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ALL 1990s Rush songs vs each other


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Poll: The 32. (39 member(s) have cast votes)

Which of these 90s tunes is your favorite?

  1. Dreamline (8 votes [20.51%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 20.51%

  2. Bravado (1 votes [2.56%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 2.56%

  3. Roll the Bones (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  4. Face Up (1 votes [2.56%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 2.56%

  5. Where's My Thing? (1 votes [2.56%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 2.56%

  6. The Big Wheel (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  7. Heresy (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  8. Ghost of a Chance (1 votes [2.56%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 2.56%

  9. Neurotica (1 votes [2.56%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 2.56%

  10. You Bet Your Life (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  11. Animate (11 votes [28.21%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 28.21%

  12. Stick It Out (1 votes [2.56%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 2.56%

  13. Cut to the Chase (3 votes [7.69%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 7.69%

  14. Nobody's Hero (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  15. Between Sun and Moon (1 votes [2.56%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 2.56%

  16. Alien Shore (1 votes [2.56%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 2.56%

  17. Speed of Love (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  18. Double Agent (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  19. Leave That Thing Alone (2 votes [5.13%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 5.13%

  20. Cold Fire (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  21. Everyday Glory (1 votes [2.56%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 2.56%

  22. Test For Echo (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  23. Driven (1 votes [2.56%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 2.56%

  24. Half The World (1 votes [2.56%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 2.56%

  25. The Color of Right (1 votes [2.56%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 2.56%

  26. Time and Motion (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  27. Totem (2 votes [5.13%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 5.13%

  28. Dog Years (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  29. Virtuality (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  30. Resist (1 votes [2.56%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 2.56%

  31. Limbo (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  32. Carve Away the Stone (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

Of these 32 songs, how many do you like/love? (("It's ok/passable" does NOT count.))

  1. ALL 32! (3 votes [7.69%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 7.69%

  2. Almost all of them, 28-31 of them. (3 votes [7.69%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 7.69%

  3. Most of them, 24-27. (9 votes [23.08%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 23.08%

  4. A lot of them, 18-23. (8 votes [20.51%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 20.51%

  5. About half, 15-17. (9 votes [23.08%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 23.08%

  6. Some, 10-14. (5 votes [12.82%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 12.82%

  7. Not too many, 5-9. (2 votes [5.13%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 5.13%

  8. Very very few, just 1-4. (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  9. NONE!!! (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  10. I can't vote because I haven't heard some/all of them. (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

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#21 LedRush

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Posted 21 April 2017 - 06:52 AM

View Postdiatribein, on 21 April 2017 - 12:16 AM, said:

View PostLedRush, on 20 April 2017 - 10:15 PM, said:

View Postdiatribein, on 12 April 2017 - 10:17 AM, said:

Very strong era of RUSH music just below the synth era in terms of quality. I would/could never name just a single song as being a favourite or that much better than every other song, so I picked one that is in my group of absolute favourites that I doubted anyone one else would pick. And also because 'The World is a Cage for your Impotent Rage, but don't let it get to you' is one of my favourite lines of lyric ever, in any song.

It's so sad that you always go for the nostalgia picks, ignoring modern and great music.  You and the other 80's dinosaurs give Rush fans a bad name.

But the 80s dinosaurs are so spry compared to the 70s dinosaurs that are the vast majority on this board and REALLY give RUSH fans a bad name. Now be nice to me since I also think that Test For Echo went a ways to right the wrongs of Counterparts (unlike most here) and I consider Color Of Right one of the best songs not only on Test For Echo but of this whole era. I think you'll find that compared to the majority on this board, I rank the 90s material very highly. I just rank the 80s albums a little bit higher.

I was just teasing you a bit.  I'm not a fan of the synth era (I like most of the work, but it is Rush's weakest period in my mind) and I love the 70s stuff the most (which, of course, includes PeW as everyone knows).

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Posted 21 April 2017 - 07:00 AM

View PostLedRush, on 20 April 2017 - 10:13 PM, said:

I could have gone Dreamline, GOAC, Resist, T4E, Driven, or Half The World, but I went with The Color of Right.  Preachy, but awesome.

Nice pick.  It didn't quite get my vote here, but it's my favorite Test for Echo tune.

Edited by Cyclonus X-1, 21 April 2017 - 07:01 AM.


#23 Justus_2112

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Posted 21 April 2017 - 02:53 PM

Dreamline takes all. Always.

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Posted 22 April 2017 - 01:54 PM

Did anyone notice that TFEman, when given the choice of ANY song from Test For Echo versus songs from Roll The Bones & Counterparts, voted Face Up! Seems like he's a lot more of a RTBman than a true TFEman. I mean unless RTBman was already taken as a username or TFE stands for something other than Test For Echo. Either way, I was happy to see Face Up get a favourite vote thrown its way, since it is another one of those much maligned songs from Roll The Bones that I love.

#25 TheAccountant

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Posted 22 April 2017 - 07:18 PM

Went with Everyday Glory and about half (15).

The 2'nd question was easy.  The first was a slugfest involving Between Sun & Moon, Alien Shore, Speed of Love, Cold Fire, Dreamline, Bravado, Resist, Carve Away the Stone & Everyday Glory.  Very hard to pick a winner from that large batch of very good songs.

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Posted 11 May 2017 - 12:37 PM

Totem & 20 great songs

#27 Permanent-Rush

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Posted 06 June 2017 - 12:05 PM

View Postjamie, on 12 April 2017 - 12:38 PM, said:

i would say a majority of my least favorite songs on this list are from test for echo tbh. in my opinion, it's not their best.

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Test for Echo is great, which is why I chose Driven as my fav from this list! I love all 32 songs, and the 90's is my 2nd fav era, behind the 80's of course.

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Posted 06 June 2017 - 12:07 PM

View Postdiatribein, on 22 April 2017 - 01:54 PM, said:

Did anyone notice that TFEman, when given the choice of ANY song from Test For Echo versus songs from Roll The Bones & Counterparts, voted Face Up! Seems like he's a lot more of a RTBman than a true TFEman. I mean unless RTBman was already taken as a username or TFE stands for something other than Test For Echo. Either way, I was happy to see Face Up get a favourite vote thrown its way, since it is another one of those much maligned songs from Roll The Bones that I love.

Maybe Test For Echo is/was his favorite album or one of his favorites.

Edited by Permanent-Rush, 06 June 2017 - 12:08 PM.


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Posted 06 June 2017 - 04:33 PM

I voted for "Totem" and I love all 32 songs.  :)




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