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Author Topic: Which is better; Ab Initio or In the Wake?  (Read 8362 times)

Andariel

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Re: Which is better; Ab Initio or In the Wake?
« Reply #20 on: 18 March 2007, 16:46:04 »

Where can I hear or download Ab Initium or White Clown?
Please,help me!!! ;)
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Re: Which is better; Ab Initio or In the Wake?
« Reply #21 on: 19 March 2007, 16:31:17 »

I have Ab Initio. If you want you can add me on MSN and I'll send it to you. However, I didn't hear White Clown yet.
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Re: Which is better; Ab Initio or In the Wake?
« Reply #22 on: 20 March 2007, 12:38:25 »

I would say In the Wake, BUT Ab Inito is BEAUTIFUL
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Re: Which is better; Ab Initio or In the Wake?
« Reply #23 on: 31 March 2007, 18:12:00 »

My personal preference is "In the Wake", but to be quite honest, I'm not loving either of the bonus tracks as much as I love other Tristanian works. I think "Ab Initio" is the worst Tristania track.  :-X
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Re: Which is better; Ab Initio or In the Wake?
« Reply #24 on: 31 March 2007, 18:29:42 »

I love In the Wake. Its one of my favourite Illumination-Era tracks.
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Re: Which is better; Ab Initio or In the Wake?
« Reply #25 on: 04 April 2007, 22:24:35 »

I bought my illumination yesterday and that has Ab Initio, that´s a very weird song, very beautiful too, completely different of the old songs of Tristania, that sounds like a song from disney´s cartoons.
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Re: Which is better; Ab Initio or In the Wake?
« Reply #26 on: 04 April 2007, 22:29:55 »

I bought my illumination yesterday and that has Ab Initio, that´s a very weird song, very beautiful too, completely different of the old songs of Tristania, that sounds like a song from disney´s cartoons.

yeah,you're right, like from "A Little Mermaid" ;)
I also prefer In The Wake, bur Ab Initium is so quiet and sensitive and smooth like a touch of velvet...my talented Vibeke...
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Re: Which is better; Ab Initio or In the Wake?
« Reply #27 on: 08 April 2007, 22:43:52 »

I FINALLY was able to listen to In the Wake today. I must say, it is my favourite track on Illuminations. The growls and the synthesized vocal "Ahhs" are two things in particular I like about the song, other than it sounds like something that should have been released on Ashes-which is one of my favourite albums. Yes, Vibeke is only in the background (and a little hard to hear) contrary to Ab Initio which features her exclusively. The two songs are pretty much opposite of eachother-Ab Initio is soft, whilst In the Wake is very angry sounding and powerful. Conclusively, it is close, but I would go with In the Wake.

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Re: Which is better; Ab Initio or In the Wake?
« Reply #28 on: 26 August 2007, 20:44:49 »

I think Ab Initio is really boring. It's my least favourite song of the whole CD, and usually when I listen to it, I just skip it. I never heard In the Wake though. . . but I'm sure it's better than that.

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Re: Which is better; Ab Initio or In the Wake?
« Reply #29 on: 24 June 2008, 12:15:54 »

AB Initio
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Re: Which is better; Ab Initio or In the Wake?
« Reply #30 on: 22 July 2008, 17:34:05 »

I haven't heard Ab Initio, but In the Wake has these really cool synth parts where the keyboard player sounds like he's turning the knobs.
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Re: Which is better; Ab Initio or In the Wake?
« Reply #31 on: 23 July 2008, 02:09:31 »

Without any doubt, In the Wake

Listening to it, reminds me of Ashes ... don't you think guys?  :)
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Re: Which is better; Ab Initio or In the Wake?
« Reply #32 on: 29 June 2009, 14:42:17 »

As for me, I prefer "Ab Initio" by far (and not necessarily because of Vibeke, who's already great). In my opinion, it has such a wonderful atmosphere, very beautiful lyrics and the music itself is just fabulous. It feels like "some kind of heaven" everytime I listen to it. I've heard "In the wake" as well, but it gets to be the opposite of "Ab Initio" for me. I think that it actually has some interesting tunes and musical variations, but I don't like the song at all.
Sadly, it's got impossible for me to get neither an Illumination edition with "Ab Initio" on it (since I live in Europe) nor the "Sanguine Sky" single, although I would even say that it's my favourite song on Illumination (talking overall).

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Re: Which is better; Ab Initio or In the Wake?
« Reply #33 on: 30 July 2009, 18:20:35 »

In the Wake...because there's Østen singing
I don't like Ab Initio but vibeke sings beautiful there
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Re: Which is better; Ab Initio or In the Wake?
« Reply #34 on: 11 February 2010, 20:04:42 »

I loved both songs, too bad they both weren't released on all editions of Illumination.
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Re: Which is better; Ab Initio or In the Wake?
« Reply #35 on: 18 April 2010, 13:51:20 »

Clear choice for me, "In the Wake"!
I really like "Ab Initio", but it's a little bit to boring, and "In the Wake" sounds really new and a little bit "weird", but in a positive way! :P
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Re: Which is better; Ab Initio or In the Wake?
« Reply #36 on: 05 September 2010, 17:33:07 »

Ab Initio completely
don't like In The Wake
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Re: Which is better; Ab Initio or In the Wake?
« Reply #37 on: 07 September 2010, 04:54:52 »

AB initio
I just love it !!
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Re: Which is better; Ab Initio or In the Wake?
« Reply #38 on: 12 December 2010, 19:10:41 »

AB Initio! It's funny but I find "in the wake" to be the boring one. AB Initio is amizaing.
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Re: Which is better; Ab Initio or In the Wake?
« Reply #39 on: 22 February 2011, 21:01:19 »

AB Initio! It's funny but I find "in the wake" to be the boring one. AB Initio is amazing *.
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