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Poll Question: Which of these tracks is your favorite?
Poll Choice Votes Poll Statistics
1 [1.96%]
3 [5.88%]
2 [3.92%]
2 [3.92%]
1 [1.96%]
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12 [23.53%]
3 [5.88%]
6 [11.76%]
0 [0.00%]
4 [7.84%]
3 [5.88%]
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    Posted: December 05 2012 at 09:33
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Originally posted by Hercules Hercules wrote:

Let's kill this "Mostly Autumn are like Pink Floyd" thing. Sure, they adore Floyd and were influenced to play music by them but, unless Floyd released a load of tracks I've never heard with female vocals, flute, violin, Uillean pipes, tinged by Celtic folk, I don't find their music very similar. Oh, sorry, Brian Josh plays a bit like Dave Gilmour and their record company promoted them (unwisely) as "The New Pink Floyd". And Rick Wright and Dave Gilmour liked them (a lot) and they released an album of Pink Floyd covers. That means MA are Floyd clones. Does it ****.  But I love both bands.
 
As for Nimrodel, this is not remotely like Floyd either.
 
But my favourite IS a Mostly Autumn track which does sound a bit Floydian in mood (though not execution) and that's The Night Sky from their debut. Sensational.
 

What a brilliant post. Agree with every word.

My vote goes to....oh, I don't know. For a start, I wouldn't regard Starless as being remotely Floydian, nor Ocean Cloud for that matter.


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Camel - Nimrodel for me !
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Camel with Nimrodel.


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Starless followed by When An Old Cricketer ....
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I can't vote and I'm sorry.
Too many great songs here for just 1 vote.
BUT, If I had 5 votes....

Camel: Nimrodel
Eloy: Poseidon's Creation
Novalis: Sommerabend
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote jude111 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 02 2012 at 08:47
Originally posted by Gandalff Gandalff wrote:

Starless, although I've never thought about it's "Floydian" track.
So, no Nektar songs? That's unthinkable!Shocked
Another amazing "Floydian" track not being on this list:
I ran out of room; I wanted to include Omega, Nektar and Pulsar... CryBig smile
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Hercules Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 02 2012 at 04:14
Originally posted by jude111 jude111 wrote:

Originally posted by tszirmay tszirmay wrote:

Gandalf's Fist- "The Council of Anderson" and Airbag's "Never Coming Home" are PF tracks literally! 
On this list there are many but Anathema's "Emotional Winter" rules. Though Mostly Autumn's "The Night Sky" is perhaps the best of them all! 
I never heard "The Night Sky." I've always loved "Half the Mountain." I'm listening to "The Night Sky" on Youtube now!! Thanks for the recommendation :-)
 
Try this youtube clip if you haven't found it:
 
 
If ever there a better combination of images and music, I've yet to hear/see it. The version of The Night Sky is slightly different to that on For all we Shared - it's off one of the compilations and is remixed and improved (hard to believe) and the guy who does the visuals is brilliant. Put it on before you go to bed and you'll be perfectly relaxed.
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I'm going to just crack without listening to all of them and vote for Vangelis' "Blade Runner Blues". What is it that you people say here? "It has a very special place for me" or something like that?

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Starless, although I've never thought about it's "Floydian" track.
So, no Nektar songs? That's unthinkable!Shocked
Another amazing "Floydian" track not being on this list:
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote tamijo Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 01 2012 at 23:33
Originally posted by mister nobody mister nobody wrote:

Originally posted by Wanorak Wanorak wrote:

Starless is one of my all time faves, but it in no way sounds even remotely Floydian.
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Originally posted by octopus-4 octopus-4 wrote:

Voted Nimrodel because Starless is pure King Crimson, not Floydian. 
Mostly Autumn have a lot of more Floydian (and better) songs. 
I have never thought of Blade Runner Blues as Floydian, but effectively it can be.

However this poll would be a fantastic playlist.
Thanks!! :-) You know, I made this poll, but I still can't decide which song to vote for!  lol :-)
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote jude111 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 01 2012 at 21:54
Originally posted by tszirmay tszirmay wrote:

Gandalf's Fist- "The Council of Anderson" and Airbag's "Never Coming Home" are PF tracks literally! 
On this list there are many but Anathema's "Emotional Winter" rules. Though Mostly Autumn's "The Night Sky" is perhaps the best of them all! 
I never heard "The Night Sky." I've always loved "Half the Mountain." I'm listening to "The Night Sky" on Youtube now!! Thanks for the recommendation :-)
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King Crimson's "Starless" gets my vote. It is one of my favourite songs period.
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Gandalf's Fist- "The Council of Anderson" and Airbag's "Never Coming Home" are PF tracks literally! 
On this list there are many but Anathema's "Emotional Winter" rules. Though Mostly Autumn's "The Night Sky" is perhaps the best of them all! 
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Originally posted by jude111 jude111 wrote:

Originally posted by mister nobody mister nobody wrote:

Originally posted by Wanorak Wanorak wrote:

Starless is one of my all time faves, but it in no way sounds even remotely Floydian.
Here you go, have a listen:
 
I still disagree but I have really enjoyed the video, as every time I watch to it. Thanks.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote jude111 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 01 2012 at 13:25
Originally posted by mister nobody mister nobody wrote:

Originally posted by Wanorak Wanorak wrote:

Starless is one of my all time faves, but it in no way sounds even remotely Floydian.
Here you go, have a listen:
 
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Originally posted by Wanorak Wanorak wrote:

Starless is one of my all time faves, but it in no way sounds even remotely Floydian.
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Voted Nimrodel because Starless is pure King Crimson, not Floydian. 
Mostly Autumn have a lot of more Floydian (and better) songs. 
I have never thought of Blade Runner Blues as Floydian, but effectively it can be.

However this poll would be a fantastic playlist.
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