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Side One, or Side Two? Pt. 1: Godbluff

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Topic: Side One, or Side Two? Pt. 1: Godbluff
Posted By: Eria Tarka
Subject: Side One, or Side Two? Pt. 1: Godbluff
Date Posted: March 17 2013 at 16:35
Choose your preferred side of Van der Graaf Generator's "Godbluff".

Side One:

The Undercover Man
Scorched Earth

Side Two:

The Sleepwalkers


Posted By: The Doctor
Date Posted: March 17 2013 at 16:41
Side 2.  Arrow is my favorite song off of the album, although every on song on there is great as well, but Arrow puts side 2 just over side 1.

I can understand your anger at me, but what did the horse I rode in on ever do to you?

Posted By: Earthmover
Date Posted: March 17 2013 at 17:00
No vote. It's too good.

Posted By: ScorchedFirth
Date Posted: March 17 2013 at 17:32
Side 1 by the narrowest of margins. Scorched Earth is my favourite of the album, but every track is great.

breathing, eating, defecating, screwing, drinking, spewing, sleeping...

Posted By: Horizons
Date Posted: March 17 2013 at 17:33
Scorched Earth is my favorite too, but Arrow is so close that the strength of Sleepwalkers made me choose Side 2. 

Crushed like a rose in the riverflow.

Posted By: someone_else
Date Posted: March 17 2013 at 17:42
I am with ScorchedFirth here. Scorched Earth is my favourite track, very closely followed by The Sleepwalkers. I prefer The Undercover Man by many noselengths above Arrow, so I choose for side 1.


Posted By: HolyMoly
Date Posted: March 17 2013 at 17:43
Side One

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It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it is lightly greased.

-Kehlog Albran

Posted By: Dayvenkirq
Date Posted: March 17 2013 at 17:45
Easy. Side 1. The emotively deeper stuff.

"People tell you life is short. ... No, it's not. Life is long. Especially if you make the wrong decisions." - Chris Rock

Posted By: Nogbad_The_Bad
Date Posted: March 17 2013 at 18:05
Side 2 but really it's too close to call.


Anyone who thinks Kansas is Prog get out of the room - Adolf Hitler

Posted By: Man With Hat
Date Posted: March 17 2013 at 18:08
Side 2, just because SE is my least favorite on the album.

Dig me...But don't...Bury me
I'm running still, I shall until, one day, I hope that I'll arrive
Warning: Listening to jazz excessively can cause a laxative effect.

Posted By: Fox On The Rocks
Date Posted: March 17 2013 at 18:21
I lean towards side 2 a bit more. It's got my favourite VDGG track, and a great opener - one Hammill's best vocal performances. I was never really big on Undercover Man.


Posted By: sleeper
Date Posted: March 17 2013 at 19:34
Side 2, but that was close.

Spending more than I should on Prog since 2005

Posted By: DisgruntledPorcupine
Date Posted: March 17 2013 at 20:30
Very tough one. I'll go with Side 2 since it has my favourite track on the album (The Sleepwalkers), but both sides are perfect.

Posted By: infocat
Date Posted: March 17 2013 at 21:28
Side 1.  Arrow is my least favorite (though I still like it).

Frank Swarbrick
Belief is not Truth.

Posted By: dr prog
Date Posted: March 17 2013 at 21:30
Arrow is boring. Side 1 wins Big smile

Posted By: Tom Ozric
Date Posted: March 17 2013 at 23:17
Gotta be side 2 -  it has The Sleepwalkers !!

Posted By: friso
Date Posted: March 18 2013 at 05:38
Side one is one build up of intensity, almost no one ever succeeded in a run for 20 minutes in this way.

Posted By: Varon
Date Posted: March 18 2013 at 05:50

Originally posted by DisgruntledPorcupine DisgruntledPorcupine wrote:

Very tough one. I'll go with Side 2 since it has my favourite track on the album (The Sleepwalkers), but both sides are perfect.

Exactly this

Would you catch the final words of mine?
Would you catch my words???

Posted By: Wanorak
Date Posted: March 18 2013 at 13:07
Side Two for me.


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