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CA Album Battle 3: Clockwork Angels vs. Caress Of Steel

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Poll: CA Album Battle 3: Clockwork Angels vs. Caress Of Steel (55 member(s) have cast votes)

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  1. Clockwork Angels (32 votes [58.18%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 58.18%

  2. Caress Of Steel (23 votes [41.82%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 41.82%

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#41 rocket ignites

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Posted 04 June 2015 - 10:36 AM

I'm just too into modern day Rush to not go CA.  I will give COS some spins to see how I feel about it these days.

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Posted 04 June 2015 - 11:46 AM

Clockwork Angels :martini: :martini: :martini:

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Posted 04 June 2015 - 01:19 PM

View PostSegue Myles, on 04 June 2015 - 10:30 AM, said:

View PostDisk98, on 03 June 2015 - 10:17 PM, said:

Clockwork Angels beats almost any album, but it kicks the living crap outta that PoS.

Wow.

But I respect your opinion, CoS from what I've gathered divides opinion like few other Rush albums.

Regardless of this forum, CA gets a lot of positive reactions from the media, so to the best of my knowledge the disdain towards it is in the minority. Which is nice for the band.
The problem with CA is the production.  It's loud and brickwalled, which I understand is a turnoff for a lot of people.  But the material on it is just fantastic.
Now, Caress of Steel has a whole plethora of issues.  I'd pick any album over it.  I do love Bastille Day, but one song does not an album make.  :no:

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Posted 04 June 2015 - 01:43 PM

Caress Of Steel.

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Posted 04 June 2015 - 04:58 PM

Caress of Steel wins this round for me.

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Posted 04 June 2015 - 07:23 PM

Blasphemy.

CA, is a fine album, but its from the "lets make this tune sound sophisticated era." Lets add a layer here and bury the guitar with ambient keys over there.

COS is from musicians who want to establish themselves in the music business, who are hungry for success. Who want to blow the world away with their guitar bass and drum playing ability. Who wouldn't know a layered synth if it hit them in the head.

And the world is a better place because of that.



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Edited by Gabrielgil513, 04 June 2015 - 07:24 PM.


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Posted 04 June 2015 - 07:36 PM

COS is cool, but CA is a freakin MASTERPIECE----------- :rush:

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Posted 04 June 2015 - 08:33 PM

View Postcanadianice, on 04 June 2015 - 07:36 PM, said:

COS is cool, but CA is a freakin MASTERPIECE----------- :rush:

If CoS and CA were paintings.... CoS would be Picasso's Guernica and and CA would be Botticelli's Inferno.   :D

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Posted 04 June 2015 - 09:06 PM

View PostDisk98, on 04 June 2015 - 01:19 PM, said:

View PostSegue Myles, on 04 June 2015 - 10:30 AM, said:

View PostDisk98, on 03 June 2015 - 10:17 PM, said:

Clockwork Angels beats almost any album, but it kicks the living crap outta that PoS.

Wow.

But I respect your opinion, CoS from what I've gathered divides opinion like few other Rush albums.

Regardless of this forum, CA gets a lot of positive reactions from the media, so to the best of my knowledge the disdain towards it is in the minority. Which is nice for the band.
The problem with CA is the production.  It's loud and brickwalled, which I understand is a turnoff for a lot of people.  But the material on it is just fantastic.
Now, Caress of Steel has a whole plethora of issues.  I'd pick any album over it.  I do love Bastille Day, but one song does not an album make.  :no:

Worst post ever.

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Posted 04 June 2015 - 09:51 PM

View PostLedRush, on 04 June 2015 - 09:06 PM, said:

View PostDisk98, on 04 June 2015 - 01:19 PM, said:

View PostSegue Myles, on 04 June 2015 - 10:30 AM, said:

View PostDisk98, on 03 June 2015 - 10:17 PM, said:

Clockwork Angels beats almost any album, but it kicks the living crap outta that PoS.

Wow.

But I respect your opinion, CoS from what I've gathered divides opinion like few other Rush albums.

Regardless of this forum, CA gets a lot of positive reactions from the media, so to the best of my knowledge the disdain towards it is in the minority. Which is nice for the band.
The problem with CA is the production.  It's loud and brickwalled, which I understand is a turnoff for a lot of people.  But the material on it is just fantastic.
Now, Caress of Steel has a whole plethora of issues.  I'd pick any album over it.  I do love Bastille Day, but one song does not an album make.  :no:

Worst post ever.

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Posted 05 June 2015 - 01:25 AM

Kinda disgusted CA won this tbh.

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Posted 05 June 2015 - 02:37 AM

CA easily over Rush's last non masterpiece until Power Windows (or maybe Signals)

Edited by laughedatbytime, 05 June 2015 - 02:38 AM.


