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Caravan - Live At Fairfield Halls - 1974 CD (album) cover

LIVE AT FAIRFIELD HALLS - 1974

Caravan

 

Canterbury Scene

4.46 | 122 ratings

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ZowieZiggy
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4 stars My favourite studio album of the band is "For Girls".

Since this is a live performance from the promoting tour of this album, it is nothing but normal that I appreciate this one a lot as well. The recording of this live set is brilliant and the performance of the band is on par.

Such great numbers as "Memory Lain", and a great version of "L' Auberge Du Sanglier" are true highlights. Even if, like me, you are not deeply rooted in their discography, there is nothing to do. Just love this record.

The version of "For Richard" is of course splendid. Perfect violin and grand keyboards. A HUGE version of this excellent song. I am not a deep fan of "Caravan" but when such a performance is released, one just have to recognize the grandeur of it. The best "Caravan" live album, for sure.

I can only recommend this record to anyone who would like to get acquainted with the band. This is a magnificent journey into a dedicated part of their repertoire. Even if the audience participation during Hoedown is not the best Caravan experience you can get...

Four stars.

ZowieZiggy | 4/5 |

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