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Formed in 1971 in Guildford, Surrey, UK - Disbanded in 1984 - Reformed from 1991 to 2003 and again since 2013

The roots of CAMEL go as far as 1964, when the Latimer brothers Andrew and Bryan form part of a band called THE PHANTOM FOUR, after gaining some fame, the band changes their name to STRANGE BREW, a when the bass player Graham Cooper reaches the band. But things were about to change, Ian Latimer and Cooper leave the band and Doug Ferguson joins.

At this point drummer Andrew Ward joins the crew and the seeds were growing in this new Blues oriented band called simply THE BREW, and at last in 1971 with the arrival of keyboardist Peter BARDENS CAMEL is officially born.

In their first period CAMEL releases four albums, the self titled debut, which was received with limited enthusiasm by the public, which lead to the change of label from MCA (Who didn't wanted to take risks) to Decca, with whom they stayed for 10 years.

Followed by "Mirage", Snow Goose" and "Moonmadness" (for many their essential trilogy), during the latest album tour, the saxophonist and flute player Mel Collins joins and leads CAMEL to a first radical change in the sound, as well as in the formation because Doug Ferguson is replaced by the Ex CARAVAN bass player Richard SINCLAIR.

With this formation CAMEL releases two albums, "Rain Dances and "Breathless", which marks for many the end of CAMEL'S golden era mainly because Pete Bardens leaves the band and the next release "I Can See Your House From Here" is considered inferior to the previous releases by the critic.

From this point the lineups constantly changes but the band still releases seven more albums received with different degrees of acceptance, until the last studio album "A Nod And a Wink" sees the light in 2002 (the same year Pete Bardens passes away) completing a large discography of 14 studio releases, 9 live albums, 7 DVD's and several box sets .

Maybe because their style is softer than most of the pioneer bands with atmospheric and light Space Rock overtones their fanbase is not as huge as the ones of the coetaneous and more aggressive bands such as GENESIS (Who in my opinion influenced CAMEL), YES or KING CRIMSON, but CAMEL is without doubt among the most respected groups, and the Latimer - Bardens duo is considered one of the most creative compositional teams.

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CAMEL top albums (CD, LP, MC, SACD, DVD-A, Digital Media Download)

3.96 | 1254 ratings
Camel
1973
4.40 | 2570 ratings
Mirage
1974
4.30 | 2212 ratings
The Snow Goose
1975
4.38 | 2198 ratings
Moonmadness
1976
3.62 | 927 ratings
Rain Dances
1977
3.14 | 770 ratings
Breathless
1978
2.87 | 658 ratings
I Can See Your House From Here
1979
3.62 | 734 ratings
Nude
1981
2.61 | 474 ratings
The Single Factor
1982
3.42 | 664 ratings
Stationary Traveller
1984
3.65 | 495 ratings
Dust And Dreams
1991
3.75 | 584 ratings
Harbour Of Tears
1996
4.06 | 824 ratings
Rajaz
1999
3.96 | 667 ratings
A Nod And A Wink
2002
4.20 | 549 ratings
The Snow Goose (Re-recording)
2013

CAMEL Live Albums (CD, LP, MC, SACD, DVD-A, Digital Media Download)

4.33 | 398 ratings
A Live Record
1978
3.34 | 166 ratings
Pressure Points
1984
3.70 | 117 ratings
Camel On The Road 1972
1992
4.46 | 164 ratings
Never Let Go
1993
2.45 | 70 ratings
Camel On The Road 1982
1994
3.37 | 66 ratings
Camel On The Road 1981
1997
4.29 | 136 ratings
Coming Of Age
1998
3.85 | 71 ratings
Camel 73 - 75 Gods of Light
2000
3.62 | 76 ratings
The Paris Collection
2001

CAMEL Videos (DVD, Blu-ray, VHS etc)

2.57 | 44 ratings
Pressure Points - Live in Concert
1984
4.55 | 114 ratings
Coming Of Age (DVD)
1998
2.93 | 26 ratings
Curriculum Vitae
2003
3.95 | 48 ratings
Footage
2004
3.82 | 37 ratings
Footage II
2005
4.07 | 44 ratings
Total Pressure - Live In Concert 1984
2007
3.92 | 60 ratings
Moondances
2007
4.40 | 80 ratings
The Opening Farewell - Live At The Catalyst (DVD)
2010
4.41 | 38 ratings
In From The Cold
2014
4.32 | 24 ratings
Ichigo Ichie - Live in Japan 2016
2017

