Camel ‎– Music Inspired By The Snow Goose

Label:
Nova (6) ‎– 6.22250 (AO)
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Vinyl, LP, Album
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Tracklist

A1 The Great Marsh
A2 Rhayader
A3 Rhayader Goes To Town
A4 Sanctuary
A5 Fritha
A6 The Snow Goose
A7 Friendship
A8 Migration
A9 Rhayader Alone
B1 Flight Of The Snow Goose
B2 Preparation
B3 Dunkirk
B4 Epitaph
B5 Fritha Alone
B6 La Princesse Perdue
B7 The Great Marsh

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Notes

Seems to be the initially German version without label code and with yellow/red Nova label design.

The Snow Goose was inspired by the short story of the same title, written by Paul Gallico in 1941

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: Gema
  • Matrix / Runout: 6.22250 -00- 1/1
  • Matrix / Runout: 6.22250 -00- 2/1
  • Matrix / Runout: Manufactured in Germany
  • Other: Made In Germany Teldec >>Telefunken-Decca<< Schallplatten GmbH
  • Other: Heussweg 25 2 Hamburg 19 (Western Germany) p 1975

Other Versions (5 of 88) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
SKL-R 5207 Camel The Snow Goose(LP, Album, Lam) Decca, Gama (3) SKL-R 5207 UK 1975 Sell This Version
POCD-1822 Camel The Snow Goose(CD, Album, RE) Deram POCD-1822 Japan 1991 Sell This Version
P-SKL 5207 Camel The Snow Goose(LP, Album) Decca, Valentim de Carvalho P-SKL 5207 Portugal 1975 Sell This Version
6.22250 (AO) Camel Music Inspired By The Snow Goose(LP, Album, RP, Sec) Nova (6) 6.22250 (AO) Germany 1975 Sell This Version
BS-7050 Camel The Snow Goose(Cass, Album) Decca BS-7050 Spain 1980 Sell This Version

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joy_shapes

joy_shapes

June 4, 2010
edited over 7 years ago

It is endearingly Camel that it is neither Tolkien, nor Tolstoy or even Hesse which provides the conceptual framework for this 40-odd minute instrumental oeuvre, but rather Paul Gallico's ("available in all good book stores") Snow Goose. It is the novella's sweet and tender sentiments that are approximate for a band whom for all tense and purposes don’t "rock", but rather glide in mirage. So too Andrew Latimer's guitar, the prominent main-stay of the band's musical journey, which is more synonymous with the flight in the air than a ruckus show of cock prowess. Therefore as the album acoustically lulls in eerie solemnity amidst the extreme melodic good vibes of Latimer's led guitar and occasional flute, along with Peter Bardens' array of moogs, organs, and effects; it is the dynamic of modest self-awareness and economy which makes this particular inspiration so engaging, and poignant. A