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Poll: Presto vs Roll The Bones (59 member(s) have cast votes)

Which album is the best one?

  1. Presto (40 votes [67.80%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 67.80%

  2. Roll The Bones (19 votes [32.20%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 32.20%

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#21 Segue Myles

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Posted 08 March 2015 - 06:04 PM

View PostBlue J, on 08 March 2015 - 05:15 PM, said:

View PostSegue Myles, on 08 March 2015 - 05:08 PM, said:

Presto

A 9.5 for me. One of my very favourite albums by any band ever.

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I love prog AND AOR. Not scared by cheesy choruses, and have a soft spot for Toto.

Presto is right up my alley!

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Posted 08 March 2015 - 06:44 PM

Show Don't Tell vs Dreamline
Winner: Dreamline

Chain Lightning vs Bravado
Winner: Chain Lightning

The Pass vs Roll The Bones
Winner: The Pass

War Paint vs Face Up
Winner: War Paint

Scars vs Where's My Thing?
Winner: Scars

Presto vs The Big Wheel
Winner: Presto

Superconductor vs Heresy
Winner: Superconductor

Anagram vs Ghost of a Chance
Winner: Ghost of a Chance

Red Tide vs Neurotica
Winner: Red Tide

Hand Over Fist vs Bet Your Life
Winner: Hand Over Fist

Winner: Presto

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Posted 08 March 2015 - 06:45 PM

When you've got War Paint against Face Up, is there really a winner?

Same for Hand Over Fist vs You Bet Your Life

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Posted 08 March 2015 - 07:34 PM

Album - Roll The Bones
Song - Presto

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Posted 08 March 2015 - 07:39 PM

View Postlaughedatbytime, on 08 March 2015 - 10:36 AM, said:

Dreamline >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> the entirety of Presto

And the rest of RtB is crap!

There's actually no song on Presto that I like, and except for Dreamline, I hate RtB!    (which pretty much shows why I didn't go to any shows those two tours!)

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Posted 08 March 2015 - 07:40 PM

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View Postlaughedatbytime, on 08 March 2015 - 10:36 AM, said:

Dreamline >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> the entirety of Presto

And the rest of RtB is crap!

There's actually no song on Presto that I like, and except for Dreamline, I hate RtB! (which pretty much shows why I didn't go to any shows those two tours!)
Then RTB should get your vote.

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Posted 08 March 2015 - 08:54 PM

View Postlaughedatbytime, on 08 March 2015 - 07:40 PM, said:

View PostJaminbenb, on 08 March 2015 - 07:39 PM, said:

View Postlaughedatbytime, on 08 March 2015 - 10:36 AM, said:

Dreamline >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> the entirety of Presto

And the rest of RtB is crap!

There's actually no song on Presto that I like, and except for Dreamline, I hate RtB! (which pretty much shows why I didn't go to any shows those two tours!)
Then RTB should get your vote.

Nah...can't bring myself to hit either button!

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Posted 08 March 2015 - 09:11 PM

View PostJaminbenb, on 08 March 2015 - 07:39 PM, said:

View Postlaughedatbytime, on 08 March 2015 - 10:36 AM, said:

Dreamline >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> the entirety of Presto

And the rest of RtB is crap!

There's actually no song on Presto that I like, and except for Dreamline, I hate RtB!    (which pretty much shows why I didn't go to any shows those two tours!)

I recall they have pulled Bravado, Roll and Dreamline out of the hat (pun intended) for a few of their tours since the 90s so I'd say there are three dudes that disagree with ya.

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Posted 08 March 2015 - 09:18 PM

Presto easily. But this is like saying which is better, dog poo or cat piss?

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Posted 08 March 2015 - 09:43 PM

View PostGabrielgil513, on 08 March 2015 - 09:11 PM, said:

View PostJaminbenb, on 08 March 2015 - 07:39 PM, said:

View Postlaughedatbytime, on 08 March 2015 - 10:36 AM, said:

Dreamline >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> the entirety of Presto

And the rest of RtB is crap!

There's actually no song on Presto that I like, and except for Dreamline, I hate RtB!    (which pretty much shows why I didn't go to any shows those two tours!)



