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Poll: How do you rate Counterparts? (168 member(s) have cast votes)

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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#81 greyfriar

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Posted 04 May 2012 - 10:36 AM

8

Excellent: Animate, Nobody's Hero, Everyday Glory, Leave That Thing Alone
Very Good: Double Agent, Cold Fire, Alien Shore, Cut To The Chase
Good: Stick It Out, Cold Fire, Between Sun & Moon,

(this ranking changes from time to time)

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Posted 04 May 2012 - 01:11 PM

QUOTE (greyfriar @ May 4 2012, 11:36 AM)
8

Excellent: Animate, Nobody's Hero, Everyday Glory, Leave That Thing Alone
Very Good: Double Agent, Cold Fire, Alien Shore, Cut To The Chase
Good: Stick It Out, Cold Fire, Between Sun & Moon,

(this ranking changes from time to time)

So...Cold Fire can switch between 'good' and 'very good'?  tongue.gif

Poor 'Speed of Love'...didn't even make the cut!  laugh.gif  

#83 Mr. Not

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Posted 04 May 2012 - 06:11 PM

as of this date, excluding those who voted "1" the overall TRF rating of this album is: 79%

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Posted 04 May 2012 - 06:40 PM

QUOTE (jnoble @ Apr 14 2012, 08:41 PM)
l love the production and a couple of the songs rock (Stick It Out, Between Sun and Moon, LTTA, Cut To The Chase, I even like Everyday Glory) but this was the start of Neil's lyrics not clicking with me anymore on many songs.  It also contains the first Rush song that I immediatly hated ('Speed Of Love')

The tour was great though even if I wasn't crazy about the album as a whole. It was pretty dark and serious sounding after the optimisic and funky sound of RTB

I agree about the lyrics in many of the songs.  I LOVE animate musically, but the lyrics were more like I was listening to a psych textbook being read to me.  I guess the themes seemed less accessible to me.  It's not that I hated or even disliked them, per se, I just had trouble connecting with them.  They were almost trying too hard.  

Then there was Speed of Love...did not care for the chorus. I skip that track every time just because of it.

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Posted 04 May 2012 - 08:06 PM

I gave it a 9. I think it's a very solid album, and I don't usually skip over any tracks, even Speed of Love. But, most of the songs are just solid, nothing really sticks out to me, except Everyday Glory. If it weren't for that song, I would've given the album an 8, but Everyday Glory is just so damn good it bumps it up to a 9.

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Posted 04 May 2012 - 08:10 PM

QUOTE (ColdFireYYZ @ Apr 14 2012, 01:08 PM)
QUOTE (goose @ Apr 14 2012, 01:03 AM)
QUOTE (ALifeson85 @ Apr 10 2012, 06:04 PM)
Geez...whats with all the negativity towards Nobody's Hero? confused13.gif

And please don't say it has anything to do with the "I knew he was different in his sexuality..." line...trust me - i have talked to a handful of people who have expressed their dislike for the song, JUST because of that lyric. Give me a break... eyesre4.gif

It is one of the worst intro lines in the history of rock music, not because of the subject matter, but because of the total lack of tact or creativity.

I like what the song becomes, love the chorus, and yet despise that intro line.  Cringe-worthy...

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Oh, and this. I sort of ignored Nobody's Hero for a while just because of that intro line. I thought it was just me, to be honest. But I eventually got past that and I enjoy the song now

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Posted 07 May 2012 - 08:06 AM

This is the bottom of the Rush barrel for me.

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Posted 08 May 2012 - 11:41 AM

1, due to its very dated 1993 sound. I obviously think of Melrose Place when listening to it.

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Posted 08 May 2012 - 12:07 PM

QUOTE (staunchally @ May 8 2012, 12:41 PM)
1, due to its very dated 1993 sound. I obviously think of Melrose Place when listening to it.

At least you are consistent with your views.

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Posted 08 May 2012 - 12:23 PM

QUOTE (staunchally @ May 8 2012, 12:41 PM)
1, due to its very dated 1993 sound. I obviously think of Melrose Place when listening to it.

Hi troll  bekloppt.gif

You gave practically every album a 1. What are you doing on a Rush forum? Do you even like Rush?

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Posted 11 July 2012 - 06:43 AM

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Posted 11 July 2012 - 09:15 AM

Thanks for the bump, Gompers. I hadn't seen these polls.

CP got a 3 from me. It's not the album's fault, to some extent: for me, music is inextricably tied to memories, and whenever I listen to CP some really negative memories are dredged up from the mid-90s.

I want to like it, and I do play it occasionally hoping that my attitude will shift over time. But at the moment, Presto, RtB, CP, and S&A, in no particular order, occupy the lowest spots of my album rankings.

The Good
Animate
Leave That Thing Alone
Cold Fire

The Just Okay
Alien Shore
Cut to the Chase

The Bad
all the rest

Edit: I had forgotten to include Cut to the Chase in the "just okay" column.

Edited by Chronos, 11 July 2012 - 01:48 PM.


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Posted 11 July 2012 - 09:43 AM

QUOTE (Chronos @ Jul 11 2012, 10:15 AM)
Thanks for the bump, Gompers. I hadn't seen these polls.

CP got a 3 from me. It's not the album's fault, to some extent: for me, music is inextricably tied to memories, and whenever I listen to CP some really negative memories are dredged up from the mid-90s.

I want to like it, and I do play it occasionally hoping that my attitude will shift over time. But at the moment, Presto, RtB, CP, and S&A, in no particular order, occupy the lowest spots of my album rankings.

The Good
Animate
Leave That Thing Alone
Cold Fire

The Just Okay
Alien Shore

The Bad
all the rest

I should revive the others.


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Posted 11 July 2012 - 11:38 AM

I'll give it a 7

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Posted 11 July 2012 - 02:11 PM

6 - nooo

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Posted 11 July 2012 - 03:18 PM

6. for the 6 songs I like.  I honestly think this would make a better EP.  After Between Sun And Moon, I lose interest.  Then Leave that Thing Alone happens which is great.....then....over yes.gif

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Posted 11 July 2012 - 04:02 PM

10!

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Posted 11 July 2012 - 04:03 PM

Does this get through to you?

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Posted 04 November 2014 - 12:07 PM

Rush's worst album with only 4 good to very good songs, and 4 complete stinkers.




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