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MIRAGE

Camel

 

Symphonic Prog

4.41 | 2869 ratings

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TheMIDIWizard
4 stars Oh Camel, where do i start? These guys are great, and they definitely prove it with their second album Mirage. Now in my personal opinion, i don't think this is the best album Camel has made. But i still consider it a Prog Rock Classic.

Freefall is a simple but catchy song to kickstart Mirage, and it does show. I do like how Bardens sings in here, it matches pretty well with the instrumental. 3.5/5

Then we get to Supertwister, an interlude song of types. It's another simple song that flows well, and its also pretty relaxing. Of course, don't forget about the coffee sound at the end. Another 3.5/5

And we go now to The White Rider medley. Oh man, where do i start? This is an amazing medley, and it foreshadows the style that Camel was gonna incorporate in their other albums. And for gods sake, the song is a tribute to Lord Of The Rings. That's it, i'm giving it a 4.5/5

Starting off side 2 and we get Earthrise, another really relaxed song, almost sounds like Yes here and there with the synths. So yeah, it's an 4/5

Lady Fantasy starts and you get this incredible high-pitch synth, and this song let's you know "this is gonna get real". And this is not gonna be a surprise to anyone, but this song is a prog rock classic. It's a beautiful song about the titular Lady Fantasy and how the narrator tries to get her, and do i really need to explain anymore? I mean, this song is just incredible. 5/5

I reccomend anyone into listening to this record. If you haven't, go for it! You're gonna like it. I can safely say, it's a 4/5.

TheMIDIWizard | 4/5 |

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