Favourite Stratovarius Album

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Favourite Strato Album

Fright Night
1
2%
Twighlight Time
1
2%
Dreamspace
1
2%
Fourth Dimension
3
6%
Episode
11
21%
Visions
22
42%
Destiny
2
4%
Visions of Europe
2
4%
Infinite
4
8%
Intermission
1
2%
Elements Pt. 1
2
4%
Elements Pt. 2
2
4%
 
Total votes: 52

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Re: Favourite Stratovarius Album

Post by dirge » Wed May 10, 2006 10:36 pm

KraKto$is8 wrote:This changes every day, I feel... But I decided to vote for Visions of Europe this time. All the best songs, with the passion of a live performance.

What's this Stratovarius album everyone's talking about?
are you serious!?!?!
The new album which came out last year now I think

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Re: Favourite Stratovarius Album

Post by browneyedgirl » Wed May 10, 2006 10:46 pm

VISIONS is leading by a wide margin--as always!!! :rvd:

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Re: Favourite Stratovarius Album

Post by stratorobbo » Wed May 10, 2006 10:49 pm

very surprised at this result.. i highly expected it to be episode or perhaps fourth dimension... but i guess the new people to stratovarius would start with visions/the elements.. and not actually hear about the older (much better :D) stuff for a while.. pity

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Re: Favourite Stratovarius Album

Post by Stratofanius » Wed May 10, 2006 10:55 pm

stratorobbo wrote:very surprised at this result
I'm not, Visions and Episode are their most popular albums usually and they're also my personal favourites. Only surprise to me is that some users have voted for Elements part 2 :err:

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Re: Favourite Stratovarius Album

Post by stratorobbo » Wed May 10, 2006 11:02 pm

meh, elements 2 is nice - luminous, know the difference, i walk to my own song, dreamweaver...

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Re: Favourite Stratovarius Album

Post by Stratofanius » Wed May 10, 2006 11:14 pm

KraKto$is8 wrote:What's this Stratovarius album everyone's talking about?
Maybe it's time to check out :wink:
stratorobbo wrote:know the difference
In my opinion that song is just a piece of plastic sh*t with horrible sounds and booooooooooooring playing, IMO it's one of the weakest songs from Strato's whole career. But I've said this already million times, so I don't continue...

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Re: Favourite Stratovarius Album

Post by dirge » Wed May 10, 2006 11:21 pm

Stratofanius wrote:
KraKto$is8 wrote:What's this Stratovarius album everyone's talking about?
Maybe it's time to check out :wink:
stratorobbo wrote:know the difference
In my opinion that song is just a piece of plastic sh*t with horrible sounds and booooooooooooring playing, IMO it's one of the weakest songs from Strato's whole career. But I've said this already million times, so I don't continue...
I think it's up there with the best of them, definately the best track on the album!

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Re: Favourite Stratovarius Album

Post by stratorobbo » Wed May 10, 2006 11:31 pm

dirge wrote:I think it's up there with the best of them, definately the best track on the album!
amen

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Re: Favourite Stratovarius Album

Post by IceBreaker » Thu May 11, 2006 12:46 am

@Fanius: Future Shock sounds too crazy in my opinion, made by newbies in the garage actually. The only good thing in it is the great solo. Otherwise there´re some good songs on Fright Night too like the title track and Darkness. :)

I also think that Know the difference quite a weak one. The sounds are really too "plastic". My order could be like this

1. EPISODE
2. Visions
3. II/Twilight Time
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4. Infinite
5. Dreamspace
6. Intermission
7. Stratovarius
8. Fourth Dimension
9. Elements pt1
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10. Destiny
11. Elements pt2
12. Fright Night
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Re: Favourite Stratovarius Album

Post by Patricia » Thu May 11, 2006 10:33 am

I've voted for Visions. I also love Episode.
Though it's a difficult question indeed as all the albums are great!

@Wanderer and Cliff: Visions Of Europe, is a great choice cause it's a melt of these two fantastics albums plus songs from Fourth Dimension. 8)
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Re: Favourite Stratovarius Album

Post by Stratofanius » Thu May 11, 2006 2:53 pm

I do also my updated thoughs of Strato albums (japan editions are usually much better than normal versions because they have so many excellent tracks, like example When the Night Meets the Day and It's A Mystery, though Destiny's europe edition is better than japan because there is Cold Winter Nights):

AWESOME
Visions
Episode (japan)
Twilight Time

VERY GOOD
Fourth Dimension (japan)

GOOD
Destiny (europe)
Infinite (south-america or whatever is the edition that includes It's A Mystery)
Dreamspace

AVERAGE
Fright Night
Stratovarius

BAD
Elements part 2 (japan)
Elements part 1 (japan)

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Re: Favourite Stratovarius Album

