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    Default Which is the better album opener?




    I like both but Last temptation grabs me a bit more probably due to the more melodic chorus.
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    Revolution for me, not even close.

    One of the great songs they did.
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    Yeah, I agree. Avenida Revolution is definitely one of my favorites.

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    Quote Originally Posted by masong View Post
    Yeah, I agree. Avenida Revolution is definitely one of my favorites.
    Definitely the better album opener!!

    Lighten Up should've been the opener on III.
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    Avenida by a country mile.

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    I'd have to go with Last Temptation.
    Always seem to hear that song at the club when ever I stop in.

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    Last Temptation. It's got a great chorus.

    Something never sat quite right with me and Avenida Revolution.

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    Avenida!
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    Revolution.
    Sadly, I didn't like a single song off the second record.

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    Last Temptation for me.
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    Sam is still capable of writing great songs, he just needs someone to edit his writing and toss out the bad ones.
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