The Unauthorized Breakfast Item

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The Unauthorized Breakfast Item
Caravan The Unauthorised Breakfast Item.jpg
Studio album by Caravan
Released 2003 (2003)
Genre Progressive rock, Canterbury scene
Length 100:08
Label Eclectic Discs
Producer Julian Gordon Hastings
Caravan chronology
Live at the Fairfield Halls, 1974
The Unauthorized Breakfast Item
The Show of Our Lives – Caravan at the BBC 1968–1975
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[1]
DPRP 8.5/10 stars[2]

The Unauthorized Breakfast Item is a studio album by progressive rock band Caravan, released in 2003.[3]

Track listing[edit]

All songs by Pye Hastings, except "Nowhere to Hide" (Dave Sinclair), "Linders Field" (Doug Boyle) and "For Richard... Live in Quebec City" (Richard Coughlan, Pye Hastings, Dave Sinclair and Richard Sinclair).[4]

Disc one[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Smoking Gun (Right for Me)" 5:36
2. "Revenge" 5:15
3. "The Unauthorized Breakfast Item" 4:44
4. "Tell Me Why" 6:16
5. "It’s Getting a Whole Lot Better" 8:56
6. "Head Above the Clouds" 7:21
7. "Straight Through the Heart" 4:40
8. "Wild West Street" 4:47
9. "Nowhere to Hide" 8:54
10. "Linders Field" 3:38
Total length: 60:07

Disc two[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Smoking Gun (Right for Me)... Live in Japan" 7:56
2. "The Unauthorised Breakfast Item... Live in Japan" 6:16
3. "Tell Me Why... Live in Japan" 5:45
4. "Revenge... Live in Japan" 5:42
5. "For Richard... Live in Quebec City" 14:22
Total length: 40:01


Additional personnel
  • Jimmy Hastings – tenor and soprano saxophone, flute
  • David Sinclair – keyboards on "Nowhere to Hide"
  • Simon Bentall – percussion
  • Ralph Cross – additional percussion on "The Unauthorised Breakfast Item"


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