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Greatest Opening Synthesizer Riff by a Band Named After a Continent

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Jones, Jan 21, 2008.

  1. Jones

    Jones Active Member

    Europe's "The Final Countdown" or Asia's "Only Time Will Tell?"

    Do not be hasty in your answer.

    It will dictate what I think of you.
  2. Sam Mills 51

    Sam Mills 51 Active Member

    "Only Time Will Tell" is more melodic. "The Final Countdown" is more recognizable and simpler.

    I'll go with Asia, Jones. Then again, I'm a big fan of Tony Banks, so this shouldn't be a shocker.
  3. zeke12

    zeke12 Guest

    Europe, and it isn't close.
  4. writing irish

    writing irish Active Member

    Didn't Antarctica record "Byrdland?" Or was it Weather Report?

  5. JayFarrar

    JayFarrar Well-Known Member

    The Final Countdown was damn near ruined by that Spelling Bee show or whatever it was called.
    I just know that the Soup ripped it endlessly.
  6. John

    John Well-Known Member

    Gob Bluth did his magic act to Final Countdown, thus it wins by a mile.

    Plus, Asia sucks balls. Well, expect for Heat of the Moment, which rules.
  7. Chi City 81

    Chi City 81 Guest

    Europe. Any song used so well in the brilliant show "Arrested Development" gets my vote.
  8. Bill Brasky

    Bill Brasky Active Member

    I am in agreeance
  9. joe

    joe Active Member

    C: None of the above.
  10. bostonbred

    bostonbred Guest

  11. MU_was_not_so_hard

    MU_was_not_so_hard Active Member

    Australia's "Who let the Aborigines Out" was solid at the start, although the song faded a bit in it's 17th minute.
  12. accguy

    accguy Member

    Hopefully this won't out me, but I spent two years doing warmups as a marginal high school basketball player warming up to "Only Time Will Tell," I have to vote Asia.
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