CAMEL Boxset & Compilations (CD, LP, MC, SACD, DVD-A, Digital Media Download)

2.01 | 18 ratings
Chameleon (Best Of Camel)
1981
3.34 | 21 ratings
The Collection
1985
3.74 | 31 ratings
A Compact Compilation
1985
2.51 | 11 ratings
Landscapes
1991
3.48 | 56 ratings
Echoes
1993
2.41 | 11 ratings
Camel (25th Anniversary Compilation)
1997
4.10 | 34 ratings
Lunar Sea - An Anthology 1973-1985
2001
4.33 | 3 ratings
Supertwister - Best
2006
4.18 | 42 ratings
Rainbow's End - A Camel Anthology 1973 - 1985
2010

CAMEL Official Singles, EPs, Fan Club & Promo (CD, EP/LP, MC, Digital Media Download)

3.98 | 31 ratings
Never Let Go
1973
4.67 | 9 ratings
The Snow Goose
1975
3.45 | 10 ratings
Flight Of The Snow Goose
1975
3.87 | 26 ratings
Another Night
1976
3.50 | 17 ratings
Highways of the Sun
1977
4.25 | 8 ratings
Breathless
1978
3.50 | 4 ratings
Your Love Is Stranger Than Mine
1979
4.00 | 2 ratings
Some Exerpts From The New Camel Album
1979
2.75 | 4 ratings
Remote Romance
1979
3.75 | 4 ratings
Remote Romance (German Version)
1979
5.00 | 1 ratings
Camel In Concert No.250
1981
4.17 | 6 ratings
Lies
1981
3.75 | 8 ratings
No Easy Answer
1982
4.14 | 7 ratings
Selva
1982
3.32 | 9 ratings
Cloak And Dagger Man
1984
2.65 | 8 ratings
Long Goodbyes
1984
3.33 | 3 ratings
Berlin Occidental (West Berlin)
1984
3.75 | 4 ratings
Lies (Promo Single)
1984
4.00 | 4 ratings
Captured
1986
4.74 | 23 ratings
Never Let Go
2002

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 Breathless by CAMEL album cover Studio Album, 1978
3.14 | 770 ratings

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Breathless
Camel Symphonic Prog

Review by somtam

4 stars Breathless seems to divide opinion. I've been a huge fan of Camel since I first heard Snowgoose in 1980, and I'm very fond of Breathless. The band had started to fracture with it's move to a lighter, slighlty sound incorporating jazz elements. Quite different from those great early albums but, since I like jazz it works fine for me. Oddly, it also sounds like a happy, sunny record. So to the tracks on this album. Breathless is a lovely gentle opener and showcases Richard Sinclair's warm vocals and Mel Collins flute. Echoes is a great track and one of two highlights. Wing and a Prayer is a pleasant album track. Down on the Farm is fun and whimsical but one I'd usually skip these days. Starlight Ride is peaceful and pretty. Next up is Summer Lightning and one that polarises opinion; I think it's one of Camel's finest tracks and the propelling dancy rhythm, and superb guitar are magical. You Make Me Smile is less successful and is rather plodding and dull. The Sleeper is a strong jazz-orientated piece. Finally, Rainbow's End is sweet, like a lullabye, but not particularly memorable. I wish Camel had stayed with this light jazz-inflected style for the next album, I Can See Your House.
 Mirage by CAMEL album cover Studio Album, 1974
4.40 | 2570 ratings

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Mirage
Camel Symphonic Prog

Review by patrickq

4 stars For whatever reason, Camel's second album doesn't strike me as especially symphonic. Perhaps my understanding of the "Canterbury Scene" subgenre of progressive rock is faulty, but if Caravan's In the Land of Grey and Pink is Canterbury, then Mirage strikes me as at least Canterbury-related. The aspect of In the Land of Grey and Pink that's missing here is an elfishness, or perhaps cheekiness, that seems common to many Canterbury acts. And as it turns out, Camel's from a town three hours away from Canterbury.

