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Poll: What do you think is the best song from this album? (1282 member(s) have cast votes)

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

  1. The Spirit of Radio (291 votes [22.65%])

    Percentage of vote: 22.65%

  2. Freewill (194 votes [15.10%])

    Percentage of vote: 15.10%

  3. Jacob's Ladder (149 votes [11.60%])

    Percentage of vote: 11.60%

  4. Entre Nous (73 votes [5.68%])

    Percentage of vote: 5.68%

  5. Different Strings (46 votes [3.58%])

    Percentage of vote: 3.58%

  6. Natural Science (532 votes [41.40%])

    Percentage of vote: 41.40%

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#61 Trance


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Posted 16 January 2005 - 10:39 PM

Jacob's Latter...... although Different Strings is a favourite also, personal connotations  smile.gif  

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Posted 21 January 2005 - 02:12 PM


Great album, top to bottom.  But Freewill is and will probly remain my favorite anthem of all time, from Rush or anyone else.

This is the song I'll scream at the top of my lung in the car and my wife asks, "what happened to your voice honey?" when I get home.

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Posted 03 February 2005 - 12:12 AM

Natural Science almost made me cry in Rush In Rio it was so great.  I said almost.

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Posted 07 February 2005 - 06:59 PM

My vote goes to Entre Nous  2.gif  NeilFinal.gif  

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Posted 08 February 2005 - 12:04 PM

i managed to narrow it down to about 2-3..in the end, it was Jacob's Ladder, Spirit of Radio, & Different Strings..in the end, Different Strings..such a deep meaning!

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Posted 20 February 2005 - 10:54 AM

This is the hardest record to vote my fav song on (permanently in my top three and yes, the pun was intended  laugh.gif ) so as a result, I have waited with my vote until today... But now that I think about it; which is the one song I would save if I were never again allowed to hear but one track from this album?

Natural Science, of course.

Boy am I happy the question I set to myself is only a hypothetical one, though! Imagine a life without The Spirit Of Radio, Jacob's Ladder, Freewill...no can do!!  

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Posted 20 February 2005 - 06:13 PM

My personal favourite album, Spirit of Radio just one of the best tunes of all time.
Love different strings, very simple but deep lyrics and amazin guitar at end.
Freewill, Jacobs Ladder and NS are classics! 2.gif Entre Nous pretty good too!! biggrin.gif  

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Posted 21 February 2005 - 04:40 PM

Freewill for the bass solo..and the broken tv squashed taurus pedal...and Peart like some piston engine...and the duelling guitar phrase...but then entre nous is brilliant, and natural science...ah damn the whole album...I mean diddely dlddloo...spirit of radio...aaaagh jacobs ladder!! all of it all of it...I can't decide!! help...don't get me started on moving pictures  the two have to be swallowed in one sitting...thatt's what I think anyway

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Posted 23 February 2005 - 07:02 AM

Jacob's Ladder is my favorite song from this album, though I enjoy hearing it Live on Exit Stage Left a little bit more.

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Posted 17 March 2005 - 07:24 PM

Natural Science  2.gif  

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Posted 08 April 2005 - 01:22 PM

To me best song also means do you get bore after listenning to it many times over, and in this case Natural Science beats Spirit of Radio.

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Posted 08 April 2005 - 05:26 PM

Natural Science.

Easy, since it's also the best Rush song ever.

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Posted 22 April 2005 - 02:17 PM

QUOTE (RushRevisited @ Aug 23 2004, 10:36 PM)
What do you think is the best song from this album?

  confused13.gif [FONT=Geneva][SIZE=7][COLOR=red] Damn what a song! to sing and play that bass part!  

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Posted 22 April 2005 - 05:03 PM

The Spirit of Radio.

It's my all time favorite  2.gif song!!!

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Posted 05 May 2005 - 04:19 PM

I chose SOR.  I am not a morning person at all.  I have to have the radio blasting and a Mountain Dew to function.   tongue.gif


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Posted 05 May 2005 - 11:07 PM

  drool1.gif Daylin and Drumrchick.....I must concur.....my fave song of all time!

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Posted 06 May 2005 - 11:21 AM

I was torn. I wanted to put Jacob's, but Natural Science gets me every time.

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Posted 07 May 2005 - 10:17 PM

Spirit of the Radio.  Lyrics & intro kick major tush.  Drumming to the intro is amazing.  Pearts different beats are amazing.  But then again, theres Freewill and Natural Science.  And Jacobs Ladder and different Strings!!!   AHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Posted 30 May 2005 - 03:41 PM

another really solid incredibly consistent rush album.  spirit of the radio was always such a powerful radio and concert track to me though that i fell in love with it above all others on the album, though of course natural science is brilliant and the guitar solo on the excellent freewill is close to alex's best...

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Posted 02 June 2005 - 05:20 PM

Spirit Of Radio (which is my mobile ring tone  laugh.gif ) with Entre Nous a close second.

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