Camel mastermind Andy Latimer, the only remaining founding member, still raves today when he tells the story of the creation of the masterpiece "Moonmadness", which was released forty years ago: "This record is a milestone in Camel's long history", says the 66-year-old Briton, "some of the most beautiful songs Camel has ever created can be heard on it"
eclipsed: What memories do you have of the process of creating "Moonmadness"?
Andy Latimer: After we had a surprisingly big commercial success with our predecessor "The Snow Goose", we wanted to go back to the studio pretty quickly to work on a new record and keep the Camel flame burning. At first the situation was a bit tricky because we felt a certain pressure when writing new songs. This was still increased by our record company. She didn't bungle us in composing, but she wanted to milk the cow as long as the Camel theme was hot.
Not only the Rolling Stones have been in the business for half a century, Eric Clapton also celebrates his 50th anniversary as a member of the Yardbirds: The guitarist's first professional engagement took place in October 1963. It was the beginning of a long journey that led him again and again to Crossroads, and it was the years in which he set the course for his unique career, which is still valid today.
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McCartney, Zappa, Waters and Co.: When Rock Musicians Make Classical Music
Since their spectacular appearance last year, the rumours about a tour by Led Zeppelin have not stopped. This, it seems, will actually take place. As a prelude to this historic concert tour we bring you an excerpt from the wonderful illustrated book "A Tribute To Led Zeppelin". The recordings from the famous REX collection presented there celebrate the biggest rock band of all times.
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eclipsed is a music magazine based in Aschaffenburg and has been on the German market since 2000. It is aimed at friends of sophisticated rock music who want to go on a new acoustic voyage of discovery month after month.
eclipsed deals in detail with the rock greats of the 60s and 70s in the areas of art rock, prog, psychedelic, blues, classic, hard rock and much more as well as with the current scene in these areas.