The Complilations 1996-2004

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The Complilations 1996-2004

Post by Geophysicist » Tue Apr 03, 2007 9:12 pm

Once again, Glass Hammer has made the great Sam Karnick's short list of the best prog albums (for 2006-2007).

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Post by Japes » Tue Sep 01, 2009 2:38 pm

Just bought it recently, and I'd have to say that I LOVE A is A, as well as Morning Song (that piano at the beginning really enticed me), the symphonic version of Heroes and Dragons, and In The Court of Alkinoos. This album really surprised me, honestly, in a good way, of course! If any of GH's older stuff (On to Evermore back) sounds anything like this, I think I'll really enjoy it, regardless of others' opinions. Thanks for releasing such a great compilation guys!
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Post by FredProgGH » Tue Sep 01, 2009 10:55 pm

Yeah, I actually think this is one of our more consistently good albums and it was never even meant to be an album *lol*
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Post by Japes » Wed Sep 02, 2009 5:52 am

How are the songs on the album arranged? I was guessing they were arranged in order of release, but I really don't know. If that's so, then that means you guys were playing live when I had just been born! So weird to think about...
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Re: The Complilations 1996-2004

Post by SpriteBat » Fri Apr 20, 2012 11:00 pm

This is a very charming collection of songs, indeed!

I'm usually not that interested in live recordings (I like live DVDs but not live CDs), however, the two on this album are really impressive. GH seems to always play their songs flawlessly.

And of course, Alkinoos alone makes buying the Compilations worthwhile. I love everything about it. I can only dream about an entire album that sounds like this song. That would be divine! Yes, they have come close to this sound at certain parts of other albums, but as a whole, Alkinoos just has a completely original...personality, I guess.

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Post by Bnielsen » Mon Apr 23, 2012 10:17 pm

For me, Alkinoos is the pinnacle of songwriting, perfomance, talent, and lyrics in a GH song
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Re: The Complilations 1996-2004

Post by geekfreak » Fri Mar 20, 2015 11:27 am

well for me the Complilations `96/`04 is an absolute joyful listening pleasure. :lol:

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