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Post by Angel_of_Death » Sat Nov 08, 2003 2:48 pm

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Re: Intermission

Post by StratoHeart » Sat Nov 08, 2003 3:13 pm

I think that, like an special album with so rare tracks, it's OK. The b-sides are b-sides exactly because they don't have the same quality of the songs that are in the albuns, so, it's something normal that the fans don't like it as they like Visions or Episode. But I really like it, my favourites are WMSERIP (great!), WAWH,WTNMTD, KTF, CWN, WCAS, and the best, HHAL live.
Hey, do you believe that only yesterday I discovered that special things, screensavers, photos...? This is something very nice in the album, too.

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Re: Intermission

Post by browneyedgirl » Sat Nov 08, 2003 4:18 pm

Personally, I think INTERMISSION is a very good album! I like many of the songs on it, and think it is a creative compilation.
This album was released during Strato's litle break to keep us fans satisfied until they got themselves back together, and recorded another major studio album!
I like their style!

I hoe another INTERMISSION-type album is released soon--BUT, please, Strato, no more 3 year breaks! Of course, us fans would wait for you guys loyally, if such an event, heaven forbid, would ever take place again!!!
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Re: Intermission

Post by Twilightskies1987 » Sat Nov 08, 2003 10:23 pm

First Strato release I ever bought actually, got me introduced to their music and then I went from there. So for me it is very good.
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Re: Intermission

Post by Twilight vagabond » Sat Nov 08, 2003 11:27 pm

I think Intermission is awesome, because of its variety opposite the other Strato Cds!
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Re: Intermission

Post by Taim » Sat Nov 08, 2003 11:46 pm

It's OK as it is. I like the idea of getting all the bonus tracks on one cd. Good one. Yet, there's very funny thing about it: correct if I'm wrong, but there is a special or japanese edition of Intermission containing an additional demo song? Well that's just a bad joke from NB.

However, while the cd consists mostly of balladas, whenever they're good or not, the whole cd lacks the power and I get border very quickly. I rarly listen to it as whole.
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Re: Intermission

Post by ladyofeternity » Sun Nov 09, 2003 1:25 am

I Love Intermission, all those songs are Great !
Is one of my faves albuns too ! =P ;)

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Re: Intermission

Post by Babylon » Sun Nov 09, 2003 5:57 am

I personally like it, but I guess it could be considered a "for fans only" release.

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Re: Intermission

Post by Atreiu » Sun Nov 09, 2003 9:53 am

It's simply excellent!
My favourite songs are:
- Will my Soul ever rest in Peace?
- What can I say?
- Dream with me
- Requiem
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Re: Intermission

Post by Hämmond » Sun Nov 09, 2003 11:26 am

Intermission is great! more Johansson songs which makes for a better album in my mind. Also the "I Surrender" cover is awesome!
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Re: Intermission

Post by browneyedgirl » Sun Nov 09, 2003 2:45 pm

I thought Kill The King was the best cover---Tolkki still has that beautiful voice!

But, Falling into Fantasy, Will my Soul ever Rest in Peace, and The Curtains are Falling, &Requeim, are GREAT, also!
I love this Album!
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Post by Baluba » Sun Nov 09, 2003 4:21 pm

Intermission IS a VERY GREAT album!
It contains very nice songs - like "It's A Mystery", "Keep The Flame", "The Curtains Are Falling", "Will My Soul Ever Rest In Peace", "I Surrender" Live, "Why Are We Here", "What Can I Say" wich is all my faves on the album...!
But a question: Does anyone have the keyboard notes or something for the Requiem thing?
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Re: Intermission

Post by David » Sun Nov 09, 2003 8:33 pm

I use the tracks off the album for copleting the albums on my mp-3 cd.
So Infinite has around 14 songs or so on my mp3-disc and Episode has 17 songs or so.
Now we have Elements pt.2 and i have to make a new mp3-cd.
There i can change a bit what i didn't like on some records, for example changing the song order slighty on two or 3 records, or editing some tracks.

