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Poll: Disco RUSH time (49 member(s) have cast votes)

Which is better?

  1. The Weapon (27 votes [55.10%])

    Percentage of vote: 55.10%

  2. Red Sector A (10 votes [20.41%])

    Percentage of vote: 20.41%

  3. Red Lenses (2 votes [4.08%])

    Percentage of vote: 4.08%

  4. Territories (9 votes [18.37%])

    Percentage of vote: 18.37%

  5. Scars (1 votes [2.04%])

    Percentage of vote: 2.04%

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#41 LedRush

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Posted 05 September 2014 - 06:07 PM

View PostCyclonus X-1, on 05 September 2014 - 05:42 PM, said:

View Postx1yyz, on 05 September 2014 - 05:10 PM, said:

I realized that Red Sector A has a techno-y rhythm to it.  It's a bit odd, really, a song about the Holocaust having a dancey beat to it.

There's a dichotomy between the music and lyrics for a number of songs on that album (Red Sector A and Afterimage are among the most noticeable cases).  It's neat and makes sense given the "grace under pressure" theme.

The Enemy Within is very noticeable as well.  The lyrics throughout the album are dark, but even though the tempos are often bouncy and upbeat, I find the album's sound is still extremely dark to me.

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Posted 05 September 2014 - 06:18 PM

View Postgoose, on 05 September 2014 - 05:56 PM, said:

Scars, baby.  Scars.

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Posted 05 September 2014 - 06:19 PM

View PostLedRush, on 05 September 2014 - 06:03 PM, said:

Red sector a and the weapon are close... The other three are among the band's worst songs, with territories being the worst of the bunch.

Territories bad? I can understand the style of the song not appealing to you for whatever reason but to say it's one of their worst? Come on...

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Posted 05 September 2014 - 06:25 PM

1)   The Weapon
2)   (close second) Red Sector A

the others?  Who cares?

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Posted 05 September 2014 - 06:27 PM

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I predict LABT will choose Red Lenses..... :)
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Posted 05 September 2014 - 06:28 PM

View Postlaughedatbytime, on 05 September 2014 - 06:25 PM, said:

1)   The Weapon
2)   (close second) Red Sector A

the others?  Who cares?
Sorry folks. My post # 21 was wrong. I thought he would go a different direction.... :smash:

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Posted 05 September 2014 - 06:47 PM

View Postsavagegrace26, on 05 September 2014 - 06:19 PM, said:

View PostLedRush, on 05 September 2014 - 06:03 PM, said:

Red sector a and the weapon are close... The other three are among the band's worst songs, with territories being the worst of the bunch.

Territories bad? I can understand the style of the song not appealing to you for whatever reason but to say it's one of their worst? Come on...

I think it is the worst song in their catalogue. Definitely among the worst 10.  Judging by the reaction the song got the times I saw it live, most people agree with me.

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Posted 05 September 2014 - 06:55 PM

View PostLedRush, on 05 September 2014 - 06:47 PM, said:

View Postsavagegrace26, on 05 September 2014 - 06:19 PM, said:

View PostLedRush, on 05 September 2014 - 06:03 PM, said:

Red sector a and the weapon are close... The other three are among the band's worst songs, with territories being the worst of the bunch.

Territories bad? I can understand the style of the song not appealing to you for whatever reason but to say it's one of their worst? Come on...

Judging by the reaction the song got the times I saw it live, most people agree with me.

Really? Were you drunk every time?

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Posted 05 September 2014 - 06:56 PM

View Postsavagegrace26, on 05 September 2014 - 06:55 PM, said:

View PostLedRush, on 05 September 2014 - 06:47 PM, said:

View Postsavagegrace26, on 05 September 2014 - 06:19 PM, said:

View PostLedRush, on 05 September 2014 - 06:03 PM, said:

Red sector a and the weapon are close... The other three are among the band's worst songs, with territories being the worst of the bunch.

Territories bad? I can understand the style of the song not appealing to you for whatever reason but to say it's one of their worst? Come on...

Judging by the reaction the song got the times I saw it live, most people agree with me.

Really? Were you drunk every time?

I wish.  It did seem to make people go get more beer, though.

