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Poll Question: Which is the most perfect one
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 04 2008 at 15:25
Both difficult albums, but at least BSS is short and (kind of) to-the-point.. and it doesn't make me want to sleep... And it's lyrics are somewhat human... So BSS by a mile.... The only thing TFTO has over BSS is a better cover...
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 04 2008 at 13:25
Originally posted by micky micky wrote:

aye ye aye... when will it end....

love BSS...  however if ELP had made a double album of the musical and instrumental firepower of Toccata... it might be close. Carl Palmer's drumming being the only thing that BSS has over TFTO in my mind... some of the best prog drumming ever put on vinyl.

TFTO...
 
 
It's not my fault! This thread was sooo dead.It's a pity no one cares about this masterpieces.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 04 2008 at 04:39
aye ye aye... when will it end....

love BSS...  however if ELP had made a double album of the musical and instrumental firepower of Toccata... it might be close. Carl Palmer's drumming being the only thing that BSS has over TFTO in my mind... some of the best prog drumming ever put on vinyl.

TFTO...
The Diet Coke of Evil....
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 04 2008 at 04:19
^ While I agree there is some dross/filler on BSS, the reality is that 75% of this album is the epitome of all that is great in prog. It's an awesome slab of brilliance, and I therefore overlook the throwaway songs. Having said that, it's still very difficult to split these 2 masterpieces, I'd need both on my desert island.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 02 2008 at 02:32
Brain Salad Surgery has what every ELP record does- mindless filler.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 01 2008 at 18:32

Let the pomposity and over the topness begin!!!!

Warning!!!!! Punk rockers stay away from this poll.


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