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Poll Question: What is your favorite song from this album?
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    Posted: April 30 2010 at 09:22
Like in the Chameleon In The Shadow Of The Night and Silent Corner And The Empty Stage polls I didn't include the epic of the album (Gog Magog), which would most likely be the winner of the poll by a mile. 

Where I had some trouble deciding which song to pick as my favorite on Chameleon and Silent Corner, this one was much easier. Faint-Heart and the Sermon is a brilliant track, probably my favorite of Peter Hammill. 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 30 2010 at 10:27
'Faint-Heart and the Sermon' has to be the best PH solo song ever!!!
 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 30 2010 at 13:15
As a hopeless romantic it's 'Again' for me. A sad song indeed...
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 30 2010 at 22:26
I haven't heard it; how does this one compare to The Silent Corner And The Empty Stage?
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 30 2010 at 23:37
it's not as good zombywoof. Still has some decent tracks
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 01 2010 at 04:31
Originally posted by Zombywoof Zombywoof wrote:

I haven't heard it; how does this one compare to The Silent Corner And The Empty Stage?

I find it a better album than The Silent Corner actually. Both are great IMO, and there's quite a big shift in sound. In Camera features some very dominant use of synthesizers on some tracks, which one might like or not. I also think this album flows a bit more smoothly that Silent Corner. Also, the epic of the album, Gog Magog (In Bromine Chambers), is an essential listening for PH fans. It's one of the most haunting and dark pieces of music I've ever heard. 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 01 2010 at 05:35
I like it more then Silent corners, its my favorit PH album after Chameleon, my favorit songs are The sub mariner and Faint heart and the sermon, my vote goes to the sermon.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 01 2010 at 12:53
Man you forgot Gog Magog!
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 01 2010 at 12:54
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Originally posted by The Sleepwalker The Sleepwalker wrote:

Like in the Chameleon In The Shadow Of The Night and Silent Corner And The Empty Stage polls I didn't include the epic of the album (Gog Magog), which would most likely be the winner of the poll by a mile. 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 01 2010 at 16:05
I like Faint-heart + the Sermon even more than Gog/Magog
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 02 2010 at 15:26
The Comet, The Corse, The Tail
 
FHATS, Again, NMTS all are excellent as well. Even the opener is good, but the rest of the album blows it away.
 
Gog/Magog would have easily gotten my vote if it was included.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 03 2010 at 09:44
Great album! The bonus tracks on the remastered edition are terrific. 
 
The Comet closely followed by the Sermon
 
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