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Camel - Total Pressure - Live In Concert 1984 CD (album) cover




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4.03 | 53 ratings

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5 stars At long last! This concert was originally shown on British TV in the 80s with a terrible sequence of filmed clips shot at London's Canary Wharf long before the new offices were built. The video clips were supposedly of World War 2 or Cold War scenes with a woman separated from her lover. Really terrible, especially when you saw the woman hanging around the dockside over Andy Latimer's tremendous playing on Stationary Traveller! Now that amazing track (and all the others) are free of the aforementioned video nasties. The band here is tight and benefits from Chris Rainbow co-singing (it was never Andy's strong point). Pressure Points, Vopos, West Berlin are all top notch and Long Goodbyes is quite emotional. In fact, it's a strong set list. It's really good too when Pete Bardens joins in for the encore - it shows that he and Andy were friends again. Alas, Pete is no longer with us and Andy is in semi-retirement (will he come back? I hope so). I've got many Camel studio albums but this Total Pressure DVD is a great reminder of what a magnificent guitarist Andy is on stage. Such passion in his playing.
memark | 5/5 |


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