Camel: Moonmadness LP 1976 UK original 1st press Gatefold textured sleeve. Prog Rock Gods. Check exclusive video
English progressive rock group formed in 1971 with an original lineup of Andrew Latimer (guitar, flute, vocals), Peter Bardens (keyboards, synths, vocals), Doug Ferguson (bass, vocals) and Andy Ward (drums. percussion). This lineup recorded the first four studio albums including their most commercially successful album, The Snow Goose, an entirely instrumental record released in 1975. It peaked at number 22 on the UK charts and is certified silver.
For the tour following the release of the band’s fourth album, Moonmadness (1976), they were joined by former King Crimson sax player and flautist Mel Collins.
Label: Decca – TXS-R 115, Gama – TXS-R 115
Format: Vinyl, LP, Album, Gatefold
Country: UK England
Style: Prog Rock
A1 Aristillus 1:56 Voice – Andy Ward
A2 Song Within A Song 7:16 Lead Vocals – Doug Ferguson Vocals – Andy Latimer*
A3 Chord Change 6:46
A4 Spirit Of The Water 2:07 Vocals – Peter Bardens
B1 Another Night 6:58 Vocals – Andy Latimer*
B2 Air Born 5:02 Vocals – Andy Latimer*
B3 Lunar Sea 9:11
Recorded At – Basing Street Studios
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Gama Records Ltd.
Bass – Doug Ferguson
Design [Camel Logo] – David Anstey
Drums, Percussion – Andy Ward
Guitar, Flute, Recorder – Andy Latimer*
Keyboards – Peter Bardens
Producer – Camel, Rhett Davies
Written-By – Latimer* (tracks: A1 to A3, B1 to B3), Ward* (tracks: B1), Ferguson* (tracks: B1), Bardens* (tracks: A2 to B3)
Released in a textured gate-fold sleeve, printed in England by Robert Stace.
℗ 1976 Gama Records Ltd.
A Gama Records Ltd. Production.
The Decca Record Co. Ltd.
Made In England.
Recorded at Basing Street Studios, London, January/February 1976.
First version has a P-1 suffix.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
Matrix / Runout (Label Side A): XZAL 14394P
Matrix / Runout (Label Side B): XZAL 14395P
Matrix / Runout (Stamped Side A): XZAL-14394.P-1
Matrix / Runout (Stamped Side B): XZAL-14395.P-1
Matrix / Runout (Stamped Side A Variant): XZAL-14394.P-2W
Matrix / Runout (Etched Side A): BLAIR