Released in the early 80s, Camel’s ‘The Single Factor’ retains the pioneering prog group’s innate melodic aptitude, and wears its years lightly.
These overlooked 70s rock heroes moved audiences, made fantastic albums, then faded, but are still fondly thought of by diehards. Remember them with love.
The 1975 album was the record that paved the way for the prog frontiersman's top ten success with 'L.'
Swathed in shadows and Cold War intrigue, Camel’s ‘Stationary Traveller’ tapped into the paranoia of the mid-80s and is well worthy of reappraisal.
From songs by The Beatles to Rick Wakeman, Metallica to The Rolling Stones, uDiscover uncovers the best songs based on books.
Released in 1974, almost a year to the day after their debut album, Mirage saw Camel take their unique prog brilliance to a new level.
In August 1972, Camel signed to MCA Records and headed into Morgan Sound Studios to record a debut album released on 28 February 1973.
According to the band, the track is taken from an imminent DVD and blu-ray release.
The album was a concept record based on the remarkable story of Hiroo Onoda.
Peter Bardens came to the attention of record buyers when he joined Camel, but before this he'd already built a formidable reputation as a keyboard player.
Seen as a return to Camel's principles, Harbour Of Tears represents an extended rumination on 19th-century Irish famine immigrants heading to America.
Through sampling, hip-hop has the power to bring old music to new years, helping music to evolve while paying respects to the artists that came before.
The progressive rock staples had a long-established audience by the late 1970s, and proved it again with their new UK chart entry of October 1978.
Inspired by a mysterious form of Arabic musical poetry called Rajaz, Camel’s album of the same name was a nomadic tour de force.
Recorded live in Sheffield and London, the second Greasy Truckers album features early performances from prog legends Camel and Gong.