My favourite 20 prog-rock albums.
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What about tales from topographic oceans.
Here my top 5 ( I am 12, so I dont know all the prog albums)
1: Animals- Pink Floyd
2: Selling England by the pound- Genesis
3: Wish you were here- Pink Floyd
4: Emerson, Lake and Palmer – Emerson, Lake and Palmer
5: Head hunter- Herbie Hancock
Let’s be honest. Pink Floyd is barely prog. Good band, but if we are to judge them by prog standards they fall flat on their face.
1) arbeit machtrea frei – Area
2) … everyone
Taking it funny It seems that Emerson and Lake were playing with a certain Powell.
I suspect Mr. Palmer kinda disagrees .
5. The Wall – Pink Floyd
4. In the Court of the Crimson King – King Crimson
3. Fragile – Yes
2. 2112 – Rush
1. Queen II – Queen
my top 5 prog albums (in no order)
In the Court of the Crimson King
In the Court of the Crimson King 2009 Remix
In the Court of the Crimson King 2004 Remaster
In the Court of the Crimson King Alternate version
Asia??? Emerson, lake and Powell??? ELO???
Pawn Hearts > Wish you were here
bleh, as far as rush goes i feel 2112 is SUPER overrated
In my opinion Animals is more prog than Dark side of the moon
So glad we agree on #1 🙂
My God you missed so many Albums that were better !! Emerson,Lake & Powell ??? really ugh ! ELO ??? Yikes, Van Der,2nd Oldfield, Toss those for Gentle Giant and Nektar and Foxtrot/Gen and Larks or Bible Black/ Crimson !! : )
1. Selling England by the Pound GENESIS
2. Red KING CRIMSON
3. Thick as a Brick JETHRO TULL
5. Plague of Lighthouse Keepers VAN DER GRAAF GENERATOR
4. Close to the Edge YES
5. Godbluff VAN DER GRAAF GENERATOR
6. The lamb lies down on Broadway GENESIS
7. Mirage CAMEL
8. Brain Salad Surgery ELP
9. In the court of Crimson King KING CRIMSON
10. Relayer YES
put animals instead of dark side since animals is prigressive
Why is 2112 so low??? I love that album.
1. Jethro Tull – Thick As A Brick2. Genesis – Nursery Cryme3. Yes – Close To The Edge4. Rush – Hemispheres5. Pink Floyd – Animals6. Elp – Tarkus7. Triumvirat – Spartacus8. King Crimson – In The Court Of The Crimson King9. Eloy – Ocean 10. Gentle Giant – Octopus11. Camel – Mirage 12. Nektar – Magic Is A Child813. Kansas – Leftoverture14. Supertramp – Supertramp15. Focus – Focus 316. Mike Oldfield – Turbular Bell17. Caravan – In The Land Of Grey And Pink 18. Starcastle – Starcastle19. Soft Machine – Fourth 20. Gong – You
artist and favoriute album.
the dark side of the moon the most selling album in rock and the third of all time (pink floyd) should be (1)
How you Hight Tide 89 last album?
My Top 15:
15. Ark 2 by Flaming Youth
14. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
13. Days Of Future Passed by The Moody Blues
12. Nursery Cryme by Genesis
12. Red by King Crimson
11.The Wall by Pink Floyd
10. Brain Salad Surgery by ELP
9. Close To The Edge by Yes
8. Tubular Bells by Mike Oldfield
7. Selling England By The Pound by Genesis
6. Thick As A Brick by Jethro Tull
5. MDK by Magma
4. The Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd
3. In The Court Of The Crimson King by King Crimson
2. The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway by Genesis
1. Animals by Pink Floyd
1. Genesis – Selling England by the Pound
2. Genesis – Selling England by the Pound
3. Genesis – Selling England by the Pound
4. Genesis – Selling England by the Pound
5. Genesis – Selling England by the Pound
6. Genesis – Selling England by the Pound
7. Genesis – Selling England by the Pound
8. Genesis – Selling England by the Pound
9. Genesis – Selling England by the Pound
10. Genesis – Selling England by the Pound
11. Genesis – Selling England by the Pound
12. Genesis – Selling England by the Pound
13. Genesis – Selling England by the Pound
14. Genesis – Selling England by the Pound
15. Genesis – Selling England by the Pound
16. Genesis – Selling England by the Pound
17. Genesis – Selling England by the Pound
18. Genesis – Selling England by the Pound
19. Genesis – Selling England by the Pound
20. Genesis – Selling England by the Pound
This is Pinzepp’s 20 favorite prog albums , not your or mine.
Seriously where is TOOL
1-Dark Side Of the Moon
2-In The court of The Crimson King
4-Close To the Edge
5-Wish You Were Here
6-Atom Heart Mother
9-Thick As a Brick
Sonó el solo de guitarra de Time y tuve que tocar mi “guitarra imaginaria en el aire”.
Nice list . here’s my top 10 :
1. In The Court of the Crimson Kiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiing – King Crimson
2. Wish You Were Here – Pink Floyd
3. Fragile – Yes
4. Red – King Crimson
5. Mirage – Camel
6. Raven That Refused to Sing – Steven Wilson
7. Lateralus – Tool
8. Hot Rats – Frank Zappa
9. Dark Side of The Moon – Pink Floyd
10. Kobia – Magma
My top ten
10: Jethro Tull – Aqualung
9: Tool – Lateralus (lower on the list because it could be argued Tool is Prog metal)
8: Genesis – Selling England by the Pound
7: Porcupine Tree – Fear of a Blank Planet
6: Pink Floyd – Dark Side of the Moon
5: Pink Floyd – Wish you were Here
4: Rush – Every album they made in the 70’s because I can’t really choose individual albums
3: King Crimson – Red
2: Pink Floyd – Animals
Honorable Mentions –
Dream Theater – Octavarium (didn’t add it because it could also be argued that DT is Prog metal)
Rush – Moving Pictures
Tool – 10,000 days (without the title track and right in two it wouldn’t be in the honorable mentions)
1: Yes – Close to the Edge (since there is no bad part to this album and there’s no throwaway songs like there is on some Prog albums)
Excellent list, bro!
Close to The Edge is THE definetive prog album
I saw the mike oldfield album at my thrift shop and i have no fucking clue why i didn’t grab it it was 50 cents!
Foxtrot and Tarkus? You can’t get more prog than Supper’s ready. Or Tarkus.
If guys want to hear a recommendation;
Band beardfish, album Sleeping in the traffic!
Part one and part two are one of my favourite albums of all time!!!
Sleeping int he traffic part 2 haves the album titled song. And god damn that’s prog <3 35 minutes of Beauty
Alan Parsons Project
A few more random gems..
YES – Tales From Topographic Oceans
KANSAS – Song For America
ELP – Tarkus
RUSH – Hemispheres
JETHRO TULL – A Passion Play
URIAH HEEP – Look at Yourself
GENESIS – Wind and Wuthering
U.K. – s/t
CAMEL – Mirage
PINK FLOYD – Animals
RUSH – A Farewell To Kings
MARILLION – Misplaced Childhood
ELP – s/t
MOODY BLUES – Days of Future Passed
Court should at least be in the top 5 tho.