Difficult question: The worst strato song(s) for you

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Difficult question: The worst strato song(s) for you

Post by eternity_strato » Sat Oct 01, 2011 2:50 pm

So, could you tell me your less likable songs in Strato history?

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Post by Balu » Sat Oct 01, 2011 3:14 pm

Maniac Dance probably.

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Post by eternity_strato » Sat Oct 01, 2011 3:15 pm

Really? I like it a lot!

I was gonna say Full Moon.

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Post by Balu » Sat Oct 01, 2011 3:18 pm

Full Moon is nowhere near my favorite, but it's got the same vibe as the whole Dreamspace album, which I like. The S/T is not as bad as most people say it is, but Maniac Dance in comparison to songs like Back to Madness.

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Post by Ilsekena » Sat Oct 01, 2011 3:31 pm

When Mountains Fall
the worst vocal ever!!

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Post by Black_Kitty » Sat Oct 01, 2011 3:40 pm

Papillon french version is the worst for me :?

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Post by Ilsekena » Sat Oct 01, 2011 3:58 pm

Black_Kitty wrote:Papillon french version is the worst for me :?
Hm..I like it more than english version. of course that "ZE sui" is sooo annoying :D

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Post by Jabi » Sat Oct 01, 2011 4:48 pm

I'm completely tired of Paradise.

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Post by eternity_strato » Sat Oct 01, 2011 5:01 pm

I am so tired of Black Diamond, but that doesn't make it a bad song or that I don't like it.

Winter, I didn't like it that much, but ultimately I find it interesting...

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Post by eternity_strato » Sat Oct 01, 2011 5:03 pm

Also, Magic Carpet Ride I didn't like it at all!

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Post by browneyedgirl » Sat Oct 01, 2011 5:32 pm

Full Moon
That song gives me the creeps. :shud:

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Post by Jabi » Sat Oct 01, 2011 5:37 pm

eternity_strato wrote:I am so tired of Black Diamond, but that doesn't make it a bad song or that I don't like it.
The thing is: I already got tired of Paradise in 1997. In other words, the song had very little replay value to me. Therefore I consider it a bad song.

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Post by Skyggeboy » Sat Oct 01, 2011 6:31 pm

browneyedgirl wrote:Full Moon
That song gives me the creeps. :shud:
Totally agreed. What was Tolkki thinking when he made this song? :?

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Post by Ilsekena » Sat Oct 01, 2011 8:38 pm

And what do you think? It seems he wasn't thinking at all!

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Post by UnaInZodiac » Sat Oct 01, 2011 8:42 pm

4000 rainy nights...
How much is that? Over 10 years, if it is raining all the time? Horrible view

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Post by browneyedgirl » Sat Oct 01, 2011 9:49 pm

UnaInZodiac wrote:4000 rainy nights...
How much is that? Over 10 years, if it is raining all the time? Horrible view
It's symbolic. It means the guy cried over his lost love for over 10 years.
Man, she must've been a great lay! 8)

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Post by mocobhc » Sat Oct 01, 2011 10:39 pm

^ lol

I never got into A Drop in the Ocean. Probably the only song I usually skip when it's up.

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Post by NeverendingAbyss » Sun Oct 02, 2011 12:20 am

Full Moon. Doesn't sound like Strato at all.

And then there's Maniac Dance. Well, I like the riff, but not for the band. And making that as the first song in the Stratovarius album made it pew.

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Post by adrian9 » Sun Oct 02, 2011 4:40 am

Skyggeboy wrote:
browneyedgirl wrote:Full Moon
That song gives me the creeps. :shud:
Totally agreed. What was Tolkki thinking when he made this song? :?
I love that song is so different from everything strato have done, the atmosphere is so wierd.
my last favourite has to be gothatmasdmurmg on the "black album"..that whole record kind of sucked.
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Post by AAAAAAAAAA » Sun Oct 02, 2011 9:06 am

Probably Millenium.

MILLENIUM!!!!
...Where do we go?

MILLENIUM!!!
...Time will show

For some reason it makes me laugh. I just imagine a naked guy jumping out of a bush and yelling "MILLENIUM!!!" :lol:

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Post by eternity_strato » Sun Oct 02, 2011 11:11 am

AAAAAAAAAA wrote:Probably Millenium.

MILLENIUM!!!!
...Where do we go?

MILLENIUM!!!
...Time will show

For some reason it makes me laugh. I just imagine a naked guy jumping out of a bush and yelling "MILLENIUM!!!" :lol:
You're gonna ruin the song for me :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Post by rikkertje » Sun Oct 02, 2011 12:13 pm

030366, The Abyss of Your Eyes, Paradise, No Turning Back.

I've put them in chronological order. From Infinite till now they haven't really made songs I dislike. :)

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Post by ÖÖÖÖÖÖÖÖÖÖ » Sun Oct 02, 2011 12:25 pm

AAAAAAAAAA wrote:Probably Millenium.

MILLENIUM!!!!
...Where do we go?

MILLENIUM!!!
...Time will show

For some reason it makes me laugh. I just imagine a naked guy jumping out of a bush and yelling "MILLENIUM!!!" :lol:
:lol: :lol:

So was that song destroyed! :lol: Now I can see him too. A Priapus!

:huh: :w00t: perv

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Post by eternity_strato » Sun Oct 02, 2011 12:48 pm

030366 is pure shit :D

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Post by eternity_strato » Sun Oct 02, 2011 12:49 pm

rikkertje wrote:030366, The Abyss of Your Eyes, Paradise, No Turning Back.

