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Poll: Which is better- Hemispheres or Permanent Waves? (112 member(s) have cast votes)

Which is better? Or which do you like more?

  1. Hemispheres (56 votes [50.00%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 50.00%

  2. Permanent Waves (56 votes [50.00%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 50.00%

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#41 JohnRogers

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Posted 05 February 2015 - 04:01 PM

View Postbluefox4000, on 05 February 2015 - 03:50 PM, said:

It certainly isn't a blow away as i saw someone suggest in the Hemispheres thread.  it is a true battle!
We of the Permanent Waves own the night. In darkness waves and waves of us will come in mass...pun intended.

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Posted 05 February 2015 - 04:06 PM

View PostJohnRogers, on 05 February 2015 - 04:01 PM, said:

View Postbluefox4000, on 05 February 2015 - 03:50 PM, said:

It certainly isn't a blow away as i saw someone suggest in the Hemispheres thread.  it is a true battle!
We of the Permanent Waves own the night. In darkness waves and waves of us will come in mass...pun intended.

Hemispheres is now winning :P :D

(I really don't care love em both)

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Posted 05 February 2015 - 04:25 PM

View Postbluefox4000, on 05 February 2015 - 03:50 PM, said:

It certainly isn't a blow away as i saw someone suggest in the Hemispheres thread.  it is a true battle!!!!!

Mick

Yep- exactly why I posted the poll, when someone said that. I knew it would be extremely close.

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Posted 05 February 2015 - 04:38 PM

Permanent Waves.

These are my top 2 albums ever by Rush.

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Posted 05 February 2015 - 04:50 PM

Easy question, since Hemispheres wins versus any other album in the history of music.  And it's where I got my forum name too, just call me the Bringer of Wisdom.

Edited by Apollo, 05 February 2015 - 04:52 PM.


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Posted 05 February 2015 - 05:02 PM

Hemispheres but both are great albums.

Main factors:

1. I don't like Jacob's Ladder
2. La Villa holds a special place in my heart as being the one song I wanted to learn on guitar. A few years after starting as a wee middle schooler I can play the f***ing song :haz:

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Posted 05 February 2015 - 05:03 PM

Hemispheres is pulling ahead.......shock of shocks, lol

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Posted 05 February 2015 - 05:06 PM

View Postbluefox4000, on 05 February 2015 - 05:03 PM, said:

Hemispheres is pulling ahead.......shock of shocks, lol

Mick

Mick, it really is hard to believe you ever hated the album.  Do you remember what thread it was when you ranted against it?  I'd like to find it and read it.  I need a good laugh about now.

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Posted 05 February 2015 - 05:12 PM

View PostLorraine, on 05 February 2015 - 05:06 PM, said:

View Postbluefox4000, on 05 February 2015 - 05:03 PM, said:

Hemispheres is pulling ahead.......shock of shocks, lol

Mick

Mick, it really is hard to believe you ever hated the album.  Do you remember what thread it was when you ranted against it?  I'd like to find it and read it.  I need a good laugh about now.

i'm gonna correct you slightly.  I just hated the title track.  I always loved side 2

and i ranted against it in numerous threads.  so i can't pinpoint one, lol

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Posted 05 February 2015 - 05:19 PM

View Postbluefox4000, on 05 February 2015 - 05:12 PM, said:

View PostLorraine, on 05 February 2015 - 05:06 PM, said:

View Postbluefox4000, on 05 February 2015 - 05:03 PM, said:

Hemispheres is pulling ahead.......shock of shocks, lol

Mick

Mick, it really is hard to believe you ever hated the album.  Do you remember what thread it was when you ranted against it?  I'd like to find it and read it.  I need a good laugh about now.

i'm gonna correct you slightly. I just hated the title track. I always loved side 2

and i ranted against it in numerous threads.  so i can't pinpoint one, lol

Mick

:o

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Posted 05 February 2015 - 05:21 PM

View PostLorraine, on 05 February 2015 - 05:19 PM, said:

View Postbluefox4000, on 05 February 2015 - 05:12 PM, said:

View PostLorraine, on 05 February 2015 - 05:06 PM, said:

View Postbluefox4000, on 05 February 2015 - 05:03 PM, said:

Hemispheres is pulling ahead.......shock of shocks, lol

Mick

Mick, it really is hard to believe you ever hated the album.  Do you remember what thread it was when you ranted against it?  I'd like to find it and read it.  I need a good laugh about now.

i'm gonna correct you slightly. I just hated the title track. I always loved side 2

and i ranted against it in numerous threads.  so i can't pinpoint one, lol

Mick

:o

that's shocking because? lol.  Side 2 i always thought was perfection.

Hemispheres was the code to crack.

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Posted 05 February 2015 - 05:31 PM

Their two best.   Depends on the day.

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Posted 05 February 2015 - 05:46 PM

View PostBowlCity, on 05 February 2015 - 05:02 PM, said:

Hemispheres but both are great albums.

Main factors:

1. I don't like Jacob's Ladder
2. La Villa holds a special place in my heart as being the one song I wanted to learn on guitar. A few years after starting as a wee middle schooler I can play the f***ing song :haz:

Nice!

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Posted 05 February 2015 - 05:52 PM

View PostBowlCity, on 05 February 2015 - 05:02 PM, said:

Hemispheres but both are great albums.

Main factors:

1. I don't like Jacob's Ladder
2. La Villa holds a special place in my heart as being the one song I wanted to learn on guitar. A few years after starting as a wee middle schooler I can play the f***ing song :haz:
You have the Buenos Nochas bit down, too?  That's quite the shred on the acoustic!

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Posted 05 February 2015 - 06:11 PM

hemispheres

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Posted 05 February 2015 - 06:13 PM

View PostStorm Shadow, on 05 February 2015 - 03:55 PM, said:

View PostBlue J, on 05 February 2015 - 03:15 PM, said:

View PostStorm Shadow, on 05 February 2015 - 03:07 PM, said:

Both are pretty much perfect to me, but Hemispheres gets the edge just because I love the title track so much.

The Cygnus segment of Book II contains my favorite passage of music in the entire Rush canon- from "Then all at at once, the chaos ceased" to the ending gong before The Sphere...that whole three and a half minutes or so is just sublime rock and roll. Not the most complex and impressive to play. But it's just...it just sets me on fire.

Just yesterday I was listening to Hemispheres and during that exact section I thought "holy shit, this song is so f***ing good". I've heard it a hundred times, but it hit me in a different way yesterday. I'm just gonna go ahead and say it's my favorite song now. :madra:  Still giving the album edge to Kings though...3 of the 6 tracks on that one are in my top 5.

I'll see how much of Hemispheres I can nail down before our tailgate.

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Posted 05 February 2015 - 06:14 PM

Gotta go with Hemispheres.  My 2nd favorite album after COS.

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Posted 05 February 2015 - 06:17 PM

Splendid thread.  :)

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Posted 05 February 2015 - 06:27 PM

I went with Waves and instantly regret it...

Arg I will vote for hems. It hasn't a blemish.

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Posted 05 February 2015 - 06:29 PM

View PostLorraine, on 05 February 2015 - 06:17 PM, said:

Splendid thread.  :)

especially since i heard perm Waves would dominate, lol

ahh Hemispheres

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