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Poll Question: Favorite Track?
Poll Choice Votes Poll Statistics
26 [29.55%]
9 [10.23%]
5 [5.68%]
25 [28.41%]
8 [9.09%]
2 [2.27%]
9 [10.23%]
4 [4.55%]
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    Posted: February 13 2010 at 12:26
On Octopus, which song is your favorite?




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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 13 2010 at 12:28
I chose Advent of Panurge, but honestly this album is absolutely flawless in my opinion and I had a hard time choosing. 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 13 2010 at 12:29
The Advent of Panurge, definitely. It was the song that made me check out Gentle Giant.
 
Cry for Everyone and River are close, though.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 13 2010 at 12:33
couldn't agree more! I voted for "Knots", though, but "Panurge" incredible. I bought this album without knowing a thing about them and I remember asking myself, "What instrument are these guys going to play next?".
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 13 2010 at 12:33
Let's just say I went down by it.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 13 2010 at 12:38
Advent of Panurge.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 13 2010 at 12:43
I voted Knots ... but I could have gone with Advent of Panurge, A Cry For Everyone, Boys In The Band, or Think of Me With Kindness easily.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 13 2010 at 13:12
My vote here is somewhat random as this is such a great album, but for some reason Ranconteur, Troubadour comes to mind.  I would also like to give a special shout out to Dog's Life, simply because I will be very surprised if it gets any votes.  A good song in itself, but overshadowed by the excellence of the rest of the album.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 13 2010 at 13:34
"The Advent of Panurge" wins hands down (though I find "Pantagruel's Nativity" even better), with "Knots" a very close follower. That song is pure brilliance!
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 13 2010 at 13:37
Knots - so off the wall it's pure genius.

But all this album is excellent.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 13 2010 at 13:58
River, because of the beautiful vibraphone passages.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 13 2010 at 14:18
the whole thing is a masterpiece but my vote went for think of me with kindness
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 13 2010 at 15:25
Impossible to choose, But I'll say Boys in the Band since I'm actually learning the bass part for it right now, and it's real fun to play.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 13 2010 at 15:28
Hate to be obvious, but "Advent of Panurge" is just unbeatable.  However, I never saw what was so great about "Knots," other than it being quirky.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 13 2010 at 20:03
think of me with kindess, perfect ballad!
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 13 2010 at 20:12
A cry for Everyone grate vocals strong guitat riffs, stil som folk and prog parts, and some very grate lyrics i do think there is some deep meaning behiend the Lyricks in this particular song.

but i could also easaly vote for Advant of Panruge, River and Recounter Troubadour
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 13 2010 at 21:24
I will Cry for Everyone ! Saw this live, what a blast!
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 13 2010 at 21:42
The Boys In The Band.
 
Probably my favorite instrumental song yet (not including laughter of course).
Dig me...But don't...Bury me
I'm running still, I shall until, one day, I hope that I'll arrive
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 13 2010 at 22:13
Knots is one of my all time favorite songs of all time, and I'll vote for it here.
 
But Panurge is holding up a little better now that I have all their stuff.
Current Listening:

Heater valve kicking on.
Snotty noses being blown.
Griping.
Maybe cookies coming out of the oven???

C is for cookie, and it is good enough for me.

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 13 2010 at 22:42
It looks like I'm the first and only person to vote for "Dog's Life". Thumbs Up

"Think of Me With Kindness" is a great song too.


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