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Poll: What is your LEAST favorite album ? (74 member(s) have cast votes)

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  1. Hemispheres (32 votes [43.24%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 43.24%

  2. Permanent Waves (42 votes [56.76%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 56.76%

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#41 Narps

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Posted 14 March 2015 - 05:30 PM

View Postlaughedatbytime, on 14 March 2015 - 03:52 PM, said:

View Postgoose, on 14 March 2015 - 03:51 PM, said:

Two  great albums.  For me the tie-breaker was album covers.  What would I rather look at...A man's bare ass or a panty shot?

PeW wins.
That gives me an idea...
It happens... :)

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Posted 14 March 2015 - 05:32 PM

Glad Permanent Waves is top two.

Disappointed Moving Pictures isn't.

'Nuff said.

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Posted 14 March 2015 - 05:39 PM

Thanks for dropping by!  :hi:

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Posted 14 March 2015 - 06:01 PM

MP is still top 10 for me.......just AMAZINGLY tired.  I say again regaaurdless of results........the final 2 IS correct.

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Posted 14 March 2015 - 07:20 PM

Clearly the 70's Hash Heads have been hitting the pipe again.
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Edited by JohnRogers, 14 March 2015 - 07:21 PM.


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Posted 14 March 2015 - 07:22 PM

Hemispheres does not deserve to win.  :(

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Posted 14 March 2015 - 07:25 PM

View PostDisk98, on 14 March 2015 - 07:22 PM, said:

Hemispheres does not deserve to win.  :(
I am afraid it does. 2112, AFTK or Hemispheres take your pick. The top dogs in my view... :codger:

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Posted 14 March 2015 - 07:25 PM

Bogus finals!!!

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Posted 14 March 2015 - 07:26 PM

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Posted 14 March 2015 - 07:27 PM

Relax people hemispheres is creeping up.

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Posted 14 March 2015 - 08:03 PM

What does this say about Hemispheres? In the finals against another great album? The exact opposite of PeW - No hit songs. Zero radio play for decades. Largely ignored by the band in concert, with the exception of La Villa. It is a snapshot in time of Rush at their most creative, working their hardest to "reach beyond our ability" and play their guitar, bass and drums in an unrelenting and powerful manner. Insanely influential in the rock community, according to Beyond the Lighted Stage. Hemispheres, a true exercise in self indulgence by three awesome musicians.

"If you haven't given it up for Hemispheres by now it's time to stop being a ---- and give it up for Hemispheres."

That other album...ain't so bad either!

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Posted 14 March 2015 - 08:50 PM

View PostLorraine, on 14 March 2015 - 12:48 PM, said:

I honestly don't know which way to go as they are both my favorite Rush albums.

Maybe I will go listen to the two albums first before voting.

That's what I did as Hemi has always been my favorite but lately I'd been thinking it might be PeW. The listen to Hemi confirmed what I suspected, that I could never vote against it, no matter how perfect is PeW. Hemi is just special. Even side 1 which I've never liked nearly as much as side 2 has a magical quality; those opening chords send shivers, you know you're in for a ride. It's like when the 20th Century Fox theme announces the original Star Wars and the theater audience cheers (I don't think they should use that theme for anything else). Heck, the mere use of the opening chord of Hemi lifted Far Cry above anything they've done since MP ;). That's one potent chord, and that's just the beginning. All hail Hemispheres!

Edited by Rutlefan, 14 March 2015 - 08:51 PM.


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Posted 14 March 2015 - 09:09 PM

Permanent Waves

The Spirit of Radio - 10
Freewill - 9.5
Jacob's Ladder - 7
Entre Nous - 9
Different Strings - 7
Natural Science - 9

Score - 8.58

Hemispheres

Hemispheres - 9
Circumstances - 8
The Tress - 9
La Villa Strangiato - 10

Score - 9

PeW loses by a couple of strings.

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Posted 14 March 2015 - 09:52 PM

/\  Funny that you rate Jacob's Ladder and Different Strings as 7s, well behind the rest of the album; they're my favorites off the album. Have always loved that Alex solo in Different Strings.

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Posted 14 March 2015 - 10:16 PM

View PostRutlefan, on 14 March 2015 - 09:52 PM, said:

/\  Funny that you rate Jacob's Ladder and Different Strings as 7s, well behind the rest of the album; they're my favorites off the album. Have always loved that Alex solo in Different Strings.

Jacob's Ladder is a bit too slow and plodding for my tastes, though I still enjoy it.  Different Strings is nice, but it doesn't really relate to me like the other songs.

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Posted 15 March 2015 - 05:28 AM

View PostDisk98, on 14 March 2015 - 07:22 PM, said:

Hemispheres does not deserve to win.  :(
In the Words of Yoda:
"Hemis-Fear leads to Hemi-Anger; Hemi-Anger leads to Hemi-Hate; Hemi-Hate leads to Hemi-Suffering."

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Posted 15 March 2015 - 07:54 AM

View PostYour_Lion, on 15 March 2015 - 05:28 AM, said:

View PostDisk98, on 14 March 2015 - 07:22 PM, said:

Hemispheres does not deserve to win.  :(
In the Words of Yoda:
"Hemis-Fear leads to Hemi-Anger; Hemi-Anger leads to Hemi-Hate; Hemi-Hate leads to Hemi-Suffering."

That was AWESOME!

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Posted 15 March 2015 - 08:55 AM

HEMISPHERES

Cygnus X-1, Book II: Hemispheres: 2.0
Circumstances: 9.0
The Trees: 10.0
La Villa Strangiato: 10.0
• Overall: 7.8 •

PERMANENT WAVES

The Spirir of Radio: 10.0
Freewill: 10.0
Jacon's Ladder: 9.8
Entre Nous: 9.7
Different Strings: 9.5
Natural Science: 9.6
• Overall: 9.8 •

Permanent Waves is the better album.  I think you all are all just in love with CX1B2 too much.  :sigh:

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Posted 15 March 2015 - 09:00 AM

Disk, why do you hate Hemispheres (the song) so much?

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Posted 15 March 2015 - 09:23 AM

View Postbigbobby10, on 15 March 2015 - 09:00 AM, said:

Disk, why do you hate Hemispheres (the song) so much?
It's unappealing to me.  The instrumentation is good, but I don't like the lyrics or the vocal performance.  Plus, it's about fifteen minutes too long.  Now, funny thing is, I think Book I is a masterpiece.  Don't ask me why.  :huh:




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