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    Posted: January 16 2018 at 18:06
This time I'm not trying to get into anything, I'm already FULLY into both of these bands. Definitely two of my favorite prog bands and neither gets talked about much on here at all. Caravan does every once in a while, but Saga(despite the fact that there was an appreciation thread for them not long ago) pretty much never gets mentioned. 

Think I know how this will go but thought it would be fun anyway. 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 16 2018 at 18:26
I do like Saga but we're talking Caravan here... I fear this poll will be ruthless.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 16 2018 at 18:41
Originally posted by Larkstongue41 Larkstongue41 wrote:

I do like Saga but we're talking Caravan here... I fear this poll will be ruthless.

Yeah Caravan's great and Saga is ridiculously underrated so.. I'm pretty much expecting it as well. 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 16 2018 at 20:53
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 16 2018 at 20:57
Originally posted by Barbu Barbu wrote:

Sagavan

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 16 2018 at 22:19
Caravan miles ahead.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 17 2018 at 02:15
Caravan by far
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 17 2018 at 03:06
Caravan easily. I don't like Saga.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 17 2018 at 03:16
Originally posted by Guldbamsen Guldbamsen wrote:

Caravan easily. I don't like Saga.

Ditto. Saga is too 80s synthpoppy for my taste.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 17 2018 at 03:20
Well I happen to dig quite a number of synthpop artists, but Saga leaves me completely cold.

Synthpop can be brilliant. Gary Numan and Cocteau Twins instantly pops to mind.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 17 2018 at 03:33
Originally posted by Guldbamsen Guldbamsen wrote:

Well I happen to dig quite a number of synthpop artists, but Saga leaves me completely cold.

Synthpop can be brilliant. Gary Numan and Cocteau Twins instantly pops to mind.


Agree re; Gary Numan, Cocteau Twins etc..Excellent stuff, and far better than Saga from what I can remember. Saga were all mullet haircuts, and one foot on the monitor from what I can remember. A poor mans 80's Rush. Am I remembering correctly?
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 17 2018 at 03:35
Caravan.



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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 17 2018 at 03:52
Originally posted by Blacksword Blacksword wrote:

Originally posted by Guldbamsen Guldbamsen wrote:

Well I happen to dig quite a number of synthpop artists, but Saga leaves me completely cold.

Synthpop can be brilliant. Gary Numan and Cocteau Twins instantly pops to mind.


Agree re; Gary Numan, Cocteau Twins etc..Excellent stuff, and far better than Saga from what I can remember. Saga were all mullet haircuts, and one foot on the monitor from what I can remember. A poor mans 80's Rush. Am I remembering correctly?

Ahh one foot on the monitor. Good times. My friend actually still does this
Not sure about Rush but I definitely hear a strong Styx vibe with Saga.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 17 2018 at 04:13
Originally posted by Guldbamsen Guldbamsen wrote:

Originally posted by Blacksword Blacksword wrote:

Originally posted by Guldbamsen Guldbamsen wrote:

Well I happen to dig quite a number of synthpop artists, but Saga leaves me completely cold.

Synthpop can be brilliant. Gary Numan and Cocteau Twins instantly pops to mind.


Agree re; Gary Numan, Cocteau Twins etc..Excellent stuff, and far better than Saga from what I can remember. Saga were all mullet haircuts, and one foot on the monitor from what I can remember. A poor mans 80's Rush. Am I remembering correctly?

Ahh one foot on the monitor. Good times. My friend actually still does this
Not sure about Rush but I definitely hear a strong Styx vibe with Saga.


Just been listening to them on YT. Yes, you're right. Definitely a Styx thing going on. Pretty good musicians actually. They look like a spoof 80's rock band though...
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 17 2018 at 04:22
Caravan, with the annotation that Saga's Worlds Apart  never fails me.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 17 2018 at 05:24
Originally posted by Guldbamsen Guldbamsen wrote:

Caravan easily. I don't like Saga.

Yep. Saga is a cheesy pop band with a few progressive tendencies, like Styx.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 17 2018 at 05:55
Caravan for sure. I never could get into Saga.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 17 2018 at 06:48
In my book Saga can hold Caravan to an honorable draw. There's some Caravan that I really like a lot, but Caravan have done a whole lot of things I'm very indifferent about; too much actually to win this one. I could say the same about Saga but they're the underdog so I'd rather positively say they did enough for me.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 17 2018 at 07:52
Never got much mileage out of Saga. Just not for me...

Caravan by a mile.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 17 2018 at 07:58
Originally posted by Lewian Lewian wrote:

In my book Saga can hold Caravan to an honorable draw. There's some Caravan that I really like a lot, but Caravan have done a whole lot of things I'm very indifferent about; too much actually to win this one. I could say the same about Saga but they're the underdog so I'd rather positively say they did enough for me.
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