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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Catcher10 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 08 2014 at 12:26

Kaleidoscope is a 3 star album for me, and StarStarStar is good in my book! The Whirlwind is a 3.5 star and The Raven is for sure a StarStarStarStarStar+ in my book, a masterpiece. This one is in my Top 10 all time progressive albums.

 
The more I spin Spocks Beard new album the more I like it.....fav song so far is Something Very Strange


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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote geekfreak Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 09 2014 at 01:32
as you say lots of people sayin` what a great album the new one by SB is. I`ll have to added it too the to buy list............
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Crumple Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 12 2014 at 09:28
So Neal is back in action this fall with the new Flying Colors album and the short tour.

I wish I could go...I would travel from NY to Philly for the show near me but I can't make it that night. Oh well.

Apparently the new FC album is more proggy. I liked the first one just fine but a move towards more prog would be cool also.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Crumple Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 12 2014 at 09:29
Oh and Portnoy tweeted that a new Morse solo is coming out next year (not the current soft acoustic one, a proper prog album) and I believe a tour.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote geekfreak Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 18 2014 at 13:19
ok what do you think about the new album, SFN...   
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote AlanB Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 19 2014 at 11:42
If you mean the new Flying Colors, I think it's great. Even better than the first one (and I loved that). My favourite tracks are the last three, particularly Cosmic Symphony which gives me goose bumps towards the end.

The Neal Morse album "Songs From November" I also really like even though it's not a prog album. He writes some very memorable tunes.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote geekfreak Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 20 2014 at 00:49
ooh good I`ve enjoyed most of NM album even the none prog once tooLOL
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote AlanB Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 08 2015 at 02:28
The new Neal Morse Band album was up on Youtube yesterday but it's now been pulled after Radiant Records found out. I managed to listen to it last night and I must say on first hearing it sounds pretty good.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote geekfreak Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 08 2015 at 14:00
yeah its pretty good...
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What are the thoughts of his fans on The Similitude of a Dream?
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^I got it for Christmas and have only listened to the entire 2 CD album twice, but I thought it was very good.  Comparable in energy and emotion to his first 4 prog solo efforts. Thumbs Up
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Originally posted by rushfan4 rushfan4 wrote:

What are the thoughts of his fans on The Similitude of a Dream?

IMO is the best album since snow
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Originally posted by rushfan4 rushfan4 wrote:

What are the thoughts of his fans on The Similitude of a Dream?

Have not heard one note from that release.........Let me know if you get it Scott and your thoughts.


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Originally posted by rushfan4 rushfan4 wrote:

What are the thoughts of his fans on The Similitude of a Dream?

It's one of his better albums, I think. Not as good as One, which is my favorite, but for me probably on a level equal to any of his other albums. The Making-Of DVD is pretty cool on this one, describing lots of tension and drama between the members, how they resolved it, and how it ultimately made it an even better album. I love the inclusion of lots of vocalists, too. I think Gillette and Hubauer add quite a bit. Highly recommended, will definitely make it onto my best of 2016 list.

I'm looking forward to seeing them perform in San Francisco in a few weeks! Thumbs Up
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