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Favourite Instrumental

2112: Overture
1
4%
2112: Grand Finale
3
11%
La Villa Strangiato
14
50%
YYZ
6
21%
Where's My Thing?
0
No votes
Leave That Thing Alone
2
7%
Limbo
2
7%
 
Total votes: 28

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Post by Slaine mac Roth » Sat Aug 14, 2004 2:48 pm

Just out of curiosity, which is your favourite instrumental by Rush.

I've got to say La Villa Strangiato - its one of the most awesome pieces of vituoso playing I've heard.
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Post by awip2062 » Sat Aug 14, 2004 7:35 pm

I have to say for me it is 2112 Finale. It sends shivers up and down my spine.
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Post by *Lifesonite » Sat Aug 14, 2004 8:07 pm

I like YYZ, to me it's the most powerful and punchy of them.
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Post by H3WMW » Sun Aug 15, 2004 8:59 am

YYZ closely followed by La Villa Strangiato then 2112 Grand Finale.
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Post by Sir Myghin » Sun Aug 15, 2004 1:40 pm

i pick grand finale i love the bassline it rocks like the guitar does at the end

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Post by H3WMW » Sun Aug 15, 2004 2:30 pm

Sir Myghin wrote:i pick grand finale i love the bassline it rocks like the guitar does at the end
Especially early live versions from 1976-1979. Ged puts so much effort (or should I say effort"less" talent) into it. It sounds brilliant.
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Post by 3 travelers » Thu Aug 19, 2004 2:12 pm

I chose Leave That Thing Alone.... Al's guitar melodies are phenomenal and absolutely eerie.
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Post by EndlesslyRocking » Fri Aug 20, 2004 6:48 am

La Villa, hands down.
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Post by awip2062 » Fri Aug 20, 2004 1:55 pm

Hands down?

*puts her hands down*

Thanks! I was gedding tired of holding them up.
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Post by EndlesslyRocking » Sat Aug 21, 2004 7:07 am

awip2062 wrote:Hands down?

*puts her hands down*

Thanks! I was gedding tired of holding them up.
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Post by awip2062 » Sat Aug 21, 2004 9:29 am

Yes, yes, now what else can I show you? Hmmm.....
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Post by EndlesslyRocking » Sat Aug 21, 2004 9:49 am

awip2062 wrote:Yes, yes, now what else can I show you? Hmmm.....
Oh boy. What a set-up!

*Must...resist...inappropriate...comments...*

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Post by Fridge » Sun Aug 22, 2004 3:48 pm

Has to be La Villa without a shadow of a doubt, closely followed by yyz.

i don't really think of the 2112 offerings as instrumenyals in their own right as they are part of the themed song (They are VERY good though)

The others are simply forgettable though.....
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Post by awip2062 » Mon Aug 23, 2004 1:56 pm

EndlesslyRocking wrote:
awip2062 wrote:Yes, yes, now what else can I show you? Hmmm.....
Oh boy. What a set-up!

*Must...resist...inappropriate...comments...*

:twisted:
LOL

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Post by D'Anconia » Sat Aug 28, 2004 10:10 am

So many good ones, but YYZ is not only Rush's best but the best instrumental of all time.
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