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Poll Question: Which is your favorite track?
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    Posted: February 19 2010 at 14:48

If you saw my poll of my favorite Jazz Rock albums, this was one of them.

 
I'm curious which is the favorite track of everyone, though I'm really not expecting more than 5 votesOuch
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 19 2010 at 14:57
Here's the entire album, if anybody cares to listen:
 
 
 
 
 


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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 19 2010 at 16:01
A very good album. A shame it's so underrated on this site We'll see the outcome of the poll...

My favourite is The Epic of course.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 19 2010 at 16:06
I'll vote for ''(Cross the) Heartland'', it's so uplifting and fabulous. Close second is the title track.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 19 2010 at 16:06
Quite interestingly, I listened to it hours ago, and it deeply influenced me to say that early Metheny can be really, really dissapointing. Both "PM Group" albums were especially not my cup of tea. 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 19 2010 at 16:08
Originally posted by Ricochet Ricochet wrote:

Quite interestingly, I listened to it hours ago, and it deeply influenced me to say that early Metheny can be really, really dissapointing. Both "PM Group" albums were especially not my cup of tea. 
 
Oh really? I find both, the debut and American Garage to be fantastic albums, but that's probably due to that my father used to play them a lot when I was a kid.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 19 2010 at 17:08
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 20 2010 at 00:16
I have this album on vinyl, but haven't been able to listen to it (it's at my parent's house).  I should check out those videos you've posted tomorrow.  I'm pretty tired now and should get to bed.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 20 2010 at 01:28
I want this album. I've got a few PMG releases, and I think several of them are great. This one seems to be a perfect mix for me. Only I haven't found it yet.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 20 2010 at 09:30
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 22 2010 at 12:39
Originally posted by The Quiet One The Quiet One wrote:

I'll vote for ''(Cross the) Heartland'', it's so uplifting and fabulous. Close second is the title track.


I echo this completely, based off of one listen.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 22 2010 at 12:42
Originally posted by MovingPictures07 MovingPictures07 wrote:

Originally posted by The Quiet One The Quiet One wrote:

I'll vote for ''(Cross the) Heartland'', it's so uplifting and fabulous. Close second is the title track.


I echo this completely, based off of one listen.
 
Good to hear! Do you have their debut?(of the PMG)
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 22 2010 at 12:49
Originally posted by The Quiet One The Quiet One wrote:

Originally posted by MovingPictures07 MovingPictures07 wrote:

Originally posted by The Quiet One The Quiet One wrote:

I'll vote for ''(Cross the) Heartland'', it's so uplifting and fabulous. Close second is the title track.


I echo this completely, based off of one listen.
 
Good to hear! Do you have their debut?(of the PMG)


No, I'll have to get it.

I do have Offramp and First Circle though (and the Way Up, which I've already heard).


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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 22 2010 at 12:50
Originally posted by MovingPictures07 MovingPictures07 wrote:

Originally posted by The Quiet One The Quiet One wrote:

Originally posted by MovingPictures07 MovingPictures07 wrote:

Originally posted by The Quiet One The Quiet One wrote:

I'll vote for ''(Cross the) Heartland'', it's so uplifting and fabulous. Close second is the title track.


I echo this completely, based off of one listen.
 
Good to hear! Do you have their debut?(of the PMG)


No, I'll have to get it.

I do have Offramp and First Circle though.
 
I don't think my dad has First Circle, but Offramp is pretty good, but I haven't listened to it very much to give a proper opinion.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 22 2010 at 12:52
Originally posted by The Quiet One The Quiet One wrote:

Originally posted by MovingPictures07 MovingPictures07 wrote:

Originally posted by The Quiet One The Quiet One wrote:

Originally posted by MovingPictures07 MovingPictures07 wrote:

Originally posted by The Quiet One The Quiet One wrote:

I'll vote for ''(Cross the) Heartland'', it's so uplifting and fabulous. Close second is the title track.


I echo this completely, based off of one listen.
 
Good to hear! Do you have their debut?(of the PMG)


No, I'll have to get it.

I do have Offramp and First Circle though.
 
I don't think my dad has First Circle, but Offramp is pretty good, but I haven't listened to it very much to give a proper opinion.


I'm probably going to go through and listen to alot of Metheny today, so I'll let you know.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 22 2010 at 12:53
Originally posted by MovingPictures07 MovingPictures07 wrote:

Originally posted by The Quiet One The Quiet One wrote:

Originally posted by MovingPictures07 MovingPictures07 wrote:

Originally posted by The Quiet One The Quiet One wrote:

Originally posted by MovingPictures07 MovingPictures07 wrote:

Originally posted by The Quiet One The Quiet One wrote:

I'll vote for ''(Cross the) Heartland'', it's so uplifting and fabulous. Close second is the title track.


I echo this completely, based off of one listen.
 
Good to hear! Do you have their debut?(of the PMG)


No, I'll have to get it.

I do have Offramp and First Circle though.
 
I don't think my dad has First Circle, but Offramp is pretty good, but I haven't listened to it very much to give a proper opinion.


I'm probably going to go through and listen to alot of Metheny today, so I'll let you know.
 
That's great, I'll be waiting for your opinion on the other two albums then.Wink
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 22 2010 at 14:21
Originally posted by The Quiet One The Quiet One wrote:

Originally posted by MovingPictures07 MovingPictures07 wrote:

Originally posted by The Quiet One The Quiet One wrote:

Originally posted by MovingPictures07 MovingPictures07 wrote:

Originally posted by The Quiet One The Quiet One wrote:

Originally posted by MovingPictures07 MovingPictures07 wrote:

Originally posted by The Quiet One The Quiet One wrote:

I'll vote for ''(Cross the) Heartland'', it's so uplifting and fabulous. Close second is the title track.


I echo this completely, based off of one listen.
 
Good to hear! Do you have their debut?(of the PMG)


No, I'll have to get it.

I do have Offramp and First Circle though.
 
I don't think my dad has First Circle, but Offramp is pretty good, but I haven't listened to it very much to give a proper opinion.


I'm probably going to go through and listen to alot of Metheny today, so I'll let you know.
 
That's great, I'll be waiting for your opinion on the other two albums then.Wink


Based on 1 listen only...

1. Offramp
2. American Garage
3. First Circle

All of them were wonderful though.
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