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    I'm not a singer biased fan of Van Halen. I like the songs. I actually really like VHIII. And I was wondering what peoples fav. song or songs off of that album are. I like From Afar, Once, Josephina, and Year To The Day. From Afar is nea,t especially the guitar solo. I can't tell what's going on there, but it's cool. I think its 2 guitars being faded L-R? The bridge is nicely put. Once has a really creepy vibe to it. A creepy, but happy one. The solo has a lot of soul to it. I like the chs. in Josephina. And that little run Eddie does on the guitar at the end of the...solo/breakdown? thing in cool. The beginning of Year To The Day sounds kind of, deserty. It reminds me of the Tucson Az. Desert at sundown. I like the clean guitar tone. Welp, thats my fav. songs off of VHIII. Anybody else like this album/have favorite songs?

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    Welcome to VHForums BigB! [img]smile.gif[/img] My favorite song off of III is Dirty Water Dog. I also like Without You and One I Want. This topic should be in songs and albums so I will move it there.
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    I have to say I liked VHIII [img]graemlins/thumb.gif[/img] though I have to admitt that it took time to grow on me because III was different than anything before (Dave or Sammy). I have a couple of fav's off that album: Once, Year to the Day has a kick-ass solo and Without You was right up there too (kind of off the wall). Too bad they put Gary's second VH album on the shelf because I was looking forward to hearing it. Saw them in '98 and thought VH had a potentially good singer with them. Boy was I wrong!!!
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    Without You
    One I Want
    Fire In The Hole
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    Well, to be honest, VHIII wasn't what I expected (I expected a sound like Humans being, MWM .....) but I can't say that it's a bad album. I just don't listen to it as much as Balance, F.U.C.K. or 5150.

    I like From Afar, Once and Year to the day.

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    One I Want
    Fire in the Hole
    Once
    Ballot or the Bullet
    That's Why I Love You

    I thought it was a pretty decent album and I was looking forward to bigger and better things with the follow up. Too bad it never saw the light of day.
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    Without You
    One I Want
    That's Why I Love You

    I also really like the guitar parts that start 4 minutes and 29 seconds into Fire In The Hole, especially the part that begins at 4 minutes, 59 seconds into the song. Fantastic! That riff could have been turned into another song.

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    That's Why I Love You

    Is that a song on VH III?????

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    Thanks TyndellE !!! [img]graemlins/thumb.gif[/img] [img]graemlins/thumb.gif[/img]

    I really didn't know about it!
    Does anyone have a MP3 of this song?

    It's unbelievable that they had to drop it for Josephina
    "That's Why I Love You" sounds GREAT! [img]graemlins/bounce.gif[/img]

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    I like Without You and Josephina... heck I even like How Many Say I...
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    Originally posted by Van Haantje:
    Does anyone have a MP3 of this song?
    You can get an mp3 of it here. http://come.to/vanhalen/ Just click on "Sound Files" to the left of the page.

    I like VH3, it's not their best but it's not bad. There are a couple of tunes I could do without but most of it's pretty good.

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    Originally posted by Fabulous Shadow:

    I like Without You and Josephina... heck I even like How Many Say I...
    I thought I was the only one that found anything redeeming about How Many Say I. Ed's vocals aren't particularly good but the song does have a good message. I like the way Ed and Gary take turns with the chorus. It sounds pretty cool.
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    Actually, I liked "How Many Say I" also. Eds vocals didn't really appeal to me, but I still like the song. The little break in it with the chello (?) is really pretty.

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    Hey Rod Dangle, THANX! [img]graemlins/thumb.gif[/img] [img]graemlins/thumb.gif[/img] [img]graemlins/thumb.gif[/img]

    I also like 'How Many Say I'. It's a song with a clear message! [img]smile.gif[/img]

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