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How do you rate Counterparts?

  1. 1 (5 votes [2.98%])

    Percentage of vote: 2.98%

  2. 2 (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  3. 3 (2 votes [1.19%])

    Percentage of vote: 1.19%

  4. 4 (6 votes [3.57%])

    Percentage of vote: 3.57%

  5. 5 (9 votes [5.36%])

    Percentage of vote: 5.36%

  6. 6 (12 votes [7.14%])

    Percentage of vote: 7.14%

  7. 7 (26 votes [15.48%])

    Percentage of vote: 15.48%

  8. 8 (53 votes [31.55%])

    Percentage of vote: 31.55%

  9. 9 (39 votes [23.21%])

    Percentage of vote: 23.21%

  10. 10 (16 votes [9.52%])

    Percentage of vote: 9.52%

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#101 Lorraine

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Posted 04 November 2014 - 12:27 PM

5

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#102 EagleMoon

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Posted 04 November 2014 - 01:27 PM

I give it a 10 for production but a 5 for content.

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Posted 05 November 2014 - 10:58 AM

Solid 8.5.

#104 LedRush

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Posted 05 November 2014 - 11:36 AM

View PostDisk98, on 05 November 2014 - 10:58 AM, said:

Solid .85.

That's a little harsh, huh?

I mean, just a little.

#105 Segue Myles

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Posted 05 November 2014 - 04:07 PM

7

It has my vote for the worst ever Rush song: Spit It Out.

Otherwise it is full of good to phenomenal tracks.

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Posted 05 November 2014 - 04:12 PM

Perfect 10

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Posted 05 November 2014 - 04:24 PM

View PostBowlCity, on 05 November 2014 - 04:12 PM, said:

Perfect 10

So...what makes Counterparts this special buddy? Always nice to know!

(For my money the best is saved for last: Cold Fire and Everyday Glory boh in my top 20 Rush songs).

#108 Brucey

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Posted 05 November 2014 - 04:41 PM

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Posted 05 November 2014 - 04:51 PM

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#110 greg2112

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Posted 06 November 2014 - 06:39 AM

Very good album, gets a solid 7.  The one 90's bright spot, and the best overall album since HYF. IMO.

#111 The Analog Cub

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Posted 06 November 2014 - 12:33 PM

View PostSegue Myles, on 05 November 2014 - 04:24 PM, said:

View PostBowlCity, on 05 November 2014 - 04:12 PM, said:

Perfect 10

So...what makes Counterparts this special buddy? Always nice to know!

(For my money the best is saved for last: Cold Fire and Everyday Glory boh in my top 20 Rush songs).

Stick It Out
Cut To The Chase
Nobody's Hero
Between Sun And Moon (live Rio)
Leave That Thing Alone
Cold Fire
Everyday Glory

All wonderful songs that I consider among their finest work. Animate is also a great song but I've burned out on that one a bit. Double Agent gets a lot of hate because it's so weird, but despite not really being a song is fun little jam and I love it for what it is. Alien Shore is a solid track that I enjoy whenever it comes up in the rotation.

The Speed Of Love, yes, is the worst track on the album. I enjoy it nonetheless for Alex's guitar work. I find it very melodic.

#112 DistantEarlySignals

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Posted 09 June 2015 - 09:12 PM

Good: Animate, Stick it Out, Cut to the Chase, Nobody's Hero, The Speed Of Love, Leave That Thing Alone, Between Sun & Moon
Okay: Double Agent
Bad: Alien Shore, Everyday Glory, Cold Fire

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Posted 09 June 2015 - 09:13 PM

View PostBowlCity, on 06 November 2014 - 12:33 PM, said:

View PostSegue Myles, on 05 November 2014 - 04:24 PM, said:

View PostBowlCity, on 05 November 2014 - 04:12 PM, said:

Perfect 10

So...what makes Counterparts this special buddy? Always nice to know!

(For my money the best is saved for last: Cold Fire and Everyday Glory boh in my top 20 Rush songs).

