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Caravan: Queen Elizabeth Hall, London

Ian Gittins, Guardian, The, 10 January 2013

PUNK'S SCORCHED-EARTH policy towards the past has brought many a musical career to a premature halt. It's no coincidence that veteran progressive rockers Caravan originally split in 1978, correctly intuiting that their elaborate whimsicality and fussy musical virtuosity made them a hopeless anachronism in an era of back-to-basics two-chord brutality.

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