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Poll Question: Which of these is your favorite ?
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24 [38.10%]
19 [30.16%]
13 [20.63%]
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote digdug Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 23 2013 at 07:38
Grace Under Pressure is awesome and gets my vote

love Signals and Power Windows as Well

Hold Your Fire is not as good for me
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Blacksword Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 23 2013 at 11:41
Grace felt like a slap in the ears for me at first, but I warned to it pretty quick. At that point I had not heard Signals, so I was kind of expecting another MP. I was still getting my head around how Rush were evolving over time.

These days GUP is certainly my favourite of this batch.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote lazland Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 23 2013 at 14:27
Signals. High class change of style.


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Signals, all very close
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Padraic Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 24 2013 at 11:59
Gave Power Windows some love because it was trailing.  All four of these are awesome albums.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Barbu Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 28 2013 at 14:18
Hold Your Fire
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Mirror Image Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 15 2014 at 23:52
Originally posted by Neo-Romantic Neo-Romantic wrote:

Power Windows. Kinda tough to get into at first, but it ages really well.

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This was one album that gave me a lot of trouble many years ago. I found it rather emotionally detached and completely uninvolving, but, now, it's one of my absolute favorites. It does get better with age and the lyrical themes discussed in Power Windows have as much relevance today as they did in 1985. This album definitely does grow on you with each successive listen. Lifeson has many great moments on this album. His solo in Emotion Detector is a miniature masterpiece within itself. Anyway, great album that does reward the listener over time. 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote verslibre Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 16 2014 at 18:48
Really a Signals/Graace tie. The former has the best synths, Gedd's best bass tone, the best drum sound along with Moving Pictures. The latter has great, edgy, aggressive songs that kick you simultaneously on both sides. Signals has been my favorite for many, many years, but what the hell, I'll throw in my vote for P/G.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote proggman Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 17 2014 at 16:23

Signals

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Power Windows
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Michael678 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 17 2014 at 20:15
the best album that symbolized this period its grace under pressure, but under personal circumstances, it's Signals for me.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Cristi Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 20 2014 at 00:33
Tough choice between Signals and Power Windows, I chose Signals in the end. 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote dedokras Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 23 2014 at 08:52
IMO Signals to Power Windows is their best 3 album run, voted Power Windows
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