just brew it! wrote:OTOH, I've never been able to get into TFTO; apparently it is one of those "love it or hate it" sort of things. (Captain Ned is in the "love it" camp, IIRC.)
vince wrote:I'm listening to the new Yes album (Fly From Here). I've been very hesitant about this one, but I must say that I've been very pleasantly surprised. Some parts are very Drama-ish, and that's understandable considering where the Fly From Here suite first started, the players and and the producer of the album, but to me that's very good because Drama is an excellent (and under-appreciated) album.
I know many people dislike the fact they changed their lead singer, and I can understand that (I will not debate this here), but I'm more of an open-mind type. So that's why I overcame my hesitation and went forward with this one.
just brew it! wrote:Grabbed a copy of Mary Fahl's (former lead singer of October Project) "From The Dark Side Of The Moon" yesterday as an Amazon MP3 download and I'm on my third listen now. It's a track-by-track cover of the classic Pink Floyd album. My opinion of recorded (studio) covers tends to be "don't bother unless you've got a new twist to put on the original," and Fahl succeeds. It's quirky, and at times darker/creepier than the Floyd version. Fahl's powerful voice is (as expected) the centerpiece; some parts which were played on guitar or keyboards on the original are even replaced with wordless vocals.
thegleek wrote:Yup! I finally listened to it the entire way through... Good shiz indeed! Her covers of "Money" and "Any Colour You Like" songs I enjoyed the most.
Captain Ned wrote:I've always liked Bruford in Yes & King Crimson guise, though he never really fit in with the rest of the gang in his one tour with Genesis in 1976.
just brew it! wrote:I'm with you -- IMO Drama is a very under-appreciated Yes album.
A lot of people don't care for Relayer either, and I would put that up there among my favorites.
OTOH, I've never been able to get into TFTO; apparently it is one of those "love it or hate it" sort of things. (Captain Ned is in the "love it" camp, IIRC.)
vince wrote:And I'm with you on Relayer and TFTO! I should give TFTO another try though.
thegleek wrote:just listened to Relayer all the way through... most "boringest" music ever made. i want back that hour of my life to listen to something better! argh!
Captain Ned wrote:just brew it! wrote:Not sure how anyone could describe it as "boring" though.
Soundchaser boring?? NOT!
BuddhistFish wrote:Beatles mono remasters.
Captain Ned wrote:Donna Summer - McArthur Park
It's a gloomy day here and I've been going back to music from my high school years. Yes, they were the disco years. My high school marching band played Do The Hustle at every parade.
just brew it! wrote:Heh... never liked that song. When I revisit my high school years musically, I tend to turn to Yes, Rush, Genesis, Kansas, Heart...
Bee GeesCaptain Ned wrote:I went back to the disco era (says one who still owns the vinyl soundtrack to Saturday Night Fever).
MadManOriginal wrote:The Blue Man Group - The Complex
JustAnEngineer wrote:While I purchased two or three of those on 45, I'm afraid I might also have purchased this one.
JustAnEngineer wrote:Captain Ned wrote:I went back to the disco era (says one who still owns the vinyl soundtrack to Saturday Night Fever).
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