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If you had to make the choice - what is your favorite album and why?

 

Mine would be Miles Davis - Kind of Blue.

 

Why? Because it is solid... and it keeps on giving.

 

To be honest - I don't think there is a definitive best.

 

But still - if you had to choose - what would be yours?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

edit: linked Kind of Blue.

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Guest Sime

Tesseract's "Altered State"

Apart from some of the most brilliant music I've heard, the emotion of the album ties in with the feelings I was having when my dog of 16 years died in 2013, and I still struggle with it. Bloody dogs, they get to ya.

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Lou Reed - Transformer

Perfect Day is one of my favourite songs

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Perfect Day is one of my favourite songs

 

Me too.

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Guest kab

Billy Cobham.....Spectrum.

 

Just an incredible album....Love it.

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Depends on the mood.

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Most of my favourite tracks, but with a much heavier drum presence than the originals.

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Again most of my favourites and some awesome covers

Sorry for not picking one.

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No brainer, Mike Oldfield Tubular Bells. Rollercoaster of styles and emotion which has all I require in a piece of music.

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If this is a desert island kind of thing... i.e trapped on a desert island - CD player with solar power, but only 1 CD...

 

 

Would you pick your favourite CD, listen to it over an over and die hating it

Or pick a CD you already hate, keep it on repeat - maybe eventually liking it, or probably just die hating it even more.

Regardless - one CD that I can play over and over is Ween - Quebec. Not my favourite CD, not Ween's best, but it has great re-playablity.

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Hi All

 

After a little consideration selected:

 

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A mix of various styles, guitar virtuosity, Freddie's great vocal range, and a completeness as an album....

 

JJ 

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This mortal coils filigree and shadow

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Frank Zappa - Hot Rats. My favourite album for the last 25 years or more.

Cheers,

Leigh

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Some truly great albums so far.

 

Keep em coming.

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It was this classic - from 1967 to around 2005. It still sounds ' out of time' and satisfies on just about every level.

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Then, around 2005, I developed my ongoing obsession with this album. If I had to give a geographic centre to my musical focus, it would definitely be Euro-centric, and not U.S. influenced.

I think Edgar was/ is a supreme composer and musician, helped along the way by some brilliant players.

This album is the perfect example of the moments when the classical form intersects with the 'modern'.

The three main movements start with a dissonance that coalesces into three sweeping, epic passages.

There are nods to a number of Euopean symphonists, and tips of the hat to the minimalists, and the sound collagists.

The visuals in your head are half the trip.

Even the encore, ' Dominions' is a stand alone work of brilliance.

Having banged on about this album a few times, I will spare everyone and not mention it again.

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ZM.

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First thought

Beatles White album

Or

Stones, Exile on Main St

Or

Zep, Physical Graffiti

Or

OST, American Graffiti

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Fleetwood Mac Rumours. Listened to it for so many years and still love it. (never gets old)

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This one. Not my fave album, but right up there.

Oh.....and I know every word to all the songs. :)

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my entry in the one album, for its completeness, polished and unsurpassed brilliance

 

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he does look like a tough one doesnt he

 

he used to play for the Swans didnt he ?

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he does look like a tough one doesnt he

 

he used to play for the Swans didnt he ?

 

 

And now plays in Swans  :)

 

 

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Easy choice for me. In my opinion the best they have ever done. Living away from home as a 15 year old RAAF apprentice I seriously cherish these memories. A major part of my life.

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Mmmmm, tough one. Either

1/ Kind Of Blue - Miles Davis

2/ Blood on the tracks- Bob Dylan

3/Blonde on Blonde- Bob Dylan

Today it is Tangled up in blue

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Very tough to choose just one but this is one that I just never tire of ...

 

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