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Poll: A Farewell To Kings vs Hemispheres (93 member(s) have cast votes)

Which one is the best album?

  1. A Farewell To Kings (31 votes [33.33%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 33.33%

  2. Hemispheres (62 votes [66.67%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 66.67%

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#21 jamie

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Posted 08 March 2015 - 07:07 PM

They're both fantastic but AFTK is my favorite album ever so..

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Posted 09 March 2015 - 10:05 AM

I can't choose, it's a tie.  Side two of Hemispheres is excellent, but side one is horrendous.  A Farewell to Kings has three great songs in Xanadu, CTTH and Cygnus X-1, but also clunkers like the title track and Madrigal.  I'm not a huge fan of Cinderella Man, either.

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Posted 09 March 2015 - 11:04 AM

Hemispheres

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Posted 09 March 2015 - 11:09 AM

View PostLorraine, on 09 March 2015 - 11:04 AM, said:

Hemispheres
I wasx waiting in anticipation for your vote......cause i know you love AFTK.

Way to go, lol

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Posted 09 March 2015 - 11:14 AM

View Postbluefox4000, on 09 March 2015 - 11:09 AM, said:

View PostLorraine, on 09 March 2015 - 11:04 AM, said:

Hemispheres
I wasx waiting in anticipation for your vote......cause i know you love AFTK.

Way to go, lol

Mick
They should have put Xanadu on Hemispheres.  Then the album would have defied every superlative known to mankind!  :)

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Posted 09 March 2015 - 11:18 AM

View PostLorraine, on 09 March 2015 - 11:14 AM, said:

View Postbluefox4000, on 09 March 2015 - 11:09 AM, said:

View PostLorraine, on 09 March 2015 - 11:04 AM, said:

Hemispheres
I wasx waiting in anticipation for your vote......cause i know you love AFTK.

Way to go, lol

Mick
They should have put Xanadu on Hemispheres.  Then the album would have defied every superlative known to mankind!  :)
Then they'd need to put a health warning on it.

*caution: Listeners may overdose from the sheer awesome perfection contained within*

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Posted 09 March 2015 - 11:22 AM

View PostLorraine, on 09 March 2015 - 11:14 AM, said:

View Postbluefox4000, on 09 March 2015 - 11:09 AM, said:

View PostLorraine, on 09 March 2015 - 11:04 AM, said:

Hemispheres
I wasx waiting in anticipation for your vote......cause i know you love AFTK.

Way to go, lol

Mick
They should have put Xanadu on Hemispheres.  Then the album would have defied every superlative known to mankind!  :)

That would have been perfect except it would have had to have been a double album. Which would be even better. They could have extended Xanadu to 20 minutes. :)

Edited by EagleMoon, 09 March 2015 - 11:23 AM.


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Posted 09 March 2015 - 11:26 AM

View PostEagleMoon, on 09 March 2015 - 11:22 AM, said:

View PostLorraine, on 09 March 2015 - 11:14 AM, said:

View Postbluefox4000, on 09 March 2015 - 11:09 AM, said:

View PostLorraine, on 09 March 2015 - 11:04 AM, said:

Hemispheres
I wasx waiting in anticipation for your vote......cause i know you love AFTK.

Way to go, lol

Mick
They should have put Xanadu on Hemispheres.  Then the album would have defied every superlative known to mankind!  :)

That would have been perfect except it would have had to have been a double album. Which would be even better. They could have extended Xanadu to 20 minutes. :)

Hmmm...or keep Xanadu as is, put it on side B, with Cygnus Books I & II on side A.

And it would still be less than hour long.

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Posted 09 March 2015 - 11:29 AM

View PostEagleMoon, on 09 March 2015 - 11:22 AM, said:

View PostLorraine, on 09 March 2015 - 11:14 AM, said:

View Postbluefox4000, on 09 March 2015 - 11:09 AM, said:

View PostLorraine, on 09 March 2015 - 11:04 AM, said:

Hemispheres
I wasx waiting in anticipation for your vote......cause i know you love AFTK.

Way to go, lol

Mick
They should have put Xanadu on Hemispheres.  Then the album would have defied every superlative known to mankind!  :)

That would have been perfect except it would have had to have been a double album. Which would be even better. They could have extended Xanadu to 20 minutes. :)

View PostBlue J, on 09 March 2015 - 11:26 AM, said:

View PostEagleMoon, on 09 March 2015 - 11:22 AM, said:

View PostLorraine, on 09 March 2015 - 11:14 AM, said:

View Postbluefox4000, on 09 March 2015 - 11:09 AM, said:

View PostLorraine, on 09 March 2015 - 11:04 AM, said:

Hemispheres
I wasx waiting in anticipation for your vote......cause i know you love AFTK.

