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2004 "Lurky" Awards Results
« on: January 01, 2005, 12:04:14 pm »
Thanks to everyone who listened this year and especially those who hung out with me in the chat room. You made it a great 2004 for me. Also, a special thanks to my mighty Archive Army!  :D

Playlist from Jan. 31, 2004...Note: Due to time constraints because of a technical problem, I was not able to properly honor Magenta's "Seven" album in my "Best of the Rest" segment.

2004 "Best of the Rest"
1. Enchant - Mae Dae from Live at Last (3:23)
2. Epic Prog Intro (0:30)
3. Bigelf - Falling Bombs from Hex (4:58)
4. Asia - Silent Nation from Silent Nation (6:04)
5. Eyestrings - Itchy Tickler from Burdened Hands (4:08)
6. Chain - Eama Hut from chain.exe (9:51)
7. After Forever - Two Sides from Invisible Circles (4:34)
8. White Willow - Storm Season from Storm Season (4:21)
9. Threshold - Pressure from Subsurface (5:18)
10. Cryptic Vision - Introspective from Moments of Clarity (5:06)
11. Fish - The Rookie from Field of Crows (5:34)
12. Gazpacho - 117 from When Earth Lets Go (6:55)
13. Planet P Project - Where Does it Go from Go Out Dancing, Pt. 1: 1931 (4:54)
14. The Tangent - The Winning Game from The World that we Drive Through (11:09)
15. Izz - In the Cage Medley from CalProg Official Bootleg (16:22)

The 2004 "Lurky" Awards:

Live Album of 2004 - Dream Theater
16. Dream Theater - This Dying Soul from Live at Budokan (11:44)

Male Vocal Performance of 2004 - Steve Hogarth
17. Marillion - Genie from Marbles (SE) (4:54)

(Probably the song I listened to most in 2004)

Female Vocal Performance of 2004 - Irene Jansen
18. Ayreon - Day Eleven: Love from The Human Equation (4:18)

(She only sings on the chorus but Irene completely owns this song!)

Newcomers of 2004 - Riverside
19. Riverside - In Two Minds from Out of Myself (4:38)

Cover Song of 2004 - Rush
20. Rush - The Seeker from Feedback (3:27)

(In a very strong year for cover songs, Rush takes it!)

Instrumental of the Year - Enchant
21. Enchant - Progtology from Live at Last (6:54)

(An outstanding album and my runner up for Best Live Album)

Epic of the Year - Marillion
22. Marillion - Ocean Cloud from Marbles (SE) (17:58)

(Narrow winner over IQ's "Harvest of Souls")

Top 10 Albums of 2004
23. Izz - Confusion from Ampersand (#10) (5:47)
24. Sylvan - Given-Used-Forgotten from X-Rayed (#9) (12:55)
25. Knight Area - Conspiracy from The Sun Also Rises (#8) (5:37)
26. The Flower Kings - Cosmic Circus from Adam & Eve (#7) (3:12)
27. Riverside - I Believe from Out of Myself (#6) (4:14)
28. IQ - You Never Will from Dark Matter (#5) (4:54)
29. Marillion - Fantastic Place from Marbles (SE) (#4) (6:12)
30. Neal Morse - Author of Confusion from One (#3) (9:31)
31. Ayreon - Day Three: Pain from The Human Equation (#2) (4:58)

Album of the Year 2004 - Blackfield by Blackfield
32. Blackfield - Open Mind from Blackfield (#1) (3:50)

Note: Blackfield also wins as Best Side Project of 2004

Happy 2005 to the Eastern Time Zone!
33. Led Zeppelin - Rock and Roll (3:40)
34. U2 - New Year's Day (5:35)
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