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Mirage (Camel album)

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Recorded  November 1973
Mirage (1974)  The Snow Goose (1975)
Release date  1 March 1974
Producer  Dave Hitchcock
Length  38:22
Artist  Camel
Label  Deram Records
Genre  Progressive rock
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Released  1 March 1974 (1974-03-01)
Studio  Island Studios, London Decca Studios, London
Similar  Camel albums, Progressive rock albums

Mirage is the second studio album by the English progressive rock band Camel, released on March 1, 1974. It features some of their best-known songs, including "White Rider" and "Lady Fantasy". It is also a showcase for Andrew Latimer's flute, notably on "Supertwister".

Contents

There are five tracks on Mirage, two over 9 minutes. Those two are multi-part songs: "Lady Fantasy" and "Nimrodel/The Procession/The White Rider", the latter being about The Lord of the Rings. The album was released on Gama Records/Deram Records.

The album was voted no. 51 in the Top 100 Prog albums of All Time by readers of Prog magazine in 2014.

Personnel

Camel
  • Andrew Latimer – guitars, flute; vocals on "Nimrodel/The Procession/The White Rider" and "Lady Fantasy"
  • Peter Bardens – organ, piano, Minimoog, Mellotron, Fender electric piano, Hohner Clavinet, Celesta; vocals on "Freefall" and "Lady Fantasy"
  • Doug Ferguson – bass, vocals on "Lady Fantasy"
  • Andy Ward – drums, percussion
  • Production
  • Produced by David Hitchcock
  • Engineered by Howard Kilgour and Bill Price
  • Release details

  • 1974, U.S., Janus Records
  • 1974, UK, Deram Records 820 613-2, Release Date 1 March 1974, LP
  • 2002, UK, London 8829292, Release Date 3 June 2002, CD (remastered edition)
  • Songs

    1Freefall5:53
    2Supertwister3:19
    3Nimrodel / Procession / White Rider9:18

    References

    Mirage (Camel album) Wikipedia


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