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"Favourite Arena songs" PART1 E (Immortal?)

Started by PH, Tue, 2008-12-09, 18:02:42

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What are the three best songs on Immortal??

Chosen
6 (46.2%)
Waiting For The Flood
3 (23.1%)
The Butterfly Man
10 (76.9%)
Ghost In The Firewall
4 (30.8%)
Climbing The Net
0 (0%)
Moviedrome
8 (61.5%)
Friday's Dream
7 (53.8%)

Total Members Voted: 13

PH

This is the fifth in the series of polls about our favourite Arena songs.

Immortal?'s turn.

The three best songs on Immortal? will be chosen(:D) by you!

Vote!

"Favourite Arena Songs" polls:
- PART1 A (Songs From The Lions Cage)
- PART1 B (Pride)
- PART1 C (The Cry (EP))
- PART1 D (The Visitor)
- PART1 E (Immortal?)
- PART1 F (Contagion)
- PART1 G (Contagious, Contagium EPs)
- PART1 H (Pepper's Ghost)

The Butterfly Man

1: The Butterfly Man (quite surprising, isn't it? :D)
2: Moviedrome
3: Friday's Dream

Tom
There will be white clouds beyond the hills...

Teunis

1. The Butterfly Man (the song that made me buy my first Arena album and after that I bought the whole collection  ;D)
2. Moviedrome
3. Ghost In The Firewall
'I will surrender my heart to the sky
Oh, our love doesn't end here, it lives forever on the wings of time'
-------------------------------------------------------
Toto - Wings of time (Kingdom of Desire)

PH

1. Moviedrome
2. The Butterfly Man
3. Chosen

It's very hard to chose between Moviedrome and Tom, err... I mean The Butterfly Man.


-Paco

maddox

Quote from: Teunis on Tue, 2008-12-09, 19:46:44
1. The Butterfly Man (the song that made me buy my first Arena album and after that I bought the whole collection  ;D)
2. Moviedrome
3. Ghost In The Firewall

Huh????  ???

Now my name is Teunis!!!  :o


:D
Cause of Injury: Lack of Adhesive Ducks.

Draco chimera

1) Friday's Dream
2) Waiting For The Flood
3) The Butterfly Man
Let your conscience decide !

Bupie

I'm almost completely joining you, Draco. Maybe some kind of a French taste ?

1. Friday's Dream (my shower knows the chorus of this one   :D)
2. Waiting for the Flood
3. Chosen

PH

Quote from: Bupie on Fri, 2008-12-12, 11:48:18
1. Friday's Dream (my shower knows the chorus of this one   :D)

LOL good one! :D
Can you sing it in French for us?

The Butterfly Man

#8
Quote from: PH on Fri, 2008-12-12, 20:26:57
LOL good one! :D
Can you sing it in French for us?

Friday = vendredi
To dream = songer (if I remember correctly)

So would that make something like 'Vendredi's songe'? Probably not hehe. Yeah, my French is far from très bien!

;D

Tom
There will be white clouds beyond the hills...

Bupie

#9
Quote from: The Butterfly Man on Mon, 2008-12-15, 15:12:13
Friday = vendredi
To dream = songer (if I remember correctly)

So would that make something like 'Vendredi's songe'? Probably not hehe. Yeah, my French is far from très bien!

;D

Tom

Actually, it's not bad at all  ;) and if you want to translate Friday's Dream in French, you get Le rêve du vendredi or Le songe du vendredi

Since French langage is much more elaborated than English  ;D and includes way more words, dream means rêve as well as songe but in French those two words have slightly different meanings : un rêve implies that you are asleep or that your mind is completely away from the place where you stand ; on the opposite, un songe means that you are awake and mentally present but yet thinking about something else than people around do. Hard to explain clearly the difference with my poor English, though  :-[

BTW, what's the original title for the Shakespeare's act that we call Le songe d'une nuit d'été in French ?

h9

I will put 'Moviedrome' at the first place. Without doubt, it is the outstanding epic. I love the tempo's repetitive and of course the duration. Duration for me is such a big matter  ;)
In the second place, 'The butterfly Man' also without any dangerous threat from the other.
And then there are several songs that have a very tight competition.
Chosen, Waiting For The Flood, and Friday's Dream.
Because i am better to be 'metal fans' than 'softer fans' so i throw Waiting for the flood and Friday's Dream (though i'm sure that both songs are really sweet).
So I choose 'Chosen' as the last podium's song.

PH

Hanin, what you just said could have been written by me! :D

Nicky007

#12
Quote from: Bupie on Mon, 2008-12-15, 16:11:50
BTW, what's the original title for the Shakespeare play that's called Le songe d'une nuit d'été in French ?

A Midsummer Night's Dream  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_Midsummer_Night%27s_Dream


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Since the French language is much more elaborate than the English  ;D and includes way more words ...

::) :P


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i]un rêve[/i] implies that you are asleep or that your mind is completely away from the place where you stand ; conversely, un songe means that you are awake and mentally present but yet thinking about something else than people around do.

The difference seems to be more subtle than you express here, Bupsie:  http://forum.wordreference.com/showthread.php?t=460372

Else, in English you have all the subtle shades:  Dream, daydream, trance, reverie, fantasy, fancy, chimera, image, etc. If you want more, then lookie hereie:  http://thesaurus.reference.com/browse/dream

Nicky.
So you've come of age
And so you want to meet God
Sure you can
He's right here next to me

h9

Quote from: PH on Mon, 2008-12-15, 17:53:24
Hanin, what you just said could have been written by me! :D

Uups. Yeah, i just realize it. But i will not change my line up.  ;)

Bupie

#14
Quote from: Nicky007 on Mon, 2008-12-15, 23:45:39
A Midsummer Night's Dream  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_Midsummer_Night%27s_Dream

Thanks, Nicky.

