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Poll Question: Which do you prefer?
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    Posted: March 18 2010 at 13:25
Haven't done a poll in a while, so here is a quickie.

These two pieces mar otherwise brilliant albums for me.  Of the two, which do you prefer?
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 18 2010 at 13:26
Providence.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 18 2010 at 13:30
i oddly like moonchild but i ahte the 5 minutes of senseless playing
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 18 2010 at 13:31
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 18 2010 at 13:31
Providence for me as well.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 18 2010 at 13:31
I don't think either mars anything, but then this is only my opinion. In any case, I voted for "Moonchild", which has always held a sort of odd appeal for me. 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 18 2010 at 13:45
I think "Providence", but I like both tracks.

Maybe I have a slight bias because the track is named after my hometown.  Wink
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 18 2010 at 13:49
Providence being bad is news to me.

Moonchild's infamous status is, instead, undeserved. It's brilliant. Gets my vote, too.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 18 2010 at 14:03
Originally posted by Ricochet Ricochet wrote:

Providence being bad is news to me.

Moonchild's infamous status is, instead, undeserved. It's brilliant. Gets my vote, too.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 18 2010 at 14:42
"Providence" does not bring down Red at all and creates a great sense of darkness and paranoia.

"Moonchild" is one of the most boring w**kfests I've ever heard.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 18 2010 at 14:44
I choose Moonchild. 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 18 2010 at 14:55
Providence is brilliant. My favorite piece on that album.

Moonchild is alright.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 18 2010 at 15:11
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 18 2010 at 15:18
Having heard (way too) many improvs from 73-74 line-up, I still don't get why they chose the Providence one over other (imho) far more brilliant instant compositions. That said, I find this noodling a tad more interesting than the one on Moonchild. But then, Moonchild has a song in there, somewhere. Hard choice. Good thing the 2009 remaster of ITCOTCK cuts out a few minutes of the clatter.

No vote, really...
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 18 2010 at 15:21
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 18 2010 at 15:26
Originally posted by lucas lucas wrote:



Once again, thanks for your always helpful input.  http://www.mysmiley.net/imgs/smile/mad/mad0071.gif

Originally posted by lucas lucas wrote:


 


King Crimson's debut is not just symphonic and Red is not just dark/hard prog.

Also, they can be compared.  Also, we're not considering whole albums. Also, I have half a mind to spam the thread to which you linked in a similar fashion, but I will not do that.


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Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 18 2010 at 15:30

Those two are songs that I least like from each album, but I do get enjoyment out of both, more so with Moonchild.

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 18 2010 at 15:33
Providence is the highlight of a basically decent album, Moonchild one of the many highlights of a great, great record.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 18 2010 at 15:35
Providence is a great track on a peerless album, whilst Moonchild is, to me, a slight distraction on an otherwise great LP.


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