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Re: Intermission

Post by loztdignity » Sun Nov 09, 2003 9:02 pm

Well I think its um ok I guess. The first 4 new songs are really good btw. some of the covers suck tho...um Im not too fond of b-sides.
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Re: Intermission

Post by browneyedgirl » Mon Nov 10, 2003 12:48 am

Requiem sounds like the background music for STARSHIP TROOPERS&ROBOCOP 3.
I wonder if that gave them the idea----Of course, the Intro to Hands of Time sounds like X-FILES theme.......sort of.
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Re: Intermission

Post by Stratoflier » Mon Nov 10, 2003 10:47 am

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Re: Intermission

Post by browneyedgirl » Tue Nov 11, 2003 1:45 pm

Do you all really think they will release another compilation-type album before the next major one? Its possible, I guess--especially if another major album is not going to be released for over a year. That way there is a continual flow of resources to the band, and no break.
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Re: Intermission

Post by TwilightAngel » Wed Nov 12, 2003 8:00 am

I think Intermission is a good album but it's a compilation album with 4 new songs and the songs are quite cool :D
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Post by browneyedgirl » Wed Nov 12, 2003 11:30 am

Yes, the new songs were cool, definitely!
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Re: Re: Intermission

Post by loztdignity » Wed Nov 12, 2003 9:38 pm

browneyedgirl wrote:
Yes, the new songs were cool, definitely!
Yes, you already mentioned that. No need to spam up every thread.
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Re: Intermission

Post by Shurik » Wed Nov 12, 2003 11:38 pm

It was like a new album for me because I haven't heard all the bonus tracks on other albums and I liked this album a lot. It's much better than Elements albums ...
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Re: Intermission

Post by •Xoni• » Thu Nov 13, 2003 6:33 pm

That CD is great! all the song are so good and even the ballads rocks! there are no bad things about that record, one of the best records on stratovarius history!
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Re: Intermission

Post by theflyingfinn » Thu Nov 13, 2003 7:02 pm

What also makes Intermission interesting is that you can hear many of the different Strato sounds on one album. You got a song from Episode sessions, a couple from Destiny sessions, lots from Infinite and so on. Timestamps collected, whereas the regular Strato album is (naturally) recorded in one session. And the many songs written by Koti and Johansson also increase the interesting-ness :D
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Re: Intermission

Post by Painless_Cry » Fri Nov 14, 2003 1:38 am

I love that album, great work and it has all the bonus tracks, which is very cool!

keep the flame is an amazing song
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Re: Intermission

Post by browneyedgirl » Fri Nov 14, 2003 2:30 am

Keep the Flame is a beautiful song about friendship!:)
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Re: Intermission

Post by Painless_Cry » Fri Nov 14, 2003 3:02 am

indeed, it gives me a lot of harmony.

I love dream with me in that album! and falling into fantasy is pretty sensual song :)
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Post by Baluba » Fri Nov 14, 2003 3:22 am

browneyedgirl wrote:
Keep the Flame is a beautiful song about friendship!:)
I know - "Keep the Flame" is one of my faves!
Did ya know that JENS made this song?

Can anyone of you on the forum help me find the keyboard/piano notes for this song plz?
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Post by browneyedgirl » Fri Nov 14, 2003 1:37 pm

Painless_Cry wrote:
indeed, it gives me a lot of harmony.

I love dream with me in that album! and falling into fantasy is pretty sensual song :)
Yes, Falling into Fantasy is a very sexy song without being blatant. I wonder why it wasn't put on one of the major albums? Koti wrote that song!
Those guys have a diffeent writng style: Tolkki writes about freedom, and mankind's good&bad inheent qualities, and the reality of pain in life.
Jens writes upbeat songs about friendship and also about life, good&bad, in the music industry. And Koti writes about love, and
friendship. Of course, the guys intermingle types of songs, but I am stating thats how it is for the most part....
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Re: Intermission

Post by Painless_Cry » Mon Nov 17, 2003 1:41 am

yeah, I really like Koti lyrics, mostly are very romantic
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