I recall they have pulled Bravado, Roll and Dreamline out of the hat (pun intended) for a few of their tours since the 90s so I'd say there are three dudes that disagree with ya.

Dreamline is one of my favorite songs....just can't stand the rest!

Edited by Jaminbenb, 08 March 2015 - 09:44 PM.


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Posted 09 March 2015 - 01:30 AM

RTB has Heresy, their worst song since Tai Shan.  

Presto easily.  Like/love every song on it.

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Posted 09 March 2015 - 01:37 AM

View PostDirtyMidnighter, on 08 March 2015 - 06:44 PM, said:

Show Don't Tell vs Dreamline
Winner: Dreamline

Chain Lightning vs Bravado
Winner: Chain Lightning

The Pass vs Roll The Bones
Winner: The Pass

War Paint vs Face Up
Winner: War Paint

Scars vs Where's My Thing?
Winner: Scars

Presto vs The Big Wheel
Winner: Presto

Superconductor vs Heresy
Winner: Superconductor

Anagram vs Ghost of a Chance
Winner: Ghost of a Chance

Red Tide vs Neurotica
Winner: Red Tide

Hand Over Fist vs Bet Your Life
Winner: Hand Over Fist

Winner: Presto

Show Don't Tell vs Dreamline
Winner: Show Don't Tell

Chain Lightning vs Bravado
Winner: Bravado

The Pass vs Roll The Bones
Winner: Roll the Bones

War Paint vs Face Up
Winner: War Paint

Scars vs Where's My Thing?
Winner: Where's My Thing

Presto vs The Big Wheel
Winner: Presto

Superconductor vs Heresy
Winner: Heresy

Anagram vs Ghost of a Chance
Winner: Ghost of a Chance

Red Tide vs Neurotica
Winner: Red Tide

Hand Over Fist vs Bet Your Life
Winner: Hand Over Fist

Winner: Roll the Bones

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Posted 09 March 2015 - 11:48 AM

LOL. It's all subjective. So here is my take.

Roll The Bones has the following (what I deem) upper tier Rush songs:

Dreamline
Bravado
Ghost of a Chance
Wheres My Thing
Roll The Bones - say what you want but this song was a concert staple for several tours and I really love it.



Presto has the following upper Tier Rush songs:

Show Don't Tell
The Pass
Presto
Available Light


The albums are like a brother and sister. Same sonic approach, same song writing approach. Yet Roll The Bones was far more successful in the big picture.

Edited by Todem, 09 March 2015 - 12:20 PM.


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Posted 09 March 2015 - 12:09 PM

View PostBowlCity, on 08 March 2015 - 02:22 PM, said:

View Postlaughedatbytime, on 08 March 2015 - 10:36 AM, said:

Dreamline >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> the entirety of Presto

Bingo

Ditto

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Posted 09 March 2015 - 01:49 PM

Don't care what anybody else says.

Presto is every bit as great as Permanent Waves, Moving Pictures or Grace Under Pressure.

Good grief, I am even starting to think I like it more than Hold Your Fire (which I also LUUUURVE) and AFTK.

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Posted 09 March 2015 - 10:07 PM

Very tough call.  I love them both and normally rank Presto higher, but after listening to Roll the Bones today, I think I may need to update my list.

PRESTO

Show Don't Tell: 9.7
Chain Lightning: 9.7
The Pass: 9.9
War Paint: 7.0
Scars: 9.0
Presto: 8.7
Superconductor: 9.2
Anagram (for Mongo): 3.3
Red Tide: 9.0
Hand Over Fist: 4.6
Available Light: 9.9
• Overall: 8.2 •

I ranked Presto highly because of its near consistency.  Two stinkers, but overall a great album.  However, it is the only album that, in my eyes, does not contain a song that is a perfect 10.0.  The Pass and Available Light are close, but not quite.

ROLL THE BONES

Dreamline: 10.0
Bravado: 9.9
Roll the Bones: 9.3
Face Up: 9.2
Where's My Thing?: 9.5
The Big Wheel: 9.0
Heresy: 8.5
Ghost of a Chance: 9.3
Neurotica: 8.5
You Bet Your Life: 4.8
• Overall: 8.8 •

Good album.  Very underrated.  Closer kinda sucks, but otherwise this is a fine release.

