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Author Topic: Which is better; Ab Initio or In the Wake?  (Read 8358 times)

TommyA

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Which is better; Ab Initio or In the Wake?
« on: 26 February 2007, 15:52:41 »

I was thinking of buying Illumination with a bonus track. My country has the one with In the Wake and amazon has Ab Intio. Which would you suggest?
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Re: Which is better; Ab Initio or In the Wake?
« Reply #1 on: 27 February 2007, 00:21:09 »

I don't like In the Wake that much but Ab Initio is one the best songs of Tristania IMO.
I hope that helps  :)
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Re: Which is better; Ab Initio or In the Wake?
« Reply #2 on: 27 February 2007, 00:36:13 »

Ab Intio is absolutely beautiful.. but Get the version with in the wakes!

it's a more interesting song in my opinion. ;)





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Re: Which is better; Ab Initio or In the Wake?
« Reply #3 on: 27 February 2007, 17:08:33 »

In my opinion, Ab Initio is much better than In The Wake
Vibeke's voice sounds amazing
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Re: Which is better; Ab Initio or In the Wake?
« Reply #4 on: 27 February 2007, 17:19:51 »

in the wake is much better  ;)
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Re: Which is better; Ab Initio or In the Wake?
« Reply #5 on: 28 February 2007, 02:43:26 »

y ov to  ;)
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Re: Which is better; Ab Initio or In the Wake?
« Reply #6 on: 28 February 2007, 14:39:17 »

In my opinion, Ab Initio is much better than In The Wake
Vibeke's voice sounds amazing

I agree.. get the one with AB initio on it

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Re: Which is better; Ab Initio or In the Wake?
« Reply #7 on: 01 March 2007, 15:49:13 »

In The Wake.

Ab Initio sounds like pop....
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Re: Which is better; Ab Initio or In the Wake?
« Reply #8 on: 01 March 2007, 17:55:24 »

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Ab Initio sounds like pop....
I agree, ab initio has cool vocals but it's probably tristania's worst song up to date..while in the wake is one of the most experimental tracks on Illumination, and actually quite weird in some parts
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Re: Which is better; Ab Initio or In the Wake?
« Reply #9 on: 01 March 2007, 19:50:02 »

Experimental? Then I'll definitely get that. Tristania's experiments always turn out great (i.e. the whole WoG album)
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Re: Which is better; Ab Initio or In the Wake?
« Reply #10 on: 01 March 2007, 20:28:17 »

I'd vote for In The Wake,  but I like both.
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Re: Which is better; Ab Initio or In the Wake?
« Reply #11 on: 01 March 2007, 23:06:31 »

Definitely In the Wake. It's a lot more exciting than Ab Initio even though Vibeke sounds beautiful.
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Re: Which is better; Ab Initio or In the Wake?
« Reply #12 on: 02 March 2007, 19:32:21 »

Oh, buy both :)
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Re: Which is better; Ab Initio or In the Wake?
« Reply #13 on: 02 March 2007, 20:37:45 »

Ab Initio is a billion times better... but it does depend what you like. I personally don't find it boring, but you might do...

If you love The Modern End then you should like Ab Initio.
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Re: Which is better; Ab Initio or In the Wake?
« Reply #14 on: 02 March 2007, 21:13:50 »

Well it's really like this: I didn't like any of the songs at the begining - they sounded repulsive to me.. but if you listen them for several times you start to like both of them :D if you'd like to hear vibeke: Ab Initio  - If you'd like to hear Osten and growls than In The Wake (it has Vibeke only as backvocals)

I'd recomend you get both songs from somewhere else - listen them and then decide... Don't regret it later
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Re: Which is better; Ab Initio or In the Wake?
« Reply #15 on: 02 March 2007, 23:12:22 »

In the Wake, for me. ;)
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Re: Which is better; Ab Initio or In the Wake?
« Reply #16 on: 05 March 2007, 02:42:23 »

I chose In the Wake.
Ab Initio is pretty, but not pretty enough.
I found In the Wake as interesting
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Re: Which is better; Ab Initio or In the Wake?
« Reply #17 on: 05 March 2007, 06:24:21 »

I like Vibeke's voice, but I don't really like songs that feature only her.

I don't know where I can hear the songs, cause I cannot even find them on my p2p program.
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Re: Which is better; Ab Initio or In the Wake?
« Reply #18 on: 13 March 2007, 01:22:36 »

I've only heard in the wake, i wnat to hear the other two but i guess i'll be waiting a while.
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Re: Which is better; Ab Initio or In the Wake?
« Reply #19 on: 18 March 2007, 16:20:40 »

Alas, I was able to find Illuminations in the store today ^_^, so I finally got to listen to Ab Initio (North American Release). And IMO, I think it is the best song on Illuminations, I love the synths like on WOG that you dont see too much of on this release. But I still have to listen to In the Wake.
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