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    Which album do you like better between these two?

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    1984.

    Itís a wider variety of catchier tunes. Eddieís peak in terms of creative lead playing. Production is fantastic too (part from HOP and GGB sounding like 5150).

    VH2 is no slouch, but 1984 has several of my all time favorite VH songs.

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    Van Halen II.
    "It's so lonely at the top because it's so crowded at the bottom" - Diamond David Lee Roth

    "The truth sounds like hate to those who hate the truth" - Todd Wagner

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

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    I started typing and nearly talked myself out of my initial pick, which is 1984. I love that record, but must admit that I stop listening after HFT. I have never liked I'll Wait or Girl Gone Bad and House of Pain just gets lost on that side with the other losers. Yeah, you read that right Gravers. BAAAHAHAHAHAHAHA!

    VHII was certainly a statement that Van Halen was no fluke. While it has two of my favorite Dave era songs--DTNA and SGMAD--it just seemed like a step down from the debut. Then, of course, Van Halen blew everybody out of the water with Women and Children First.

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    Quote Originally Posted by VH1986 View Post
    I started typing and nearly talked myself out of my initial pick, which is 1984. I love that record, but must admit that I stop listening after HFT. I have never liked I'll Wait or Girl Gone Bad and House of Pain just gets lost on that side with the other losers. Yeah, you read that right Gravers. BAAAHAHAHAHAHAHA!

    VHII was certainly a statement that Van Halen was no fluke. While it has two of my favorite Dave era songs--DTNA and SGMAD--it just seemed like a step down from the debut. Then, of course, Van Halen blew everybody out of the water with Women and Children First.
    There are several things wrong with this post.
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    "The truth sounds like hate to those who hate the truth" - Todd Wagner

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    1984. For Edís guitar sound alone.


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    Uh. Dissing GGB is an immediate revoking of fandom. Adios, muchacho.

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    To me, Girl Gone Bad is the most grossly overrated song on this site, save for Me Wise Magic. I don't care for either of them and only dislike I'll Wait slightly more than those two songs. I don't mean to pierce the hearts of the faithful to those songs. I suppose its like the dagger in my heart every time someone disparages my babies: Love Walks In, When It's Love, and Right Now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by VH1986 View Post
    To me, Girl Gone Bad is the most grossly overrated song on this site, save for Me Wise Magic. I don't care for either of them and only dislike I'll Wait slightly more than those two songs. I don't mean to pierce the hearts of the faithful to those songs. I suppose its like the dagger in my heart every time someone disparages my babies: Love Walks In, When It's Love, and Right Now.
    Girl Gone Bad and Me Wise Magic absolutely destroy Love Walks In, When It's Love and Right Now, and my opinion has NOTHING to do with Dave and Sammy. The music on GGB and MWM simply crush the music on LWI, WIL and RN.
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    Quote Originally Posted by I Coulda Hada VH View Post
    Girl Gone Bad and Me Wise Magic absolutely destroy Love Walks In, When It's Love and Right Now, and my opinion has NOTHING to do with Dave and Sammy. The music on GGB and MWM simply crush the music on LWI, WIL and RN.
    I just don't hear what you're hearing Coulda, but I'm glad you've found the Halen you like.

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    Quote Originally Posted by VH1986 View Post
    I just don't hear what you're hearing Coulda, but I'm glad you've found the Halen you like.
    I like almost all Van Halen, but I love Girl Gone Bad and Me Wise Magic. I suspect I am not alone.
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    Quote Originally Posted by VH1986 View Post
    VHII was certainly a statement that Van Halen was no fluke. While it has two of my favorite Dave era songs--DTNA and SGMAD--it just seemed like a step down from the debut.
    To be fair, everything is a step down from the debut.

    My vote is 1984...by a guitar string.

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    Quote Originally Posted by VH1986 View Post
    To me, Girl Gone Bad is the most grossly overrated song on this site, save for Me Wise Magic. I don't care for either of them and only dislike I'll Wait slightly more than those two songs. I don't mean to pierce the hearts of the faithful to those songs. I suppose its like the dagger in my heart every time someone disparages my babies: Love Walks In, When It's Love, and Right Now.
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    84. Not really close for me. VH2 is probably my least favourite of the 6 pack.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jedi McFly View Post
    1984.

    It’s a wider variety of catchier tunes. Eddie’s peak in terms of creative lead playing. Production is fantastic too (part from HOP and GGB sounding like 5150).

    VH2 is no slouch, but 1984 has several of my all time favorite VH songs.
    Jedi, did I read that right, are you saying the production on HOP and GGB sound like 5150?

 

 

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