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Poll Question: What's your favourite Prog song over 10 minutes, released in 2012?
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4 [9.30%]
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    Posted: December 07 2012 at 03:02
Criteria to inclusion:
  • Corresponding album with minimum number of ratings: 50
  • Minimum average rating value: 4.00
  • If some album has more than 1 Epic, I've picked the longest one

I believe, if Big Big Train have been stretched just slightly some of their songs on the album of the year, this song would surely win.Wink



Edited by Gandalff - December 07 2012 at 13:43
A Elbereth Gilthoniel
silivren penna míriel
o menel aglar elenath!
Na-chaered palan-díriel
o galadhremmin ennorath,
Fanuilos, le linnathon
nef aear, sí nef aearon!

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote someone_else Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 07 2012 at 03:18
Island.
 
Runner-up outside this list: Lover's End Part III: Skellefteĺ Serenade - Moon Safari
 


Edited by someone_else - December 07 2012 at 03:19
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"Guardian Angel" by Galahad, although the chorus is a bit cheesy, I can not get it out of my head.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote sleeper Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 07 2012 at 07:47
Silent Flight Parliament. I cant between BTBAM actually recorded a song better than the awsome White Walls.
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Anathema - Untouchable
Mystery - Pride
Storm Corrosion - Storm Corrosion
Mendel - Absolution
Echolyn - Speaking in Lampblack
Circus Maximus - Last Goodbye
Lithium Dawn - The Price
Circus Maximus - Architect Of Fortune
Flying Colors - Infinite Fire
Silhouette - Breathe
Ne Obliviscaris - Forget Not
Wintersun - Sons of Winter And Stars
Headspace - Daddy f**king Loves You.


From this list, Share the World With Me, easily the best from Sceneries.


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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Gandalff Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 07 2012 at 13:42
Originally posted by Gallifrey Gallifrey wrote:

Anathema - Untouchable
Mystery - Pride
Storm Corrosion - Storm Corrosion
Mendel - Absolution
Echolyn - Speaking in Lampblack
Circus Maximus - Last Goodbye
Lithium Dawn - The Price
Circus Maximus - Architect Of Fortune
Flying Colors - Infinite Fire
Silhouette - Breathe
Ne Obliviscaris - Forget Not
Wintersun - Sons of Winter And Stars
Headspace - Daddy f**king Loves You.


From this list, Share the World With Me, easily the best from Sceneries.
 As for your suggestions, many of them don't meet my criteria. Nevertheless, thank you!
 
My favourite Epic of the year 2012 is Motorpsycho & Stĺle Storlřkken's "Through the Veil". Really timeless music!Thumbs Up


Edited by Gandalff - December 07 2012 at 13:44
A Elbereth Gilthoniel
silivren penna míriel
o menel aglar elenath!
Na-chaered palan-díriel
o galadhremmin ennorath,
Fanuilos, le linnathon
nef aear, sí nef aearon!

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Logan Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 07 2012 at 14:41
I only know one of those listed, and I can't think of any others, but I do love the "Felicité Thösz" suite, so I gave it a  vote.  Magma commonly beats the competition for me.
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Gaza by Marillion.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Progmind Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 07 2012 at 20:15
Originally posted by Wanorak Wanorak wrote:

Gaza by Marillion.


This

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Floyd Steely Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 07 2012 at 21:23
Hi,
 
I'm not allowed to vote in these polls for some reason, but I sure wish "Note" by Beardfish were included.
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But if I could vote, I'd vote for Magma.
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Edited by Nogbad_The_Bad - December 07 2012 at 21:51
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Presto Ballet - Relic Of The Modern World (19.12)
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Can - Graublau or anything from Electric Orange's new album XX for me. 
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"World Without End" by Neal Morse
Nothing can last
there are no second chances.
Never give a day away.
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others 
 The Crush of Night . by IZZ
 Turn Away  by IOEarth
 Utopia by Utopia
 
Nothing can last
there are no second chances.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote BrufordFreak Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 08 2012 at 20:08
I have to say that I am quite surprised at the glaringly missing "epics" from this list:  I AND THOU's "And I Awaken," KOTEBEL's "Concerto for Piano and Electric Ensemble," THE TEA CLUB's "Firebears,"  MYSTERY's "Another Day," BATTLESTATION's "Prologue: Nature's Morte/You're Not Welcome Here," and NO ANGLAGARD, ASTRA, DIAGONAL or THINKING PLAGUE! These are from 2012! They are incredible! 


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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote richardh Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 09 2012 at 03:17

^ I think the definition of 'epic' would be 15 minutes plus in my book although admittedly the OP offered no guidelines on this.

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