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    Posted: March 31 2012 at 18:21
Cinderalla Man is great! Madrigal is the weakest of the tracks, but i still like them all.

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Originally posted by RoyFairbank



What I don't like is Illegal Alien on Genesis. Its the only track I've ever cut out of an album on my computer and MP3. When I recently reacquired Genesis I was listening when suddenly the Illegal Alien hit. I have to remember to remove it from the now playing list.


I'm sure I'm not the only person who's completely with you here LOL !


Edited by rupert - March 31 2012 at 23:51
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Dance of Eternity off of Dream Theater's Metropolis: Scenes from a Memory pt 2. I'm all for crazy but that should go down as the worst keyboard solo in the history of the universe. Both compositionally AND for his choice of synth voice. Dead Don't get me wrong dissonance can be cool, and "playing only the bad notes" has its place...sometimes...but not here. Not on an otherwise great album.

I realize lots of Dream Theater die-hards may question my decision to bring up this album, but I think its great. Tongue
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I agree with moonchild. More Fool Me from SEBTP has always seem out of place, and to a lesser exstent After the Ordeal. Counting Out Time from TLLDOB, I mean, out of the blues Real thinks about when he tried to seduce his girlfriend? After all that's going on? That would be the LAST thing on my mind!

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Originally posted by ProgressiveAttic

Cans and Brahams from Fragile anyone? I don't object the concept of including a classical solo piece (I am completely fine with Mood For a Day) but Wakeman is capable of higher quality... I don't know what was he thinking....
I think the entire Fragile album is kinda weird. I just think that a Yes album should have all songs with the whole band contributeing thier genius. Save the solo pieces for the solo albums.
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Funny isn't it, they always threw in a little sh*t, as if to say we're not really great musicians making the most complex rock music on the planet, we're just like the rest. I never understood that. 
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well, after making such epic music they gotta be tierd out.
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Originally posted by Quirky Turkey

I reckon More Fool Me and The Battle of Epping Forest.
 
EPPING FOREST IS ONE OF GENESIS' BEST SONGS EVER!
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Originally posted by DisgruntledPorcupine

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The infamous Cha Cha Cha Cha Cha almost ruined Sound Chaser but the rest of the material of Relayer is so good that allowed this cheesy passage do more harm.

I thing the Cha Cha Cha is anything but cheesy! I love that part! It makes Sound Chaser even more exciting!
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Epping is awesome, don't see the problem

 
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Can I get a word in...

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Pink Floyd - Atom Heart Mother - Alan's Psychedelic Breakfast
Yes - Going for the One - Going for the One
 
Going for the One is the only track I like on the album
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....here?
Coldness doth get away with the badness.
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Hammill - In camera  - Gog Magog
Genesis - Wind and Wuthering - Your own special way
Tull - A passion Play - The naughty Hare bit!
VDGG - Pawn Hearts - Lemmings (including cog)
Dire Straits - Love over gold - Industrial disease
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Originally posted by snowsnow

VDGG - Pawn Hearts - Lemmings (including cog)

Broken Heart Quintessential Van Der Graaf Generator. The power and atmosphere of that track is brilliant.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote snowsnow Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 16 2012 at 02:26
Originally posted by Fox On The Rocks

Originally posted by snowsnow

VDGG - Pawn Hearts - Lemmings (including cog)

Broken Heart Quintessential Van Der Graaf Generator. The power and atmosphere of that track is brilliant.
 
I think "A Plague" and "Man-Erg" completely blow it away. Hammill probably put it on the album just to be obtuse!
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ELP:
Are you Ready Eddy
Abaddon's Bolero

King Crimson
Moonchild

Jethro Tull
You kanguru you kangaru you...

Genesis
More Fool Me




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Originally posted by smartpatrol

Originally posted by Atavachron

Epping is awesome, don't see the problem

 
AGREED!

+1.

Originally posted by AtomicCrimsonRush

Genesis
More Fool Me

Oh, man! I like 'More Fool Me'! Actually at one point I even considered giving it a five but wasn't quite sure about that.


Edited by Dayvenkirq - April 16 2012 at 03:26
"People tell you life is short. ... No, it's not. Life is long. Especially if you make the wrong decisions." - Chris Rock
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simple? Solsbury Hill? Try counting it :D the genius of that song is that it sounds simple when it's not, and that there is a contrasting happiness and sadness going. Happy guitar, sad flute, which I think contrasts the lyrics well. The on-the-surface catchy beat contrasting the subtle complexity also fits the lyrics.
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Originally posted by Nick Dilley

Dance of Eternity off of Dream Theater's Metropolis: Scenes from a Memory pt 2. I'm all for crazy but that should go down as the worst keyboard solo in the history of the universe. Both compositionally AND for his choice of synth voice. Dead Don't get me wrong dissonance can be cool, and "playing only the bad notes" has its place...sometimes...but not here. Not on an otherwise great album.

I realize lots of Dream Theater die-hards may question my decision to bring up this album, but I think its great. Tongue
I think that's the best song on the album Confused 100+ time signature changes in 6 minutes Big smile
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