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Poll Question: Which track is your favourite?
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    Posted: December 22 2011 at 17:10
I think I already see a winner here Big smile. A beautiful, beautiful album that is truly a masterpiece. My vote goes to the obvious option, Song Of Scheherazade.

Edited by Fox On The Rocks - December 22 2011 at 17:11
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The wonderful Ocean Gypsy for me.
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Trip to the Fair.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote PabstRibbon Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 22 2011 at 17:39
The Epic one
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Always loved `The Vultures Fly High', short and sweet, a nice break from all the epics on that album!

But really, the entire album is top-notch! One of the very first prog albums I ever heard, and I still love it just as much today as when I first heard it!
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Ocean Gypsy for me, still a regular on my playlist. Great album
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Progosopher Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 22 2011 at 19:17
Yes, a brilliant album - Renaissance's finest hour.  I have to go with the titular track, after that, Ocean Gyspsy, A Trip to the Fair, and finally The Vulture's Fly High which proves that they could do a great song under 10 minutes.
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Guys, recommend me sth similiar, I haven't heard music as lovely and fairy as Schehezerada...
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Brilliant album, but the epic Song of Sheherezade is unbeatable

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No question: Trip to the Fair. One of the most unsettling and mood-manipulating songs ever created. Never fails to send shivers through me. 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote infocat Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 22 2011 at 20:41
"Song Of Scheherazade".  Pure bliss!!!
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The title track for me.
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The whole album is fantastic, but the epic is the best.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote octopus-4 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 23 2011 at 03:40
No surprises here even though Ocean Gipsy is as good as Sheherazade, only a bit shorter
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote jean-marie Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 23 2011 at 04:39
Give my vote to the Trip to the Fair but Wow!!!! The whole album is beautiful
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote jean-marie Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 23 2011 at 04:40
Originally posted by BrufordFreak BrufordFreak wrote:

No question: Trip to the Fair. One of the most unsettling and mood-manipulating songs ever created. Never fails to send shivers through me. 
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FAIS QUE TON REVE SOIT PLUS LONG QUE LA NUIT HAVE YOUR DREAM LASTING LONGER THAN THE NIGHT
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Trip to the fair easily, one of my favourite Renaissance tracks.  The epic is my least favourite on a strong album.
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title song
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Fox On The Rocks Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 23 2011 at 21:30
Originally posted by jean-marie jean-marie wrote:

Originally posted by BrufordFreak BrufordFreak wrote:

No question: Trip to the Fair. One of the most unsettling and mood-manipulating songs ever created. Never fails to send shivers through me. 
WinkWinkWink

ApproveClap. The song send you on a journey. The keyboards are absolutely magnificent is the song as well.
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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: December 23 2011 at 22:06

Close between the first two.

 

I'll give a pity vote to the Vultures.

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