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Poll Question: Which SM song do you like more?
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    Posted: August 29 2010 at 22:45
Silly poll part 178
 
I've always found it humorous how Caliban (which I can only find as a reference to Shakespear's The Tempest) was used in both song titles with dashes by the same band, by strikingly different eras. After recently acquiring the recently remastered Softs and giving a proper listen to Ban Ban I felt a poll was needed. So vote away!
 
I'm also curious to see if this goes along era lines (meaning people who prefer early/mid SM like Neo Grides more and vica versa).
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I'm probably going to have to re-listen to give my answer. I was listening to "Neo-Caliban Grides" not too long ago from their live "Heavy Friends" album and loved the fuzz that Hopper added to it.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Man With Hat Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 30 2010 at 12:08
^ Nice review of that album btw.
 
As for me, I think I'm going to have to vote vote Ban Ban. I like Neo Grides on the Grides album, but the studio version of Ban Ban is just so majestic feeling and almost beautiful in parts. Great saxophone work as well. (If I only knew Ban Ban from the British Tour 75 album it would probably go the other way)
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Bump!
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Bump part II for my recent SM kick.
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ban ban caliban is an outstanding piece!
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