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    Posted: September 14 2007 at 02:41
I think it is "In Hearing Of". "Death Walks Behind You" has more standout songs, but for whatever reason I feel more satisfied after listening to "In Hearing Of".

What about you?

I would be interested to see if any one likes their later material with the other vocalist (Farlow?) or the reformation from the 80's.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 14 2007 at 07:02

Whatever album has the excellent "Tomorrow Night" gets my vote

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 14 2007 at 08:07
For me,both "In Hearing Of" and "Death Walks Behind You"
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 14 2007 at 10:32
my favourite a.r  album  is  in hearing of a.r ; nice album, not a masterpiece but enjoyable
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 14 2007 at 12:29
Death Walks behind you for me. Not just the best AR album, one of the best albums of all time.
 
In Hearing of and the 1st LP would come in as a close joint 2nd.
 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 14 2007 at 13:24
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 14 2007 at 17:50
In Hearing of is their best, followed by Death Walks Behind You.  Their debut is so bad that I found myself laughing out loud when I listened to it.  

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 14 2007 at 20:44
Originally posted by Lady In Black Lady In Black wrote:

http://perso.orange.fr/religionnaire/artistes/atomic_rooster/art/death_walks_behind_you.jpg


you rock sister... .love that album
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 14 2007 at 20:45
Originally posted by rileydog22 rileydog22 wrote:

In Hearing of is their best, followed by Death Walks Behind You.  Their debut is so bad that I found myself laughing out loud when I listened to it.  


damn straight... I was NOT impressed with it at all.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 14 2007 at 23:44
I've only heard "In Hearing of" and "Made in England", but I definitely prefer the former.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 15 2007 at 00:05
Made in England had a lot of great songs, but I thought that some really poor string and brass arrangements brought it down. 

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 15 2007 at 02:12
I've got both "Death Walks Behind You" and "In Hearing of". They're both great albums, though the latter is less immediate than the former, which in my humble opinion is one of the absolute masterpieces of Heavy Prog. A fantastic band, too often forgotten.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 15 2007 at 03:47
I often ask myself this same question, end up listening to the first three albums and exclaiming satisfied after each audition "This one must be it!" Confused

Not like everybody else around, I seem to like the first one just as much.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 15 2007 at 08:07
My AR top three:
1. Death Walks behind You
2. In Hearing of Atomic Rooster
3. Made in England
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 15 2007 at 19:10
Originally posted by micky micky wrote:

Originally posted by Lady In Black Lady In Black wrote:

http://perso.orange.fr/religionnaire/artistes/atomic_rooster/art/death_walks_behind_you.jpg


you rock sister... .love that album


With this album I had the first excitement EmbarrassedWinkSmile
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 15 2007 at 20:02
Originally posted by andu andu wrote:

I often ask myself this same question, end up listening to the first three albums and exclaiming satisfied after each audition "This one must be it!" Confused

Not like everybody else around, I seem to like the first one just as much.


The first one is ok, but I do not think the quality is as high. The vocals are not that good, but still allright.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 16 2007 at 05:08

The Crane,Cann and Palmer line up  i saw live supporting the mighty Uriah Heep' were a great unit. Tomorrow Night  and The Devil's Answer were super 70's singles.Album wise my fave is 'Death walks behind you'
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 18 2007 at 19:21
They only have one good one, their second. That one should be as big as Purple's In Rock, but alas such is fate. The rest explain their 3rd tier status on rock tours in the 70s. 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 20 2007 at 22:42
Best AR for me is definitely Death Walks Behind You!
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