I've put them in chronological order. From Infinite till now they haven't really made songs I dislike. :)
maybe luminous... Too cheesy.

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Post by browneyedgirl » Sun Oct 02, 2011 2:58 pm

Skyggeboy wrote:
browneyedgirl wrote:Full Moon
That song gives me the creeps. :shud:
Totally agreed. What was Tolkki thinking when he made this song? :?
About werewolfs, I guess. :lol:

030366 is pure shit Very Happy
I kindly disagree. :) I like it, in a fashion. It sounds Sci-Fi, sort of mysterious. The whole Orwell 1984 kinda thing.

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Post by HinatAArcticA » Sun Oct 02, 2011 4:00 pm

I never really liked Zenith of Power. As I don't usually like Tolkki long-epic tracks, this one I just find it boring a going nowhere...

Maniac Dance is also weak. I allways start with Fight!!! whenever I listen to that album.
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Post by NeverendingAbyss » Sun Oct 02, 2011 7:23 pm

eternity_strato wrote:
rikkertje wrote:030366, The Abyss of Your Eyes, Paradise, No Turning Back.

I've put them in chronological order. From Infinite till now they haven't really made songs I dislike. :)
maybe luminous... Too cheesy.
I forgot about that song. :lol:

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Post by Susie » Sun Oct 02, 2011 8:27 pm

:oops: Phoenix



*hates it* Image :oops: :oops: :oops: :oops:

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Post by Intiaani » Sun Oct 02, 2011 9:26 pm

Thin Ice. Never got its psychedelic feel. Too artistic? The actual music tracks are all better. I like this thing in, say, Aphrodite's Child, but I think it's really off-the-mark in a Strato album. Also, Magic Carpet Ride is a watered-down version from Rainbow - Gates of Babylon, in my opinion. Not too similar but muuuuch worse, and one of the worst Strato tracks.

FullMoon. I guess pretty much the same as above. Not their style.

Which makes me list some newer songs: The Game Never Ends, Move the Mountain, Event Horizon. What is dis, some nu-prog? Not Stratovarius for me anymore. Somehow Precious and Fairness Justified are these semi-prog long cyrup ballads that are something like Cain's Offering, so I don't feel at home with them, either.

(Basically Elysium has been the first album for me that doesn't feel like Stratovarius anymore. Even the Strato-ish songs like Infernal Maze and Under Flaming Skies are somehow dull, stretched... Where's the passion and energy in them there once was?)

A Million Light Years Away. I've gotten bored of it. I've always heard it live. A commercial song that really can't take intensive amount of listening, like all the other Infinite songs can. :P At least for me.

Will the Sun Rise? Definitely my least favorite from my favorite Strato album. Would be flawless if this song was better.

030366. Queensrÿche - Screaming in Digital clone. There are actually many things in Stratovarius' music that are straight from QR (and many other bands as well). Child of Fire: "Look around / Is this the end you've foreseen?" <-> Fright Night: "Look around / Is this the end you see?". And Falling into Fantasy is very similar to The Lady Wore Black. Not all the songs stand on their own, but are too close to already existing songs. (Fright Night of course more notably towards Helloween's Halloween).

030366 is a part of the weakest line of Strato songs, in my opinion. This lasts about from Winter to Nightfall (hah). All those songs in between are left kind of distant to me. Winter and Nightfall, for example, are both beautiful but... I don't know. They lack their own identity or so? Easy to forget those two. The rest in between aren't that good at all. Lord of the Wasteland a bit too basic power metal track, like We Are the Future but much, much worse and impersonal. Somehow Stratovarius is my least liked instrumental from them as well... I'm also not a fan of Distant Skies. I'm not that much into lyrics per se, but this is ridiculous. As is I Walk to My Own Song. o_O Also one of my least favorite Strato songs ever. Tolkki's cheapest "hit format song", which is saying something... :D

Gypsy in Me feels most like a filler on Stratovarius the album. I actually like the rest a lot! Undecided with Leave the Tribe though; nothing special.

Keep the Flame Alive, if you can count the RR demo with Strato line-up. A Tale That Wasn't Right, anyone? A great example of Tolkki's recent degeneration as a composer. I somewhat like the song Angel, even though it's basically the same as Tolkki's Ari Koivunen track Angels Are Calling. And the similar Angel ballads didn't stop there, no way. (Symfonia - Alayna.)

The Hills Have Eyes I didn't first like musically. Nowadays I like, but it sure took a long time. And it spoiled me the movie! :x

When Mountains Fall. I, too, felt it's too much like Forever, and I can't help it. :P If I got to choose, of course I'd like all their songs. Unfortunately that's not how it goes. Also, I expected something else than a ballad from its name, and thought they're finally going to break the album-must-end-with-a-ballad thinking. They didn't. Also, Emancipation Suite is so breathtakingly huge for me it doesn't need any tracks after it to spoil the feeling.

Uh, yeah, A Drop in the Ocean pretty much suffers the same fate in my "book". Also, too minimalistic. And Elements doesn't need a follow-up song anymore. Those were the times when there always had to be nine songs in one album, and Tolkki was at his peak / most artistic he's been. A Drop... would be more Hymn to Life than Elements caliber a song in my opinion. I don't care if the outro perfectly integrates into Alpha & Omega's intro - it's still too long and boring! :D At least it's different, and some people really like its calming atmosphere. Wish I did.

That's all I can think of right now. Oh, and if Hills Have Eyes was a slow track for me to get, so was It's a Mystery. I actually appreciate this poppy track pretty much now as it's, like, the only song one of my friends knows from them. :D
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