Having defined their deft and seductively bucolic sound in the late 60s and early 70s, Caravan’s definitively English prog folk always stood apart.
Caravan: All Over You And You Too
Canterbury legends revisit their early classics.
A casualty of the punk revolution, they were sufficiently buoyed by the reaction to 1995 comeback The Battle Of Hastings to return to their Canterbury lair and take a typically leisurely, yet keenly weighted, trip through their past.
Lily gilding is a speciality on such favourites as Golf Girl and In The Land Of Grey And Pink. But their judicious restraint and all-consuming tenderness also endures contrasting with the electrifying lift-off that propels the For Richard medley and much that follows, giving a keenly heightened impact.