Top Ten Best Progressive Rock Songs

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61School - Supertramp
62Question - The Moody Blues
63The Psychedelic Warlords - Hawkwind
64Money - Pink FloydV1 Comment
65And You and I - Yes

One of the best of the best.
"I listened hard but could not see life tempo change out and inside me... "

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66In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 3 - Coheed and Cambria

Excellent song from one of the best new prog bands. This song transports me to another place and time

67L'Via L 'Viaquez - The Mars Volta

I think this song is not the perfect example to show one of the most brilliants bands ever.. they capture the roots of prog rock.. listen cicatriz.. tetragramatton.. OMG

No one can play disorder in such a beautiful way than Mars Volta

68Awaken - YesV1 Comment
69The Revealing Science of God - Yes

I love a multitude of Yes songs, but rate this one highest of all. It's one of Yes' long songs and contains more sections than any other. It has a breathtaking atmospheric chant at the beginning, and another at the finish; Jon Anderson, Steve Howe, and Chris Squire singing in cascades; and glorious instrumentation. This song is lush, powerful, striking, wondrous, yearning, haunting, meandering, eloquent, dramatic, striding, fun, subtle, bluesy, lilting, intense, spacious, and majestic. It has depth and height. A treasure.

70On the Backs of the Angels - Dream Theater

This is what got me into dream theater, I find this song beautiful in every way possible. I've really come to like this song, and is one of my overall favorite songs

71Second Life Syndrome - Riverside
72The Dance of Eternity - Dream Theater

Just..flawless!

73Rhayader Goes to Town - Camel

One of the best guitar solos ever...

74The Prophet's Song - Queen

Folks, if you went to this website to discover a song/band/music that will blow your mind by its difficulty, originality, remarkable syncopation, and most importantly physical/emotional response (i.E. goosebumps/tears/headbanging, you hardcore music lovers know what I mean! ), then check out this song, the amazing part is the acapella vocal Mercury does in perfect pitch using a Echoplex (the goto popular delay machine of the 70's).

75The Remembering (High the Memory) - Yes

A top favorite of mine, this is one of Yes' long songs, and particularly beautiful. The various sections are gentle and charming, ringing, bright and clear, gliding, wise, lonely, sprightly, lilting, bold and joyfully rocking, towering in height, rolling like thunder, traveling, misty, intense as a blizzard. So much to love in this one.

76Change - Karnivool

The entire "Sound Awake" album by Karnivool is amazing; Change (Pt. 2) is the culmination of the album and is, in my personal opinion, one of the best tracks written in this genre

A truly amazing song from an even more amazing album, Karnivool are probably the best prog band to have emerged in the last decade. Listening to the album "Sound Awake" from start to finish is almost a life changing experience and Change is the perfect way to end the elbum.

77Metropolis, Part 1: the Miracle and the Sleeper - Dream Theater

I'm not going to go on about how one of my favourite songs didn't get in the top ten, but I will say that this inspired an entire concept album, and many of you should go and see for yourself just how great it is to be able to do this!

78Cassandra Gemini - The Mars Volta
79Ommadawn, Part One - Mike Oldfield
80Limelight - Rush

It Is Undoubtedly One Of The Best Rush Songs..

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