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    Default "A different kind of truth" best 3 songs?

    Ive been listening to the VH 6 pack and this album a bit of late in my car. At first "As is" was the one song that I loved most, cause of that killer intro, but 4 years later, I'm loving "Big River" the best. I think its got a killer vibe, really upbeat and a real band effort.

    My top 3 are-
    Big River
    As is
    Beats workin"
    What is understood need not be discussed

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    Beats Workin'....the song just has some great hooks, I know DLR's voiceless bother some, but not me...got a kick out of the double-meaning of lyrics the beat works for the song and making music (doing what you love for a living) beats workin'

    She The Woman...love the bass on the into and Eddie squealing befor Alex tumbles in and then they start that crunchy groove.

    3rd? Toss up between Outta Space, Blood and Fire, Big River, As Is (I'd have mentioned China Town, but this song fell flat so many times live that I can't get past it)...HoneyBaby (although I'm certain I'm in the minority on liking this song...)
    "Always hopeful, yet discontent,
    He knows changes aren't permanent
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    I don't believe i've listened to ADKOT all year. Still grooving on II and WACF.

    To answer the thread question:

    Stay Frosty

    She's The Woman

    Outta Space
    Utilize. Improvise. Adapt. Overcome.

    I love coffee and sarcasm.

    RJD \m/


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    Well when I first got it, it was She's the Woman, You and Your Blues and Big River
    I've since replaced Big River ( I still want it to be big trouble)
    Now
    She's the Woman
    Stay Frosty
    You and your Blues

    Trouble with Never is very close to cracking the top 3 for me, I've really been digging that song lately


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    1. As Is- awesome intro, classic double bass work, great boogie riffs from Ed, terrific lyrics and vocals from Dave.

    2. Beats Workin- epic intro, typically clever double meaning lyrics from Dave, classic breakdown, epic intro and Ed's fadeout is the perfect way to end the album.

    3. Blood And Fire- Ripley, reflective and uplifting lyrics and vocals, one of Ed's greatest solos ever, love the big Who-like power chords and tom fills that climax the solo.

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    As Is
    Stay Frosty
    Tattoo

    Special nods to Big River, YAYB, and Outta Space.
    "There's too many people on this basketball that's floating around the sun, who are too afraid to allow themselves to FEEL" - Edward Van Halen
    "Van Halen was never about the singer..." - a very wise fan.
    "Embrace the past. Live in the moment but keep your eyes on the future, and keep on moving forward..." - Richie Sambora

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    I'd probably go..

    You and Your Blues
    China Town
    Blood and Fire

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    Stay Frosty

    You and You're Blues

    She's the Woman
    Taylor Swift is nice to look at. Adele can sing.

    Emperor Brett - "I can't believe you guys are analyzing song-by-song Van Halen III? What next, analyzing the script of Stroker Ace looking for some shred of Citizen Kane?"

    David Lee Roth did the impossible. He made Van Halen better. Deal with it!

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    Hurricane Halen - Let's all gingery touch our sword tips!!!

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    As Is
    Stay Frosty
    HBSD
    VH RULES!
    21 Shows Attended 1993-2015

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    Star Frosty

    Outta Space

    She's The Woman
    "It's so lonely at the top because it's so crowded at the bottom" - Diamond David Lee Roth

    "Political correctness is fascism pretending to be manners" - George Carlin

    "Women and Children First ... The REAL Van Halen III"

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    SHE'S THE WOMAN
    AS IS
    STAY FROSTY
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    1. She's the Woman
    2. As Is
    3. You and Your Blues

    *and just to piss people off.......#4. Bullethead
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    Why would your #4 piss people off?
    If you like it, you like it.

    Hell, Tattoo is in my top 3...
    "There's too many people on this basketball that's floating around the sun, who are too afraid to allow themselves to FEEL" - Edward Van Halen
    "Van Halen was never about the singer..." - a very wise fan.
    "Embrace the past. Live in the moment but keep your eyes on the future, and keep on moving forward..." - Richie Sambora

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    Stay Frosty

    As Is

    You And Your Blues
    The only genre I really know is Van Halen.

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    You and Your Blues comes this close on all the "best of" lists, for me.
    Riffs, lyrics, chorus, harmonies, etc.

    I loved it from the first time I heard it. Still do...
    "There's too many people on this basketball that's floating around the sun, who are too afraid to allow themselves to FEEL" - Edward Van Halen
    "Van Halen was never about the singer..." - a very wise fan.
    "Embrace the past. Live in the moment but keep your eyes on the future, and keep on moving forward..." - Richie Sambora

 

 

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