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Equal Ratings: Anglagard and Harmonium

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Poll Question: Which album is superior?
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    Posted: November 12 2011 at 15:18
I haven't done one of these in a long time, and I just noticed that these two albums (neither of which I personally care for) are side by side in the symphonic chart.

One is jarring symphonic rock with a classic sound, and the other is mellow symphonic folk.

4.42 | 625 ratings HYBRIS
Anglagard

  4.42 | 540 ratings SI ON AVAIT BESOIN D'UNE CINQUIÈME SAISON
Harmonium


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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote octopus-4 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 12 2011 at 15:20
Two masterpieces. I think I like Harmonium a little more, but both deserve 5 stars.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote PabstRibbon Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 12 2011 at 15:27
Hard poll !!!! Both masterpiece. The music is so different but still took the folk vibe of their repective country. Full of melIotron and acoustic guitar. I will choose Harmonium 'cause they are from my birthplace and that everthing is simply perfect on that album. No drums but don't feel to need one, that's pretty strange.
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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: November 12 2011 at 15:43
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Snow Dog Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 12 2011 at 15:48
Easy for me, Hybris...and I don't like that very much. Actually it's pretty good but doesn't grab me too much. A good listen though, plenty going on.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Triceratopsoil Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 12 2011 at 15:50
Toughy.  Think I will go with Anglagard
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Wanorak Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 12 2011 at 17:12
Hybris for me! The Harmonium disc although beautiful is IMO a bit of a snooze.
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Hybris is very good; a top 4* album.
 
The Harmonium album is totally inoffensive, fairly pretty but ridiculously overrated and is just 3* for me.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Snow Dog Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 12 2011 at 17:23
Originally posted by Hercules Hercules wrote:

Hybris is very good; a top 4* album.
 
The Harmonium album is totally inoffensive, fairly pretty but ridiculously overrated and is just 3* for me.

Strange as it may seem, I more or less totally agree with you.Wink
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Hybris.  Got that album brand new.  Right around the time I first got into PTree.   Harmonium is inoffensive and overrated.
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Hybris. 
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I'll not vote, because I don't have the Harmonium, but I would like to acquire it.  It's the highest rated album that I do not own.  Amazon.com has it for $22.85; can I get it elsewhere for a better price?
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Harmonium, I don't quite like Anglagard. 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote daslaf Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 13 2011 at 03:18
Si On Avait Besoin D'Une Cinquième Saison is one of the most beautiful albums I've ever heard... I really like Hybris, but Harmonium's album is way closer to my heart... now if the poll had Epilog instead of Hybris.. that would be a tougher choice
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote sleeper Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 13 2011 at 04:47
Originally posted by Wanorak Wanorak wrote:

Hybris for me! The Harmonium disc although beautiful is IMO a bit of a snooze.

My thoughts exactly.
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Originally posted by octopus-4 octopus-4 wrote:

Two masterpieces. I think I like Harmonium a little more, but both deserve 5 stars.


Same, but I went with Anglagard.
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Originally posted by daslaf daslaf wrote:

Si On Avait Besoin D'Une Cinquième Saison is one of the most beautiful albums I've ever heard... I really like Hybris, but Harmonium's album is way closer to my heart...
Same here, gorgeous.
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Anglagard.


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Harmonium by a nose
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote DisgruntledPorcupine Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 14 2011 at 14:47
This is one of the hardest polls I've ever answered, but Harmonium.
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