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    Default Another One: A.F.U. Vs. Romeo Delight

    Which one of these high energy show opening tunes rocks your socks more than the other.
    I'd say A.F.U. by a nose. Just because of the screaming of Naturally Wired, and the fact that the main riff is basically a guitar solo . Then again. Romeo Delight just plains kicks the ass. And who could forget the classic "I forgot the fucking words again!" Ah I really dont know.....
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    Tough call, but I'll go with AFU. The solo is amazing. I wish I could hear a remastered version of it.
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    Gotta go with the WACF monster.
    Romeo Delight is Van Halen at its purest potency.

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    i like whiskey, i take it to parties, squeezing, fighting, dont have to show you proof of anything....i have a winner!

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    AFU!
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    Romeo Delight

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    AFU.
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    ROMEO DELIGHT! In my mind this isn't even a contest. A.F.U. rocks, but it bows to Romeo Delight, IMO.
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    All Fired Up!!!!!!!!!! No comparison!

    BTW what's next - Spanish Fly vs Strung Out ?

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    AFU is probably one of the most energized of all the Hagar era tunes,
    and the intro and instrumental sections are outstanding. However, the
    song is kind of done in by crap production; Ed's gtr sounds like it's
    coming from the other room.

    RD, on the other hand, is kind of average, performance-wise, but one of
    their heaviest tunes and the gtr sound sparkles a little more.

    Edge: Romeo Delight by a samurai hair.

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    Romeo Delight all the way, vintage Dave.

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    Romeo Delight all the way, vintage Dave.
    Agreed but gotta give props to AFU for that AC/DC vibe in the main riff.

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    RD IS HEAVY!

    Romeo, oh Romeo. Where art thou, Romeo?
    He's in Romeo Delight kicking butt!

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    Finally, a Dave one for me!

    Romeo Delight baby!!!!

 

 

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