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    Posted: April 02 2013 at 12:26
1.The Power and the Glory (5/5)
2.Acquiring the Taste (5/5)
3.Three Friends (5/5)
4.Octopus (5/5)
5.Gentle Giant (5/5)
6.Free Hand (4.5/5)
7.Interview (4.5/5)
8.In a Glass House (4/5)
9.Civilian (4/5)
10.The Missing Piece (3/5)
11.Giant for a Day (2/5)


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1. Octopus
2. In A Glass House
3. Three Friends
4. Gentle Giant
5. Free Hand
6. The Power and the Glory
7. Acquiring the Taste
8. Interview
9. The Missing Piece
10. Civilian
11. Giant For A Day
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octopus
power and the glory
glass house
three friends
free hand
acquiring the taste
interview
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1. Octopus
2. Gentle Giant
3. Acquiring The Taste
4. Free Hand
5. Three Friends
6. The Power And The Glory
7. In A Glass House
8. Interview

Rankings notwithstanding, I heartily recommend anything from Gentle Giant to Free Hand.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote irrelevant Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 02 2013 at 13:22
This is too hard. The top two are solid in their places, the rest pretty much move around, but Giant For a Day is bottom. 

1. Free Hand
2. In a Glass House
3. Interview
4. Acquiring The Taste
5. The Missing Piece
6. The Power And The Glory
7. Civilian
8. Octopus
9. Gentle Giant
10. Three Friends
11. Giant For a Day

Oooh, some controversial placings there!  


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1. Acquiring The Taste
2. In A Glass House
3. Octopus
4. Gentle Giant
5. Free Hand
6. Three Friends
7. The Power And The Glory
8. Interview
9. The Missing Piece
10. Civilian
11. Giant For A Day
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Padraic Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 02 2013 at 13:32
I'm pretty bad at this sort of thing, but my top 3 (not in any order) are probably Acquiring the Taste, Three Friends, and In a Glass House.
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1. Three Friends
2. Gentle Giant
3. AtT
4. IaGH
5. Free Hand
6. TPATG
7. Octopus


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I really like the run of albums from Octopus to Interview.

1= Octopus/The Power and The Glory
3= In A Glass House/ Freehand
5 Interview
6= Gentle Giant/Acquiring the Taste
8= Three Friends
9,10 Jack- Civilian/ The MIssing Piece/ Giant For A Day

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Power
Octopi
Interview
Freehand
3Friends
Acquiring
GG
Missing
Glass

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1. Octopus
2. In A Glass House
3. Three Friends
4. Free Hand
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Top 5

1) Freehand
2) The Missing Piece
3) The Power And The Glory
4) Interview
5) Playing The Fool
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Originally posted by bytor2112 bytor2112 wrote:

1. Octopus
2. In A Glass House
3. Three Friends
4. Gentle Giant
5. Free Hand
6. The Power and the Glory
7. Acquiring the Taste
8. Interview
9. The Missing Piece
10. Civilian
11. Giant For A Day

This pretty much sums it up for me, I'd switch the self titled and Free Hand but otherwise keep it the same.
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1) Acquiring The Taste
2) Free Hand
3) Octopus
4) The Power And The Glory
5) In A Glass House
6) Three Friends
7) Gentle Giant
8) Interview
9) Missing Piece
10) Giant For A Day and Civilian (they are both terrible albums.)
 
So I'm a huge Gentle Giant fan, and I find them very creative and talented. It's a shame that they broke up too early, because I like them so much. But at the time of their break-up, they created the opposite of what they used to compose, and the two last albums are very far from the six masterpieces and the two great albums they created.
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Top Favorites:

Three Friends
The Power And The Glory
Gentle Giant(S/T)
In A  Glass House
Acquiring the Taste
Octopus


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Acquiring The Taste
Three Friends
The Power And The Glory
In A Glass House
Octopus
Free Hand
Gentle Giant
Interview
The Missing Piece
Civilian
Giant For A Day


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Originally posted by Padraic Padraic wrote:

I'm pretty bad at this sort of thing, but my top 3 (not in any order) are probably Acquiring the Taste, Three Friends, and In a Glass House.


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Three Friends
In A Glass House
Free Hand
The Power and the Glory
Acquiring The Taste
Octopus
Interview
Gentle Giant
The Missing Piece
Civilian
Giant for a Day

Three Friends is one of my top 5 albums. Sometimes the top album.
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Free Hand
In a Glass House
Three Friends
Octopus                               )
Acquiring the Taste             ) Almost a tie
The Power and the Glory    )


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In a Glass House

Octopus

Acquiring the Taste

Interview

Gentle Giant

The Power and the Glory

Free Hand

The Missing Piece

Giant for a Day

Three Friends

Civilian

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