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03 - Best Song From Caress Of Steel


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Poll: What do you think is the best song from this album? (1153 member(s) have cast votes)

What do you think is the best song from this album?

  1. Bastille Day (340 votes [29.36%])

    Percentage of vote: 29.36%

  2. I Think I'm Going Bald (34 votes [2.94%])

    Percentage of vote: 2.94%

  3. Lakeside Park (154 votes [13.30%])

    Percentage of vote: 13.30%

  4. The Necromancer (265 votes [22.88%])

    Percentage of vote: 22.88%

  5. The Fountain of Lamenth (365 votes [31.52%])

    Percentage of vote: 31.52%

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#41 WlkInThLght

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Posted 15 December 2004 - 01:29 PM

I am disappointed that "DIDACTS AND NARPETS" was not listed. Although a short song it still deserves to be included.  The best Drumming ever NeilFinal.gif  1022.gif

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Posted 25 December 2004 - 01:44 AM

"Bastille Day."

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Posted 03 January 2005 - 02:34 AM

The Necromancer is the best, in my opinion, although Didacts And Narpets from The Fountain Of Lamneth deserves some recognition. Awesome face/gut busting drum 'solo'.

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Posted 05 January 2005 - 11:31 AM

I voted here back in October, but posted no response.  I am going to trust I voted for Bastille Day, for I just love that song.  I have recently taken a strong liking to The Necromancer as well.

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Posted 11 January 2005 - 07:30 AM

the bastile day! wub.gif  

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Posted 23 February 2005 - 06:57 AM

Bastille Day, with The Necromancer a close second.

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Posted 17 March 2005 - 07:20 PM

  cool.gif Lakeside Park

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Posted 15 April 2005 - 01:28 PM

Dang, I started reading Ayn Rand because of Neil cat.gif  

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Posted 15 April 2005 - 01:32 PM

I don't consider "Fountain of Lamneth" as one song, but rather several different songs. Nevertheless, my fave tune is probably "Lakeside Park"

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Posted 22 April 2005 - 01:52 PM

QUOTE (RushRevisited @ Aug 23 2004, 09:58 PM)
What do you think is the best song from this album?

[FONT=Geneva][SIZE=7][COLOR=red] drool1.gif Im starting to see a pattern here.. it must be because Im a fatasy fan and well I remember learning these songs way beck when on the drums and they seem to be the most exciting. The Necromancer is definately the most fun to drum!

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Posted 05 May 2005 - 11:15 PM

Bastille Day... The analog delay during the song.....the echo box....was just so cool....My friends and I used to play it over and over again and just like Wayne and Garth in the Pacer in Wayne's World.....That was us......"We are not worthy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"

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Posted 06 May 2005 - 11:17 AM

Again, I have never heard it. So I can't vote sad.gif


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Posted 17 May 2005 - 05:25 PM

QUOTE (Chasartymac @ May 6 2005, 12:17 PM)
Again, I have never heard it. So I can't vote sad.gif

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Posted 17 May 2005 - 10:33 PM

I have to confess... I never really liked the studio version of  Bastille Day or Lakeside Park. I first got into  2.gif  with ATWAS!!! I was spoiled with those versions and when I heard the studio version of both songs it just never clicked with me. If I had to choose between "THE NECROMANCER & THE FOUNTAIN OF LAMNETH"  I will have to go with "FOUNTAIN" wub.gif It brings back so many cool cool.gif  memories. Fan since 77'


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Posted 19 May 2005 - 07:04 PM

why the fountain of course   cool10.gif  

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Posted 22 May 2005 - 07:18 PM

Fountain of Lamenth.  The drumms, legnth, story, and guitars all rule this song.  And It doesnt have the boring narrator The Necromancer has.  Neil rocks this song, especially with his mini solo.

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Posted 23 May 2005 - 06:56 AM

one of my favs is "I Think Im Going Bald" call me weird, i just love that song, its kinda fun, and just represents their goofeyness of their personal lives in the band, and about how Alex was afraid to be bald, now look at him!!

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Posted 24 May 2005 - 05:21 AM


Bastille Day for me, the intro is one of the best I've ever heard, Fountain Of Lamneth runs a close second though.

I Think I'm Going Bald really hits a nerve for some reason  confused13.gif  

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Posted 30 May 2005 - 03:32 PM

bastille day is just one ass-kicking song, so my award goes to it, but the beautiful lakeside park is a REALLY close second...

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Posted 03 June 2005 - 01:05 PM

Caress of Steel was the first Rush album I purchased on my own. I think I was ten years old. The Fountain of Lamneth is definitely the best song off the album. There are so many life lessons in it. It helped me (as well as every other Rush song) get a better perspective on life at such a young age. I owe Rush a lot!



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