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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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#41 Lorraine

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Posted 09 March 2015 - 01:15 PM

Kings of Hemispheres?  :)

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Posted 09 March 2015 - 01:16 PM

View PostStormtron, on 09 March 2015 - 01:14 PM, said:

Zamispheres
That would make a good user name.

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Posted 09 March 2015 - 01:20 PM

View PostEntre_Perpetuo, on 09 March 2015 - 01:07 PM, said:

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?

I thought about that...but I don't want the title to make it sound like the last time I'd ever listen to it.

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Posted 09 March 2015 - 01:59 PM

View PostEagleMoon, on 08 March 2015 - 02:43 PM, said:

Aren't we doing all this in the other threads? Why start more?
No kidding.

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Posted 09 March 2015 - 02:00 PM

View PostDisk98, on 09 March 2015 - 10:05 AM, said:

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.
Cinderella Man is a better live track.

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Posted 09 March 2015 - 02:04 PM

I think we all know where I stand... but AFTK's is an amazing album. No disgrace here.

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Posted 09 March 2015 - 02:13 PM

View PostKennyLee, on 09 March 2015 - 02:04 PM, said:

I think we all know where I stand... but AFTK's is an amazing album. No disgrace here.

NIce to see you around these parts!

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Posted 09 March 2015 - 02:39 PM

I just finished listening to AFTK Again.  and again.........other then Xanadu.  i fail to see the beauty and/or magic.  It's really rather artistically immature and light weight after writing 2112.  IMO they nailed it with Hemispheres.

just my view.

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Edited by bluefox4000, 09 March 2015 - 02:40 PM.


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Posted 09 March 2015 - 02:48 PM

View PostBlue J, on 09 March 2015 - 01:20 PM, said:

View PostEntre_Perpetuo, on 09 March 2015 - 01:07 PM, said:

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?

I thought about that...but I don't want the title to make it sound like the last time I'd ever listen to it.
A Fare-hemiwell to Kingispheres

Edited by Your_Lion, 09 March 2015 - 02:48 PM.


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Posted 09 March 2015 - 02:52 PM

View PostYour_Lion, on 09 March 2015 - 02:48 PM, said:

View PostBlue J, on 09 March 2015 - 01:20 PM, said:

View PostEntre_Perpetuo, on 09 March 2015 - 01:07 PM, said:

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?

I thought about that...but I don't want the title to make it sound like the last time I'd ever listen to it.
A Fare-hemiwell to Kingispheres

:eh:

:P

#51 EagleMoon

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Posted 09 March 2015 - 03:00 PM

What's wrong with A Farewell To Hemispheres? :)

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Posted 09 March 2015 - 06:05 PM

View PostEagleMoon, on 09 March 2015 - 03:00 PM, said:

What's wrong with A Farewell To Hemispheres? :)

Yeah, A Farewell To Hemispheres and long reign A Farewell To Kings!

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Posted 09 March 2015 - 06:13 PM

View PostEntre_Perpetuo, on 09 March 2015 - 06:05 PM, said:

View PostEagleMoon, on 09 March 2015 - 03:00 PM, said:

What's wrong with A Farewell To Hemispheres? :)

Yeah, A Farewell To Hemispheres and long reign A Farewell To Kings!

Obviously not what was meant.  :lol:

#54 Entre_Perpetuo

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Posted 09 March 2015 - 06:19 PM

View PostEagleMoon, on 09 March 2015 - 06:13 PM, said:

View PostEntre_Perpetuo, on 09 March 2015 - 06:05 PM, said:

View PostEagleMoon, on 09 March 2015 - 03:00 PM, said:

What's wrong with A Farewell To Hemispheres? :)

Yeah, A Farewell To Hemispheres and long reign A Farewell To Kings!

Obviously not what was meant.  :lol:

Okay, maybe not a farewell, but at least a stern talking to.

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Posted 09 March 2015 - 08:05 PM

Kings for me.

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Posted 09 March 2015 - 08:15 PM

View PostEagleMoon, on 09 March 2015 - 06:13 PM, said:

View PostEntre_Perpetuo, on 09 March 2015 - 06:05 PM, said:

View PostEagleMoon, on 09 March 2015 - 03:00 PM, said:

What's wrong with A Farewell To Hemispheres? :)

Yeah, A Farewell To Hemispheres and long reign A Farewell To Kings!

Obviously not what was meant.  :lol:

But that's exactly why I didn't want to call it that. 'Tis true!

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Posted 09 March 2015 - 08:15 PM

View PostCyclonus X-1, on 08 March 2015 - 02:19 PM, said:

Kings.  Three excellent songs on it (title track, Xanadu, Closer to the Heart) compared to one on Hemispheres (Circumstances).

You've heard La Villa, yes? Very cool when Kirk Hammett speaks about how awesome and massively influential that song is and how inspirational Alex' solo early in the song is , how it slowly builds and fills empty spaces. I recall feeling the exact same away about La Villa when it came out. They all raved about La Villa on the documentary...oh yeah, they dug out Trent Reznor for the over synth era. Hey I like NIN also...

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Posted 09 March 2015 - 08:18 PM

View PostBlue J, on 09 March 2015 - 08:15 PM, said:

View PostEagleMoon, on 09 March 2015 - 06:13 PM, said:

View PostEntre_Perpetuo, on 09 March 2015 - 06:05 PM, said:

View PostEagleMoon, on 09 March 2015 - 03:00 PM, said:

What's wrong with A Farewell To Hemispheres? :)

Yeah, A Farewell To Hemispheres and long reign A Farewell To Kings!

Obviously not what was meant.  :lol:

But that's exactly why I didn't want to call it that. 'Tis true!

The Hemi Kings?

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Posted 09 March 2015 - 08:22 PM

So I constructed the running order as follows:

Circumstances
The Trees
Xanadu
Cygnus X-1, Book I
Book II: Hemispheres
La Villa Strangiato

I was tempted to put the title track from A Farewell to Kings on it, too, but I decided against it. But what's here is 58 minutes of blisteringly awesome interplay.

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Posted 09 March 2015 - 08:23 PM

View PostEagleMoon, on 09 March 2015 - 08:18 PM, said:

View PostBlue J, on 09 March 2015 - 08:15 PM, said:

View PostEagleMoon, on 09 March 2015 - 06:13 PM, said:

View PostEntre_Perpetuo, on 09 March 2015 - 06:05 PM, said:

View PostEagleMoon, on 09 March 2015 - 03:00 PM, said:

What's wrong with A Farewell To Hemispheres? :)

Yeah, A Farewell To Hemispheres and long reign A Farewell To Kings!

Obviously not what was meant.  :lol:

But that's exactly why I didn't want to call it that. 'Tis true!

The Hemi Kings?

I do kind of like that.




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