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Poll Question: Which is the most perfect one
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    Posted: October 01 2008 at 10:57
BSS by a light year
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 01 2008 at 10:10
I like Brian Salad Surgery, and I have never been able to get into Tales. For some reason I just ahd to vote for Tales here, it just seems to be the most pompus, over the top, and hard to get into album ever!
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 29 2008 at 11:34
BSS by a nautical mile!
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 09 2008 at 17:25
Tales for me are first and then Brain Salad

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 14 2008 at 19:59
Originally posted by micky

poor ELP....  couldn't win against f**king Camel... or against the album some hail as the worst prog album ever made hahahhah.

We love them anyway...


Looks like neither of us will ever get over that result, eh? Wink

I'm just as upset that Camel managed to crush Magma as well. Cry

I need to make another one of these days. One where the better bands actually beat out the second tier ones like they're supposed to. And hopefully have some good upsets. Evil%20Smile
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 14 2008 at 19:55
Originally posted by micky

poor ELP....  couldn't win against f**king Camel... or against the album some hail as the worst prog album ever made hahahhah.

We love them anyway...
 
 
Hence the veracity of "Still...You Turn Me On..." Wink
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 14 2008 at 19:47
This is very tough for me. I went with Brain Salad Surgery since it had less votes only.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 14 2008 at 19:22
Roll up, roll up, roll up, see the shoooooooooooooooooooooow
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 14 2008 at 15:02
BSS. If you got to see this tour Emerson's modular moog sprouted wings. Rotating drum sets, grand pianos spining in midair. Those that missed ELP @ Cal Jam missed a show of ages.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 14 2008 at 13:20
BSS from preference. Tales from objectivity, methinks. Not a lot of songwriting involved in Tales, and Still... You Turn Me On is simply perfect.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 14 2008 at 11:15
TFTO
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 05 2008 at 13:11
Tales by miles! Disc 1 is a classic, one of Yes's best albums(CD's). While Disc 2 is quite as messy as the whole BSS, it has Nous Sommes Du Soleil which has one of the best bass playing I've ever heard(now comes a joke from someone).

BSS has Karn Evil 9 1st Impression, which is quite extravagant and head aching at times, but I must admit Keith playing is AMAZING. Though the rest meh and somewhat awful except the catchty Still you Turn Me On, which I love
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 05 2008 at 12:45
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 05 2008 at 12:29
DAMN IT PEOPLE! Stop it with the Tales related polls! Aren´t progheads supposedto be smart? Why do we always make the same f**king threads about the same f**king bands/albums...?
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 05 2008 at 04:24
poor ELP....  couldn't win against f**king Camel... or against the album some hail as the worst prog album ever made hahahhah.

We love them anyway...
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 05 2008 at 04:13
Tales again for me.When I first listened to ELP I found it great but 2 or 3 months later I was no longer
interested in playing their records.They're very good musicians but I didn't get into their universe.On the
contrary Yes'style is all on accord with my dreams,mind and world.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 05 2008 at 02:25
Tales by 900 miles.


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Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 04 2008 at 17:18
I have to say TFTO, though it is very close.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 04 2008 at 15:30
Brain Salad - Tales are not the best Yes album, whereas Brain Salad is an outstanding prog classic
yet you still have time!
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 04 2008 at 15:29
Just about any album would be Tales... so BSS. At least I can sit through it (not that I ever want to).
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