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    Posted: July 23 2020 at 09:38
Albums: 2112, A Farewell to Kings, Hemispheres, Permanent Waves and Moving Pictures

Rank these albums in order of your preference and rate them (1-10).

My ranking:
1. Permanent Waves - 10/10
2. Hemispheres - 9/10
3. A Farewell to Kings - 9/10
4. Moving Pictures - 8/10
5. 2112 - 8/10


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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (1) Thanks(1)   Quote Catcher10 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 23 2020 at 09:55
This is too easy, these are all essential to any progressive rock music fan. Artistically and musically, technically their pinnacle albums.

1-3. Hemispheres 10/10, AFTK 10/10, Moving Pitchers 10/10
4. PW 9.5/10
5. 2112 9/10
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote AFlowerKingCrimson Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 23 2020 at 10:33
Oh yes, the prog era although imo CoS and Signals are both quite proggy as well.

1. 2112- 7
2. A Farewell to Kings 8
3. Hemispheres 9
4. Permanent Waves 9
5. Moving Pictures 8.5
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1. A Farewell to Kings - 10/10
2. Hemispheres - 9/10
3. Permanent Waves- 8/10
4. Moving Pictures - 8/10
5. 2112 - 7/10
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AFTK, 2112 & Hemisphere: 8.5/10 (no rush albums deserves a 9 or 10)

MP: 6.5/10
PW: 5.5/10
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1. Moving Pictures 9.5/10
2. Hemispheres 9.5/10
3. Permanent Waves 8.5/10
4. A Farewell to Kings 8/10
5. 2112 7/10

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote rushfan4 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 23 2020 at 13:05
Originally posted by Sean Trane Sean Trane wrote:

AFTK, 2112 & Hemisphere: 8.5/10 (no rush albums deserves a 9 or 10)

MP: 6.5/10
PW: 5.5/10
You're right. They should all be turned up to 11.
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1. Hemispheres 10/10
2. Moving Pictures 10/10
3. Permanent Wave 8/10
4. 2112 7.5/10
5. A Farewell to Kings 7/10
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Catcher10 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 23 2020 at 14:35
Originally posted by rushfan4 rushfan4 wrote:

Originally posted by Sean Trane Sean Trane wrote:

AFTK, 2112 & Hemisphere: 8.5/10 (no rush albums deserves a 9 or 10)

MP: 6.5/10
PW: 5.5/10
You're right. They should all be turned up to 11.

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Permanent Waves- 9/10
Hemispheres- 9/10
A Farewell to Kings- 9/10
Moving Pictures- 8/10
2112- 10/10

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Sacro_Porgo Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 23 2020 at 17:22
A Farewell To Kings
Permanent Waves
Moving Pictures
Signals
2112
Hemispheres
Porg for short. My love of music doesn't end with prog! Feel free to discuss all sorts of music with me. Odds are I'll give it a chance if I haven't already! :)
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Moving Pictures 10/10
A Farewell To Kings 9/10
Permanent Waves 9/10
2112 8/10
Hemispheres 7/10
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2112 - 10/10
Hemispheres - 9/10
Farewell to Kings - 8/10
Permanent Waves - 9/10
Moving Pictures - 8/10
Welcome to the middle of the film.
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Moving Pictures 9/10
2112 9/10
Permanent Waves 8/10
Farewell to Kings 8/10
Hemispheres 7/10 (I may be one of the few who does not care for the sequel to Cygnus.  The other "side"/3 songs is amazing however)
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Hello. I'm a big fan of first Rush period and never understand why Moving Pictures is so famous.

Hemisphere
A Farewell to King
2112
Caress of Steel (The fountain of Lamneth is one of my favorite song of Rush)
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H. 9.89
FTK. 8.87
2112. 8.86
PW. 8.23
MP. 7.78
COS. 7.75
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1. Hemispheres 10/10
2. a Farewell To Kings 10/10
3. 2112 9/10
4. Permanent Waves 9/10
5. Moving Pictures 9/10
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 Moving Pictures - 10
 Hemispheres - 9
 Permanent Waves - 8.5
 Farewell To Kings - 7.5
 2112 - 6.5
 
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All too easy!

1. Hemispheres 10/10
2. Permanent Waves 9.5/10
3. Moving Pictures 9/10
4. 2112 9/10
5. A Farewell to Kings 8.5/10
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Moving Pictures 9/10
Hemispheres 9/10
Permanent Waves 8.5/10
A Farewell to Kings 8/10
2112 7.5/10
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