Written by Rahoul Naik
This one is for you Prog-Rock fans; CAMEL will be setting out on a headlining tour of the UK next year and you can get your tickets from as early as tomorrow.
Performing the whole of their 1976 classic album, Moonmadness plus other classic tracks, CAMEL will look to bring back some amazing memeories to their fans both new and old.
Following the recent announcement that legendary prog-rock band Camel will bring their acclaimed live show to London’s Royal Albert Hall in Sept 2018, the band are happy to reveal that this will be preceded by an extensive run of UK tour dates. During what will be a very special run of shows, performed by Andrew Latimer (guitar, flute, vocals), Colin Bass (bass guitar, vocals), Denis Clement (drums), Peter Jones (keyboards, vocals) – the band will be playing the entirety of their 1976 album Moonmadness plus plenty of other classic tracks.
Moonmadness left its mark on the UK Top 20 albums chart, going on to become certified silver. In the Q & Mojo Classic Special Edition Pink Floyd & The Story of Prog Rock, the album was included in its list of the best “40 Cosmic Rock Albums” and voted no. 58 in the Top 100 Prog Albums of All Time by readers of ‘Prog’ magazine in 2014.
You can listen to the album and check the full tour dates below:
Fri 07 Sep 2018 Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, UK
Sat 08 Sep 2018 Tyne Theatre & Opera House, Newcastle, UK
Sun 09 Sep 2018 The Assembly, Leamington, UK
Mon 10 Sep 2018 Friars Aylesbury at The Waterside Theatre, Aylesbury, UK
Wed 12 Sep 2018 O2 Guildhall, Southampton, UK
Thu 13 Sep 2018 Corn Exchange, Cambridge, UK
Fri 14 Sep 2018 Birmingham Town Hall, Birmingham, UK
Mon 17 Sep 2018 Royal Albert Hall, London, UK
Tickets go on sale at 10am on Friday 1st December. Keep up to date on the band’s Facebook page.
Listen to Moonmadness on Spotify:
Photo Credit: Caron Malcolm