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Posted 05 September 2014 - 06:58 PM

View Postlaughedatbytime, on 05 September 2014 - 06:25 PM, said:

1)   The Weapon
2)   (close second) Red Sector A

the others?  Who cares?

I voted the same way.

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Posted 05 September 2014 - 06:59 PM

View PostLedRush, on 05 September 2014 - 06:47 PM, said:

View Postsavagegrace26, on 05 September 2014 - 06:19 PM, said:

View PostLedRush, on 05 September 2014 - 06:03 PM, said:

Red sector a and the weapon are close... The other three are among the band's worst songs, with territories being the worst of the bunch.

Territories bad? I can understand the style of the song not appealing to you for whatever reason but to say it's one of their worst? Come on...

I think it is the worst song in their catalogue. Definitely among the worst 10.  Judging by the reaction the song got the times I saw it live, most people agree with me.

I thought it went over well live.  The song has fantastic lyrics—sums up war and such in a nutshell.

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Posted 05 September 2014 - 07:00 PM

View PostLedRush, on 05 September 2014 - 06:56 PM, said:

View Postsavagegrace26, on 05 September 2014 - 06:55 PM, said:

View PostLedRush, on 05 September 2014 - 06:47 PM, said:

View Postsavagegrace26, on 05 September 2014 - 06:19 PM, said:

View PostLedRush, on 05 September 2014 - 06:03 PM, said:

Red sector a and the weapon are close... The other three are among the band's worst songs, with territories being the worst of the bunch.

Territories bad? I can understand the style of the song not appealing to you for whatever reason but to say it's one of their worst? Come on...

Judging by the reaction the song got the times I saw it live, most people agree with me.

Really? Were you drunk every time?

I wish.  It did seem to make people go get more beer, though.

That's because of the line "better beer"...makes people thirsty

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Posted 05 September 2014 - 07:02 PM

View PostBowlCity, on 05 September 2014 - 04:07 PM, said:

1. Red Sector A
2. Territories
3. The Weapon
4. Scars
5. the majority of Rush's other music
6. Red lenses
Fixed.....

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Posted 05 September 2014 - 07:12 PM

View PostNarpski, on 05 September 2014 - 07:02 PM, said:

View PostBowlCity, on 05 September 2014 - 04:07 PM, said:

1. Red Sector A
2. Territories
3. The Weapon
4. Scars
5. the majority of Rush's other music
6. Red lenses
Fixed.....
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Posted 05 September 2014 - 07:18 PM

Am I the only one who noticed the thing these songs really have in common? It's not so much dancability, they all have that same steady bass drum beat throughout the songs.. All these songs have it..  I guess that's what a Rush song needs to be able to dance to it..? Interesting..

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Posted 05 September 2014 - 07:50 PM

View PostNarpski, on 05 September 2014 - 07:02 PM, said:

View PostBowlCity, on 05 September 2014 - 04:07 PM, said:

1. Red Sector A
2. Territories
3. The Weapon
4. Scars
5. the majority of Rush's other music
6. Red lenses
Fixed.....



I'm not sure what'll hurt your head more, Red Lenses or after I'm done with you :rage:

Edited by BowlCity, 05 September 2014 - 07:50 PM.


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Posted 03 October 2015 - 10:48 AM

Red Lenses.

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Posted 04 October 2015 - 10:33 PM

View PostMMCXII, on 05 September 2014 - 07:18 PM, said:

Am I the only one who noticed the thing these songs really have in common? It's not so much dancability, they all have that same steady bass drum beat throughout the songs.. All these songs have it..  I guess that's what a Rush song needs to be able to dance to it..? Interesting..

Four on the floor as they say. That makes just about any song danceable.

Oh yeah, I pick:

The Weapon
Red Sector A
Territories,
Red Lenses
Scars

Ever notice that Scars shows up on a lot of their setlists? (unofficially of course) It's quoted heavily in the electric kit portion of Neil's drum solo. Roll the Bones through Time Machine I believe.

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Posted 04 October 2015 - 11:22 PM

The Weapon
Territories
Red Lenses






Red Sector A











Scars

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Posted 09 October 2015 - 04:33 PM

Red Sector A. I love Geddy's vocals on it.





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