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Posted 05 June 2015 - 02:39 AM

View PostLedRush, on 04 June 2015 - 09:06 PM, said:

View PostDisk98, on 04 June 2015 - 01:19 PM, said:

View PostSegue Myles, on 04 June 2015 - 10:30 AM, said:

View PostDisk98, on 03 June 2015 - 10:17 PM, said:

Clockwork Angels beats almost any album, but it kicks the living crap outta that PoS.

Wow.

But I respect your opinion, CoS from what I've gathered divides opinion like few other Rush albums.

Regardless of this forum, CA gets a lot of positive reactions from the media, so to the best of my knowledge the disdain towards it is in the minority. Which is nice for the band.
The problem with CA is the production.  It's loud and brickwalled, which I understand is a turnoff for a lot of people.  But the material on it is just fantastic.
Now, Caress of Steel has a whole plethora of issues.  I'd pick any album over it.  I do love Bastille Day, but one song does not an album make.  :no:

Worst post ever.
Come on, LR...are you going to deny ever having been in SOCN?

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Posted 05 June 2015 - 06:02 PM

This is a travesty.  CoS is top 5

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Posted 05 June 2015 - 06:47 PM

View PostAncient Ways, on 05 June 2015 - 06:02 PM, said:

This is a travesty.  CoS is top 5

A smidge outside of my top 5, 6th in fact, but now higher than Presto or GUP!

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Posted 05 June 2015 - 07:24 PM

View PostSegue Myles, on 05 June 2015 - 06:47 PM, said:

View PostAncient Ways, on 05 June 2015 - 06:02 PM, said:

This is a travesty.  CoS is top 5

A smidge outside of my top 5, 6th in fact, but now higher than Presto or GUP!

:o

That surprises me...only because I know how much you love those records.

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Posted 05 June 2015 - 07:26 PM

View PostBlue J, on 05 June 2015 - 07:24 PM, said:

View PostSegue Myles, on 05 June 2015 - 06:47 PM, said:

View PostAncient Ways, on 05 June 2015 - 06:02 PM, said:

This is a travesty.  CoS is top 5

A smidge outside of my top 5, 6th in fact, but now higher than Presto or GUP!

:o

That surprises me...only because I know how much you love those records.

VT and CoS did some brutal damage to my top five!

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Posted 05 June 2015 - 07:27 PM

View PostSegue Myles, on 05 June 2015 - 07:26 PM, said:

View PostBlue J, on 05 June 2015 - 07:24 PM, said:

View PostSegue Myles, on 05 June 2015 - 06:47 PM, said:

View PostAncient Ways, on 05 June 2015 - 06:02 PM, said:

This is a travesty.  CoS is top 5

A smidge outside of my top 5, 6th in fact, but now higher than Presto or GUP!

:o

That surprises me...only because I know how much you love those records.

VT and CoS did some brutal damage to my top five!

Damage...haha. That's funny.

#59 Segue Myles

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Posted 05 June 2015 - 07:30 PM

View PostBlue J, on 05 June 2015 - 07:27 PM, said:

View PostSegue Myles, on 05 June 2015 - 07:26 PM, said:

View PostBlue J, on 05 June 2015 - 07:24 PM, said:

View PostSegue Myles, on 05 June 2015 - 06:47 PM, said:

View PostAncient Ways, on 05 June 2015 - 06:02 PM, said:

This is a travesty.  CoS is top 5

A smidge outside of my top 5, 6th in fact, but now higher than Presto or GUP!

:o

That surprises me...only because I know how much you love those records.

VT and CoS did some brutal damage to my top five!

Damage...haha. That's funny.

Obviously it hasn't affected my love for Presto is GUP. They are beautiful albums.

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Posted 05 June 2015 - 07:38 PM

View PostSegue Myles, on 05 June 2015 - 07:30 PM, said:

View PostBlue J, on 05 June 2015 - 07:27 PM, said:

View PostSegue Myles, on 05 June 2015 - 07:26 PM, said:

View PostBlue J, on 05 June 2015 - 07:24 PM, said:

View PostSegue Myles, on 05 June 2015 - 06:47 PM, said:

View PostAncient Ways, on 05 June 2015 - 06:02 PM, said:

This is a travesty.  CoS is top 5

A smidge outside of my top 5, 6th in fact, but now higher than Presto or GUP!

:o

That surprises me...only because I know how much you love those records.

VT and CoS did some brutal damage to my top five!

Damage...haha. That's funny.

Obviously it hasn't affected my love for Presto is GUP. They are beautiful albums.

I'll say something that may well get me cyber-lynched...but I think a song like Between the Wheels is just as heavy as is The Necromancer. Both thematically and sonically. Yes. I said it!





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