real or false trilogy

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  1. AFOS

    AFOS Forum Resident

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    According to Wiki Low was partly recorded in West Berlin as was Heroes. Perhaps the Eno trilogy? I also think that despite being recorded in LA that Station To Station has more in common with Low/Heroes than Lodger
     
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  2. Nimby

    Nimby Rotten hound of the burnie crew

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    Gong's Radio Gnome Invisible trilogy was my immediate thought when I saw the thread title.
     
  3. idiot bastard

    idiot bastard Forum Resident

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    Eric Clapton's 'Give Me Strength' trilogy:

    • 461 Ocean Boulevard
    • There’s One In Every Crowd
    • E.C. Was Here
     
  4. souldeep69

    souldeep69 Forum Resident

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    Talk Talk/Mark Hollis:
    Spirit of Eden
    Laughing Stock
    Mark Hollis
     
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  5. laether

    laether Forum Resident

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    Pink Floyd (pick one):

    Meddle
    Dark side of the moon
    wish you were here

    OR:

    Dark side of the moon
    Wish you were here
    Animals

    Either way you look at this, it makes sense. Meddle-dsotm-wywh is my choice!
     
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  6. christian42

    christian42 Forum Resident

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    Jean Michel Jarre - Oxygen

    Oxygene
    Oxygene 7-13
    Oxygene 3

    Michael Nesmith - First National Band

    Magnetic South
    Loose Salute
    Nevada Fighter

    Vangelis - Synth Pioneer

    Heaven & Hell
    Albedo 0.39
    Spiral
     
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  7. Phil Tate

    Phil Tate Miss you Indy x

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    Ry Cooder's Los Angeles trilogy:

    Chávez Ravine (2005)
    My Name Is Buddy (2007)
    I, Flathead (2008)
     
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  8. Nimby

    Nimby Rotten hound of the burnie crew

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    How are they a trilogy?
     
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  9. curbach

    curbach Some guy on the internet

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    Don’t forget we could be naming false trilogies :)
     
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  10. Nimby

    Nimby Rotten hound of the burnie crew

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    In that case, I propose an endless variety of "Best Of"/ "Essential"/ "Greatest Hits" permutations (with no connection otherwise, ideally a solo act & a duo & a larger band - based in three different non neighbouring countries - playing in three very different music genres and having their main hits in entirely different decades)

    *drops mic*
     
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  11. tengram

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    But not Peter Gabriel?
     
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  12. Lazerize

    Lazerize Forum Resident

    R.E.M. - Up, Reveal, Around the Sun (electronic three legged dog trilogy)

    U2 - Achtung Baby, Zooropa, Passengers (each one develops and expands upon the experiments of the previous album)

    Paul Weller - 22 Dreams, Wake Up the Nation, Sonick Kicks (Simon Dine kitchen sink trilogy)
     
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  13. zen

    zen Senior Member

    The Asia trilogy of reunion albums (2008-2012). Phoenix, Omega and XXX are a nice blend of old and new production.
     
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  14. flaxton

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    King Crimson....Larks Tongue, Starless, Rd.
     
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  15. Jeff Kent

    Jeff Kent Forum Resident

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    Bruce Dickinson:

    Accident of Birth
    The Chemical Wedding
    Tyranny of Souls
     
  16. Isaac K.

    Isaac K. Forum Resident

    Rockpile - Seconds of Pleasure
    Nick Lowe - Labour of Lust
    Dave Edmunds - Repeat When Necessary

    It’s all the same band released in about a year’s stretch.
     
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  17. modela

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    That's a very good example. Probably better than the so called Bowie "Berlin" trilogy. Real trilogies are very rare.
     
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  18. Aar Gal

    Aar Gal Monkberry Moon Delight

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    Iggy Pop's Bowie trilogy

    Lust For Life
    The Idiot
    Blah, Blah, Blah
     
  19. Aar Gal

    Aar Gal Monkberry Moon Delight

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    Lennon's Avantgarde trilogy

    two virgins
    life with the lions
    wedding album
     
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  20. backtomono

    backtomono Well-Known Member

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    Larry Norman
    Only Visiting This Planet
    So Long Ago The Garden
    In Another Land
     
  21. barryalan

    barryalan Cat in Space

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  22. Tristero

    Tristero Touching from a distance

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    I'm not entirely sure how we're defining trilogy here. Gong's Teapot Trilogy (Flying Teapot, Angel's Egg, You) is a bonafide, thematically linked trilogy that was conceived as such. The French progressive band Magma had two such trilogies (Ëmëhntëhtt-Ré, Theusz Hamtaahk). The Resident's Mole trilogy would be another example, as well as Of Montreal's Georgie Fruit trilogy (Hissing Fauna, Skeletal Lamping, False Priest). Many of the albums being mentioned here are just consecutive albums from the same line up that might have some natural sonic similarities, but that doesn't make them a true "trilogy" in my mind.
     
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  23. Tristero

    Tristero Touching from a distance

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    Hmm. . . I don't find Big Express to be overly pastoral like the other albums here.
     
  24. Fred1

    Fred1 Forum Resident

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    Procol Harum's "Original Line Up" trilogy:

    01. Procol Harum - 1967

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    02. Shine On Brightly - 1968

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    03. A Salty Dog - 1969

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    To be listened to in the spirit in which they were made. :righton:
     
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  25. Journey
    S/T - 1975
    Look Into The Future - 1976
    Next - 1977
    The pre-Steve Perry years
     

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