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    This probably sums up my feelings as well. While...

    This probably sums up my feelings as well. While his latest album was an improvement over the unlistenable "Wolflight", it wasn't that good. Too bad Steve's early catalogue is so superior to his...
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    I know I shouldn't say this because it is...

    I know I shouldn't say this because it is afterall so subjective. Most of these are mind numbing bad. Dodson and Fogg are okay though.
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    Day of Future Passed Live

    Found this on Amazon. The second CD has some titles I'm not familiar with. Has anyone listened to it? Is it new material
    or just some orchestra extras?

    Oops I see it doesn't come out until...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RZ8DA5UTLwE I...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RZ8DA5UTLwE

    I believe Andy actually plays on this track.

    If you are a fan of Camel and haven’t heard the solo albums of Collin Bass you are in for a real treat....
  5. This is a lovely album. In my mind "The Strawbs"...

    This is a lovely album. In my mind "The Strawbs" rank there with "Yes" and "Genesis". Yet they are able to produce an album that ranks with their best after all these years. If only other groups...
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    For a moment my heart skipped a beat

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    But it was a rap artist Domo Genesis
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    I agree wholeheartedly about Collin Bass. I was...

    I agree wholeheartedly about Collin Bass. I was just thinking this morning how his albums
    were almost like alternate Camel albums, all three "At Wild End", "An Outcast of the Islands", and "In the...
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    Forgive me if this has been said. "Ice" from "I...

    Forgive me if this has been said. "Ice" from "I Can See Your House from Here" is perhaps their most beautiful instrumental song if the album on which it resides isn't. A beautiful 10 minutes song.
  9. Excuse me. Being Anti-Trump is a sign of...

    Excuse me. Being Anti-Trump is a sign of intelligence. Trump man spews hatred, lies and just plain evil every day. This isn't an opinion. It's fact
    you might try looking at the things he has...
  10. I actually like it somewhat. Steve, God love him...

    I actually like it somewhat. Steve, God love him isn't much of a song writer but he is a fine
    musician and it is a pleasure to listen to. Can you imagine if he and Tony Banks worked together?...
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    What a pleasant find. I'm late to the party but...

    What a pleasant find. I'm late to the party but I very much like what I hear.
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    I like these guys very much. Very melodic and...

    I like these guys very much. Very melodic and the two songs here feel like the song writer knows what he's doing.
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    I was going to try to say something like this,...

    I was going to try to say something like this, but you said it far better than I ever could. For me Neil's albums are hit and miss. But when he connects it's as Mark Twain said about using the...
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    I quite agree. It does have an organic feel to...

    I quite agree. It does have an organic feel to it. I'm going to have to check this band out.
  15. Rolling Stone shows some love for Elephant9 and Steve Hackett

    http://www.rollingstone.com/music/lists/15-great-albums-you-didnt-hear-in-2016-w456193
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    Can you tell me more about the inspiration for...

    Can you tell me more about the inspiration for the Genesis song? I ran across the picture and you are right
    it is a Marvel comics character. I thought perhaps it stuck in the mind of Peter or one...
  17. Magnificent (She Says) - Elbow's new single

    From their forthcoming album "Little Fictions". Very much looking forward to it. Any other big Elbow fans?

    http://elbow.co.uk
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    Genesis anyone. 9255

    Genesis anyone.

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    I hope they do decide to record a new album,...

    I hope they do decide to record a new album, although I sincerely doubt it will happen.
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    Olias Live

    I apologize in advance if this has been posted previously. I just found it on Youtube.

    https://youtu.be/RQm-7HlaHco

    Published on Jun 3, 2013
    Jon Anderson's synth-folk masterpiece "OLIAS of...
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    As usual its brilliant in it's quirky way. A bit...

    As usual its brilliant in it's quirky way. A bit exhausting too. I wonder what it would sound like at 1/2 speed.
  22. Yes. I agree. It was arrogant. Kind of like,...

    Yes. I agree. It was arrogant. Kind of like, "I messed up but too bad and shut up".
  23. Wonderful!

    Wonderful!
  24. True but "Relayer" was brilliant. The albums...

    True but "Relayer" was brilliant. The albums Geoff and Billy played on not so much.
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    Chill LT. That's why people come to this forum. ...

    Chill LT. That's why people come to this forum. It's nice to get a variety of opinions. If you don't like the topic. Be nice. Leave.
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    Oh, sorry I see this was discussed in another...

    Oh, sorry I see this was discussed in another thread.
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    Is it time for Yes to call it quits?

    http://teamrock.com/feature/2016-07-27/is-it-time-for-yes-to-call-it-quits

    Saw this on the interwebs.

    After seeing Henry's comments that Steve doesn't want to work with Jon ever again, I...
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    Nope no help needed. I bought IOK and on first...

    Nope no help needed. I bought IOK and on first listen was pretty impressed. I still like parts of it. But the wall-to-wall Anderson voice puts me off a bit. I can listen to a song or two at a...
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    I quite liked it. Very much in fact. It's...

    I quite liked it. Very much in fact. It's vintage Peter. I can't wait to hear more!
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    Glad to see this thread again. As I said, I...

    Glad to see this thread again. As I said, I highly recommend this album. I don't know if Colin does any song writing on the Camel albums but he should because he is in some ways a stronger song...
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    Wow Steve sounded so personable. I always had...

    Wow Steve sounded so personable. I always had the impression he was must more reserved.
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    I like these guys a lot. I think I'll order one...