Quote::) :P

???  Je persiste et signe. After a quick search, I APOLOGIZE since it seems that English language has way more words than French http://www.guichetdusavoir.org/ipb/index.php?s=dca8a8bcfd0169d962a8a5f84b5684b5&showtopic=9699 ; :P

So it took me 43 years (and a big half  :'() to get rid of the idée reçue that we have the most diverse language of the western world. Still, I think our grammar is more complex than the English one but maybe Nicky will be pleased to contradict me on this point too  ;)

The Shattered Room : the other way to cultivate one's mind  8)

johninblack

Quote from: Bupie on Tue, 2008-12-16, 10:39:32


So it took me 43 years (and a big half  :'() to get rid of the idée reçue that we have the most diverse language of the western world. Still, I think our grammar is more complex than the English one but maybe Nicky will be pleased to contradict me on this point too  ;)

The Shattered Room : the other way to cultivate one's mind  8)

French grammar is by far worse than English grammar. The biggest problem with English is the number of words we have that are all spelled the same but sound different and the number of words we have that are spelled differently but sound the same

bellanova

1 Moviedrome is my favourite Arena song ever and i was blown away when they played it on the last tour.

2  The Butterfly Man
3  Fridays Dream

Bupie

Quote from: johninblack on Tue, 2008-12-16, 12:19:14
French grammar is by far worse than English grammar. The biggest problem with English is the number of words we have that are all spelled the same but sound different and the number of words we have that are spelled differently but sound the same

::)  ???  :(  :D  Thanks John. I guess Nicky should conclude with his now legendary "let's smoke another one on that"  ;D

johninblack

Quote from: Bupie on Tue, 2008-12-16, 13:10:07
::)  ???  :(  :D  Thanks John. I guess Nicky should conclude with his now legendary "let's smoke another one on that"  ;D

Oh! Good plan ;D ;D ;D

maddox

If you lot have worries about the French or the English Grammar then take a look at the German Grammar.

That's pure hell.  :-\
Cause of Injury: Lack of Adhesive Ducks.

Nicky007

#20
Quote from: Bupie on Tue, 2008-12-16, 10:39:32
... it seems that English has way more words than French ...

Maybe not twice as many, but certainly more. That's cause the English people for centuries have been more cosmopolitan than the French.

Otoh it seems to me that French words in general have more diverse meanings, their meanings depending on the context (and in movies on the great French emoooootion)  ;D


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So it took me 43 years (and a big half  :'() to get rid of the idée reçue that we have the most diverse language of the western world.

Well, for a Frenchie, that's pretty fast. Most Frenchies think they have the best of everything in the world. Some real wacko Frenchies even think that they have the best rock in the world  :'(


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Still, I think our grammar is more complex than the English one, but maybe Nicky will be pleased to contradict me on this point too  ;)

I think you're right on that one, Bups.

That's cause the French are so afraid of offending. So they pack everything in convolutions so that there's always an escape.

You notice that in French movies. E.g. the guy says somethin to the gal. She then wants to know whether he meant this or that. After she asks, he wants to know whether she's attracted to him or not. This goes on for two hours, and at the end, he either screws her (literally), if they arrive at mutual attraction, or kills her, if they end up hating each other.

In American movies, the hero screws and kills his head off during the first ten minutes, and then spends the next two hours running away from it all, pursued by cops, mafia gunslingers, husbands, ufos, whatever.

You know, different nations, different characters  ;D


Quote from: Bupie on Tue, 2008-12-16, 10:39:32
The Shattered Room : the other way to cultivate one's mind  8)

The place to get your illusions shattered (and maaaybe rebuilt)  ;D

Nicky.
So you've come of age
And so you want to meet God
Sure you can
He's right here next to me

Bupie

#21
Quote from: maddox on Tue, 2008-12-16, 18:49:36
If you lot have worries about the French or the English Grammar then take a look at the German Grammar.

That's pure hell.  :-\

I believe you since I learned German for five years in school but I remember almost nothing   :P :-[

Quote from: Nicky007 on Tue, 2008-12-16, 19:25:31
You notice that in French movies. E.g. the guy says somethin to the gal. She then wants to know whether he meant this or that. After she asks, he wants to know whether she's attracted to him or not. This goes on for two hours, and at the end, he either screws her (literally), if they arrive at mutual attraction, or kills her, if they end up hating each other.

In American movies, the hero screws and kills his head off during the first ten minutes, and then spends the next two hours running away from it all, pursued by cops, mafia gunslingers, husbands, ufos, whatever.

The other difference is that in French movies, you actually see the screwing (if the word has the meaning I think it has considering your wicked mind) when in the American movies you just see a kiss then there is a cut and you see both people waking up the next morning, of course under a top sheet. So we have our part of action in movies too  ;D



QuoteThe place to get your illusions shattered (and maaaybe rebuilt)  ;D

I am sure I could rebuild some (not to say tons) of yours on French people too but that would take me a lot of dedication ...  ;D

Nicky007

#22
Quote from: Bupie on Wed, 2008-12-17, 10:41:27
(if the word has the meaning I think it has considering your wicked mind)

Yeah, the French have a screw loose, so that the best that can happen in a French movie is that the screws are screwed tight, so that the characters acquire some sense of normality ;D

Nicky.
So you've come of age
And so you want to meet God
Sure you can
He's right here next to me

The_Weco

1. Friday's Dream
2. Moviedrome
3. The Butterfly Man

PH

Friday's Dream on 1st? :o
Interesting!
That pushes Moviedrome to the third place! 8)


-Paco