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    Posted: May 30 2016 at 09:47
I love Eloy and Nektar, i got every Eloy Cd and all Nektar, but which band would you choose too be your favorite, i think mine is Eloy, but its very hard too choose as i love both bands.
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Eloy, very easily.
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Dawn is my favorite Eloy album, and Nektar fave is Journey too the centre of the eye. Though it does change now and again.
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Mine is Eloy too
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Nektar all day everyday!
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote stewe Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 30 2016 at 10:25
I consider Colors and Ocean as top albums of Eloy, but Nektar beats them in my opinion with a number of great works such as Remember the Future, Down to Earth, Recycled and Magic Is a Child.
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Eloy easily, always found Nektar to be mediocre at best. I like their song King of Twilight, but even then, the Iron Maiden cover blows it out of the water.
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Nektar
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NEKTAR
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Tough choice...

I love Recycled more than any one Eloy album...but I love my 4 Eloy albums more than my 2 Nektar albums...

Hmmm...I'll go quality over quantity and go with Nektar LOL
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easily Eloy.  Their peak period went from 1973-1982.  Although in that stretch of 9 albums, there are 2 I don't like too much (Floating and Power and the Passion), lots of people rate them highly, and the 7 others are almost all great IMO, with "Silent Cries.." just being good, but many people love that one.  Ocean 2 (1998) was almost as good as the peak period albums.
Nektar are pretty mediocre IMO, except for "Remember the Future" and a few songs from other albums, notably the aforementioned "King of Twilight"


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Both are good but my choice would be Nektar (better vocals)

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Eloy without a doubt
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Daveprogger Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 30 2016 at 14:52
Eloy i love all their albums, the later albums are just as good too, but Nektar later albums i feel they lost a little something, bit like forgetful,but not bad. Thanks for all your comments Smile
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote dr prog Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 30 2016 at 15:25
Eloy easy
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Mellotron Storm Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 30 2016 at 17:11
I'm a big fan of two of Nektar's albums but when it comes to Eloy there's just way more records that fit in that category. So Eloy it is.
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Nektar.  I enjoy Eloy but have always struggled with their vocals...
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Eloy, I never liked Nektar.
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eloy
Dig me...But don't...Bury me
I'm running still, I shall until, one day, I hope that I'll arrive
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