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Neal Morse Solo: ? or Sola Scriptura

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Poll Question: Which one do you prefer?
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    Posted: June 23 2012 at 19:35
These two albums are currently rated equally (4.23), so I wondered which one the fans really prefer. I personally choose ?.
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I prefer Sola Scriptura, though both are quite good.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Man With Hat Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 24 2012 at 02:37
Sola
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Sola by a country mile
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Post Options Post Options   Quote darkshade Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 24 2012 at 02:46
Both. They're both awesome in different ways. They're the two best Neal Morse albums along with Testimony 2.
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Maybe i should give ?another chance. Last time i listened to it it did nothing for me at all, wheras Sola knocked my boots off right away.
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conceptually and lyrically ? is a masterpiece above Sola Scriptura (though the concept and lyrics for Sola are still quite good), but the technicality and actual music is better in Sola Scriptura. Sola Scriptura wins.
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DEF ?.
 
The whole album hangs really well together. I like Sola, but not as much.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote richardh Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 24 2012 at 13:19
Originally posted by wjohnd

Sola by a country mile
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? is one of my least favourite Neal Morse albums. Too many cooks..
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Wow, it's exactly equal, just like the ratings. I don't get Sola Scriptura, it starts off strong but basically after the intro to the first song I'm no longer interested, I don't much like it at all, and it's definitely my least favorite Morse album of what I've heard. I absolutely love ?, definitely his best in my opinion.
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? just is awesome, the whole way through. Sola's latter two songs and significant portions of the first two are all pretty meh. 
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Post Options Post Options   Quote darkshade Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 24 2012 at 21:39
Originally posted by richardh

Originally posted by wjohnd

Sola by a country mile
me too
 
? is one of my least favourite Neal Morse albums. Too many cooks..


I'm pretty sure Neal wrote all the music Confused
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Post Options Post Options   Quote richardh Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 25 2012 at 01:00
Originally posted by darkshade

Originally posted by richardh

Originally posted by wjohnd

Sola by a country mile
me too
 
? is one of my least favourite Neal Morse albums. Too many cooks..


I'm pretty sure Neal wrote all the music Confused
which then makes me wonder why Steve Hackett, Jordan Rudess,Roine Stolt and Alan Morse had to be involved. They all have to be accomodated in the music which makes for me an unfocusd mess regardless of whether they were involved in the writing.
I suppose though I just prefer the 3 peice feel of Morse's studio albums. They mostly fly whereas ? just never gets off the ground (imo)
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Lofcaudio Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 10 2012 at 10:32
I much prefer ?.  Sola is great, but the darker, heavier atmosphere weighs on me after a while.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Morsenator Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 10 2012 at 12:49
Both 5 star albums for me, ? wins for awesome story and countless Bible references which are never out of place. Such an inspirational album, reveals new sides of itself even after 15 or so listens (can't count anymore). Sola is very good too, in different ways than Question.
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"Question mark" has better melodies and better felling IMO.
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