutch record label Pseudonym)dared to put it out on cd!! And it is really, a wonderfull piece of musichistory...thank you Pseudonym..keep up the- good work!!! For all you guys (and galls) out there who like their prog/psych "meat" well done!! This is really the meal to enjoy!!! Great stuff!! Highly recommended!!!
Thanks to ProgLucky for the artist addition. and to NotAProghead for the last updates

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

Other sites in the MAC network: JazzMusicArchives.com — jazz music reviews and archives | MetalMusicArchives.com — metal music reviews and archives