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Best album, let's settle the debate

Discussion in 'Opeth (Archived)' started by BriGreentea, Nov 12, 2008.

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Best Album

  1. Orchid

    9 vote(s)
    2.7%
  2. Morningrise

    11 vote(s)
    3.3%
  3. My Arms, Your Hearse

    50 vote(s)
    14.8%
  4. Still Life

    107 vote(s)
    31.8%
  5. Blackwater Park

    78 vote(s)
    23.1%
  6. Deliverance

    14 vote(s)
    4.2%
  7. Damnation

    7 vote(s)
    2.1%
  8. Ghost Reveries

    35 vote(s)
    10.4%
  9. Watershed

    26 vote(s)
    7.7%
  1. BriGreentea

    BriGreentea Member

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    It's no secret I like Watershed the best. I think it's perfect from beginning to end. I would have to say out of all the albums Deliverance is my least favorite. Doesn't have any bad material here or there which I could pick from the first 3 albums on parts, but just an overall somewhat dull album to me and can't get into it even after 20 some listens. I thought the same about Still Life and it took a few listens now I like it.
     
  2. demon of the moor

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    BriGreentea, i wish you could see what i see.

    dead people. no, just the greatness of deliverance.
     
  3. Perdido

    Perdido Member

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    Fuck you.
     
  4. Echolipse

    Echolipse Opethian

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    I second this entire motion, although Still Life is growing on me. :)
     
  5. BefriendedUnit

    BefriendedUnit They wear white for me

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    Damnation's got horrible self esteem, have you heard those songs? It needs all the support it can get!
     
  6. Nasty-Fire

    Nasty-Fire Discursion

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    I, once upon a time, carried the thought that Damnation was a very appreciated album. There's an ocean of sorrow in me, now.
     
  7. black_floyd

    black_floyd Fartknocker supreme

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    I narrowed it down to these:


    Morningrise-its ability to convey moods is fantastic.

    Still Life-exhibits Opeth's knack for writing good rock(and not just metal) better than any other album.

    Blackwater Park-probably their best songwriting album and also their first album to grab me by the neck and say "hey fucker, this is good stuff!"

    Watershed-Possibly their most intriguing album and a profound statement about their ability to write excellent music outside of pure metal.


    In the end I had to go for Still Life even though Benighted sometimes bores me to tears.
     
  8. Alex78

    Alex78 Fretbuzz Virtuoso

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    BWP because it's near perfect imo
     
  9. To rid you disease

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    blackwater park got:

    lots of boring solos
    nice riffs
    catchy growls
    boring song structures

    blackwater park
    patterns in the ivy II
     
  10. funeralportrait91

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    Good god, not another one of these threads..
     
  11. salient

    salient Moment of solace

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    Occasionally many great things was wroten from great "Orchid" and "Morningrise" days, but last opus "Watershed" is heir apparent!
     
  12. Distrusted

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    Sure, Still Life is a good album but..BWP is still one of the best albums ever in music history.
     
  13. burntoast

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    I wonder what the results will be when a similar thread is put up 2 days from now.
     
  14. [KOTNO]Narrot

    [KOTNO]Narrot Eats and spits corpses...

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    "dont know if it has been done before.... "
     
  15. philno

    philno New Metal Member

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    lol still life always wins period
     
  16. in_my_time_of_disease

    in_my_time_of_disease Whipping Post

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    There is a reason for the results being almost exactly the same every single fucking time. Oh that's right because the "debate" is very settled. :erk: at the 10 people voted ws.
     
  17. Opethian Samurai

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    I vote Orchid, because it's the first album has raw power and has Under The Weeping Moon, Twilight Is My Robe and Apostle In Triumph... all great songs :p IMO
     
  18. BriGreentea

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    The more I listen to Ghost Reveries, the more I like it. I've been listening to this album more then the others as of late. Now I'm convinced I like their newer material better.
     
  19. burntoast

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    My point exactly. What a waste of bandwidth.
     
  20. Hypnos

    Hypnos steck ihn nei!

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    My Arms Your Hearse is obviously the best one. almost every song is brilliant (Karma being the best of the best)

    as a second i would nominate Orchid, with such masterpieces like 'The Twilight Is My Robe' or 'In Mist She Was Standing'

    Still Life would be my number 3. it has phantastic songs like 'Godheads Lament', 'Moonlapse Vertigo' or 'Benighted', but also some weaker ones like 'Face Of Melinda'
     

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