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  Caravan: In the Land of Grey and Pink
  "In the Land of Grey and Pink"

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  Previously released as UIGY-9047

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Review by analogue February 8, 2011 (2 of 5 found this review helpful)
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I sampled this album and liked what I heard. When I listend to it..the album was much better than I initially thought. Much better. But I never even heard of this band before so how do I convey to you, a prospective purchaser what kind of music it is and how it sounds?????

If you are a chance-taker then I would recommend this album to you with nary a critcism. Its fabulous classic rock.....actually progressive flavoured rock. Heck the last track has got to be 20 minutes long. Good vocals.........darn it..........good everything.

The transfer quality is most excellent with all instruments, especially lead guitar rendered gorgeously.
If you like classic rock with an experimental touch to it....... give it a chance. Sample it first on amazon or wont be sorry.

Another terrific job from Universal Japan.

Highly recommended.

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Review by progboy January 23, 2013 (1 of 1 found this review helpful)
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Caravan - In The Land Of Grey And Pink SACD

Of all the great prog rock albums I have in my collection, Caravan's "In The Land Of Grey and Pink" has always been amongst my favs......i also love their debut album which really got me into the whole Canterbury art-rock scene.

Originally released in 1971 marking their 3rd album and still stands up as one of the finer prog albums of the early 70's. This album was lavishly packaged too with its pink and grey colored hues and Tolkein-ish art set it apart from others right from the start.

Every songs is excellent and the watermark is the 22 mins epic track "Nine Feet Undergroud" with its strangely names sub movements. Musically Caravan fuse parts of folk, rock, jazz and progressive elements with excellent vocals and harmonies. I have a few different versions of this treasured album but the top of the foodchain is this SACD mix! Thus SACD version was skilfully and lovingly remastered by same guy that was responsible for the excellent 40th Anniversary King Crimson remasters and the Depeche Mode SACD transfers that received audiophile attention years back Kevin VanBergen. This SACD sounds clear...crisp and absolutely rich ......the way SACDs should sound!

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Review by Tim-sacd December 4, 2010 (1 of 1 found this review helpful)
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This is really a wonderful mastered shm-sacd. The job was done by Kevin Vanbergen. Also the John Mayall shm-sacd was done by this person. After research I learned he also remastered e.g. the Depeche Mode sacd's and last year's King Crimson remasters. Everything sounds crisp, clean, detailed,... My favourite release of the November 2010 shm-sacd batch. I would recommended it to everyone, even if you never heard of Caravan.

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