Mirage isn't quite at the level of In the Land of Grey and Pink, but it's very good. Its compositions aren't only good, they're consistently good from start to finish - - no duds here. Same with the performances. Camel's not going to blow listeners away with instrumental wizardry here, but perhaps that's because their goal is to work as an ensemble, and maybe that's why this group is classified as "symphonic prog." Anyway, the playing is solid on every track. And the sound is great (I'm listening to the 2002 Deram issue).

Interestingly, the songs on Mirage are almost sequenced from most to least accessible. Apparently none of these songs were released as singles, but album-opener "Freefall" seems like the obvious choice. This is followed by "Supertwister," an instrumental which, in effect, introduces the styles which will be used throughout the remaining half hour - - almost like a medley overture. Side One ends with a nine-minute suite related to The Lord of the Rings. The complexity increases on Side Two, which is indexed as two tracks: the instrumental "Earthrise" and the closing suite "Lady Fantasy," another three-part suite. The CD reissue adds three live tracks from 1974 and an alternate (and slightly longer) mix of "Lady Fantasy." 

Whether it's symphonic, Canterbury, or some (perhaps "eclectic") combination, Mirage is a very good album. Its quality is synergistic: I can't point to a single element which, taken independently, demands a four-star rating. But as a package Mirage is certainly an "excellent addition to any prog rock music collection."

 Mirage by CAMEL album cover Studio Album, 1974
4.40 | 2570 ratings

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Camel Symphonic Prog

Review by MysticKing

5 stars If you're enjoying emotional mellow side of prog rock this band is probably the best choice for you. But not only that, also jazz- fusion, psychedelic rock or symphonic prog fans can enjoy this album.

So, let's start the review. First of all, to me, this album is one of the best prog albums of all times but it's a bit underrated even among the proggers. This album gives you some symphonic, some psychedelic and lots of emotional delights with a bit of epicness (especially The White Rider).

Album's opener is Freefall. And first few minutes of this song is pretty good for opening. And the song continues with catchy vocals and Latimer's crazy and psychedelic guitar work. I think this song is a very good song but probably the worst of the album! That shows the brilliance of the album.

Second track is Supertwister. I think this is one of the best flute usage in prog music. It's a very symphonic song contains especially lots of quality keyboard an flute materials. It's not only symphonic and musically progressive enough, it also touches your heart. Maybe this is the shortest track but it's very good. An interesting thing is that the composer of this song is Peter Bardens but Latimer's flute work is more dominant in the song.

Third track is the best to me. Epic The White Rider. Song opens with a beatiful keyboard melody and then a fanfare-like music with an epic flute solo by Latimer. Then song continues with mellotron, bass, drums and acoustic guitars, I think. There's small amounts of flutes between the verses. But the middle section of this song is what makes this song great. A wonderful keyboard solo begins. Especially the Moog part gives me goosebumps everytime when I listen. I think Bardens' solo is one of the best keyboard solos of rock music history. Then Latimer's guitar comes in and ends this session. Lyrics starts again. Closure of this song is another perfect moment. The bass and synthesizer's melody is very spacey and can take you to another world. But guitar and especially drum work is beyond perfect here. Ward drives the song to a chaotic outro. And an interesting thing is that Latimer composed this song, but Bardens is on fire!

Next song is Earthrise. A melodic and symphonic instrumental which is very good. I love the drumwork here by Ward. But keyboards and guitars are fine too.

The closing track Lady Fantasy is probably the best composed song of the album. The melody changes, reprises all these well knitted melodies are wonderful. A very melodic but also emotional masterpiece. Song begins with a crazy keyboard riff and hopeful guitar melodies. As the song continues those melodies becomes more entangled, hopeless and finally depressed. Especially the melody that comes in at 4.10 approximately is a beast! This guitar can make you cry! Some people say to other rock guitarist that they can make the guitar cry. But Latimer makes 'you' cry! The song slows down to a sad part. After the words 'I love you!' the song becomes even more wonderful with keyboard-guitar conversations. And song finishes with a legendary reprise!

Also the very first sound of the album which appears in the beginning of the Freefall, appears again in the very last seconds of The White Rider. That is an also interesting detail.

My rating for this album is undoubtly 5 stars!

 A Nod And A Wink by CAMEL album cover Studio Album, 2002
3.96 | 667 ratings

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A Nod And A Wink
Camel Symphonic Prog

Review by dougmcauliffe

5 stars Listen, I try to be conservative with 5 star ratings, I don't just throw them around. This album however is certainly worthy of that 5 star rating.

