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Poll Question: In your opinion, what is the best Flower Kings album?
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5 [11.36%]
1 [2.27%]
13 [29.55%]
2 [4.55%]
8 [18.18%]
1 [2.27%]
10 [22.73%]
0 [0.00%]
1 [2.27%]
0 [0.00%]
3 [6.82%]
0 [0.00%]
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    Posted: November 28 2015 at 08:45
Voted Banks of Eden
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Originally posted by Guldbamsen Guldbamsen wrote:

Still haven't made it all the way through an album of theirs. Not my bag I guess.
It would certainly be easier if their albums had decent lenghts Confused
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Still haven't made it all the way through an album of theirs. Not my bag I guess.
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I only have 6 of these, but Stardust We Are has everything I love about these guys.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote addictedtoprog Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 26 2015 at 11:07
I hav heard some TFK recently...i think i cud hav been a huge TFK fan had i listened to them 2 years ago. Not now.
Nevertheless they r very gud in what they do. Its just me i guess.
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None of the above
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For me there is a sameness to their albums that don't allow for enough variety overall. They are all uniformly good.....but after playing one or two I often have trouble differentiating between albums. They have been prolific since they came on the scene and Stolt of course does side projects like Transatlantic.
Perhaps a bit too prolific in the end.
I just listened to some tracks from Eden and Rose....good stuff , but again to my ears it could be from earlier works. It all blends into one huge album.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote miamiscot Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 25 2015 at 21:40
There seems to be a prevailing thought that TFK's more recent stuff is somehow inferior to their earlier LP's - and this is poppycock. All twelve albums (thirteen if you count that first Stolt solo album) are fantastic in their own right.
 
And I have been listening to Back In The World Of Adventures all day today and I might have to revise my rating on it - upwards. It's better than I once thought. Still not their best but damned good.
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Stardust We Is.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote dr wu23 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 25 2015 at 13:07
It's interesting that the first and the most recent two have higher PA ratings yet on this poll Stardust and Unfold are winning.
Back In The World has always been one of my favorites by them but it was the first I heard.....yet I voted Stardust.....haven't bought any by them since Unfold.
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Unfold the Future
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Originally posted by Barbu Barbu wrote:

Best : Unfold the Future

Fave : Space Revolver
 
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Originally posted by Barbu Barbu wrote:

Best : Unfold the Future

Fave : Space Revolver
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Roine Stolt's first solo album, prior to band official formation, The Flower King.   
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1) Stardust We Are 9.5/10
2) The Sum Of No Evil 9.5/10
3) Space Revolver 9/10
4) Banks Of Eden 9/10
5) Unfold The Future 8.5/10
6) Flower Power 8/10
7) Desolation Rose 8/10
8) Adam & Eve 7.5/10
9) Paradox Hotel 7.5/10
10) Retropolis 7/10
11) The Rainmaker 7/10
12) Back In The World Of Adventures 6.5/10
 
The Flower Kings are one of my favorite bands ever (definitely Top 5) but I don't understand all the rave reviews for the first album. Besides "Big Puzzle" it's always left me cold. And the lack of love for The Sum Of No Evil is bewildering. That album is so great. But that is one of the cool things about them - it seems every fan has a different favorite album!
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From the ones I've heard, Banks Of Eden. Prefer their more modern stuff.
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Banks of Eden or Desolation Rose. The band had a flying start, slumped in the '00's, and now have come back with a refined and what might be called matured sound. For me, hard to choose between the two recent ones.
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