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Poll Question: Chose your favorite song
Poll Choice Votes Poll Statistics
10 [16.95%]
1 [1.69%]
4 [6.78%]
5 [8.47%]
4 [6.78%]
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1 [1.69%]
3 [5.08%]
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3 [5.08%]
0 [0.00%]
2 [3.39%]
2 [3.39%]
3 [5.08%]
4 [6.78%]
1 [1.69%]
5 [8.47%]
0 [0.00%]
0 [0.00%]
0 [0.00%]
0 [0.00%]
3 [5.08%]
0 [0.00%]
0 [0.00%]
8 [13.56%]
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    Posted: April 21 2013 at 12:10

I have made some some polls for PR and Xover bands and all worked well, letís try with Alan parsonís Project, who combined his outstanding production and songwriting skills with the fabulous orchestration by Andrew Powell and the lyrics of Erik Woolfson.

The team worked perfectly, every album, Prog, Rock or Pop sounds great, will reduce my options to a maximum of three songs from each album ordered according to date of release

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PS: My vote goes with In the Lap of the Gods from Pyramyds



Edited by Ivan_Melgar_M - April 21 2013 at 14:40
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1. Time
2. I wouldn't want to be like you
3. Mammagamma
4. Day After Day





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I have always loved Limelight.


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Out of this list, Old and Wise with Colin Blunstone on vocals. A hard choice though as I like or love a lot of these songs.
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Genesis Ch 1 V 32
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote The Doctor Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 21 2013 at 13:16
Originally posted by Wanorak Wanorak wrote:

Out of this list, Old and Wise with Colin Blunstone on vocals. A hard choice though as I like or love a lot of these songs.


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Games people play.


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Other: "To One In Paradise" from Tales From Mystery And Imagination, closely followed by "The Silence And I" from Eye In The Sky.
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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 21 2013 at 13:42
I'm not a huge fan of APP but I really love The Raven
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One of those classic bands I never checked out. 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Dellinger Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 21 2013 at 14:40
Oh, I do like Alan Parsons very much. They got many outstanding songs, specially on their first albums, and there are many I really love that I would like to vote for, either from the ones chosen by Ivan or some he left out. However, seeing that "La Sagrada Familia" is often forgotten (perhaps because it was released by the end of the Project's life), I choose to vote for it, for it is a fantastic song as good as any from their golden period.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Ivan_Melgar_M Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 21 2013 at 15:02
Originally posted by Dellinger Dellinger wrote:

Oh, I do like Alan Parsons very much. They got many outstanding songs, specially on their first albums, and there are many I really love that I would like to vote for, either from the ones chosen by Ivan or some he left out. However, seeing that "La Sagrada Familia" is often forgotten (perhaps because it was released by the end of the Project's life), I choose to vote for it, for it is a fantastic song as good as any from their golden period.

From that album (Gaudi) I like Paseo de Gracia much more, but both are great
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Progosopher Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 21 2013 at 15:22
I Robot followed by Turn of a Friendly Card (the whole thing), followed by Silence and I off the list.  I also like the atmospheres of The Fall of the House of Usher a lot.
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"I Robot" with honorable mention to "Eye in the Sky".  

Pretty much the entire I Robot album is indispensable to me though.
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God, this is brilliant



Andrew Powell is s genius, that piano  at 3:41 followed by  full orchestra and chorus are mind blowing

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The Fall of the House of Usher has always been one of my favorite prog epics. It epitomizes the classical-rock crossover.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Svetonio Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 21 2013 at 20:09
Originally posted by Ivan_Melgar_M Ivan_Melgar_M wrote:


God, this is brilliant



Andrew Powell is s genius, that piano  at 3:41 followed by  full orchestra and chorus are mind blowing

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IMHO, that's the best album by The Alan Person Project, and I Iove every single track from it.
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Hmmm...when I first got into prog, I kind of went on a bit of an APP bender, buying up pretty much all their albums on CD at a great price....I can't say I listen to them that much these days, but I really enjoy them, wouldn't dream of getting rid of them!

I think I'll pick `The Raven', if only because it pops into my head quite regularly! But tracks like `Limelight', `Games People Play', `Don't Answer Me', `What Goes Up...' all come to mind as catchy and enjoyable pop pieces! :)
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