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Rate the Rush album Vapor Trails

  1. 1/10 (5 votes [7.46%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 7.46%

  2. 2/10 (1 votes [1.49%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 1.49%

  3. 3/10 (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  4. 4/10 (1 votes [1.49%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 1.49%

  5. 5/10 (6 votes [8.96%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 8.96%

  6. 6/10 (9 votes [13.43%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 13.43%

  7. 7/10 (16 votes [23.88%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 23.88%

  8. 8/10 (15 votes [22.39%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 22.39%

  9. 9/10 (6 votes [8.96%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 8.96%

  10. 10/10 (8 votes [11.94%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 11.94%

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#1 Texas King

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Posted 15 April 2017 - 01:04 PM

I wanna know what will be the average rating of this album here.

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Posted 15 April 2017 - 02:11 PM

Wonder if this will turn into a train wreck like all the other vapor trails threads did.  6/10

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Posted 15 April 2017 - 02:17 PM

Vapor Trails 2/10

Vapor Trails Remixed 7/10

Edited by YYZumbi, 15 April 2017 - 02:17 PM.


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Posted 15 April 2017 - 02:33 PM

I love it and think it's the most mature and heart-felt effort of their career.

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Posted 15 April 2017 - 02:34 PM

Original 7/10 remix 4/10.. God that bass drum sound..Why oh why!!

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Posted 15 April 2017 - 03:19 PM

Gave it a 6. Really played the crap out of it for several months upon release. Ive rarely listened to
Most of it since but over half of it really stands out for me and those tracks would have made a better album,  but I digress.

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Posted 15 April 2017 - 03:23 PM

7/10

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Posted 15 April 2017 - 03:25 PM

It's a 7 to my ears. The remix helps a lot. A hellava lot. Overall, I find it suffers from a relentless sameness. I find it an album with no ebb and flow.

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Posted 15 April 2017 - 03:33 PM

10/10. Always loved this album, for personal reasons, and because it is really cool.

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Posted 15 April 2017 - 03:44 PM

The performance is inspired, but for me, the album suffers not from the production, but the fact that there is a lack of tangible riffs and songwriting chops - after two songs, you've heard just about all they had to offer ..

It is easy to blame the sound/mix, but the songs just aren't fleshed out or developed ..

6/10


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Edited by Lucas, 15 April 2017 - 03:44 PM.


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Posted 15 April 2017 - 03:45 PM

Stinkaroo...

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Posted 15 April 2017 - 03:46 PM

View PostLucas, on 15 April 2017 - 03:44 PM, said:

The performance is inspired, but for me, the album suffers not from the production, but the fact that there is a lack of tangible riffs and songwriting chops - after two songs, you've heard just about all they had to offer ..

It is easy to blame the sound/mix, but the songs just aren't fleshed out or developed ..

6/10


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I'm actually really pleased you gave this a fair listen! You are quite harsh about later Rush so...this pleased me

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Posted 15 April 2017 - 03:47 PM

9/10 for me

Only thing for me is...i don't love Freeze or Out Of The Cradle. But alongside Hold Your Fire, Grace Under Pressure, A Farewell To Kings and Moving Pictures, this is at the very top of the pile for me.

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Posted 15 April 2017 - 03:51 PM

View PostSegue Myles, on 15 April 2017 - 03:46 PM, said:

View PostLucas, on 15 April 2017 - 03:44 PM, said:

The performance is inspired, but for me, the album suffers not from the production, but the fact that there is a lack of tangible riffs and songwriting chops - after two songs, you've heard just about all they had to offer ..

It is easy to blame the sound/mix, but the songs just aren't fleshed out or developed ..

6/10


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I'm actually really pleased you gave this a fair listen! You are quite harsh about later Rush so...this pleased me

I probably come across too critical of later Rush, and that is probably more a reflection on how much I love the earlier stuff ..

Over time, I have been able to take each album on its own merits and not obsess on comparing one album to another

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Posted 15 April 2017 - 04:07 PM

I voted it an 8.  Love the songs and the playing, but have to really turn down the bass to make it listenable- which keeps it from being a 10.  Have not tried the re-mix.

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Posted 15 April 2017 - 07:23 PM

If I mash up everything I like from the original and the remix, and try not to dwell on the production, I come up with a 7/10.  Earthshine, Secret Touch, Vapor Trail, and Ghost Rider are the pillars of the album for me.

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Posted 15 April 2017 - 07:40 PM

8.5/10
I absolutely love most of the songs and prefer the original mix.

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Posted 15 April 2017 - 07:56 PM

10/10. The remix turned this album into one of my favourites.

It takes me to a healing place.

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Posted 15 April 2017 - 08:30 PM

I love this album, remix only please. 8/10

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Posted 15 April 2017 - 08:32 PM

View PostA rocket that ignites itself, on 15 April 2017 - 07:23 PM, said:

If I mash up everything I like from the original and the remix, and try not to dwell on the production, I come up with a 7/10.  Earthshine, Secret Touch, Vapor Trail, and Ghost Rider are the pillars of the album for me.
Agree with all of that including your rating and 4 pillars.
I'd add that it's a meaningful album due to personal reasons.

Edited by JohnnyBlaze, 15 April 2017 - 08:33 PM.





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