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    Posted: August 31 2014 at 16:33
Originally posted by Dean

 

I prefer Tarkus from Welcome Back My Friends to the studio version.

This, especially the wonderous version of Aquatarkus.
Also Take a Pebble from the same album.

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Everything on Genesis Live.
"In The End" and "By-Tor and the Snow Dog" from Rush's "All the World's a Stage"

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Not really prog, Crossover maybe? But impressive:



Checked studio version later - a major disappointment(


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I mostly prefer studio versions over live versions.

But Camel - Captured from "Pressure Points - Live" is better than the studio version. Nice live sound, nice energy and all instruments are very clear. Great guitar.

I don't like the drum sound in the studio versions of Nude and Moonmadness, it sounds very isolated, probably recorded in a small studio room.

Drafted is nice too, but the singing isn't great.

Captured:  http://tinysong.com/1jJlS

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Post Options Post Options   Quote wilmon91 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 05 2014 at 19:59
I think I prefer the live version of Leipzig is Calling by Thomas Dolby (from The Sole Inhabitant). The original is just called Leipzig, and is also good.



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This semi-New Wave version of David Bowie's "Life On Mars". I think it captures the feel of isolation better than the original.





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He looks at this world and wants it all... so he strikes, like Thunderball!
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Dark Matter by Porcupine Tree.....one of the European shows...can't recall the place
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The snow goose version in ''a live record'' is a truly masterpiece
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Heavy ConstruKction over The ConstruKction of light.
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I hated Going for the One until i heard the version on Yesshows.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Dellinger Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 12 2014 at 21:05
Originally posted by martinprog77

The snow goose version in ''a live record'' is a truly masterpiece


Actually, that's the version of the album I have and the only one I know. I do enjoy it a lot, but I don't feel the need to go and get the original studio version, it sounds just fine the way it is on "a live record".
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Roxy Music – Several tracks from “Viva!” blow their studio counterparts right out of the water. On second thought, make that all of them!

Kate Bush – The four tracks from her On Stage EP, especially James and the Cold Gun and Them Heavy People.

Steve Hillage – Some of the tracks on Live Herald, especially Light in the Sky with its uncredited Close Encounters tag.

Steve Hackett – There was a live version of Air Conditioned Nightmare which was on a 12” single of Cell 151. Just ridiculously good.

Camel – Several songs on Pressure Points, especially the ones originally on Stationary Traveller (title track, West Berlin, Fingertips, etc.)
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Pretty much everything in Kansas' Two For The Show, the band sounds so tight and energetic. And because they had Livgren as a 'joker' who could switch between guitar and keyboards depending on the song, they could sound really full (frequently a problem for bands having a very rich sound in studio is that they could not replicate it live, e.g. Queen).
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Originally posted by Barbu

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Many Steven Wilson's live performances of his songs in Get All You Deserve are better than their studio versions.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Rick Robson Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 14 2014 at 18:33
Originally posted by chopper

Originally posted by Dean

 

I prefer Tarkus from Welcome Back My Friends to the studio version.

This, especially the wonderous version of Aquatarkus.
Also Take a Pebble from the same album.

plus
Everything on Genesis Live.
"In The End" and "By-Tor and the Snow Dog" from Rush's "All the World's a Stage"

 
Thanks for the suggestions!! I'd like to add to these pearls above, the just wonderous performance of the awesome song PIRATES live at the Royal Albert Hall - what a show!!! I'm totaly overwhelmed by the fantastic ELP !!
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Post Options Post Options   Quote dodur Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 15 2014 at 17:42
Lots of Pink Floyd
Genesis Suppers ready on seconds out is amazing, although the studio remains my all-time fav.
The Closet Chronicles live version on The Best of Kansas is far superior to the original.
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