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Uriah Heep - the most progressive song

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Topic: Uriah Heep - the most progressive song
Posted By: Gandalff
Subject: Uriah Heep - the most progressive song
Date Posted: July 31 2010 at 08:38
Sorry for not introduce songs after 1980, itīs not Prog at all. Or am I mistaken?



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Posted By: The Quiet One
Date Posted: July 31 2010 at 09:24
Paradise/The Spell for me.
 
Salisbury runner-up.


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Posted By: ppl
Date Posted: July 31 2010 at 09:32
Shadows of grief man..that's for sure



Posted By: Gandalfino
Date Posted: August 01 2010 at 02:45
Salisbury, similar like April from Deep Purple. Unique, symphonic, fantastic!


Posted By: Gandalff
Date Posted: August 01 2010 at 13:09
I forgot my vote: Shadows Of Grief.


Posted By: b4usleep
Date Posted: August 02 2010 at 00:26
Obviously Salisbury. Then Magician's Birthday

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Posted By: cloviskoba
Date Posted: August 02 2010 at 15:14
July Morning's intro is a gem.


Posted By: MNb
Date Posted: February 17 2013 at 16:29

Shadows of Grief, period.

Salisbury is too much inspired by Deep Purple's Concerto. July Morning (though I like it even better than SoG) is too much inspired by Child in Time and Starship Trooper to be called progressive.

Shadows of Grief may not be UH's best song ever, but it combines everything that's typical for the band in the most extreme way. Just take a listen at the very end - that offensive ah ah going from one speaker to the other, immediately followed by a seemingly misplaced major chord. And still it works.

UH were the absolute masters of bad taste (that's exactly why I enjoy them) and SoG best shows why.



Posted By: Eria Tarka
Date Posted: February 17 2013 at 16:45
Originally posted by ppl ppl wrote:

Shadows of grief man..that's for sure



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Posted By: Jonathan
Date Posted: February 17 2013 at 18:48
Without a shadow of doubt, I will pick "Salisbury" It's 16-Minutes and has an Orchestra, That sounds pretty Prog to me.


Posted By: ole-the-first
Date Posted: February 18 2013 at 03:22
The poll is predictable as hell, it's 'Salisbury'.

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Posted By: akaBona
Date Posted: February 18 2013 at 09:06
Salisbury



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