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YMMV / Camel

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  • Awesome Music: "Never Let Go", "Lady Fantasy", "Echoes", and the entire Snow Goose album.
    • "Ice"
    • "Song Within a Song"
    • Mirage and Moonmadness deserve to be here as well.
    • The first track of their self titled album, "Slow Yourself Down" deserves a mention.
  • Vindicated by History: While they enjoyed reasonable (but not huge) success back in The '70s, they were still stuck in the shadow of more successful prog bands like Yes, Pink Floyd, Genesis, Gentle Giant, Rush, Jethro Tull and Emerson, Lake & Palmer, only appearing to gain any commercial momentum towards the end of the decade... right when Progressive Rock was on the wrong end of the Popularity Polynomial. However, later generations have increasingly regarded them as unfairly overlooked, to the point where Mikael Åkerfeldt of Opeth has cited them as a major influence.


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