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Poll Question: Which of these is your favorite ?
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    Posted: April 22 2013 at 13:22
Another hard one, my faves from this era are Signals and Power Windows.
If I have to vote, I'll go with Signals !
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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 22 2013 at 13:24
I'll go with Signals as well, but I enjoy them all.
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Power Windows. Kinda tough to get into at first, but it ages really well.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Man With Hat Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 22 2013 at 14:05
Signals for me.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote cozypowell Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 22 2013 at 14:06
Listened to all four hundreds of times. I guess GUP would get the nod because of "Afterimage".
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Grace Under Pressure - fantastic album.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Melomaniac Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 22 2013 at 14:24
^^GUP is indeed a great album (especially Red Sector A) but Kid Gloves I find to be such a clunker that I could't vote for this album (The Body Electric and Red Lenses are so so too, imho... the rest is great though!)
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Power Windows (great production - Peter Collins I think)
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Signals, GUP really close
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote someone_else Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 22 2013 at 16:04
Signals. It is 3rd era indeed, but it belongs to their masterpiece period together with the 2nd era albums.
Of the others, Hold Your Fire is the best imho.

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My favorites here are in chronological order. Signals was the easiest to get into, but I'd agree with Neo-Romantic. Power Windows has aged the best out of these albums.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote The.Crimson.King Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 22 2013 at 17:31
"Signals", by a mile.  I absolutely love the songs "Kid Gloves" and "Big Money" but they're the only songs I really like on their respective albums.  As far as "Signals", I remember loving the MTV video of "Subdivisions" especially with Alex saying "subdivisions" in that crazy low voice, I remember me and my friends used to laugh saying, "so that's what Alex's voice really sounds like LOL

Besides, "Subdivisions" has my all time fave Rush song "Chemistry"!
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Power Windows
“War is peace.
Freedom is slavery.
Ignorance is strength.”
― George Orwell, Nineteen Eighty-Four

"Ignorance and Prejudice and Fear walk Hand in Hand"- Neil Peart

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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 22 2013 at 17:48
Grace is my favorite Rush album... so that
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Horizons Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 22 2013 at 18:35
Originally posted by bytor2112 bytor2112 wrote:

Grace is my favorite Rush album... so that

I still think this is crazy 

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote twosteves Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 22 2013 at 18:50
I always like 3 songs off any Rush album because I tire of their sound---(starts to sound the same)---chose Grace Under Pressure because I sorta listened to it from start to finish a lot.
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Hold Your Fire is a great record, one of my favourites. Time Stand Still just means so much to me.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Horizons Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 22 2013 at 20:02
I listen to Hold Your Fire most.

So damn consistent and catchy. Beautiful songs throughout. Real classic from the band imo
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Power Windows.
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Grace Under Pressure
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