Camel - Mirage
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When you mix Pink Floyd, King Crimson, and Atomic Rooster, you get... Camel!
Short progressive record that didn't really hold my interest. The last track felt like a predecessor to Mastodon's "The Czar", which was cool.
Freefall 9.5/10
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Average: 8.9/10
I´m not gonna bother reading Allmusic´s review, I can´t imagine what is there to hate, this still sounds epic to my ears.
Now this is what I call an example on how to make a fantastic album of the progressive rock genre. Not only is Camel's style significant and even iconic to any appreciator of progressive music, the artistic value behind it is almost off the charts. I definitely consider this album to be one of the highest levels where progressive rock has ever stepped its foot. Don't get me wrong, other, even better, I might add, masterpieces exist, however, it does not mean that this album could get left ... read more
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Added on: April 4, 2016