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2 months ago
Andy Houghton
Try Imperial College London summer accommodation. It's right behind the Royal Albert Hall. Stayed there once when I went with the Mrs to see Pink at Hyde Park and it was pretty good for the money. (Just checked Princes Gardens is £108 for a double Inc breakfast and access to gym) - not bad for London!)
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3 months ago
Andy Houghton
Saw the Manchester gig last time -sensational! As Dave says, start with Deadwing
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3 months ago
Andy Houghton
Nothing yet - I think it is a safe bet that it IS going ahead and indications were that details would be released (hopefully through Steve Price as usual) by end Jan (so now expect something in Feb). It would be good to know soon with hotels and (for others) flight prices only going up!
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4 months ago
Andy Houghton
Morse v SW - I agree with much of that (and you probably wouldn't have SW on your New Years Eve party playlist!) But I just think there is a bit more variety to his song writing than Morse. I think I prefer Morse era SB to his solo stuff, and SW solo to PT - but again, only my opinion! Like yourself, Terry, I'm old enough to have been brought up on prog (my first love)!
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4 months ago
Andy Houghton
Although he seems to get a regular mention around these parts, he is not a musical fit (and is not, by any stretch, melodic rock) - so it should be no surprise that many round here simply don't 'get' him. He is a massive deal around progressive rock circles (and rightly so IMO) - as with everything else on this board, it is just about opinions. But opinions aside, his album sales and theatre
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4 months ago
Andy Houghton
Mine too! Happy returns SW
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4 months ago
Andy Houghton
Terry, the track that the Captain posted is about as upbeat as it gets! His first solo album was fantastic, with albums 2,3 and 4 only getting better. Musical genius for sure.
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4 months ago
Andy Houghton
I am not sure that you are showcasing one of his better songs with this one, Captain - but I do agree
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5 months ago
Andy Houghton
Manchester in May - well that was the rumour at Rockingham
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6 months ago
Andy Houghton
One of my favourite bands also - absolute quality. Hoping for a UK date next year.
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6 months ago
Andy Houghton
Darren, some of the Young's pubs do rooms,albeit a bit pricey as with everything else in London!
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9 months ago
Andy Houghton
A few years back, half times at MCFC/Etihad had a regular rock track slot - definitely remember Journey being featured. I still say that legs & co dancing to Rush on TOTP was the most bizarre!
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1 year ago
Andy Houghton
Best wishes, Darren
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1 year ago
Andy Houghton
Brilliant year - roll on the next Kate Bush - Hammersmith (never thought it would happen) Camel - Warrington (ditto) BOC - Giants of Rock Festival, Minehead (Class Act) Kansas - Shepherds Bush (for the experience, disappointing gig IMO) Firefest (as always)
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1 year ago
Andy Houghton
O2 pre-sale is Wednesday - but only for Manchester and London as far as I can see
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1 year ago
Andy Houghton
For me, Diamond Head supporting April Wine at the Manchester Apollo in 82 (I think)
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1 year ago
Andy Houghton
I agree with that assessment, Peter. I'm supposed to be swotting up for firefest but can't stop playing this album!
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1 year ago
Andy Houghton
It's a great album for sure - I remember seeing them live at Salford Uni (Maxwell Hall) in 80 something - they played the album in order from start to finish (inc Duel twice both as an opener and an encore) - simply 45 mins (ish) in total..then thank you and good night... and strangely, it's still one of the best gigs I've ever been to - I missed Claudia at the academy last year..maybe next ti
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1 year ago
Andy Houghton
I agree, despite the problems it was still a great night - credit to the guys. Already looking forward to next time
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1 year ago
Andy Houghton
:-) Get me another beer..
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2 years ago
Andy Houghton
Deadwing Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > That award goes to Steven Wilson - The Raven That > Refused To Sing. Its as close to a perfect album > as as can possibly be . IMHO of course. Agreed - the guy is a genius
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2 years ago
Andy Houghton
You won't be disappointed - great band
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2 years ago
Andy Houghton
I remember this being posted here before but I'd forgotten about it - absolute quality!
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2 years ago
Andy Houghton
I think it's a Robinson's brew so it should be decent stuff. Could do with drowning myself in a vat of that at the minute!:-( Enjoy..
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3 years ago
Andy Houghton
Mei is incredible - the latest self titled release is exceptional also.
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3 years ago
Andy Houghton
Had a great weekend also! The main prog stage was beyond cold (in fact it was colder than outside) and the organisers should have warned that this stage was effectively outdoors! Enjoyed H.E.A.T, Ten and FM and much on the prog stages despite the frost bite. Yes, there were problems with the coaches - it certainly wasn't the shuttle service that was advertised. The next one in North
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3 years ago
Andy Houghton
RnR Beauty Queen - Tara's Secret (and a great song that is too!)
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3 years ago
Andy Houghton
You're gonna be busy Woody! :-)
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3 years ago
Andy Houghton
Done! It's looking like a landslide! Great album
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3 years ago
Andy Houghton
Terry K. Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > X had it's cool moments. BUt that was because they > weote more like the days with Neal on board,IMO. > It is the strongest 'post Neal' album, for sure
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