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Poll Question: Which u like better?
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    Posted: August 05 2014 at 00:39
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Tubular Bells
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote someone_else Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 05 2014 at 01:18
This is a very tough choice. I have to think about it. Both albums are masterpieces.
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Not a bif fan of Floyd, but I like Dark Side. 
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Dark Side easily, Bells has never really grabbed my attention.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote HolyMoly Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 05 2014 at 05:42
Originally posted by sleeper sleeper wrote:

Dark Side easily, Bells has never really grabbed my attention.
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Both are great, but Floyd by a nose.
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Dark Side. No contest 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: August 05 2014 at 06:37
DSOTM..but my love for TB has grown over the last few years. It's now on a par with Ommadawn for me..
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Like both but Dark Side is Dark Side
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I like TB, it's a classic, but are you kidding me - easily DSOTM.
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I don't like Dark Side too much (strangely - I've always thought about it as overproduced, cold, pretentious and overall overrated record and years didn't change anything on this) so Tubullar Bells by miles here. If there are Meddle or Wish You Were Here in this poll, my vote would be different for sure.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Michael678 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 05 2014 at 08:26
uhhhh Dark Side. ADER!!!! but im trying to hear Tubular Bells one of these days as well (EXORCIST!!!!)
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T Bells. I am a PF fan but I never have a good connection! with TDSOTM. Many of peoples said "This is the best" or "Pink Floyd's best album" but ...
T Bells is a great Album. This is a Masterpiece IMO and one of Progressive music refrence . In 2014 one of Prog Rock's professional musicians "Rob Reed" released a album in TB's style and format : Sanctuary. If you listen to this album , you can find "The Value" of TB clearly (IMO). 


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Originally posted by someone_else someone_else wrote:

This is a very tough choice. I have to think about it. Both albums are masterpieces.


Agreed. I can't decide which one right now.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Progosopher Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 05 2014 at 11:47
Both were very innovative and remain iconic. Generally speaking, I prefer Oldfield over Floyd and that is the way my vote goes today. The albums fall right on either side of a spectrum: TB is played mostly by one person early in his career and has so many rough edges that he wanted to redo ever since it was completed. On the other hand, Dark Side, which has its share of spontaneity within it, is so carefully executed it can be considered perfection.
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Tubular Bells for me. It has always held a special place in my heart. I love the melodies and I could never believe that one person played and arranged pretty well everything!
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Even if I consider myself an Oldfield's fan, Tubular bells is a patchwork of short pieces often connected by sudden transitions, while DSOTM is a consistent concept album without any filler. I like both but The Floyd's is an absolute masterpiece while TB is "just" a great album. 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote O666 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 06 2014 at 09:30
Good point but dont forget : TB is a instrumental album. DSOTM's filler (as you said) is lyrics and sound texture. More instruments used in TB and its difficult than DSOTM. I mean filler that you talked about in DSOTM isnt musical filler.
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