Stick It Out
Cut To The Chase
Nobody's Hero
Between Sun And Moon (live Rio)
Leave That Thing Alone
Cold Fire
Everyday Glory

All wonderful songs that I consider among their finest work. Animate is also a great song but I've burned out on that one a bit. Double Agent gets a lot of hate because it's so weird, but despite not really being a song is fun little jam and I love it for what it is. Alien Shore is a solid track that I enjoy whenever it comes up in the rotation.

The Speed Of Love, yes, is the worst track on the album. I enjoy it nonetheless for Alex's guitar work. I find it very melodic.

I personally think that The Speed of Love is the second best song on the whole album after CTTC

#114 HemiBeers

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Posted 11 June 2015 - 02:27 PM

7. Pretty good overall. At last a breath of fresh air by canning the synths.

#115 LedRush

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Posted 11 June 2015 - 10:42 PM

View PostDistantEarlySignals, on 09 June 2015 - 09:13 PM, said:

View PostBowlCity, on 06 November 2014 - 12:33 PM, said:

View PostSegue Myles, on 05 November 2014 - 04:24 PM, said:

View PostBowlCity, on 05 November 2014 - 04:12 PM, said:

Perfect 10

So...what makes Counterparts this special buddy? Always nice to know!

(For my money the best is saved for last: Cold Fire and Everyday Glory boh in my top 20 Rush songs).

Stick It Out
Cut To The Chase
Nobody's Hero
Between Sun And Moon (live Rio)
Leave That Thing Alone
Cold Fire
Everyday Glory

All wonderful songs that I consider among their finest work. Animate is also a great song but I've burned out on that one a bit. Double Agent gets a lot of hate because it's so weird, but despite not really being a song is fun little jam and I love it for what it is. Alien Shore is a solid track that I enjoy whenever it comes up in the rotation.

The Speed Of Love, yes, is the worst track on the album. I enjoy it nonetheless for Alex's guitar work. I find it very melodic.

I personally think that The Speed of Love is the second best song on the whole album after CTTC

Wow.  You must really hate CP...and good lyrics.

#116 Entre_Perpetuo

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Posted 11 June 2015 - 11:32 PM

I give it a seven . . . point five.  The music's good and quite well produced, but a very average amount of it (the music) sticks out to me, the crazy riffage of Double Agent being the main highlight of the album IMO. Meanwhile Neil's lyrics seem to keep seriously returning to subject matters which remain still a bit too mature/taboo or controversial to this 16 year old boy, making it probably my least favorite album lyrically. I do like the album, it being Rush playing hard rocking music, however it is currently my second least favorite Rush studio album after another listen through a few days ago. One thing that really kills it for me besides some of the lyrics is Animate. I've never understood the mass appeal for this song, and I don't believe it makes a good opener at all. It's just a basic, slow paced, hard rock track that runs on a bit long. But perhaps the context I've come to know this album in isn't as kind to it as the context many others have dicscovered it in. Anyways:
The good/great:
Double Agent
Stick It Out
Cut To The Chase
Cold Fire
Nobody's Hero

The meh/average:
Animate
The Speed Of Love
Between Sun and Moon
Everyday Glory
Alien Shore (dig the bass work here though)

The bad/undesireable:
A good portion of the lyrics

Elevator music:
Leave That Thong Alone

(I might get a lot of hate for that last bit)

Edited by Entre_Perpetuo, 11 June 2015 - 11:34 PM.


#117 Digital Dad

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Posted 12 June 2015 - 02:26 AM

The lyrics are a major stumbling block for m. The music is pretty good but there is still a sense of  treading water for me. It isn't until the next album that I think they put the music together in a more coherent way, even thought the lyrics aren't anything special on that one either. Still it's such a major step up from RTB, if that albums is about a 3 then CP has to be about a 6.

#118 DistantEarlySignals

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Posted 12 June 2015 - 04:48 PM

Wonderful album. Second best in their catalog IMO. I love it.

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Posted 12 June 2015 - 04:53 PM

View PostSegue Myles, on 05 November 2014 - 04:07 PM, said:

7

It has my vote for the worst ever Rush song: Spit It Out.

Otherwise it is full of good to phenomenal tracks.
Spit It Out?

Is this the sequel to In the Mood?

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Posted 12 June 2015 - 04:57 PM

Remember when Spaghetti used to call it C*nterfarts? :lol:




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