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    Posted: February 23 2014 at 14:22
Again, both very similar and similarly rated albums on PA (4.38). Mirage has just recently overtaken Moonmadness on PA, but every website shows a different outcome, so I thought this poll might be close? Tongue 

Personally, my favourite is Mirage by a long way. Moonmadness is definitely good, but nothing compared to Mirage in my mind Smile

Once again, thanks for any feedback! Big smile



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Both are good, but I have always felt more liking for Moonmadness.
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Moonmadness has a special place in my ears.
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Mirage, that opening beercan effect is a prog icon! 
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Mirage.
Moonmadness starts and ends great, but I find the "middle" songs to be somewhat lacking.
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MIRAGE  



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Moonmadness
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Oddly enough, the only two Camel albums I own.  I'll go with Moonmadness simply because I'll reach for it first given the opportunity.


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Mirage.


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I personally find both albums rather weak, but ... Moonmadness. The compositions are better, and Andy Ward gets to really shine.

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Mirage
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Moonmaddness for me.
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Mirage was the first album I got from them, and still is my favourite. Moonmadness is wonderful too, of course, but I feel Mirage reaches higher points.
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Moonmadness.  It has its weak moments, but the brilliance of tracks like "Chord Change" and "Lunar Sea" elevate it above Mirage in my estimation.
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Mirage to make them tie Wink
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Kind of comes down to Lunar Sea versus Lady Fantasy. Can't lose. Think I go for Mirage a bit more. Got both...
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Moonmadness
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Mirage has a great feeling (or 'vibe')about it which I suspect Camel never really repeated.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote dr prog Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 24 2014 at 03:46
Moon is full of strong tracks. Mirage has 2 strong tracks supertwister and nimrodel. Moon is twice as good
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Mirage by a lot
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