Way to go, lol

Mick
They should have put Xanadu on Hemispheres.  Then the album would have defied every superlative known to mankind!  :)

That would have been perfect except it would have had to have been a double album. Which would be even better. They could have extended Xanadu to 20 minutes. :)

Hmmm...or keep Xanadu as is, put it on side B, with Cygnus Books I & II on side A.

And it would still be less than hour long.

Serves Rush right for not consulting us back then.    Had they done so, until the end of the world the music industry would have been talking about the album to end all albums, and no band would have ever been able to musically top it.

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Posted 09 March 2015 - 11:32 AM

View PostLorraine, on 09 March 2015 - 11:29 AM, said:

View PostEagleMoon, on 09 March 2015 - 11:22 AM, said:

View PostLorraine, on 09 March 2015 - 11:14 AM, said:

View Postbluefox4000, on 09 March 2015 - 11:09 AM, said:

View PostLorraine, on 09 March 2015 - 11:04 AM, said:

Hemispheres
I wasx waiting in anticipation for your vote......cause i know you love AFTK.

Way to go, lol

Mick
They should have put Xanadu on Hemispheres.  Then the album would have defied every superlative known to mankind!  :)

That would have been perfect except it would have had to have been a double album. Which would be even better. They could have extended Xanadu to 20 minutes. :)

View PostBlue J, on 09 March 2015 - 11:26 AM, said:

View PostEagleMoon, on 09 March 2015 - 11:22 AM, said:

View PostLorraine, on 09 March 2015 - 11:14 AM, said:

View Postbluefox4000, on 09 March 2015 - 11:09 AM, said:

View PostLorraine, on 09 March 2015 - 11:04 AM, said:

Hemispheres
I wasx waiting in anticipation for your vote......cause i know you love AFTK.

Way to go, lol

Mick
They should have put Xanadu on Hemispheres.  Then the album would have defied every superlative known to mankind!  :)

That would have been perfect except it would have had to have been a double album. Which would be even better. They could have extended Xanadu to 20 minutes. :)

Hmmm...or keep Xanadu as is, put it on side B, with Cygnus Books I & II on side A.

And it would still be less than hour long.

Serves Rush right for not consulting us back then.    Had they done so, until the end of the world the music industry would have been talking about the album to end all albums, and no band would have ever been able to musically top it.

I may just put this album together when I get home tonight.

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Posted 09 March 2015 - 11:46 AM

I forget that we can do things like that now.  Blue J, put it together and let us know how it sounds.  I bet it will be "mind blowing."  :)

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Posted 09 March 2015 - 11:49 AM

View PostBlue J, on 09 March 2015 - 11:26 AM, said:

View PostEagleMoon, on 09 March 2015 - 11:22 AM, said:

View PostLorraine, on 09 March 2015 - 11:14 AM, said:

View Postbluefox4000, on 09 March 2015 - 11:09 AM, said:

View PostLorraine, on 09 March 2015 - 11:04 AM, said:

Hemispheres
I wasx waiting in anticipation for your vote......cause i know you love AFTK.

Way to go, lol

Mick
They should have put Xanadu on Hemispheres.  Then the album would have defied every superlative known to mankind!  :)

That would have been perfect except it would have had to have been a double album. Which would be even better. They could have extended Xanadu to 20 minutes. :)

Hmmm...or keep Xanadu as is, put it on side B, with Cygnus Books I & II on side A.

And it would still be less than hour long.

It would be nice to have Xanadu all be in the same key, instead of squished up for time.

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Posted 09 March 2015 - 11:50 AM

Hemispheres is my favorite song, but AFTK is my favorite album overall.

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Posted 09 March 2015 - 12:00 PM

No super smashup of these two albums can top AFTK's glory.

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Posted 09 March 2015 - 12:08 PM

Hemispheres ahead again..........surprise, lol

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Posted 09 March 2015 - 12:42 PM

View PostLorraine, on 09 March 2015 - 11:46 AM, said:

I forget that we can do things like that now.  Blue J, put it together and let us know how it sounds.  I bet it will be "mind blowing."  :)

Yes, I will do that!

The only thing I think of as a detraction...it's not really a detraction, but it seems like Book I might be a strange opening track. It would be fine if it weren't for the sci-fi spoken-word weirdness at the beginning. But...I don't know. We shall see...

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Posted 09 March 2015 - 12:46 PM

I believe I'll call it "King Hemispheres".

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Posted 09 March 2015 - 12:51 PM

I wish I had the capability to do it myself.  I'm sure there is a good sequence in those songs somewhere.  You just have to find it.

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Posted 09 March 2015 - 01:07 PM

View PostBlue J, on 09 March 2015 - 12:46 PM, said:

I believe I'll call it "King Hemispheres".

:D

How about A Farewell To Hemispheres?

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Posted 09 March 2015 - 01:14 PM

Zamispheres




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