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Poll Question: what is your favourite album,
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    Posted: February 17 2013 at 08:30
two very different albums, one so smooth you could have it on a cake, andother so very much different, both influened the sound of 80s in their way,

Avalon have a overworthly production and textures, and Discipline have a very exotic feel and rythmicaly complex two counteroppesites of 80s music..






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Post Options Post Options   Quote octopus-4 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 17 2013 at 08:35
I really love Avalon, one of the few goodies of the 80s.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Icarium Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 17 2013 at 08:43
then we are two Handshake
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Avalon by miles.
 
It's the best Roxy Music album - Take a chance with me is the highlight, but it's all very good (and that's from someome who's not a great fan of Bryan Ferry's voice).
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Icarium Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 17 2013 at 09:57
it influenced Talk Talk i think, i bet
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I should give Avalon another listen, but from what I remember nothing enthralled except for the title track.
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Avalon for me; a production masterpiece IMO. I would've voted for Discipline if not for the dull and boring second side. I love the first side of the album.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote akamaisondufromage Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 17 2013 at 12:07
Avalon:  Roxy go Snoozy Zzzzzzzz
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Avalon is a superb sonic tapistry  , very rich musically (if one takes the effort to sift through the layers of sound) .
I am a huge KC fan also but I just prefer the steamroller version with Wetton, Cross and Bruford. Discipline is a tad too clinical for my exotic/erotic tastes.
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I'm a bigger fan of KC than Roxy Music, but I've never really been a big fan of Discipline. A few good tunes, but quite a cold and disjointed feel to it overall.

Avalon is a more 'pleasant' listen, so Roxy gets the vote here, I guess.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote The Doctor Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 17 2013 at 13:51
Let me be the first to vote for both.  I like both of them about equally.  Both are very enjoyable listens.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote HolyMoly Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 17 2013 at 13:56
I'll give Avalon its due too.  It doesn't aim very high, but it succeeds at everything it tries.  Discipline is a lovely album too, but the closing title track just never did it for me.  A sizable blemish on an otherwise pretty flawless album.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Progosopher Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 17 2013 at 15:45
Originally posted by The Doctor

Let me be the first to vote for both.  I like both of them about equally.  Both are very enjoyable listens.
Let me be the second.  Handshake  I enjoy both for almost completely different reasons.  When I want something intricate and choppy, there is Discipline, but for something melodic and lush, Avalon fits the bill perfectly.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote ProgMetaller2112 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 17 2013 at 16:26
Originally posted by aginor

two very different albums, one so smooth you could have it on a cake, andother so very much different, both influened the sound of 80s in their way,

Avalon have a overworthly production and textures, and Discipline have a very exotic feel and rythmicaly complex two counteroppesites of 80s music..








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Post Options Post Options   Quote Horizons Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 17 2013 at 16:36
Discipline haha


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Definitely Discipline, I've never been a fan of RM
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Discipline.


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Post Options Post Options   Quote akaBona Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 18 2013 at 08:50
interesting poll. voted KC ...
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Post Options Post Options   Quote jude111 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 18 2013 at 09:21
Originally posted by octopus-4

I really love Avalon, one of the few goodies of the 80s.


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