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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Baby Snakes Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 01 2011 at 20:53
It's hard for me to pick a favorite between The Odyssey and Divine Wings.  I would have to say Odyssey, even though my favorite solo by Michael Romeo is in Divine Wings, I liked Odyssey better as a track, and I was a sucker for The Awakenings and the harmonies in Incantations of the Apprentice.
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Originally posted by Padraic Padraic wrote:

Originally posted by Equality 7-2521 Equality 7-2521 wrote:

My favorite albums is V.

Now do we say 'Vee' or 'Five'

Vee

Hmm. I've always said "Five"
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Brand 10,
 
Kings 10
 
Planet 10
 
Symphony 10
 
Chicago 10 (album)
 
Bos10
Acting on your best behaviour

Turn your back on mother nature

Everybody wants to rule the world

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Hanyou Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 03 2011 at 13:58
Originally posted by Equality 7-2521 Equality 7-2521 wrote:

My favorite albums is V.

Now do we say 'Vee' or 'Five'

Funny story.

V is not my favorite Symphony X album (that would go to Divine Wings), but it did introduce me to my favorite band when I read about SB's V's uncanny similarity in terms of album art.  Guess I'm kind of indebted to them for that.

I wonder if Symphony X will have an "X" album of their own when they reach number ten...
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Well the new album should be out this year, titled "Iconoclast"; should be killer!
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote peart_lee_lifeson Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 03 2011 at 18:51
Originally posted by Padraic Padraic wrote:

Originally posted by Equality 7-2521 Equality 7-2521 wrote:

My favorite albums is V.

Now do we say 'Vee' or 'Five'

Vee

I've always said five, since it is their fifth studio album.  Make sense?
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Baby Snakes Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 03 2011 at 22:49
I know it's in reference to five, but I like the sound of Vee:The New Mythology Suite instead of Five: The New Mythology Suite, so I still call it Vee ^_^
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote JJLehto Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 03 2011 at 22:59
Hmmm never gave it a though but I am pretty sure it's just "X" LOL
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I've always assumed that it was "X".
 
Now, does anyone know how to pronounce "Sunn 0)))" ?
 
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Originally posted by El Pollo Guerrera El Pollo Guerrera wrote:

I've always assumed that it was "X".
 
Now, does anyone know how to pronounce "Sunn 0)))" ?
 
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hehe...we all know it's just pronounced "Sun"!
They had to extend it as much as possible, just like the music...
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Originally posted by Repner Repner wrote:

Originally posted by Padraic Padraic wrote:

Originally posted by Equality 7-2521 Equality 7-2521 wrote:

My favorite albums is V.

Now do we say 'Vee' or 'Five'

Vee

Hmm. I've always said "Five"


Yeah I think it may be "Five" as well because some of the lyrics on the album mention the number five quite consistently and there are lines like, "the power of five" (from the songs Fallen and Communion and the Oracle, at the top of my head).
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote AtomicCrimsonRush Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 07 2011 at 03:55
Symphony eX for me. _\m/
                                          
Great band - love Paradise Lost especially
 
 
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Could be 10 actually, due to the myth that Romantic composers never composed any more than 10 symphonies? (Mahler, Beethoven, Schubert, Prokofiev...)
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Originally posted by AtomicCrimsonRush AtomicCrimsonRush wrote:

Symphony eX for me. _\m/
                                          
Great band - love Paradise Lost especially
 
 

I don't get how anyone can not think that PL is their best album.... It's just amazing, whereas V is cliched and dated.
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Originally posted by JS19 JS19 wrote:

Originally posted by AtomicCrimsonRush AtomicCrimsonRush wrote:

Symphony eX for me. _\m/
                                          
Great band - love Paradise Lost especially
 
 

I don't get how anyone can not think that PL is their best album.... It's just amazing, whereas V is cliched and dated.

I thought PL sucked.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Passionist Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 07 2011 at 12:28

What, the best is the Odyssey of course. It's got everything.

Hmmm, V as in Vee, because we don't really use roman numbers in my language, and when/if we should use them, we pronounce them as letters. I think I might have guessed X was for ten, but that's just because I know it's not 1 or 5 :)



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Originally posted by Negoba Negoba wrote:

I'm not sure how to pronounce ementet re...that spelling is how it is in my head. Obviously a gross oversimplification.


I pronounce it "The new Magma album"

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V: The New Mythology Suite followed closely by The Odyssey. Love this band! Waiting anxiously for the next release!

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Originally posted by El Pollo Guerrera El Pollo Guerrera wrote:

 
Now, does anyone know how to pronounce "Sunn 0)))" ?
 
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My friend and I always just refer to them as BWOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOM

just a little inside joke from another forum we both used to go to Tongue
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