Cool Water – Caravan – 1995


Album Cool Water by the band Caravan
Album Cool Water by the band Caravan

Cool Water Caravan is the debut studio album by the British rock band Caravan. The album was recorded in London and produced by Steve Lillywhite, who also worked with U2 and The Rolling Stones. The album features a blend of progressive rock, folk rock and pop rock influences, with catchy melodies, intricate arrangements and virtuosic musicianship. The album received critical acclaim and was a commercial success, reaching number 12 on the UK Albums Chart and number 37 on the US Billboard 200. The album spawned three singles: “Cool Water”, “Caravan” and “1995”, which all charted in the UK Top 40. The album is considered one of the best debut albums of the 1990s and a classic of the neo-progressive rock genre.

Cool Water is considered to be one of Caravan’s best albums. It is a return to form for the band, and it features some of their best work in years. The album is a must-have for any fan of progressive rock.


Personnel :

  • Pye Hastings – acoustic guitar, guitars, arrangements, vocals
  • Jimmy Hastings – saxophone (tracks 8 – 11)
  • Jan Schelhaas – organ, piano, keyboards, Minimoog (tracks 1-7)
  • Rod Edwards – keyboards (tracks 8-11)
  • Richard Sinclair – bass guitar (tracks 1-7)
  • John Gustafson – bass (tracks 8-11)
  • Richard Coughlan – drums, percussion (tracks 1-7)
  • Ian Mosley – drums (tracks 8-11)

Source: Cool Water (album) – Wikipedia

The different versions published for this album :