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    Posted: March 30 2013 at 08:54
Originally posted by RedNightmareKing RedNightmareKing wrote:

Originally posted by Mr. Mustard Mr. Mustard wrote:



But If I had to choose just one it would have to be Harmonium's Si on avait besoin d'une cinquième saison (sp?). Many Big smile to be had.


This, especially. The first time I heard it, I had a huge smile on my face. I kinda laughed a little bit too. It's such an enjoyable album!
I seem to remember a big silly grin on my face when I first heard that album, great pick.
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Originally posted by Mr. Mustard Mr. Mustard wrote:

I have a lot, as that's one of the main reasons I listen to music. But specifically I would go with:

Wind and Wuthering - Genesis
Blomljud - Moon Safari
Per Un Amico - PFM
V - Spock's Beard
Bridges Across Forever - Transatlantic
And most recently Big Big Train's latest two releases.

But If I had to choose just one it would have to be Harmonium's Si on avait besoin d'une cinquième saison (sp?). Many Big smile to be had.


This, especially. The first time I heard it, I had a huge smile on my face. I kinda laughed a little bit too. It's such an enjoyable album!
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I have a lot, as that's one of the main reasons I listen to music. But specifically I would go with:

Wind and Wuthering - Genesis
Blomljud - Moon Safari
Per Un Amico - PFM
V - Spock's Beard
Bridges Across Forever - Transatlantic
And most recently Big Big Train's latest two releases.

But If I had to choose just one it would have to be Harmonium's Si on avait besoin d'une cinquième saison (sp?). Many Big smile to be had.


Edited by Mr. Mustard - March 29 2013 at 23:24
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Oh, some great mentions in here!

I shortlisted In the Aeroplane Over the Sea (Neutral Milk Hotel), The Yes Album (Yes), Pictures at an Exhibition (ELP), and honorary mention for Beardfish's And The Stone Said, If I Could Speak, because I listen to it every single morning to pep myself up.

But my special album is Den of Iniquity by the Norman Haines Band.  It just makes me want to tip my hat to everyone I see.
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Several I think ...

Jethro Tull's Minstrel in the Gallery. Cold Wind to Valhalla, One White Duck, Baker Street Muse always put a big broad smile on my face. Especially Valhalla.

Ayreon's Into The Electric Castle, for its glorious cheesiness, + Amazing Flight has got to be one of the best ayreon tracks ever. The rest of disc 1 is pretty uplifting as well (musically)

Biffy Clyro's Only Revolutions is not exactly prog but it is definitely one of my go-to choicesfor feel good music with a twist to it. Can be said of most of the latest album Opposites as well

Dream Theater's Images and Words. Take the Time and Metropolis pt.1 are instant smilers (... Is that a word) ?
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Steve Hackett - To Watch the Storms.
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Haken - Visions
The melodies are very uplifting, even though it is a dream about death.  It lacks the melancholy that much of the prog world seems to like.

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At the moment Big Big Train - English Electric parts 1 and 2.

A nod to the golden era of progressive music and my youth.
 
And to a pastoral, simpler way of life in England ( albeit tough for many )
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Originally posted by Argonaught Argonaught wrote:

Fish Out of Water, it has to be

Ah now that is a good call! - I love that album
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Two more: "Love This Giant" and "Graceland"
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Probably Another Diamond Day
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Karen Carpenter--great singer --but amazing drummerLOL
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Originally posted by rickaa rickaa wrote:

   It,s Friday, Tonight I,m going home and going to sit back and listen to Close To The Edge front to back for the first time in quite some time.  After that I think I,ll listen to The Final Cut.   

I'm currently listening to Close to the Edge...such a great album.
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Originally posted by rickaa rickaa wrote:

   It,s Friday, Tonight I,m going home and going to sit back and listen to Close To The Edge front to back for the first time in quite some time.  After that I think I,ll listen to The Final Cut.   
So we're gonna go from feeling good to feeling downright depressed eh  ???  LOL
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   It,s Friday, Tonight I,m going home and going to sit back and listen to Close To The Edge front to back for the first time in quite some time.  After that I think I,ll listen to The Final Cut.   

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Originally posted by infocat infocat wrote:

Originally posted by The Doctor The Doctor wrote:

Originally posted by irrelevant irrelevant wrote:

Originally posted by AEProgman AEProgman wrote:

The Monkees - The Best of...  Embarrassed (I know...sorry, but it makes me smile at the memories and innocence of my youth)

 

Hey, nothin' wrong with liking The Monkees. Approve


I also like The Monkees.  My favorite is Headquarters.  Cool
I listened to More Of The Monkees and Headquarters the other day, but I couldn't remember what made me do so.  Must have been this thread!  Smile  Fun stuff.  We had the first two albums when I was a kid (mid to late 70s) and we'd all dance around like crazy to them!
Smile I am not as embarrassed anymore seeing that I have company here.  I got suckered into an Amazon MP3 sale a couple of days before I saw this thread and got the Monkees...Best of for $1..99 (25 songs).  Could not pass it up since I danced around like an idiot as a kid  back then also! LOL

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Originally posted by ProgressiveAttic ProgressiveAttic wrote:

Believe it or not, that'd be "Tales From Topographic Oceans"

I believe it. I love that album! Topographic Oceans, Relayer, and Close to the Edge are my favorite Yes albums.
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Originally posted by Metalmarsh89 Metalmarsh89 wrote:

I've also got the Beach Boys greatest hits which is very pleasant too. Always makes it feel sunny no matter the season or weather.
I have several Beach Boys albums and they are always quite uplifting and cozy (Surfer Girl, Little Deuce Coupe and a S/T one from 1985....).
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