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    Posted: February 08 2020 at 02:47
Two amazing albums with one of a kind atmosphere. Which one you prefer and why?

I really like both but I think Harmonium takes the cake for me, maybe my alltime favourite album from Canada...


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Well, Harmonium is extremely accessible, while Gryphon is really an acquired taste.

20 years passed between my discovery of these two albums: I eagerly waited for 5è Saison and bought it the day it was released, and I discovered (and WTF'ed at first...  and at secondLOL) on RQTG3 in the mid-90's
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Originally posted by Sean Trane Sean Trane wrote:

Well, Harmonium is extremely accessible, while Gryphon is really an acquired taste.

20 years passed between my discovery of these two albums: I eagerly waited for 5è Saison and bought it the day it was released, and I discovered (and WTF'ed at first...  and at secondLOL) on RQTG3 in the mid-90's



Haha I felt the same but around 40 years later than you bought 5è Saison Tongue


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You need "both" and "neither" options; I would vote both. Two different to decide; I enjoy them both immensely for what they are.
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Harmonium.

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Gryphon. 
Both are excellent, but that album touched me first. 

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Gryphon is more of an interesting listen than a really enjoyable for me. Almost never make it to the second side of the vinyl. Harmonium is a nice album (especially the first side) and extremely well recorded.
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Harmonium, what else ? BTW, real album title is "Si on avait besoin d'une cinquième saison".
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Gryphon's is a really good 4* album.
Harmonium's is 3* and frankly not in the same league.
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That Harmonium is in my top 5 of all time. The Gryphon is good too, but Harmonium is just music not of this world.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Psychedelic Paul Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 08 2020 at 08:26
I'm only familiar with Gryphon's album, having reviewed it recently, so I'll have to defer my vote until I've heard Harmonium's album too. Smile
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote kenethlevine Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 08 2020 at 09:02
not really a fan of either but I don't dislike Harmonium
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Two amazing albums. Gryphon takes my vote by a hair.
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