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Your rating of SC...

One of DT's best
26 (9.8%)
A strong album
93 (35%)
Average
78 (29.3%)
Pretty bad, but has some good points
58 (21.8%)
Terrible
11 (4.1%)

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Author Topic: The Systematic Chaos Appreciation (and explanation of disappreciation) Thread  (Read 14962 times)

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Offline gzarruk

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Re: The Systematic Chaos Appreciation (and explanation of disappreciation) Thread
« Reply #210 on: November 27, 2016, 06:00:53 AM »
Very unpopular opinion here, but I like SC more than Octavarium, BC&SL and even TOT. To me, it sounds balanced: It is heavy, melodic, technical, epic, progressive and has great soft moments. It has many amazing riffs and solos by both JP and JR. JLB and JM sound great and MP's vocals weren't as bad as in BC&SL  :biggrin:

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Just my opinion, guys, please don't assasinate me  ;D
Btw, just if anyone wants to know, I don't rank the album that high on my list. It's currently the 8th.

So Octavarium, BC&SL & TOT are all in your bottom 5?

My list is always changing, but this is how I rank them at the moment:

8. SC
9. TOT
10. FII
11. Octavarium
12. BC&SL
13. WDADU
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Was JP listening to a Blue Oyster Cult best of when he wrote the lyrics to this album? (i.e. Dark Eternal Night = Godzilla, Forsaken = I love the night, Ministry of Lost Souls = Don't fear the Reaper)

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Godzilla is definitely a monster track.  But otherwise, I don't see the connection.
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Re: The Systematic Chaos Appreciation (and explanation of disappreciation) Thread
« Reply #214 on: February 27, 2017, 09:05:58 PM »
I love this album, partially because I really dug watching the making of doc, chaos in progress.  It's a fun watch.

I absolutely love ITPoE (all of it) and TDEN more than anything else. 

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Re: The Systematic Chaos Appreciation (and explanation of disappreciation) Thread
« Reply #215 on: February 28, 2017, 10:51:47 AM »
I love this album, partially because I really dug watching the making of doc, chaos in progress.  It's a fun watch.

I absolutely love ITPoE (all of it) and TDEN more than anything else.

To me, ITPOE is one of their best songs ever. It's sad it's so underrated by a lot of fans  :'(
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I love this album, partially because I really dug watching the making of doc, chaos in progress.  It's a fun watch.

I absolutely love ITPoE (all of it) and TDEN more than anything else.

I love that making of video. I wish they had one for every album.
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I love this album, partially because I really dug watching the making of doc, chaos in progress.  It's a fun watch.

I absolutely love ITPoE (all of it) and TDEN more than anything else.

To me, ITPOE is one of their best songs ever. It's sad it's so underrated by a lot of fans  :'(

I kinda wish that they had kept it as one big epic track, instead of splitting it up into 2 parts.  When I wanna listen to this, I do the Chaos in Motion live version.

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This is the only DT album where I changed the original track listing. I start with Forsaken, and have both parts of In The Presence of Enemies as the final track.

Also, ITPOE is still one of my all-time favorite DT tracks.

And I love SC as a whole.

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I love this album, partially because I really dug watching the making of doc, chaos in progress.  It's a fun watch.

I absolutely love ITPoE (all of it) and TDEN more than anything else.

To me, ITPOE is one of their best songs ever. It's sad it's so underrated by a lot of fans  :'(


I agree with the bolded. The Documentary may be better than the commentary tracks- I miss those.

I may consider ITPOE top 5. TDEN is bottom five, and probably the worst IMO.
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I love this album, partially because I really dug watching the making of doc, chaos in progress.  It's a fun watch.

I absolutely love ITPoE (all of it) and TDEN more than anything else.

To me, ITPOE is one of their best songs ever. It's sad it's so underrated by a lot of fans  :'(

I kinda wish that they had kept it as one big epic track, instead of splitting it up into 2 parts.  When I wanna listen to this, I do the Chaos in Motion live version.

I made a playlist with both parts, so, if I want to listen to the whole song, I just play it and that's it :)
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