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Posted 09 March 2015 - 10:16 PM

View PostDisk98, on 09 March 2015 - 10:07 PM, said:

Very tough call.  I love them both and normally rank Presto higher, but after listening to Roll the Bones today, I think I may need to update my list.

PRESTO

Show Don't Tell: 9.7
Chain Lightning: 9.7
The Pass: 9.9
War Paint: 7.0
Scars: 9.0
Presto: 8.7
Superconductor: 9.2
Anagram (for Mongo): 3.3
Red Tide: 9.0
Hand Over Fist: 4.6
Available Light: 9.9
• Overall: 8.2 •

I ranked Presto highly because of its near consistency.  Two stinkers, but overall a great album.  However, it is the only album that, in my eyes, does not contain a song that is a perfect 10.0.  The Pass and Available Light are close, but not quite.

ROLL THE BONES

Dreamline: 10.0
Bravado: 9.9
Roll the Bones: 9.3
Face Up: 9.2
Where's My Thing?: 9.5
The Big Wheel: 9.0
Heresy: 8.5
Ghost of a Chance: 9.3
Neurotica: 8.5
You Bet Your Life: 4.8
• Overall: 8.8 •

Good album.  Very underrated.  Closer kinda sucks, but otherwise this is a fine release.
Face Up 9.2?  Neurotica 8.5?  Scars and The Big Wheel 9?

Suddenly the "infinite number of universes" theory seems a lot more plausible...

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Posted 09 March 2015 - 10:22 PM

View Postlaughedatbytime, on 09 March 2015 - 10:16 PM, said:

View PostDisk98, on 09 March 2015 - 10:07 PM, said:

Very tough call.  I love them both and normally rank Presto higher, but after listening to Roll the Bones today, I think I may need to update my list.

PRESTO

Show Don't Tell: 9.7
Chain Lightning: 9.7
The Pass: 9.9
War Paint: 7.0
Scars: 9.0
Presto: 8.7
Superconductor: 9.2
Anagram (for Mongo): 3.3
Red Tide: 9.0
Hand Over Fist: 4.6
Available Light: 9.9
• Overall: 8.2 •

I ranked Presto highly because of its near consistency.  Two stinkers, but overall a great album.  However, it is the only album that, in my eyes, does not contain a song that is a perfect 10.0.  The Pass and Available Light are close, but not quite.

ROLL THE BONES

Dreamline: 10.0
Bravado: 9.9
Roll the Bones: 9.3
Face Up: 9.2
Where's My Thing?: 9.5
The Big Wheel: 9.0
Heresy: 8.5
Ghost of a Chance: 9.3
Neurotica: 8.5
You Bet Your Life: 4.8
• Overall: 8.8 •

Good album.  Very underrated.  Closer kinda sucks, but otherwise this is a fine release.
Face Up 9.2?  Neurotica 8.5?  Scars and The Big Wheel 9?

Suddenly the "infinite number of universes" theory seems a lot more plausible...
:lol: Well first of all, it's very plausible.  We don't know what else is out there.  But, you know, maybe I just happen to like those songs.  They're catchy!

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Posted 10 March 2015 - 07:20 AM

View PostSegue Myles, on 09 March 2015 - 01:49 PM, said:

Don't care what anybody else says.

Presto is every bit as great as Permanent Waves, Moving Pictures or Grace Under Pressure.

Good grief, I am even starting to think I like it more than Hold Your Fire (which I also LUUUURVE) and AFTK.

Good grief indeed! ;)

I love Presto, but it shall not overtake Hold Your Fire. Or A Farewell to Kings, for that matter. But I still think it's an excellent record.

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Posted 10 March 2015 - 07:48 AM

View PostSnaked, on 08 March 2015 - 03:49 PM, said:

Available Light on it's own is better than all of RTB thus Presto wins.

ETA: RTB has YBYL... the single worst song in the long and storied history of this band.

I take it your not a anarchist reactionary running dog revisionist?




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