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Re: Haken v. Affinity, like Baconinity
« Reply #2030 on: June 19, 2017, 04:06:00 AM »
I'll stick to Celestial Elixir. Strong contenders are 1985, In Memoriam, and Crystallized.

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Re: Haken v. Affinity, like Baconinity
« Reply #2031 on: June 19, 2017, 04:36:18 AM »
Sheesh, don't know if I can pick a single favourite. Those that are right up there at the top for me are Drowning in the Flood, Deathless, In Memoriam, Falling Back to Earth, 1985, Red Giant and The Endless Knot.

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Re: Haken v. Affinity, like Baconinity
« Reply #2032 on: June 19, 2017, 09:13:54 AM »
It's really tough to pick just one so I'm gonna go with either Pareidolia, Earthlings or Falling Back to Earth depending on my mood  :lol

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Re: Haken v. Affinity, like Baconinity
« Reply #2033 on: June 19, 2017, 10:59:40 AM »
For me it's definitely still Crystallised.

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Re: Haken v. Affinity, like Baconinity
« Reply #2034 on: June 19, 2017, 12:44:11 PM »
The Point Of No Return or Snow. I used to say Pareidolia but I listen to that song really rarely so I cannot say it's my favourite anymore.
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Re: Haken v. Affinity, like Baconinity
« Reply #2035 on: June 19, 2017, 12:47:36 PM »
No idea why you would listen to Snow when Crystallised exists, but ok. I feel like they improved the song in every possible way.
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Re: Haken v. Affinity, like Baconinity
« Reply #2036 on: June 19, 2017, 01:02:59 PM »
I think my favourites are Cockroach King, Red Giant and The Endless Knot.


For me it's definitely still Crystallised.
Crystallised has some of my favourite moments in any Haken song, but overall I feel it's just a little too disjointed.
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Re: Haken v. Affinity, like Baconinity
« Reply #2037 on: June 19, 2017, 07:01:31 PM »
No idea why you would listen to Snow when Crystallised exists, but ok. I feel like they improved the song in every possible way.
Hmm, I'd say that's debatable. The two have a pretty different sound, due to half of the band being different. Snow has a more dark, emotional feel to it, and appears to be more focused on falling into a depression and then getting better again, while Crystallised is less dark and the story seems to focus on growing up and learning to live with the fact you aren't a kid anymore. That's just my take on it though, feel free to disagre. I personally prefer Crystallised, as I think it sounds better, but it doesn't feel as emotional as Snow does, so I can understand why some people prefer Snow. I still sometimes listen to Snow because it's nice to hear something different.

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Re: Haken v. Affinity, like Baconinity
« Reply #2038 on: June 20, 2017, 03:43:53 AM »
My favorite is still Celestial Elixir. No other song has had that big an impact on me on first listen.
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Re: Haken v. Affinity, like Baconinity
« Reply #2039 on: June 20, 2017, 12:29:07 PM »
No idea why you would listen to Snow when Crystallised exists, but ok. I feel like they improved the song in every possible way.
I think I've listened to Crystallized less than 10 times. I liked it at first listen but after that I felt it was disjointed particularly near the end. The chorus of Crystallized and the ending doesn't give me almost any emotion, while in Snow I love them. I don't know why, because they are similar.
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Re: Haken v. Affinity, like Baconinity
« Reply #2040 on: June 21, 2017, 10:14:00 PM »
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