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Poll Question: which song do you like most
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    Posted: November 07 2017 at 20:07
Just a test. wondering which beginning song is most liked by the start of Permenant Waves or the beginning of Signals. 

I have grown a soft spot for Subdivision such a great song

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 07 2017 at 21:14
Subdivison for sure, great piece of music.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 08 2017 at 01:39
Spirit of Radio is good fun, but Subdivisions is one of their greatest songs. It really moves me.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 08 2017 at 03:18
Subdivisions by a nose, it's their best synth-era song by far. 
Spirit is great too, it's a song from my fave Rush album ever - PeW. 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 08 2017 at 04:11
My vote goes to Spirit of Radio, due the instrumental overture theme ! Simply outstanding !!! 
But... I also  like Subdivisions very much !

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 08 2017 at 06:06
The Spirit of Radio.
Welcome to the middle of the film.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 08 2017 at 07:25
I can take or leave a lot of Rush but love a dozen or so of their songs and Subdivisions is one of them.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 08 2017 at 07:26
A hard pick, but The Spirit of Radio gets my vote.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 08 2017 at 08:29
Option #2
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 08 2017 at 11:08
Subdivisions for me.  Spirit has too many starts and stops and doesn't flow very well...it's always felt like a few separate bits glued together.  Fun...but not that great of a song compared to Subdivisions.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 08 2017 at 11:09
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 08 2017 at 12:07
Spirit is fantastic, Subdivisions is super-fantastic.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 08 2017 at 12:12
Spirit of Radio's opening riff is one of the greatest rock moments and it really helped put them on the map! Overplay on the rock radio stations has diminished it somewhat - but still great.

I love Subdivisions - even when I heard it previewed on the tour before it came out on vinyl. A slow burner that still sounds great to this day.

Spirit by a short head!
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 08 2017 at 13:25
I'd vote subdivisions, probably because of radio overplay of spirit of radio.

sry, off topic question: How come i can vote in some polls but not others? i don't see it in the faq.
edit: i think maybe i got logged out or something weird/similar. nm :)


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Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 08 2017 at 14:39
"Subdivisions."
 
Love the synths, the vox, Gedd's bass guitar tone, everything. They never sounded better, productionwise.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 09 2017 at 10:04
wow

both are amazing .... could vote either way

votes for Spirit of Radio because it was losing
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 09 2017 at 10:32
Spirit of Radio but it's close.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 09 2017 at 10:44
The Spirit of Radio.
A GREAT YEAR FOR PROG!!!
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 09 2017 at 14:27
Free Will... er , I mean Spirit Of Radio.....

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