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    Posted: April 09 2013 at 15:12
Is there anyone else who prefers Aqualung?

I mean, both are very awesome, but I like Aqualung a tiny bit more.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote dr prog Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 09 2013 at 15:31
Taab definately but the new 2cd aqualung remix is just as good as taab with all those great bonus tracks
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote dr wu23 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 09 2013 at 15:39
Tough choice....I went with Aqualung for the variety of material which I always liked about Tull.
TAAB had some parts that were a little tedious for me.
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Thick As A Brick for me, but Aqualung's awesome.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote The Bearded Bard Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 09 2013 at 15:56
TAAB, but I prefer APP to both.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Metalmarsh89 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 09 2013 at 15:57
Thick as a Brick. I only own three Tull albums, but these are two of them, and both are excellent for different reasons.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Progosopher Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 09 2013 at 16:05
TAAB is within my top five favorite Tull albums, whereas Aqualung is in my top ten.  Don't ever deny one for the other though - they are both GREAT albums.
 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote presdoug Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 09 2013 at 16:28
I admire them both, lyrically and instrumentally, but slightly prefer Aqualung. Always have and always will.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote ole-the-first Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 09 2013 at 17:25
Think I prefer Aqualung too.
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I prefer Aqualung.
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Originally posted by The Bearded Bard The Bearded Bard wrote:

TAAB, but I prefer APP to both.

^me too
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Hercules Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 09 2013 at 17:52
Originally posted by Triceratopsoil Triceratopsoil wrote:

I prefer Aqualung.
 
We actually agree on something.
 
TAAB is a very good album but Aqualung has many of the best songs JT ever recorded.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote MJAben Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 09 2013 at 17:57
Thick as a Brick for me, Aqualung is great, it's just not Thick as a Brick...
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Thick as a Brick. 
I always find that live versions of Aqualung far surpass the album, whereas TAAB is great either way. (Though if I had a choice I'd rather hear it live, for sure)
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Eria Tarka Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 09 2013 at 18:53
Originally posted by The Bearded Bard The Bearded Bard wrote:

TAAB, but I prefer APP to both.

yes.. this
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Wanorak Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 09 2013 at 19:03
I actually prefer Aqualung. Love the folky vignettes and the heavier songs.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote progmatic Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 09 2013 at 19:17
Aqualung without a doubt for me. I've never considered Thick as a Brick anywhere near as good musically or emotionally.
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Definitely Thick as a Brick.
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Aqualung is my favourite TULL album.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Dayvenkirq Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 09 2013 at 21:03
It used to be TAAB. One of the things that changed my mind was "Wond'ring Aloud", so ... .
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