The Longest Day

Discussion in 'A Matter Of Life And Death' started by Anonymous, Aug 30, 2006.

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How good is The Longest Day on a scale of 1-10?

  1. 10

    29.2%
  2. 9

    20.8%
  3. 8

    22.9%
  4. 7

    14.6%
  5. 6

    2.1%
  6. 5

    4.2%
  7. 4

    6.3%
  8. 3

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  9. 2

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  10. 1

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  1. Jer

    Jer CriedWhenJanickStayed

    I was joking that we could both agree with that statement even though the meaning would be totally different for each of us.

    I don't hate "The Apparition", I gave it a 5/10.
     
  2. KidInTheDark666

    KidInTheDark666 The island where the souls of dead are reborn

    I actually really like the chorus. Seems to be pretty unpopular opinion here.
     
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  3. Number 6

    Number 6 Ancient Mariner

    Yes, thank you!
     
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  4. Christoffer

    Christoffer Nomad

    Best song on the album
     
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  5. Kalata

    Kalata Out of the Silent Planet

    I had forgotten how awesome this song is.
    One of the best reunion songs and one of the best long/epic songs of Maiden ! Fantastic chorus and dramatic pre-chorus, the riff is also great (like the bass line and the drums), the intro is majestic, great solos and twin/triple guitar harmony. Very melodic song, Bruce shines through it. 9/10 - ohhhh fuck it, I will give it a 10/10 !
     
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  6. Diesel 11

    Diesel 11 As you scream into the web of silence...

    I've spoken about why I dislike this song a lot. Amazing intro, building verses, explosive pre-chorus, and a bland, repetitive chorus that goes nowhere. Once it passes, the verses and pre-chorus feel trite and not even the instrumental can save this song. It's one that could have been great had it been severely edited, but alas. 4
     
  7. Iron Brody

    Iron Brody Trooper

    7/10. While I used to like this song more, it has just lost its favor with me. The buildup through the first verse and prechorus is great. The chorus is okay. I'm a big fan of the instrumental.
     
  8. Sat down and listened to this song for the first time in a long time. The buildup and prechorus are amazing. The chorus isn't unreal but it is still strong and the instrumental portion is outright perfection imho. Easily 9/10
     
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  9. Formula409

    Formula409 Invader

    Great buildup, tension growing step by step... and then the chorus ( How long etc...) just falls flat. After that the song never really recovers.

    5
     
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  10. GhostofCain

    GhostofCain Ancient Mariner

    It is a fantastic song. One of my all time favourites from the band. The lyrics always give me goosebumps.
     
    Jer and terrell39 like this.

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