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    Posted: March 12 2018 at 08:41
I am curious about preferences of local proggers, what do you consider a stronger couple.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Cristi Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 12 2018 at 08:51
Sb and Echolyn are not neo-prog. 

Marillion and Pendragon, I just listen to them more than SB.

Strangely, I do not like Echolyn, which is a band that is up my alley
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Lewian Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 12 2018 at 09:34
I like Echolyn most of these by some distance, don't care too much about the others, so it's clear where the vote goes.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote noni Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 12 2018 at 11:39
Pendragon and Marillion  easily!!..

Spocks Beard and Echolyn are good too!.....Smile
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Squonk19 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 12 2018 at 13:10
A curious poll. Can't decide between the pairs. Now if you had put Marillion and Spock's Beard together!!!!
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote The.Crimson.King Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 12 2018 at 13:22
Don't like Pendragon much (except for The Jewel), but Fish era Marillion is strong enough on it's own to beat both Spock & Echolyn Wink  
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Manuel Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 12 2018 at 13:48
I prefer Spock's Beard than the rest. Don't really care about Echolyn, so I'm quite confused about who  to vote for, maybe I won't.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote progmatic Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 12 2018 at 14:55
Pendragon is awfully cheesy to these ears. But either version of Marillion is better than Spock's Beard or Echolyn, even though I'd take either of them over Pendragon.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote someone_else Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 12 2018 at 15:37
Hard to choose, but I vote for the US Symphonic because the last self-titled Echolyn album blows the others away.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Man With Hat Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 12 2018 at 15:59
I like the pair that isn't neo-prog. 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Hrychu Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 12 2018 at 16:27
Originally posted by Man With Hat Man With Hat wrote:

I like the pair that isn't neo-prog. 

Same for me.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote maryes Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 12 2018 at 17:25
Spock's Beard , Echolyn
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Upbeat Tango Monday Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 12 2018 at 17:34
Yup. Spock's Beard and Echolyn for me too
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote progmatic Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 12 2018 at 17:36
This is my fifth attempt to post a comment. I don't know why at certain times this site won't let me post a comment.
Anyway, Pendragon is way too cheesy for me. Don't like the vocals. Too whiny. I like Echolyn more than Spock's Beard. But Marillion, with Fish or Hogarth, is better than Echolyn.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Hercules Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 13 2018 at 15:37
Spocks Beard and Echolyn are very good.

But Marillion and Pendragon are superb!
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote AFlowerKingCrimson Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 13 2018 at 16:41
I just want to say I don't consider Echolyn to be neo prog. I don't think SB is either. Does anyone else agree with me?
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Cristi Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 13 2018 at 16:52
^ I've already said that SB and Echolyn are not neo-prog. 

No one's reading previous posts anymore? (sigh)
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote stewe Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 13 2018 at 22:27
ok... let's forget neo-prog and make it "second/new wave of prog influenced by 70s progressive rock giants". How to call SB and Echolyn to sound politically correct here then? Neo-symphonic prog? Marillion, SB, Echolyn, Pendragon, all of them are influenced by Genesis, Yes, PF... My inital intention was to find out if local prog fans prefer American or UK development of "new wave" of prog. Btw. is there American neo-prog as well? Or is it just limited to UK bands (Marillion, Pendragon, IQ, Arena, Credo...)?
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Cristi Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 14 2018 at 00:15
^ American neo-prog? I honestly don't know (roflmao + mind blown)
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