I believe this album is a Masterpiece and is only beat out by Moonmadness for best Camel Album. There is never a dull moment on this album and I wish it was rated higher. Lets go track by track.

A Nod and a Wink: the title track opens with the sound of a train and is 11 minutes long. Its a very good song and I know that cause it makes 11 minutes melt away like nothing. It opens with a very mellow, chill set of instrumentals which is a good signal for what this album is going to be. Latimers vocals eventually come in and sound great, the drums soon follow which leads to an instrumental break. The song flows very well but my favorite part comes in at around the 7 minute mark where we are serenaded by a signature Camel melody. Great opener. 9/10

Simple Pleasures: We are instantly brought into a deserty sounding percussion pattern reminiscent of Rajaz. This song is beautiful. Latimer comes in singing, very catchy. Soon the keyboards come in and we are treated by a moody guitar solo. Another fantastic track. 9/10

A Boys Life: This is a top 3 Camel song for me. We open with an acoustic guitar with Latimer singing nostalgic lyrics. Soon though the song beautifully changes into a unbelievable melodic section with an unmistakably Camel guitar melody/solo. Perfection. 10/10

Fox Hill: Absolutely love this tune. Its just packed with great melodies. I guess i'm a sucker for melodies. Very symphonic sounding and reminiscent of genesis tunes such as epping forest but slightly more refined. I just love how this song builds and every section is as good as the last. The vocals seemed strange to me at first but I really like them now. The ending is just beautiful (Cheerio!) 10/10

The Millers Tale: I see this as part of Fox Hill since it leads up into it and it kinda follows the story. Its a beautiful acoustic song. Halfway through we are treated with some cello which reminds me of the title track off Rajaz. 8/10

Squigely Fair: The flute is strong here. A faster paced song with again: a killer melody. There's plenty of movement here and several layers of sound, I love the flute section. At the end it all slows back down and we are treated with some very short lyrics about the ticket counter. Another fantastic song. 9/10

For Today: I read this was meant to be a tribute to 9/11 victims. We start with an acoustic song sort of like A boys life. Quite somber with lyrics like "Never give a day away, always live for today" it builds and builds and climaxes with a huge ending with a choir and incredible guitar solo. Its just out of this world. If this is the last Camel song ever released. It's an incredibly high note to go out on. 9/10

Average=9.14=5 Stars

 Rajaz by CAMEL album cover Studio Album, 1999
4.06 | 824 ratings

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Rajaz
Camel Symphonic Prog

Review by dougmcauliffe

4 stars This album is very good, this is very close to being a 5 star album but I think there's a couple tracks that are weaker than others. Don't take that the wrong way though, every song is good, but there are 4 incredible songs along with those 4 other good songs. Many songs are written to the meter that a Camel walks I believe and it provides an overall deserty vibe along with some great percussion choices.

Three Wishes: The first song is an absolute classic and amazing song with the trademark fierce rhythm section and killer melodies that are a Camel Signature. One of my all time favorites from the group. 10/10

Lost and Found: Another amazing song, starts with an odd meter acoustic section with a nice verse. Soon though, the keyboards come in and the drums pickup and you're treated to a sick guitar driven interlude, another amazing classic song 10/10

The Final Encore: This ones a bit darker, I like how it builds to another good guitar driven ending, not quite as good as the two first tracks. Pretty cool ending. Probably the most deserty sounding song here, I love the little section with melodies from the title track, nice touch. 7/10

Rajaz: The title track, just beautiful. Opens acoustically with some cello accompanying it. Eventually the main riff comes in and takes the song away. Its a chilling deserty song and absolutely a highlight. 9/10

Shout: Keeping the same theme, a nice accoustic track with great vocals from Latimer. Its also got quite a nice hook. 7.5/10

Straight to my Heart: A heartfelt song from Latimer with more chilling vocal lines and a beautiful guitar solo. I almost get dire straits vibes from this song. Love the part after the wonderful solo section where the whole band comes together in booming fashion. 8/10

Sahara: This is an instrumental and its easily one of Camels best songs ever. Similar to the opening track, you have a slow start but eventually the Rythym section explodes and you have a killer guitar solo from Latimer again. Perfect song. 10/10

Lawrence: I came back to edit the review, cause this track has really grown on me, the guitar solo is truly incredible and it's a great closer. 8.5/10

Camel still had more to give, but this is easily their best work since Moonmadness... at the time this was released. Camels next album was even better.

