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#41 Entre_Perpetuo

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Posted 18 January 2018 - 03:56 PM

View Posttoymaker, on 18 January 2018 - 03:55 PM, said:

Okay, there a LOT of totally cracked opinions here.

Why am I the only one making sense?

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Posted 18 January 2018 - 03:59 PM

View Posttoymaker, on 18 January 2018 - 03:55 PM, said:

Okay, there a LOT of totally cracked opinions here.

Why am I the only one making sense?

Hey you're getting what was advertised ;)  it's not universally accepted sheep like opinions, lol

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Posted 18 January 2018 - 03:59 PM

Another one, T4E's only actual problems are a few embarrassingly underwritten melodies and lyrics. Everything else about it deserves the praise that's generally reserved for CP, which is far worse than T4E.

Idk actually how controversial that is but it occurred to me today as I was listening to it. Guitar, bass, and drums wise, the album is excellent.

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Posted 18 January 2018 - 04:01 PM

View PostEntre_Perpetuo, on 18 January 2018 - 03:59 PM, said:

Another one, T4E's only actual problems are a few embarrassingly underwritten melodies and lyrics. Everything else about it deserves the praise that's generally reserved for CP, which is far worse than T4E.

Idk actually how controversial that is but it occurred to me today as I was listening to it. Guitar, bass, and drums wise, the album is excellent.

that a problem i have with later Rush in general honestly/

they almost......ALMOST.....forgot how to write good melodies.

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Posted 18 January 2018 - 04:03 PM

GUP Live is WAY better than Exit Stage Left.

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Posted 18 January 2018 - 04:04 PM

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View PostEntre_Perpetuo, on 18 January 2018 - 03:59 PM, said:

Another one, T4E's only actual problems are a few embarrassingly underwritten melodies and lyrics. Everything else about it deserves the praise that's generally reserved for CP, which is far worse than T4E.

Idk actually how controversial that is but it occurred to me today as I was listening to it. Guitar, bass, and drums wise, the album is excellent.

that a problem i have with later Rush in general honestly/

they almost......ALMOST.....forgot how to write good melodies.

Mick

I'm listening to it today like, there are melodies here, but they're either annoying, trying too hard, or just not very good, what the heck? lol

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Posted 18 January 2018 - 04:04 PM

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View PostEntre_Perpetuo, on 18 January 2018 - 03:59 PM, said:

Another one, T4E's only actual problems are a few embarrassingly underwritten melodies and lyrics. Everything else about it deserves the praise that's generally reserved for CP, which is far worse than T4E.

Idk actually how controversial that is but it occurred to me today as I was listening to it. Guitar, bass, and drums wise, the album is excellent.

that a problem i have with later Rush in general honestly/

they almost......ALMOST.....forgot how to write good melodies.

Mick

I have a vague recollection of a thread about the concept of melody.  What exactly makes a "good" melody?  Why should the intervals of any melody be necessarily more "catchy" or evocative than the intervals of any other melody?  I think I'm going to go looking for that thread.

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Posted 18 January 2018 - 04:04 PM

View Postfraroc, on 18 January 2018 - 04:03 PM, said:

GUP Live is WAY better than Exit Stage Left.

RUN YOU FOOL!!!!

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Posted 18 January 2018 - 04:06 PM

OK, I'll drop this elephant in the room.

They would have been better with Rutsey.

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Posted 18 January 2018 - 04:06 PM

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View PostBigbobby10, on 18 January 2018 - 03:41 PM, said:

I like Tears just as much as I like 2112.

Tears is a great little tune.  i always forget about it, lol

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Same mates, I love it too thou it gets some hate it's not as bad as some ppl think!

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Posted 18 January 2018 - 04:06 PM

View Postfraroc, on 18 January 2018 - 04:03 PM, said:

GUP Live is WAY better than Exit Stage Left.

Let's see A Show Of Hands... all in favor?

:lol: awesome post dude.

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Posted 18 January 2018 - 04:06 PM

View PostHemiBeers, on 18 January 2018 - 04:06 PM, said:

OK, I'll drop this elephant in the room.

They would have been better with Rutsey.

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Posted 18 January 2018 - 04:06 PM

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View Postbluefox4000, on 18 January 2018 - 04:01 PM, said:

View PostEntre_Perpetuo, on 18 January 2018 - 03:59 PM, said:

Another one, T4E's only actual problems are a few embarrassingly underwritten melodies and lyrics. Everything else about it deserves the praise that's generally reserved for CP, which is far worse than T4E.

Idk actually how controversial that is but it occurred to me today as I was listening to it. Guitar, bass, and drums wise, the album is excellent.

that a problem i have with later Rush in general honestly/

they almost......ALMOST.....forgot how to write good melodies.

Mick

I have a vague recollection of a thread about the concept of melody.  What exactly makes a "good" melody?  Why should the intervals of any melody be necessarily more "catchy" or evocative than the intervals of any other melody?  I think I'm going to go looking for that thread.
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it's subjective of course.

i have a hard time remembering a ton of melodies starting at T4E after i've played the albums.

Whether i'm just old i dunno, lol

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Posted 18 January 2018 - 04:11 PM

LMAO THIS THREAD IS THE BEST!!!!!!!!!!! :lol: :lol: :LMAO: :LMAO:

In my opinion Test For Echo is the best Rush album ever made n Half The World is a perfect tune!!

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Posted 18 January 2018 - 04:12 PM

Cygnus X-1 Book 1 is Spinal Tap-ish.

It really is IMO.

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Posted 18 January 2018 - 04:12 PM

Oh, also, duh...


PeW is a 70s album. End of story.

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Posted 18 January 2018 - 04:13 PM

View PostHemiBeers, on 18 January 2018 - 04:06 PM, said:

OK, I'll drop this elephant in the room.

They would have been better with Rutsey.

And his dynamic lyrics?  :lol:  I think we would have gotten "Best I Can" and "Finding My Way" (both of which I really like BTW) in an 80's version and 90's version if they lasted that long!  :)

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Posted 18 January 2018 - 04:13 PM

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View PostEntre_Perpetuo, on 18 January 2018 - 03:33 PM, said:

I had no clue this thread would take off so well! Great job Mick!!! :lol:

I'm disagreeing with so much of what's being said right now it's hilarious. That comment about CoS vs. 2112, priceless.

Okay okay, here's another:

Hemispheres is significantly worse than Signals, and not even as good as Power Windows.

you want Controversial.  that's been me here since post one, lol

It's all cool though.

Power Windows and Signals ARE better than Hemispheres bro.

good call.

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Where is Segue? He'd love this thread!

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Posted 18 January 2018 - 04:13 PM

View PostEntre_Perpetuo, on 18 January 2018 - 04:12 PM, said:

Oh, also, duh...


PeW is a 70s album. End of story.

Here we go.

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Posted 18 January 2018 - 04:15 PM

View PostEntre_Perpetuo, on 18 January 2018 - 04:13 PM, said:

View Postbluefox4000, on 18 January 2018 - 03:37 PM, said:

View PostEntre_Perpetuo, on 18 January 2018 - 03:33 PM, said:

I had no clue this thread would take off so well! Great job Mick!!! :lol:

I'm disagreeing with so much of what's being said right now it's hilarious. That comment about CoS vs. 2112, priceless.

Okay okay, here's another:

Hemispheres is significantly worse than Signals, and not even as good as Power Windows.

you want Controversial.  that's been me here since post one, lol

It's all cool though.

Power Windows and Signals ARE better than Hemispheres bro.

good call.

Mick

Where is Segue? He'd love this thread!

I was trying to lure him with my GUP post.  he ADORES the album.  no dice, lol

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