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Poll Question: Choose their very best studio album
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote The Doctor Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 17 2013 at 11:28
Godbluff just over Still Life, which in turn is just above Pawn Hearts.  
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Josef_K Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 18 2013 at 08:59
Just voted Pawn Hearts, there's simply nothing out there that can beat the craziness of "A Plague of Lighthouse Keepers". 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote King of Loss Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 18 2013 at 09:04
Originally posted by The Doctor The Doctor wrote:

Godbluff just over Still Life, which in turn is just above Pawn Hearts.  

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Tom Ozric Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 19 2013 at 00:56
Pawn Hearts for ever !!!
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote DisgruntledPorcupine Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 19 2013 at 15:35
My favourite VdGG album has changed a lot over the years. Now it's Pawn Hearts. Could be Godbluff tomorrow for all I know, though.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote KingCrInuYasha Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 19 2013 at 16:43
That's a tough one. I think anything from The Aerosol Grey Machine to Godbluff is a worthy candidate. I'm not too fond of "Childlike Faith In Childhood's End" from Still Life, but the other tracks from that are great.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Dayvenkirq Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 19 2013 at 17:26
Originally posted by Josef_K Josef_K wrote:

Just voted Pawn Hearts, there's simply nothing out there that can beat the craziness of "A Plague of Lighthouse Keepers". 
Verbatim.

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Pawn Hearts. there are only few better prog albums than this masterpiece ...
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote The.Crimson.King Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 04 2013 at 23:48
"Pawn Hearts", as it has the best Hugh Banton organ parts, though "The Least We Can Do..." comes in a close 2nd.  White Hammer is very moving, the subject matter is so sad and the distorted organ section at the end is so demonic.
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