    I like these guys a lot. I think I'll order one or both of them.
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    Bob you are brilliant, there's no denying that. ...

    Bob you are brilliant, there's no denying that. I wish you would not stuff so many ideas into one song. Did you ever consider stripping down the music? I feel like a pinball when I listen to your...
  34. Curious now for the Jon and Sean project to come...

    Curious now for the Jon and Sean project to come out. I hope it's not shelved like so many others.
  35. Me too. I use to get a fair price for a CD but...

    Me too. I use to get a fair price for a CD but now nada. Maybe I'll bundle a bunch together and see if it gets a bite. I've got a lot of older albums from Pendragon etc. that I never listen to...
  36. Pre-ordered mine but got a note from Amazon that...

    Pre-ordered mine but got a note from Amazon that it will be delayed. Wonder why?
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    I agree with the above. Not too bad. My first...

    I agree with the above. Not too bad. My first listen was disappointment. But second listen I decided my expectations were too high and it wasn't too bad. I also noted that light year is a...
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    I just picked up this latest album on Friday. I...

    I just picked up this latest album on Friday. I love what I have listened to so far. When I turned on the radio this morning and heard that he died I felt like a friend of mine had passed away. He...
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    I'll play: Top: 1. Selling England 2. Lamb 3....

    I'll play:
    Top:
    1. Selling England
    2. Lamb
    3. Wind and Wuthering
    4. Trick of the Tale
    5. Nursery Cryme

    Bottom:
    1. Debut
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    Here's a bandcamp site for some camples. ...

    Here's a bandcamp site for some camples. https://liserstille.bandcamp.com/album/empirical-ghost-2015
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    Liserstille?

    Any Liserstille fans here? I ran across them on Tumblr and am pretty impressed with them. I did a search and didn't find much on here so forgive me if I missed a thread. They seem very creative if...
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    Let's give him a chance. Who knows what the...

    Let's give him a chance. Who knows what the future may bring. Heaven and Earth was disappointing sure. Perhaps Jon Anderson will return with "Tales from Topographic Teakbois" you never know." ...
  43. Ok. I just logged in and downloaded the album. ...

    Ok. I just logged in and downloaded the album. From someone that is not a a big neo-prog fan, give this a listen. Not every song may register, but many do. This is really pretty good. It does...
  44. This is pretty good! I'm really enjoying this. ...

    This is pretty good! I'm really enjoying this. I'll be downloading it as soon as I get home.
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    Wasn't there a second "England" album that saw...

    Wasn't there a second "England" album that saw limited release, sold at live concerts or such?
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    I loved it and watched it about six times in one...

    I loved it and watched it about six times in one day. Art stimulates your thought process. Maybe Bowie doesn't even know what he was trying to say but there is a lot of things going on in the song...
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    Wow, pretty impressive. So very imaginative. ...

    Wow, pretty impressive. So very imaginative. I'll be getting this. This flies in the face of aging as a valid excuse for failing to produce art.
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    Wow, pretty impressive. So very imaginative. ...

    Wow, pretty impressive. So very imaginative. I'll be getting this. This flies in the face of aging as a valid excuse for failing to produce art.
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    Unrecorded tracks for Relayer

    I ran across this in Wickipedia. "According to Anderson, the band wrote two additional tracks but did not have enough time to record them. One of them was described as "absolutely crazy and...
  50. I received both this and "Relayer" yesterday. A...

    I received both this and "Relayer" yesterday. A bit pricey for both but I bit the bullet. I had quick listens to portions of both albums. I like very much the remix of "Roundabout". For me it's...
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    Sterile is the right word. Frankly "boring" is...

    Sterile is the right word. Frankly "boring" is what I thought. Great playing, bad songwriting. Hackett's vocals are so processed that I hate them. Yet he is one of my favorite guitar players. ...
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    I ordered this on a whim since there hasn't been...

    I ordered this on a whim since there hasn't been new material from Camel for a long time. Boy I was glad I did. This album floored me.
    Colin is a very confident song writer and it shows. The...
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    If you don't like the thread move on. Don't tell...

    If you don't like the thread move on. Don't tell people what they should talk about. In other words bug off bugaloo!
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    I just remembered a piece that sent multiple...

    I just remembered a piece that sent multiple shivers up my spine. It's not exactly "prog" but if you have the patience and a pair of headphones listen to: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1jCdOjOaJsU...
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    I don't get those chills anymore. Sad to say. I...

    I don't get those chills anymore. Sad to say. I suspect it has more to do with age. As you get older you've heard it all before and your innocence so to speak is lacking. Of course it could be my...
  56. I wonder how long the segment "All Fighters Past"...

    I wonder how long the segment "All Fighters Past" is and is it just a demo?
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    Tony was not trying to write "Classical" music. ...

    Tony was not trying to write "Classical" music. His are "Orchestral" which is quite different. Comparing them to the great classical composers is quite unfair. He took pains to explain that fact...
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    I think a lot of the accordions bad rap might be...

    I think a lot of the accordions bad rap might be because of their quite wide use in Polkas. That is not to say polkas are bad but they are a folky aquired taste in my book. I don't want to bash...
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    My goodnews Field Music is good. Who cares about...

    My goodnews Field Music is good. Who cares about labels. I see the XTC similarities, but they don't seem derivative.
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    Love that word gormlessness. I had to look it...

    Love that word gormlessness. I had to look it up. But your're right, Yes isn't sacred. It's a band, it's a business. I'll always check them out. May not always buy their album but I've followed...
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