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Poll Question: Which one is your favourite?
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 28 2007 at 18:34
My recent review of Into the Night explains the "short and straight road" to Progheaven (erik neuteboom's favorite word (world?)
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 28 2007 at 20:34
I ordered Into The Night just before we left for Wisconsin, so it's probably waiting for me back home. We leave Sunday, so I'll get to hear it then.
 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 28 2007 at 23:49
The best is still Collage's Moonshine, but Into the Night is the best Satellite IMO
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 29 2007 at 04:56
Into the Night is on order. I'll give it a few plays when it arrives then I'll vote.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 30 2007 at 23:59
I ran down to the office to grab it, but noticed that the little sticker on the shrink wrap has a Prog Archives quote ("The Album Of The Year").

About ready to give 'er a spin.

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 31 2007 at 10:44
of the first 2, it's Evening Games which has no weak tracks.  I should have "Into the Night" soon and will vote a week or two after that, with time to asorb their usual dense and satisfying mix.  It was released first in Europe.  Does anyone know how it's doing from a commercial standpoint?
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 31 2007 at 17:47
For those here in America, Greg Walker has the new one in stock and is ready to ship. I have gotten through all but the last song and this, indeed, could be the best one. I'll have to let it sink in some more, though.

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 02 2008 at 07:35
I prefer "A Street...".
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 02 2008 at 15:14
The only one I've heard is "Into the Night" and I was less than impressed.  In my opinion it's just typical neo-prog.  Been there heard that...

I'll give it a few more listens, but I can't understand the high ratings...
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 07 2008 at 22:27
just did my review of Into the Night.  As someone who gave 5 stars to Evening Games and would give at least 4, possibly 5, to A Street, it's a disappointing 3 stars.  They are sounding too much like all the other aggressive groups, where their underlying gentleness and melodiousness is getting drowned out by macho riffs and one dimensional guitar solos, and the lyrics are uninspiring.  But enough, you can read my review  Approve
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 08 2008 at 10:05

Into the Night is awesome but I can't get tired of A Street Between Sunrise And Sunset. Think it is their best.

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 08 2008 at 20:19
I don't know if this is just a phase, but I'm starting to sour on Satellite. I really liked their sound when I first bought Street and Games; however, I had the new one on the other night and it's so....light. It's almost too sugary sweet.

I'm going to have to listen to the new one again, but every song is beginning to sound the same to me. It's a pity because I used to really like these guys.

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 08 2008 at 22:34
Originally posted by E-Dub

I don't know if this is just a phase, but I'm starting to sour on Satellite. I really liked their sound when I first bought Street and Games; however, I had the new one on the other night and it's so....light. It's almost too sugary sweet.

I'm going to have to listen to the new one again, but every song is beginning to sound the same to me. It's a pity because I used to really like these guys.

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funny that we both aren't thrilled with it, but I think it is too heavy.  I do agree that there is a sameness to the songs, but that is mostly because of Sarhan's monolithic guitar solos.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 23 2008 at 07:10
I think it's a pretty tough call between their first and last album. To me it's obvious that Evening Games is the least of the three. I voted for their debut because the overall sound is very pleasant and I'm not to sure with Into the Night there. But nevertheless Into the Night is another sensational album by them.
 
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