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    Posted: April 05 2016 at 15:16
In case anyone doesn't know what either sounds like...






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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 05 2016 at 15:25
I like both, but vote for Focus.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 05 2016 at 15:38
Franco!
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 05 2016 at 15:41
^ Seconded!
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 05 2016 at 18:05
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 05 2016 at 18:07
Focus for me....just found a nice used copy on vinyl of Focus 3
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 05 2016 at 19:31
Love them both, but gave my vote to Focus.  I couldn't be without Hamburger Concerto & my cathedral in Strasbourg.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 05 2016 at 20:13
Franco for me
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 05 2016 at 20:17
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 05 2016 at 20:33
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 05 2016 at 22:35
Focus---Hamburger Concerto is a masterpiece IMO
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 06 2016 at 02:50
Afficher limage dorigine

Never liked Focus.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 06 2016 at 15:29
Both have a couple records that are quite good and various amounts of dross.

I suppose FB, but not by much.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 06 2016 at 15:33
Love both but Battiato. The man is a genius (still is some 45 years after he started making albums).
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 06 2016 at 18:39
Originally posted by Guldbamsen Guldbamsen wrote:

Love both but Battiato. The man is a genius (still is some 45 years after he started making albums).


damn right he is...ClapHeart
[QUOTE=Nogbad_The_Bad]Christ you talk a lot of crap.[/QUOTE]
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 06 2016 at 18:40
Originally posted by hellogoodbye hellogoodbye wrote:

Afficher limage dorigine


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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 07 2016 at 09:46
Battiato although I'm not overly crazy about his voice.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 07 2016 at 14:31
Like with every other one of these I've voted in, second option is best option for me. I love Franco Battiato's first five studio albums (the only ones of his that I have).

That said, I like Focus a lot, and have known Focus far longer than Battiato and at one time it would have been in my top five favourite bands. I have all of the studio albums up to Focus 9, but I rarely play Focus any more. I have fond memories of putting on the Hamburger Concerto record in my grade 11 and 12 English classes.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 07 2016 at 15:01
Originally posted by Logan Logan wrote:

Like with every other one of these I've voted in, second option is best option for me. I love Franco Battiato's first five studio albums (the only ones of his that I have).



definitely check out his later albums Greg Thumbs Up.. my favorites of his next to Sulle Corde di Aries and Clic are is 80's albums.  As Raff would surely agree, it is when you get past his 70's albums you really see what a genius he is.


Edited by micky - April 07 2016 at 15:01
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 07 2016 at 20:58
Originally posted by micky micky wrote:

Originally posted by Logan Logan wrote:

Like with every other one of these I've voted in, second option is best option for me. I love Franco Battiato's first five studio albums (the only ones of his that I have).



definitely check out his later albums Greg Thumbs Up.. my favorites of his next to Sulle Corde di Aries and Clic are is 80's albums.  As Raff would surely agree, it is when you get past his 70's albums you really see what a genius he is.

I love Caffe de la Paix especially
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