Post by nefertari » Thu May 11, 2006 3:21 pm

My vote goes still to Infinite- It was the first album I ever listened from Strato and it made me the fan of Stratovarius. :)

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Re: Favourite Stratovarius Album

Post by stratoplayer » Thu May 11, 2006 6:19 pm

Seems the forum is split evenly on Know the difference, I personally love Jens' sound on the track and he plays flawlessly.
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Re: Favourite Stratovarius Album

Post by IceBreaker » Fri May 12, 2006 12:50 am

stratoplayer wrote:Seems the forum is split evenly on Know the difference, I personally love Jens' sound on the track and he plays flawlessly.
IMO, the song could be better with different sounds. Just thinking if re-making it with mixing by someone else than Karmila could make the song a lot better. :roll:
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Re: Favourite Stratovarius Album

Post by NeonVomit » Fri May 12, 2006 2:07 am

I THINK ELEMENTS PART 1 IS BETTER THAN VISIONS.

There. I said it.

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Re: Favourite Stratovarius Album

Post by stratoplayer » Fri May 12, 2006 3:59 am

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Re: Favourite Stratovarius Album

Post by browneyedgirl » Fri May 12, 2006 4:25 am

There has to be a rebel in every forum!!!!! :?
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Re: Favourite Stratovarius Album

Post by stratohawk » Fri May 12, 2006 6:52 am

IceBreaker wrote:
stratoplayer wrote:Seems the forum is split evenly on Know the difference, I personally love Jens' sound on the track and he plays flawlessly.
IMO, the song could be better with different sounds. Just thinking if re-making it with mixing by someone else than Karmila could make the song a lot better. :roll:
Jens's keyboard-part on that song is so fucking awesome. First fast and intensive, then cool and chily. I love it. IMO only the chorus ruins the song, where Koti has to sing an uninspired and way to high melody.

My album ranking:

1.)Visions
2.)Episode
3.)Infinite
Stratovarius
5.)Destiny
Intermission
Fourth Dimension
8.)Elements Pt.2
9.)Elements Pt.1
10.)Dreamspace
Twilight Time
12.)Fright Night

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Re: Favourite Stratovarius Album

Post by KraKto$is8 » Fri May 12, 2006 1:34 pm

browneyedgirl wrote:@Krakto$is8, were you in a coma for the past 18 months? ???


:D ;)
Yeah.



Well, not a real coma, but I've been away from the metal scene.

I found hip-hop and drum and bass :oops:

Please, forgive me, I am returning home now. Home to my first love, Stratovarius.

I should really have read the news on the main page, eh, before returning to this forum. I feel a bit silly now.

Well, another album to put on my list of things to buy - it's getting longer and longer, inversely proportional to my bank balance :?


@NeonVomit: :shock: :!: :x :evil: I suppose Elements Pt 1 isn't that bad. But better than Visions? Boy, you be trippin'.

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Re: Favourite Stratovarius Album

Post by browneyedgirl » Fri May 12, 2006 1:47 pm

Even though I place Visions as Number 1 on my list, the rest of the albums are so good that I just cannot rank them bit by bit, I dont think I will even try. :D But, TTs Dreamspace is definiely in the Top 5, you can bet your bippy on that! :D
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Re: Favourite Stratovarius Album

Post by lizzie » Sat May 13, 2006 4:15 pm

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Re: Favourite Stratovarius Album

Post by Beast_Pete » Sat May 13, 2006 9:44 pm

Visions, still. :)
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Re: Favourite Stratovarius Album

Post by dirge » Sat May 13, 2006 9:57 pm

Intermission is the album of choice for my car cd player at the moment! Bloodstone played very loudly with windows down gets lots of heads turning! :D

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Re: Favourite Stratovarius Album

Post by vikingbynature » Tue May 30, 2006 1:49 am

INFINITE baby! :D This is Stratovarius' first album recorded in DDD as opposed to the others before it in ADD. The sound comes out the best in this album and hammers the eardrums! :twisted:
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Re: Favourite Stratovarius Album

Post by Luther_Harkon » Wed May 31, 2006 9:10 pm

Very hard to choose one of those albums... I finally decided for Infinite! It has a lot of "happy" songs that make my day happier when I am low (like Huntin high & low), and also a lot of good messages about nature and mankind (Millenium, Infinity, Celestial Dream)...
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Re: Favourite Stratovarius Album

Post by Lord_ZX » Wed May 31, 2006 11:29 pm

Obviosly, Destiny forever... all the songs are great, the lyrics great... perfect!

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Re: Favourite Stratovarius Album

Post by flexinator » Fri Jun 30, 2006 7:44 pm

I have to say I'm torn between visions and episode, but stuck on desert island with only strat album I would choose episode because of my night time eclipse and season of change. 2 of their best IMO!!
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