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Poll: What do you think is the best song from this album? (1180 member(s) have cast votes)

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

  1. Distant Early Warning (174 votes [14.71%])

    Percentage of vote: 14.71%

  2. Afterimage (138 votes [11.67%])

    Percentage of vote: 11.67%

  3. Red Sector A (224 votes [18.93%])

    Percentage of vote: 18.93%

  4. The Enemy Within (151 votes [12.76%])

    Percentage of vote: 12.76%

  5. The Body Electric (58 votes [4.90%])

    Percentage of vote: 4.90%

  6. Kid Gloves (103 votes [8.71%])

    Percentage of vote: 8.71%

  7. Red Lenses (40 votes [3.38%])

    Percentage of vote: 3.38%

  8. Between The Wheels (295 votes [24.94%])

    Percentage of vote: 24.94%

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#381 Mr.Fly

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Posted 21 August 2012 - 06:23 PM

"Kid Gloves" is very catchy, and I like the drumbeat and guitar solo.

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Posted 23 August 2012 - 06:18 PM

QUOTE (RushRevisited @ Aug 23 2004, 10:42 PM)
What do you think is the best song from this album?

I'd have to give the edge to Kid Gloves. Although, Distant Early Warning, Red Sector A, Between the Wheels, Afterimage and The Enemy Within are all very close behind it.  

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Posted 31 August 2012 - 01:36 PM

BTW

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Posted 03 September 2012 - 12:21 PM

this album is my current favorite, can't make a decision now
P/G forever!

Between the Wheels was one of my first favorite Rush songs though

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Posted 08 September 2012 - 05:36 PM

While the entire 1st side comes as kind of a unity for me, I've fallen for The Body Electric.

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Posted 03 December 2012 - 06:05 AM

I'd have to go with 'Afterimage'. Apart from the fact that GUP was the first Rush album I heard/bought, I lost a family member around the same time, it has a personal resonnance with me.

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Posted 17 January 2013 - 09:47 AM

The Enemy Within, easily.  The first half of this album is amazing, but I think the second half drops off slightly.  You can really hear the emotion from all the first half, the longing, fear, loss.  I didn't get that from the second half as much.

It surprises me that Between the Wheels is ahead of Distant Early Warning and Red Sector A at least.

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Posted 18 January 2013 - 03:29 PM

View PostDillbob, on 17 January 2013 - 09:47 AM, said:

The Enemy Within, easily.  The first half of this album is amazing, but I think the second half drops off slightly.  You can really hear the emotion from all the first half, the longing, fear, loss.  I didn't get that from the second half as much.

It surprises me that Between the Wheels is ahead of Distant Early Warning and Red Sector A at least.

I agree. The first half is way better than the second. Red Sector A is my favourite, but the atmosphere is great on each of those four tracks.

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Posted 18 January 2013 - 04:43 PM

This is the first Rush album I bought as a new release. I already owned Moving Pictures and Permanent Waves courtesy of my brother giving them to me.

Ok Listening now Body Electric it's just too awesome not to put at the top.

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 12:07 PM

For some reason, I've seen loads of people say that Grace Under Pressure was the first Rush album they'd bought/listened to. Why is that?

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Posted 20 January 2013 - 08:46 PM

View Postabsolution97, on 19 January 2013 - 12:07 PM, said:

For some reason, I've seen loads of people say that Grace Under Pressure was the first Rush album they'd bought/listened to. Why is that?

Maybe it was a bunch of fans who discovered them in the 80's.  For me it was the album that made me love their music.  I have an ipod that a family member found and it had the full album on it and I listened to it over and over and was hooked.  I voted for Kid Gloves but Between the Wheels is great too...the whole dang this is!

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Posted 21 January 2013 - 12:51 PM

I had to go with Distant Early Warning .


It is the song that solidified them for me in the eighties, and the song that brought me back to them last year.  It means a lot to me.  
    

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Posted 21 January 2013 - 10:14 PM

Red Lenses... "I see red"

Very cool song, especially the bass/synth line.

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 09:17 AM

Now you know how that rabbit feels going under your spinning wheels  I choose between the wheels

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Posted 23 February 2013 - 09:45 AM

This is a easy one, its Red Sector A, I just love that song sooo much, and Im happy that they will play it on Clockwork Angels Tour, cant wait!!

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Posted 23 February 2013 - 12:22 PM

afterimage or the enemy within

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Posted 01 March 2013 - 05:01 PM

To me, P/G is THE record. Not only my favorite Rush record, but one of my favorite records, period. I can't find a weak moment on it, and I still listen to it almost every day. The funny thing is, I HATED this record when i first got it in the 80s while I was in high school. What was I thinking??

The best track on the record is Between the Wheels, but I can make an argument for Afterimage and The Enemy Within, as well. The guitar work on Afterimage is brilliant, groundbreaking, and was completely unique at the time. The solo is ridiculous, and the lyrical content is some of the most hard hitting Neil has done. However, I think Between the Wheels tops it. Something about the immensity of the track just blows me away every time I hear it. The live version on R30 somehow raises the stakes, and to this day is one of my favorite live Rush performances. The rest of the record is sick, as well. Red Sector A is another one that live, is just riveting to experience. I love this record!

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Posted 02 March 2013 - 10:02 AM

Red Sector A!!! :D

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Posted 11 March 2013 - 02:07 AM

Wheels can take you around, Wheels can cut you down... We can fall from boom to bust, from dreams to a bowl of dust. We can fall from rocket's red glare, down to "brother, can you spare?" Another war, another wasteland and another lost generation... Love that stuff and the lyrics are still relevant almost 30 years later!

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Posted 27 March 2013 - 03:09 PM

I feel like the lyrics are even more relevant today than they were 30 years ago...



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