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    Posted: June 14 2012 at 14:20
Originally posted by Guldbamsen

Originally posted by LinusW

A jumbled mess of accessible and cryptic, catchy and obtuse, atmospheric and hard-hitting, minimalistic and bombastic.

Inconsistent, but fairly interesting.

3,5 stars, really!!


Did you just review yourself`?LOL


In a way, I guess. Same point you were trying to make about mixing things up, but with a twist LOL
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Well, I'd rate myself a 7, but only because I am wearing short shortsCool No album does that...
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Post Options Post Options   Quote richardh Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 14 2012 at 14:31
Originally posted by Textbook

Tie between:

Quadrophenia by The Who
 
and
 
Six by Mansun
 
seek help immediately
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 Genses The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway!
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Post Options Post Options   Quote prog4evr Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 14 2012 at 19:54
Originally posted by lazland

Originally posted by prog4evr

Yes - Going For The One.  Track #1 - the title track - is the least progressive, and the most commercial.  Track #2 is the masterfully beautiful "Turn of the Century."  Track #3 is "Parallels" in which a massive church pipe organ propels a driving (mostly) 4/4 rock beat, with excellent guitar and bass playing as well.  Track #4 is another pensive, hypnotically wonderful ballad called "Wondrous Stories."  Track #5 - the incomparable mini-prog epic (15 + minutes only) - is "Awaken" - absolutely one of my most favorite prog songs of all time.  If I could own only one album to represent all my varied tastes in rock & prog-rock music, this would be the one, hands down...

This. A marvellous post to describe a marvellous album.

Although my personal favourite album is Marbles, followed closely by Brave, I really couldn't imagine being without GFTO, my introduction to prog "proper", and still as wonderful today as it was 36 years ago.
Thank you, Steve!  I haven't given proper time to listening to Hogarth-era Marillion (I prefer Fish-era), though I have heard myriad times over that Brave is one of their best...
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Excuse-moi d'casser ton fun mais j'me cherche une rime pour automne
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A bit predictable, but somehow touching. Melancholic and full of hope. Often feels like quoting something someone else has already said. A good listener.


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http://moonsofjupiter.bandcamp.com/

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This is tough because my tastes are all over the place. Probably Permanent Waves though because of the melancholy and mood. It like a grey album and the cover in black and white is perfect. Of course it does get explosive at times and i love that.
 
"The wind is slowly tearing her apart"
"Sad Rain" ANEKDOTEN
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As far as personality goes, this one, easily:
 
 
The album "Distortion" by At Sea.  You can listen to it here: http://atseaband.bandcamp.com/album/distortion
 
With regard to musical tastes, my tastes are so eclectic that it's almost impossible to pick one.  Maybe this for incorporating great melodies, atmospheres (well...occasionally), killer riffs, abrasive dissonance, and balls-to-the-wall heaviness:
 


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Originally posted by Triceratopsoil

 
Wow, didn't expect to see this thing listed here.  I'm a big Cerberus Shoal fan but this one did absolutely nothing for me...
 
"And all of it was made for you and me, ‘cause it just belongs to you and me - so let's take a ride and see what's mine."

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Probably Heart's 'Dreamboat Annie', Concrete Blonde's 'Bloodletting' or the first Violent Femmes album, but if I had to pick a prog one this would be way up on the list (and in keeping with a Cerberus Shoal theme):

"And all of it was made for you and me, ‘cause it just belongs to you and me - so let's take a ride and see what's mine."

Iggy Pop
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Lizzy Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 15 2012 at 12:58
Lately it's been this one:



... unfortunately.

Stop the world and let me get off.


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Of late, at least, it's been the soundtrack, Sette Note in Nero.


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This night wounds time.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Dayvenkirq Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 15 2012 at 15:29
^ Sorry, I don't know this one. No text -> hard to ID.
"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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^Porcupine Tree — Stupid Dream
This night wounds time.
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My reply, just a face...




everything this man does... is me

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Originally posted by ole-the-first

^Porcupine Tree — Stupid Dream

Great pick!

By the way, love the coop avatar :)

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Originally posted by Dayvenkirq

Originally posted by Dayvenkirq

Nursery Cryme ... for now. 

S@#$w it. I'll change mine to PF's Meddle. It's pretty muscular, there is more of rock, and there is some filler about me ("San Tropez" and "Seamus"), and if I wanted to make an album, it would probably have some filler on it too. Hell, I already have one now! Other than that, I want power and I want ambient (like in folk). Meddle matches my personality and musical tastes better than Nursery Cryme.
Nope. It's changed for me.


This guy has put a few things I've dreamed of putting into my music: strong classical influences (can't identify the style), diversity in genres, a riff-based rocker, sound experiments, strong memorable moments, drama. The guy just packed it all. Way ahead of me. 37 goddarn years. Man.

This may be my final answer. It's a journey before finding yourself.


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"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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Kinda hard without just naming my favorite album.

I grew up on '70s classic rock, Boston, Styx, Kansas, REO, Ted Nugent, etc. Got into metal by the late '70s, prog as well (besides Kansas)

Prog metal is still my favorite genre, but even then you have different sub-genres…..

Maybe one of Enchant's albums?

They are proggy, not metal but they did rock out hard occasionally, and had a bit of '70s sound to them as well.

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