Better by Far

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Better by Far
Caravan-better by far.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedJuly 26, 1977
RecordedMarch - April 1977
StudioUtopia Studios, London
GenreProgressive rock, Canterbury scene
Length43:25
LabelArista
ProducerTony Visconti
Caravan chronology
Blind Dog at St. Dunstans
(1976)
Better by Far
(1977)
The Album
(1980)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic1.5/5 stars link

Better by Far is a 1977 release by Canterbury scene rock band Caravan.

Track listing[edit]

All songs composed by Pye Hastings, except where noted.

Side one
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Feelin' Alright" 3:31
2."Behind You" 5:04
3."Better by Far" 3:27
4."Silver Strings"Geoff Richardson3:58
5."The Last Unicorn"Geoff Richardson5:52
Side two
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Give Me More" 4:40
2."Man in a Car"Jan Schelhaas5:43
3."Let It Shine" 4:27
4."Nightmare" 6:23

Personnel[edit]

Caravan
Additional personnel
  • Vicki Brown – vocals on "Give Me More"
  • Fiona Hibbert – harp on "Man in a Car"
  • Tony Visconti – recorders on "The Last Unicorn"; electric double bass on "Man in a Car"

Releases[edit]

  • 1977: LP - Arista 4134
  • 1977: LP - Arista 1008
  • 2004: CD - Eclectic Discs 1018
  • 2005: CD - Eclectic Discs 1018
  • 2005: CD - Eclectic Discs 230456

References[edit]

External links[edit]

  • "Better by Far released by Caravan in 1977 (ProGGnosis Release Page)". www.proggnosis.com. Retrieved 2009-05-17.
  • Caravan - Better by Far (1977) album credits & releases at AllMusic.com
  • Caravan - Better by Far (1977) album releases & credits at Discogs.com
  • Caravan - Better by Far (1977) album credits & user reviews at ProgArchives.com
  • Caravan - Better by Far (1977) album to be listened as stream at Play.Spotify.com