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A Farewell To Kings Or The Trees


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Poll: Which song do you prefer? (34 member(s) have cast votes)

Which song do you prefer?

  1. A Farewell To Kings (18 votes [52.94%])

    Percentage of vote: 52.94%

  2. The Trees (16 votes [47.06%])

    Percentage of vote: 47.06%

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#1 TheRocinanteKid

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Posted 09 March 2008 - 10:48 AM

I always kind of couple these two songs together. They're kinda similar as in they both start with acoustic classical introduction pieces and seem like counterparts to each other in a way. Anyway whereas one gets mass exposure the other is barely known outside the huge Rush fans, which is a shame because although I love them both A.F.T.K. is better for me. One of Geddy's best basslines ever and Alex's solo is mindblowingly quick. Listening to them if I didn't know better I would say The Trees was the oldest of the two songs...

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Posted 09 March 2008 - 02:35 PM

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Posted 09 March 2008 - 09:13 PM

Tough one... could go 50 / 50 on this one...

but, tonight, I will vote as everyone else did and pick AFTK!

There are some great live recordings of this one... man it kicks azz live!

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Posted 02 January 2009 - 10:45 AM

A Farewell to Kings stomps the trees, but their both great songs

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Posted 12 June 2017 - 08:51 PM

vocals are way better on the trees, but the music isn't quite as interesting. so, aftk.

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Posted 12 June 2017 - 09:55 PM

I dislike the lyrics of The Trees, so I prefer A Farewell To Kings.

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Posted 13 June 2017 - 03:34 AM

The Trees by a nose.

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Posted 13 June 2017 - 04:47 AM

A Farewell to Kings.

I like The Trees, a lot...compared to the other songs on the Hemispheres album, it is my least favorite of those four. But that's not to say it's a subpar song in the least- it just happens to be on an album with Hemispheres, La Villa Strangiato, and Circumstances.

But A Farewell to Kings, the title track, is just thrilling, in every way. The mid-section jam blows me away, every time I hear it.

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Posted 13 June 2017 - 12:15 PM

View PostBlue J, on 13 June 2017 - 04:47 AM, said:

A Farewell to Kings.

I like The Trees, a lot...compared to the other songs on the Hemispheres album, it is my least favorite of those four. But that's not to say it's a subpar song in the least- it just happens to be on an album with Hemispheres, La Villa Strangiato, and Circumstances.

But A Farewell to Kings, the title track, is just thrilling, in every way. The mid-section jam blows me away, every time I hear it.

I agree with all of this




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