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EndlesslyRocking



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PostPosted: Tue Apr 13, 2004 10:43 am    Post subject: Your RUSH Profile Reply with quote

I know lists are frequently done on fan sites, but I was hoping you would help out us newbies, and give us an idea of your personal RUSH profile. What I'm asking is fairly straightforward:

What are your top 5 RUSH albums?

What are your top 10 RUSH songs?

I'll start:

What are your top 5 RUSH albums?
Permanent Waves
Moving Pictures
Power Windows
Counterparts
Vapor Trails


What are your top 10 RUSH songs?
Natural Science
Limelight
The Trees
Subdivisions
Manhattan Project
Distant Early Warning
The Big Money
Prime Mover
Animate
Ceiling Unlimited

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 13, 2004 11:02 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

What are your top 5 RUSH albums?

Hemispheres
2112
A Farewell To Kings
Permanent Waves
Caress Of Steel


What are your top 10 RUSH songs? In no particular order, that would be too difficult...
Xanadu
A Farewell To Kings
2112
Hemispheres
Cygnus X-1
Freewill
Bravado
Red Sector A
Anthem
Bastille Day

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 13, 2004 11:46 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Albums

Fly By Night
Caress Of Steel
Farwell To Kings
2112
Vapor Trails

Songs

Closer To The Heart
A Farewell To Kings
Cygnus X-1
2112
YYZ
The Necromancer
Bastille Day
One Little Victory
Working Man
Natural Science
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EndlesslyRocking



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PostPosted: Tue Apr 13, 2004 12:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

^So you two would probably qualify as "Old School", right?

Me, I'm an 80's/90's fan, for the most part...
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 13, 2004 3:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

ALBUMS:

Counterparts
Presto
Vapor Trails
Signals
Retrospective 1&2 (don't shoot me, guys, this is all I own so far! Embarassed )


SONGS:

I can't choose!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Confused Sad
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*Lifesonite



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PostPosted: Tue Apr 13, 2004 3:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Old School? What would give you that impression..? Razz
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EndlesslyRocking



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PostPosted: Tue Apr 13, 2004 4:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

*Lifesonite wrote:
Old School? What would give you that impression..? Razz


Well, the fact that your most recent "favorite" is 24 years old was a start...

Wink
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 13, 2004 4:03 pm    Post subject: Re: Your RUSH Profile Reply with quote

What are your top 5 RUSH albums?
Power Windows
Hold You Fire
Vapour Trails
Grace under Pressure
counterparts

What are your top 10 RUSH songs?
Grand Designs
MiddleTown Dreams
Enemy within
Marathon
Prime Mover
Availabe Light
The Pass
Bravado
hemispheres
How It Is


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 13, 2004 4:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

^ Grand Designs and Middletown Dreams are both fantastic, IMHO. Just couldn't quite fit them into the top 10.
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 13, 2004 10:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

EndlesslyRocking wrote:
^ Grand Designs and Middletown Dreams are both fantastic, IMHO. Just couldn't quite fit them into the top 10.


you know just as well as i do how hard it is to pick only 10 rush songs lol there are many many many close seconds to the list
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 14, 2004 8:34 am    Post subject: Re: Your RUSH Profile Reply with quote

What are your top 5 RUSH albums?
Fly By Night
2112
Hemispheres
A Farewell To Kings
Counterparts

What are your top 10 RUSH songs?
By-Tor And The Snowdog
2112
Freewill
Circumstances
La Villa
Cinderella Man
Xanadu
Territories
Natural Science
Cygnus-X1
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EndlesslyRocking



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PostPosted: Wed Apr 14, 2004 9:20 am    Post subject: Re: Your RUSH Profile Reply with quote

by-tor wrote:

Counterparts


Good to see another vote for Counterparts. Perhaps the most underrated RUSH album??
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 14, 2004 9:23 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Ok Endlessly..here are the results of the Dutch jury, haha...

Albums that would be :

Hemispheres
2112
Caress of steel
Signals
Permanent waves

Songs that would be :

Losing it
By-Tor and the snow dog
Closer to the heart
The Trees
Jacobs Ladder
Tom Sawyer
Red Barchetta
Xanadu
Nobody's hero
The Necromanser
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 14, 2004 11:26 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Albums:

Farewell to Kings
Permanent Waves
Signals
Test for Echo
Vapor Trails & Counterparts & Presto are tied

Partial list of songs (this is subject to constant revision...although the top six are pretty non-negotiable:

New World Man
La Villa Strangiato
Limbo
Half the World
Bravado
The Pass
How It Is
Entre Nous
Camera Eye
Xanadu
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 14, 2004 1:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Moving Pictures
Signals
2112
Vapor Trails
PowerWindows


Tom Sawyer
Different Strings
Losing it
2112
Natural Science
Emotion Detector
Fountain of Lamneth
Limbo
Ghost Rider
In The End

Personal year of discovery 1981
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