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Three Friends vs Octopus

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Poll Question: Pick your favorite album !
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    Posted: February 05 2012 at 21:47
Both are great.
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Three Friends
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Post Options Post Options   Quote infocat Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 05 2012 at 21:56
Got the recent remasters of these last year.  (Usually don't do that, but I had to have the original album covers!)
I'm going to say Octopus.

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Three Friends is the best GG album IMO
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Love Octopus, really dislike 3F for some reason.


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Originally posted by geneyesontle

Both are great.
Yes, both albums are quite remarkable.

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Octopus is the sexy pick. But I love Peel the Paint too much,
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Three Friends by far for me, though I do love Knots and The Advent of Panurge. 
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Three Friends has so little of the Gentle Giant magic that I find in their other albums. Gotta love the last two tracks though. Octopus, however, is awesome front to back
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Both are great, yes, but Octopus wins this round. One of my favourite albums of all time.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Gentle Gryphon Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 06 2012 at 01:59
Originally posted by Finnforest

Love Octopus, really dislike 3F for some reason.

I couldn't agree more...
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Originally posted by geneyesontle

Both are great.

No they're not
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I like both, but I think Three Friends is the greater of these two.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Man With Hat Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 06 2012 at 03:01
Both are quite good, but I'll give it to Octopus.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote irrelevant Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 06 2012 at 03:21
Originally posted by JS19

Originally posted by geneyesontle

Both are great.

No they're not

Yes they are. 
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Moogtron III Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 06 2012 at 03:47
Good poll, because it's very difficult to choose.

Even though I think they did some heavier work to create Octopus, I vote for Three Friends. There's something about the album which I really like.


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Three Friends for me, not so easy to grasp atmospherically and unique in their own discography.
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Octopus is the only GG album that I like from start to finish.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Slartibartfast Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 06 2012 at 06:52
I wouldn't be without either but I give Octopus the edge.
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3F by a hair, I do love Knots though
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