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Poll: Your favorite post-synth era Rush studio album(1989-2012)? (75 member(s) have cast votes)

Your favorite post-synth era Rush studio album(1989-2012)?

  1. Presto (4 votes [5.33%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 5.33%

  2. Roll the Bones (3 votes [4.00%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 4.00%

  3. Counterparts (18 votes [24.00%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 24.00%

  4. Test for Echo (3 votes [4.00%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 4.00%

  5. Vapor Trails (10 votes [13.33%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 13.33%

  6. Snakes & Arrows (5 votes [6.67%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 6.67%

  7. Clockwork Angels (32 votes [42.67%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 42.67%

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#61 Todem



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Posted 22 May 2017 - 01:06 PM

Clockwork Angels - Caravan, CA, The Anarchist, Headlong Flight, The Garden.....all new classics.

Counterparts - Animate, CTTC, Between Sun and Moon, Alien Shore, Double Agent, Cold Fire, Leave That Thing Alone, Everyday Glory

Snakes And Arrows - Far Cry, Armor & Sword, Working Them Angels, The Way The Wind Blows, Main Monkey Business, Malignant Narcissism, Faithless, all really strong

Roll The Bones - Dreamline, Bravado, Roll The Bones and Ghost Of A Chance. Classics.

Presto - Show Don't Tell, Chained Lighting, The Pass, Presto, Red Tide, Available Light are my fav's

Test For Echo - T4E, Driven, Color of Right, Time and Motion, Totem and Resist are excellent.

Vaportrails - Ceiling Unlimited, Ghost Rider, Vaportrails, Freeze, Nocturne, Earthshine, Sweet Miracle, Secret Touch are the highlights.

That is my order......and I would have CA and CP as 1A, 1B. Both are just great Rush albums front to back.

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Posted 22 May 2017 - 02:49 PM

Nice to see Clockwork Angels getting some love…a lot of people don't seem to like it all that much.

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Posted 22 May 2017 - 02:57 PM

View PostDisk98, on 22 May 2017 - 02:49 PM, said:

Nice to see Clockwork Angels getting some love…a lot of people don't seem to like it all that much.
I like it a lot.  I think if I had to rank all of those albums,  CA would be #2. Even though I don't like many songs on the album, the few songs that I do like are strong songs and probably the best Rush has done in a very long time.

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Posted 22 May 2017 - 03:12 PM

Clockwork Angels. They are all fabulous though.

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Posted 23 May 2017 - 03:38 AM

VT overall but S&A has the best highlights. Went with VT

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Posted 24 October 2017 - 09:10 AM

Switched my vote to Clockwork Angels. That album can crack my top 10.
Counterparts is the second.

Not a fan of other albums TBH. I find them all weak compared to Rush classic output from 1975-1985.

Edited by Texas King, 24 October 2017 - 09:12 AM.

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Posted 24 October 2017 - 09:20 AM

Yeah Counterparts.is a super-cool album, recall getting a serious buzz from it after the quieter Presto & RTB before it, the band came back with serious punch when looked like they jaded a bit. Some great memories of that time.

Which makes it difficult for me to choose between that and VT, which is just a great Rush rock album with so much variety.

CA doesnt figure as for me, half of it utter brilliance and the other half a bit sub par to be honest.

Can't decide between CP & VT..


Nope, still can't

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Posted 24 October 2017 - 11:04 AM

For me it's a toss up between Counterparts and Test For Echo, I think they are of equal quality when it comes to the music, but I'd give it to Test For Echo just because the cover art is so good.

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Posted 24 October 2017 - 04:35 PM

Counterparts, with Clockwork Angels not too far behind.

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Posted 24 October 2017 - 05:36 PM

Hard choice, but Presto. Counterparts, Test for Echo and Snakes & arrows are close

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Posted 24 October 2017 - 09:35 PM

I'm ashamed to admit I don't currently have all of these and a few I have only heard once or twice so I won't vote.

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