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Opeth Staple Songs...tired of hearing em live?

Discussion in 'Opeth (Archived)' started by Heliotropic_Rose, Sep 20, 2005.

  1. Ermz

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    I think April Ethereal, The Moor and Blackwater Park were the best fuckin' tracks I've ever seen/heard Opeth playing live. It was just so perfect. I really hope they incorporate more non-staple tracks into their setlist. It would suck for fans that continually shell out to hear the same tracks.

    To be honest I haven't really been a fan of any of the 'singles'... ie TDF, Deliverance, Windowpane etc. Well windowpane is okay, but I'd preffer non-Damnation tracks get played at their gigs.
     
  2. Kir-ir-Bannog

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    You have to consider that now they have a new band member who plays keys. So Mikael has to use songs which incorporate Per, otherwise, what is the point of having a new band member?

    Per did manage to add something nice to Face Of Melinda and I thought i heard him pull something subtle out of the bag for Drapery Falls.

    Playing the older tracks might not suit keyboard playing....and i doubt Mikael wants Per to stand there and do nothing for 50% of the gig.
     
  3. Kir-ir-Bannog

    Kir-ir-Bannog ...no ordinary rabbit

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    Dropping Demon of the Fall would surely be like Slayer dropping Angel Of Death!!??
     
  4. Demoke

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    They should keep BWP for every show instead of TDF and GoP instead of TGC, include more Still Life, keep Deliverance and keep When, AE and DotF.

    My ideal setlist (if I can choose 10 tracks):

    1. Ghost of Perdition
    2. Deliverance
    3. April Ethereal
    4. When
    5. Godhead's Lament
    6. Reverie / Harlequin Forest
    7. To Bid You Farewell
    8. The Moor
    9. Blackwater Park
    10. Demon of the Fall

    I'm not sure whether all Opeth members and fans would be alive after such setlist, though.
     
  5. :Wreath:

    :Wreath: poeth/oprth fan

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    'Dropping Demon of the Fall would surely be like Slayer dropping Angel Of Death!!??'

    Yeah, we wouldn't want that! :(
     
  6. A. Iverson

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    this is pointless! seems like every single one of us has their own fav opeth songs,, so whatever opeth play live, 50% of us still wont be satisfied :) !
     
  7. :Wreath:

    :Wreath: poeth/oprth fan

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    Yeah true... but then again a trve (hehe...) Opeth fan knows they don't have bad songs and definetly don't play bad songs live :D It's just that everybody thinks they could be a bit better ;)
     
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    On this upcoming tour it will be my third time seeing the band(second in a proper setting and situation)sounds of undergound was a mess-espec. from the soundcrew dept. -I am sure they will slay us all "live" like they did the first time i saw them last outting at the trocadero in philadelphia.
     
  9. Hypnos

    Hypnos steck ihn nei!

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    my ideal setlist would be:

    April Ethereal
    When
    Harvest
    Ghost Of Perdition
    Baying Of The Hounds
    Twilight Is My Robe
    Advent
    Godhead's Lament
    Dirge For November
    Karma
    Epilogue
     
  10. Minion520

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    Yea man, When they played those songs it was crazy, I pretty much just stood there and took it in cause I've seen opeth 4 times and I was so amazed to hear those
     
  11. Ermz

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    Yeah, likewise. I just didn't know whether to headbang with Peter, growl along with Mikael or just stand there in awe taking it in. I think I did a bit of all 3, hehe.
     
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    "Closure" live was epic, this song should be part of every setlist
     
  13. MetalManCPA

    MetalManCPA Papa Opeth

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    As I was formulating my response to this thread while browsing other responses, I was thinking the same thing.

    The question posed was staple songs-tired of them live? My response is yes only becasue I've seen them four times. But should the band assume everybody has seen them multiple times? I would never take away seeing The Drapery Falls, Deliverance, Demon of the Fall, or any of their songs I've seen to date. So for any 1st timer at an Opeth concert, every song will be special anyways.
     
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    With all respect for Opeth, but I think they're kind of lazy guys. It would be good if they rehearse more on different songs. But I guess it's comfortable for them to play the same stuff and add just few new ones.

    Me, as a fan, would like to see them playing the whole stuff. I don't enjoy that thing of "oh, they will play this and that song". Obvious things like that works with bands that has like "hits number 1" on radios and that isn't Opeth's case.

    Ah, hi! I'm more or less new here!
     
  15. theonecynic

    theonecynic Megapeth Fan

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    Well, to be fair, Advent used to be staple, as did Godhead's Lament and White Cluster. In fact, I'm shocked that they're not playing Godhead's (as well as dismayed). If Demon Of The Fall is Opeth's Holy Wars, then Godhead's Lament is their Peace Sells, and Advent their Mechanix. Do not leave home without them sort of songs.

    I wish I was going to hear Opeth's staple songs live, dude.
     
  16. theonecynic

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    I used to hate them playing Credence at gigs, it was their staple ballad the first three times I saw them and I thought it was the weakest song but now I miss it like crazy - it beats the crap out of Harvest.

    And Opeth without DOF is sacrilege
     
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    Demon of the Fall is Opeth's Like a Virgin... (This is what Jesus Christ said).
     
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    The Moor
    Bleak
    Closure
    Advent
    Godhead's Lament
    Serenity Painted Death
    April Ethereal
    Credence
    The Funeral Portrait
    Moonlapse Vertigo
     
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    Epilogue would work live now that they have a keyboard player...man.....Epilogue live, i'd pretty much rather see that song live than any other song.
     
  20. DreamingofUr

    DreamingofUr Desolate and Forsaken!!

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    April Ethereal and BWP were cool because they were live but the drums were totally off on both when I heard em. I felt bad. Like I dropped my icecream or burned the pizza.

    Songs to leave out would have to be Demon of the Fall, The Drapery Falls and anything from D1 and 2.

    Songs that would dominate live would be Forest of October and up from Orchid, and Serenity Painted Death + White Cluster.
     

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