Average=8.75=Strong 4 Stars

 I Can See Your House From Here by CAMEL album cover Studio Album, 1979
2.87 | 658 ratings

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I Can See Your House From Here
Camel Symphonic Prog

Review by dougmcauliffe

2 stars Man this is such a strange album for the band, I kinda like a few parts but we gotta go song by song. I still think this album is prog or atleast caries several elements especially in the guitar. I kinda feel a dark undertone from this album, perhaps its the album where Andy becomes the only original member. Perhaps the dark cover as well. Though the songs are mostly kinda upbeat and 80s

Wait: Kinda sounds like a Super Smash Bros fighting theme song at the beginning, very 80s sounding, ok chorus, the guitar solo really saves it 7/10

Your Love is Stranger than mine:, this song is pretty catchy, nice saxophone solo. guilty pleasure, I like it. 6/10

Eye of the Storm: Pretty song, but not very memorable 4/10

Who We Are: man I really want to like this song but I just think about how just 3 years back they released the masterpiece moonmadness and 3 years later here they were. The chorus just feels sad and dark, Andy does not want to be singing this. The intro and reprise of the intro are awesome though, I feel like theres two seperate songs here, merged into one. 5/10

Survival: huh? what is this? why? 2/10

Hymm to Her: huh? This is.... actually really good. This is classic Camel right here, awesome intro, pretty good verse and chorus and fantastic outro, damn, this is this albums echoes, just a little below that actually. 8.5/10

Neon Magic: I quite like this song, fun song that gets played a lot during the summer 7.5/10

Remote Romance: what the [%*!#] is this? seriously what the [%*!#]? [&*!#], I might have to remove a star just cause this song is such a dumpster fire. 0/10

Ice: well its a bit out of place on the album but lets look at the actual song here, Its incredible, Andy just goes all out on the guitar and lets it speak 9/10

I have never had such mixed feelings about an album

Average=5.4=3 Stars

I'm a bit conflicted here tbh, based on my ratings system it should be 3 stars but I just don't know if that sits right with me. There's plenty of enjoyable moments but as a whole, it just doesn't work for me a strong 2 stars

 The Snow Goose by CAMEL album cover Studio Album, 1975
4.30 | 2212 ratings

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The Snow Goose
Camel Symphonic Prog

Review by handwrist

5 stars In my opinion, Camel is much closer to the Canterbury Scene in sound and spirit than it is to Symphonic prog. And if there is an album that highlights this is The Snow Goose (which due to the pettiness of the short story's author had to be officially titled "Music inspired by..."). You would think the opposite, given that here by necessity they sound more 'symphonic', yet in a very subtle and inspired. But this whimsy and quirkiness is in my view unparalleled in Prog except in the Canterbury bands.

This is an album that should be heard in its entirety, and the experience is not the same if we take each track separately. It's a classic example of the whole being more than the sum of its parts. There are many small movements as well as more developed jams, but all of them beautiful, timely and haunting in a way.

You can find here the classic Camel sound, but more refined and structured, more 'classical' as well as fully instrumental (voices can be heard, but they are used as just another instrument and no lyrics are sung).

Truly a masterpiece but perhaps not the perfect place to start for a Camel ride. For me, it's their best album and I have lisen to it multiple times without ever tiring. If Prog Rock was the atempt to elevate rock to new hights, this is as good example of that as you will get.

5 stars

 Breathless by CAMEL album cover Studio Album, 1978
3.14 | 770 ratings

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Breathless
Camel Symphonic Prog

Review by dougmcauliffe

3 stars Okay so this is a bit of a confusing album, I do enjoy it but its a bit spotty. It has some awesome moments but sometimes it feels a bit lightweight

Breathless: It opens with the title track which is definitely a highlight to me, its a nice prog pop song, the part where it slows down (old as the hills) is really a great moment. 7/10

Echoes: this song continues to blow me away every time I hear it, It is easily one of Camels best songs and has very emotional sounding vocals. The guitars are hard hitting and beautiful. A masterpiece. 10/10

