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    Posted: May 04 2005 at 02:24
Somehow I get the impression most of the people listening to progressive music (and posting to this forum) are male.  Is this true?  Is prog a 'guy thing'?  If it is I have no idea why.

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 04 2005 at 02:30
It is male orientated..hence why threre are a number of prog bands with attractive female lead singers  
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 04 2005 at 02:48

Originally posted by richardh richardh wrote:

It is male orientated..hence why threre are a number of prog bands with attractive female lead singers  

 

Yes it is male orientated...but you still got loverly ladies like Three fates knocking about

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 04 2005 at 03:17
My first girlfriend had a large collection of prog LP's. And another liked some prog I played for her. But sadly, we proglovers are male at least 95%...
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 04 2005 at 03:44
I am man.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 04 2005 at 03:56

Women are complex creatures, so they need easy music to compensate.

Sorry, just had an argument with my wife  . 

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 04 2005 at 04:25
Im a MAN a WELSHMAN to be precise
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 04 2005 at 13:20
It's still an interesting question. I don't have an explanation. There are without a doubt women around who are die hard progfans, but they are certainly not a majority. Not much Gentle Giant-babes, for instance. There are more women around who like a more "progrock-lite" kind of music, like late period Genesis or Camel. But why? I don't know either.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 04 2005 at 13:21
I am a feminine man!
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 04 2005 at 13:37

Yes, and you do like 'moody' music too, so I noticed. That's cool.

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 04 2005 at 14:07

HAHAHA ...figures very few women i know even acknowledge the existence of such thing called progressive rock.

 

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 04 2005 at 14:35

Very limited choice in this poll.Confused

(Shouldn't be in the main discussions though.)

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 04 2005 at 15:01
Originally posted by Moogtron III Moogtron III wrote:

I don't have an explanation. There are without a doubt women around who are die hard progfans, but they are certainly not a majority.


Women are more interested in groovy, rhythmically oriented (= sensual/sexual) music. Must have something to do with cycles, the moon and so on. [/world formula]

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 04 2005 at 15:17
I am man. Hear me roar. Or whimper.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 04 2005 at 16:07

I am the only person in my school of 450 who likes prog, let alone finding girls who like it

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 04 2005 at 16:16
lol just me and threefates then!
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 04 2005 at 16:20

I know a girl who really likes Van der Graaf Generator. The only thing is: she doesn't like Peter Hammill on it  .

I don't know, I think it's a pity that there are not many girls who like progrock. It's not a problem, but sometimes it's just a pity. Nothing more, nothing less.

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 04 2005 at 16:54
Originally posted by Moogtron III Moogtron III wrote:

I know a girl who really likes Van der Graaf Generator. The only thing is: she doesn't like Peter Hammill on it  .

I don't know, I think it's a pity that there are not many girls who like progrock. It's not a problem, but sometimes it's just a pity. Nothing more, nothing less.

Then she should listen to "The Long Hello" (The Long Hello was a group/project by Van der Graaf Genertaor without Peter Hammill)

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 04 2005 at 16:54
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 04 2005 at 17:08
Originally posted by lostrom lostrom wrote:

Originally posted by Moogtron III Moogtron III wrote:

I know a girl who really likes Van der Graaf Generator. The only thing is: she doesn't like Peter Hammill on it  .

I don't know, I think it's a pity that there are not many girls who like progrock. It's not a problem, but sometimes it's just a pity. Nothing more, nothing less.

Then she should listen to "The Long Hello" (The Long Hello was a group/project by Van der Graaf Genertaor without Peter Hammill)

Thanks, Lostrom  ! I didn't know that such an album existed. I still learn a lot on this forum.

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