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Poll Question: What´s your favourite studio album released in 2008?
Poll Choice Votes Poll Statistics
4 [5.80%]
1 [1.45%]
7 [10.14%]
3 [4.35%]
2 [2.90%]
6 [8.70%]
1 [1.45%]
3 [4.35%]
1 [1.45%]
7 [10.14%]
6 [8.70%]
8 [11.59%]
3 [4.35%]
6 [8.70%]
11 [15.94%]
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    Posted: October 09 2011 at 17:01
Welcome to New Millenium Albums Tournament!
 
Criteria to inclusion:
- Prog studio album
- min. 100 ratings on PA
 
Three best rated albums will advance to Semi-Final Round. In the case of equality, appropriate ratings on Prog Archives are determinative. If you´ll nominate another, unlisted album, it may get a Wild Card, but with sufficient number of your votes only. 
 
Deadline: Wednesday 12th October




Edited by Gandalff - October 12 2011 at 16:48
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0) Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 09 2011 at 17:25
Traced In Air, but I would have voted Motorpsycho's album if in the list. 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0) Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 09 2011 at 17:28
Opeth!!!!
Mikael Akerfeldt for fans of Opeth who don't like his growls (and generally the growls): If they don't like it then they are pussies.

Extreme prog metal rules!!!
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0) Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 09 2011 at 17:39
Traced in Air vs. ObZen was difficult for me, but Traced in Air is much more varied and wholly more interesting.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0) Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 09 2011 at 17:42
Traced in Air is awesome as hell.

Beardfish is my runner-up.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0) Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 09 2011 at 17:45
I'll pull one of Logan's moves here and mention a couple personal favorites which didn't make the list:  Guapo's Elixirs and Jean Louis' self-titled.  
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0) Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 09 2011 at 17:47
Gave Lunatic Soul a vote. Fantastic album.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0) Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 09 2011 at 17:48
I just realized this is another competition. 

Edited by Horizons - October 09 2011 at 17:48
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0) Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 09 2011 at 17:52
Originally posted by SaltyJon SaltyJon wrote:

I'll pull one of Logan's moves here and mention a couple personal favorites which didn't make the list:  Guapo's Elixirs and Jean Louis' self-titled.  


this, but I voted for B&B
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0) Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 09 2011 at 17:54
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0) Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 09 2011 at 17:57
Sleeping in Traffic Pt. 2 - one of the finest prog albums of the decade.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0) Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 09 2011 at 17:59
Originally posted by moreitsythanyou moreitsythanyou wrote:

Sleeping in Traffic Pt. 2 - one of the finest prog albums of the decade.

I feel Destined Solitaire is much better than SiT2, what do you think of the album?
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0) Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 09 2011 at 18:01
Il baccio della medusa for me. These polls often prove the same thing over and over to me, and that is that most of the music I listen to lies outside the top lists. This one was the first of these, where I wanted to vote for one in the poll.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0) Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 09 2011 at 18:12
Originally posted by Horizons Horizons wrote:

Originally posted by moreitsythanyou moreitsythanyou wrote:

Sleeping in Traffic Pt. 2 - one of the finest prog albums of the decade.

I feel Destined Solitaire is much better than SiT2, what do you think of the album?

Honestly I feel like they lost some of the creative spark. It's a very good album, but less fun and original than SiT2. SiT2 is really imaginative and does the retro prog thing in the best way possible, keeping it fun and catchy but still complex and intricate. Destined Solitaire is like that, just less so.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0) Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 09 2011 at 18:13
Experiments in Mass Appeal by far.

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0) Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 09 2011 at 18:52
From this list ... but in reality...
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0) Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 09 2011 at 19:48
Traced in Air x infinity
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0) Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 09 2011 at 19:51
ObZen, but there are a lot better albums that came out in '08. 
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Watershed
Traced in Air
Obzen
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