Dust And Dreams – Camel – 1991

Album

Album Dust And Dreams by the band Camel
Album Dust And Dreams by the band Camel

Dust And Dreams is the twelfth studio album by the British progressive rock band Camel, released in 1991. It is a concept album based on John Steinbeck’s novel The Grapes of Wrath, which tells the story of a family of farmers who migrate from Oklahoma to California during the Great Depression. The album explores themes of hardship, hope, and resilience, as well as the contrast between the dust of the past and the dreams of the future. The music is mostly instrumental, with occasional vocals by Andrew Latimer and Ton Scherpenzeel. The album features a blend of acoustic and electric guitars, keyboards, saxophone, flute, and drums, creating a rich and diverse sound that ranges from folk to rock to jazz. Dust And Dreams is considered by many fans and critics to be one of Camel’s finest works, and a testament to their artistic vision and musical craftsmanship.

Dust And Dreams is considered to be a classic of the progressive rock genre. It helped to solidify Camel’s reputation as one of the most important and innovative bands in the genre.

Personnel:

  • Andy Latimer – Guitar, Flute, Keyboards, Vocals, Producer, Engineer
  • Colin Bass – Bass
  • Ton Scherpenzeel – Keyboards
  • Paul Burgess – Drums

This is the personnel of the album Dust And Dreams by Camel, released in 1991. It is a concept album inspired by John Steinbeck’s novel The Grapes of Wrath. You can find more information about it on Wikipedia

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