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Side One, or Side Two? Pt. 1: Godbluff

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Poll Question: Which is your favorite side of this record?
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    Posted: March 17 2013 at 16:35
Choose your preferred side of Van der Graaf Generator's "Godbluff".

Side One:

The Undercover Man
Scorched Earth

Side Two:

Arrow
The Sleepwalkers
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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 16:41
Side 2.  Arrow is my favorite song off of the album, although every on song on there is great as well, but Arrow puts side 2 just over side 1.
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No vote. It's too good.
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Side 1 by the narrowest of margins. Scorched Earth is my favourite of the album, but every track is great.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Horizons Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 17 2013 at 17:33
Scorched Earth is my favorite too, but Arrow is so close that the strength of Sleepwalkers made me choose Side 2. 
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I am with ScorchedFirth here. Scorched Earth is my favourite track, very closely followed by The Sleepwalkers. I prefer The Undercover Man by many noselengths above Arrow, so I choose for side 1.
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Side One
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Easy. Side 1. The emotively deeper stuff.

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Side 2 but really it's too close to call.
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Side 2, just because SE is my least favorite on the album.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Fox On The Rocks Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 17 2013 at 18:21
I lean towards side 2 a bit more. It's got my favourite VDGG track, and a great opener - one Hammill's best vocal performances. I was never really big on Undercover Man.
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Side 2, but that was close.
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Very tough one. I'll go with Side 2 since it has my favourite track on the album (The Sleepwalkers), but both sides are perfect.

Edited by DisgruntledPorcupine - March 17 2013 at 20:30
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Side 1.  Arrow is my least favorite (though I still like it).
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Arrow is boring. Side 1 wins Big smile
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Gotta be side 2 -  it has The Sleepwalkers !!
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote friso Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 18 2013 at 05:38
Side one is one build up of intensity, almost no one ever succeeded in a run for 20 minutes in this way.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Varon Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 18 2013 at 05:50

Originally posted by DisgruntledPorcupine DisgruntledPorcupine wrote:

Very tough one. I'll go with Side 2 since it has my favourite track on the album (The Sleepwalkers), but both sides are perfect.


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Side Two for me.
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