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    Posted: December 20 2011 at 05:59
I recently discovered this on youtube:
 
 
(If this link fails, search Riverman + Camel on youtube)
 
This is apparently a track they recorded for what was to be their 3rd album, based on Hermann Hesse's Siddhartha. But only Bardens wanted to base it on this book; the others wanted to use The Snow Goose and he was outvoted. The result we all know.
 
But did they record any other tracks for the original project? Do they exist? Can you get hold of them?
 
 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote CloseToTheMoon Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 20 2011 at 14:51
I'm listening to it right now. It's a nice slice of smooth pop and refreshing to hear new material from their best era. There's a link to another track called Autumn, which is apparently from the project as well.
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Wow!  This is quite a find.  Thanks!
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote CloseToTheMoon Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 20 2011 at 15:25
Is there any news about a box set or unreleased song disc? 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote purplesnake Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 21 2011 at 00:36
That's so interesting... especially seeing as close to the edge was inspired by Siddhartha.

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Bands should release boxes wit his kind of material, instead of releasing compilations with the same songs they been playing since the early 70's......I don't need another version of   Starship Trooper, Soon or Mood for a Day.

Not a fan of Camel, but I would buy an album with previously unreleased material.

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Intruder Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 24 2011 at 08:44
Exactly, Ivan....with all the rehashes, remixes and remakes, why not dig stuff up from earlier stages and make them public.  Love 'em or hate 'em - I dig how the Grateful Dead continually puts out live shows from all periods at affordable prices.  Pick and choose and explore different faces of your favorite bands. 
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They will wait until every unreleased song leaks on the web, so they will release them...Angry
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Chris S Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 25 2011 at 06:32
Originally posted by Ivan_Melgar_M Ivan_Melgar_M wrote:

Bands should release boxes wit his kind of material, instead of releasing compilations with the same songs they been playing since the early 70's......I don't need another version of   Starship Trooper, Soon or Mood for a Day.

Not a fan of Camel, but I would buy an album with previously unreleased material.

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Totally agree...Caravan are terrible for that and pray to god I never hear another lady fantasy version  :-)
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote dr prog Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 27 2011 at 00:21
found this too
 
 
Both are better than half the tunes on Mirage and Snowgoose. I don't like lady fantasy apart a couple on minutes at the start but the rest is just blande rock music. Any more rare songs around?


Edited by dr prog - December 27 2011 at 00:27
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