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Alucard or Nothing At All

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Poll Question: Whos your facourite of these two songs
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    Posted: August 09 2018 at 10:02
I feel these two songs from Gentle Giants debut is never really repeated on in previous albums, these aee imo standalone songs of the debute whom shows ways of experimenting within classical music abd jazz music with flirtingb with an avnt garde nature. Still also very contrasting songs, one violent and risky the other breezy, chilly and sensual.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Barbu Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 09 2018 at 10:45
Terrific début, Nothing at all for me.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote austrianprogfan Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 09 2018 at 11:03
To everyone who hasn't read "Alucard" backwards yet: The result is more interesting than with "Nothing at all".
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Both good but Nothing At All has a bit more to it for me
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Logan Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 09 2018 at 12:25
There's not nothing at all worth mentioning in terms of my liking one over the other. "Nothing At All" most certainly for me. Had you listed "Why Not?", then I think my vote might be different, and why not? Anyway, love the debut.

Originally posted by austrianprogfan austrianprogfan wrote:

To everyone who hasn't read "Alucard" backwards yet: The result is more interesting than with "Nothing at all".


True, draculA does have more bite to it than lla ta gnihtoN.

Edited by Logan - August 09 2018 at 12:28
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'Nothing At All'......the first and second GG are still my favorite albums by them.

Edited by dr wu23 - August 09 2018 at 13:15
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Alucard gets my vote
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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: August 09 2018 at 15:41
Great album...alucarD for me Wink
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Frenetic Zetetic Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 09 2018 at 16:45
*Plays intro riff from Alucard*

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Nothing at All 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Logan Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 10 2018 at 10:48
Originally posted by austrianprogfan austrianprogfan wrote:

To everyone who hasn't read "Alucard" backwards yet: The result is more interesting than with "Nothing at all".


What would really make it interesting is if you play the song backwards you realise that you're listening to a speech from Count Dracula as orated by Christopher Lee such as "I am Dracula and I welcome you to my house. I must apologize for not being here to greet you personally, but I trust you've found everything you needed." That said, the reverse reverb processing on the vocals is a clever touch which relates nicely to the title as well as giving it a certain atmosphere.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Dellinger Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 10 2018 at 20:53
Nothing at all. Actually, it would be fun to ask a question as: What is it that you like from Gentle Giant?, and have that song as an answer.

Edited by Dellinger - August 10 2018 at 20:56
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Logan Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 10 2018 at 21:15
Originally posted by Dellinger Dellinger wrote:

Nothing at all. Actually, it would be fun to ask a question as: What is it that you like from Gentle Giant?, and have that song as an answer.



I like that. Or, and this isn't nearly as good as that, you have someone ask you why you like Gentle Giant's debut and you answer "Why Not?" (a favourite song of mine).

Edited by Logan - August 10 2018 at 21:16
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Nothing At All, but love both. 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Dopeydoc Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 15 2018 at 15:42
Nothing at all. I gess Led Zep heard that song before Stairway to heaven...
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