A Nod and a Wink

A Nod and a Wink is the fourteenth studio album by the English progressive rock band Camel, released in July 2002 on the label Camel Productions. The album was dedicated to Peter Bardens, who died in January 2002. Mellow and reflective in mood, it is the only Camel album to feature vocals on every track. It is currently Camel's last studio album to date.

A Nod and a Wink
Studio album by
Released19 July 2002
Recorded& mixed at Little Barn studios April – June 2002[1]
GenreProgressive rock
LabelCamel Productions
ProducerAndy Latimer
Camel chronology
A Nod and a Wink
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A short clip of Squigely Fair is played during the Power Lap segment on Top Gear's Episode 10 from Season 6.

Track listing

  1. "A Nod and a Wink" (Andrew Latimer, Susan Hoover, Guy LeBlanc) – 11:16
  2. "Simple Pleasures" (Latimer, Hoover) – 5:31
  3. "A Boy's Life" (Latimer, Hoover) – 7:20
  4. "Fox Hill" (Latimer, Hoover) – 9:19
  5. "The Miller's Tale" (Latimer, Hoover) – 3:34
  6. "Squigely Fair" (Latimer) – 8:02
  7. "For Today" (Latimer, Hoover, LeBlanc) – 10:40
  8. "After All These Years" (Latimer, LeBlanc) – 5:52

(Note: Track 8 is a bonus track on Japanese issue and also included on the Hurricane Katrina benefit album, "After the Storm").


Additional personnel
  • Terry Carelton – drums (tracks 2 & 6); backing vocals (track 7)
  • J.R. Johnston – Backing Vocals (track 7)


  • "Prog4you.com Review". Archived from the original on 30 January 2009. Retrieved 1 December 2008.
  1. "Camel – A Nod And A Wink (CD, Album) at Discogs". www.discogs.com. Retrieved 12 May 2009.
  2. "A Nod and a Wink - Camel". allmusic.com. 2011. Retrieved 10 July 2011.
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