Wing and a Prayer: another song I like quite a bit, not as good as the last two but the instrumentals are top notch 6/10

Down on the Farm: and this is where I start to scratch my head. I really don't care for the intro, and really I just cant take this song seriously. I see what they were trying to do but it just doesn't work. Apparently bardens hated it so much he refused to play on it. 3/10

Starlight Ride: I really like this song, very mellow and beautiful. But nothing outstanding. 6/10

Summer Lightning: Disco. Ok, the instrumentals are fine but I cant really get into that disco beat or the stupid "keep on dancing" chorus. Just doesn't do it for me. 3/10

You Make Me Smile: I really like the hook on this song but i'm not huge on the verse to be honest. This is kind of what I mean when I say the album is lightweight in sections 4/10

The Sleeper: one of the better tracks on the album, more camel sounding. I think it gets a bit repetitive though 6/10

Rainbows End: another nice track, again though, kinda lightweight 5/10

I think this is very much a 3 star album. It starts very promising and even contains in my opinion a top 3 track from camel. But it really declines quite a bit by track 4.

 Rain Dances by CAMEL album cover Studio Album, 1977
3.62 | 927 ratings

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Rain Dances
Camel Symphonic Prog

Review by dougmcauliffe

2 stars :/

Listen, I love Camel, almost every single album, even the stinkers has incredible music on them. But man, rain dances is just packed with filler and dull music and this truly pains me to write.

First Light: Definitely one of the best songs on the album, an opener that gives you hope that this will be a great album 7.5/10

Metrognome: Not really a fan of the verse but its catchy enough, the ending is pretty good 6/10

Tell me: Just boring, doesn't go anywhere 3/10

Highways of the sun: surely an attempt at a single, I actually quite like this song, pretty fun, very catchy, not prog but that's fine 6/10

Unevensong, and this is probably the best song off the album, i'll sit in my basement and play this on guitar 6-7 times in a row and never get bored. Really great ending. 8.5/10

One of These Days I'll Get an Early Night: Not good, the groove is definitely not for camel, this song is just filler and goes on way too long 2/10

Elke: its a pretty song, but again, its just filler 4/10

Skylines: It sounds more like a Camel song but its just dull and boring 3/10

Rain Dances: a anticlimactic ending to a disappointing album 2/10

Definitely low tier Camel

Avg=4.6= 2 Stars

 Moonmadness by CAMEL album cover Studio Album, 1976
4.38 | 2198 ratings

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Moonmadness
Camel Symphonic Prog

Review by dougmcauliffe

5 stars A fitting title, cause this album is out of this world. It's one of those albums that I cant just listen to a single song from it, its either the entire album or nothing. The melodies are brilliant and its just a moody experience for lack of a better term. This is my favorite Camel album.

Aristillus: A great little opener to set the mood, I don't generally rate songs under 2 min

Song Within a Song: Not wasting any time here, this song is a powerhouse and probably their best song. Peter Bardens keys control this track, and the vocals fit very well which I believe are delivered by drummer Andy Ward. While all that is great, the last 2 minutes are among the best moments in prog history. It just hits so well with me that many times, its brought me to tears. 10/10

Chord Change: If Bardens controlled the last track, Latimer owns this one. We are hit with a faster paced track that all comes together in the end with a beautiful melody 9.5/10

Spirit of the Water: I can close my eyes and envision sitting in a boat going down a snowy river while listening to this song. And if a song can make me feel, its a great song. This song just fits so well with the mood of the album, and uses a recorded if I recall correctly! 9/10

Another Night: so good. The vocal melodies here are great and the bassline... man. Probably the heaviest track but still has the mellow vibe due to Latimer and Bardens brilliant ability to convey such a mood. 9.5/10

Air Born: Along with song within a song, this is the other masterpiece of the album. Towards the end where the mellotron comes in along with the whole band is unbelievable. The ending guitar melody is beautiful 10/10

Perhaps this would have been a good closer to the album, but I cant complain since the closer is...

Lunar Sea: I remember first hearing this track and going "holy [&*!#]" in my head. I had never heard the drums played like that with the synths going. 10 minutes just melt away like nothing. I like how this song begins and ends the same way. As it fades, you can only sit there in awe of what you just heard. 9.5/10

This album is just one of the best ever, and I cant imagine a world where someone could give any less than 5 stars.

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