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    Posted: January 19 2011 at 12:52
It's wide open for Discussions , i loved Amused to Death , and really Hated < on an island >
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IMO Amused to Death is the best solo album by any member of Floyd, On an Island... not really, at some point after track 04 it becomes a snoozefest 
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Absolutely no contest. Amused To Death is a work of genius, whereas On An Island is merely a pleasant way to spend a Sunday afternoon.


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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote digdug Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 19 2011 at 13:02
Amused to Death is very annoying in places...
 
On an Island is a mellow piece of excellence.... 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote trackstoni Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 19 2011 at 13:08
Originally posted by lazland lazland wrote:

Absolutely no contest. Amused To Death is a work of genius, whereas On An Island is merely a pleasant way to spend a Sunday afternoon.


   not even , a sunday afternoon !
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On a Island for me. 
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Originally posted by crimhead crimhead wrote:

On a Island for me. 


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On an Island. It has a great groove and some lovely soloing.
Coldness doth get away with the badness.
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on an island. don't think amused to death is worth of all the fuss ...
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Best Waters vs. worst Gilmour. I'll take Gilmour.
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hard choice!!! love both! but these days i'll go with gilmourConfused
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote glenn_ecko Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 19 2011 at 17:26
I have to go with Amused To Death on this one - I thunk it is Roger's best solo album. I don't think On an Island is David's best, I think it's pretty good though.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Dellinger Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 19 2011 at 23:17
I'm surprised On an Island is winning this. I myself like Amused to Death better, but I do find On an Island a very pleasant listening; however I like much better the live versions of that album.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote King Manuel Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 20 2011 at 01:50
Amused to Death! I would not say I hate On a island, but it is kind of boring, ... 
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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: January 20 2011 at 01:59
Amused To Death, easy.
Dig me...But don't...Bury me
I'm running still, I shall until, one day, I hope that I'll arrive
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote someone_else Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 20 2011 at 02:49
Both good albums, the best of their solo output, I guess, as long as I don't include some live DVD's.
Still I don't have to think to decide which one does it for me: Amused to Death wins with about 1 star difference.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Gandalff Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 20 2011 at 03:16
Where´s gosh Final Countdown itself?
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote O666 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 20 2011 at 05:29
Amused 100%. It not mean "On an Island" is a bad album or I hate that. I think "On an..."  isn't a SOLID album. Dave want to show his power in this album but he lost his form. Amused is a best Waters album. Any moments of this album have a reason (IMO).
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