Top Ten Best Progressive Rock SongsCharles_Foster_Kane
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Songs ain't got to be 20 min to be the best it just needs to amazing especially the piano organs guitar and vocals
Unbelievable piano intro! When I first heard this song, I listened to it 7 times in a row; I have never listened to a song twice in a row before then!
Still as powerful today as when it was first released. Banks & Hackett put on a clinic.
One of the best prog rock songs you will ever hear. Stunning piano intro. A hacket masterclass in guitar solo's... the bass pedals... the drums... hello..whats not to love in this.V 2 Comments
Probably doesn't top the Floyd songs, but it's still an thorough epic worthy of mention.
Come on. I love this song--probably my #3 Beatles song. But it's not prog. - PetSounds
... Is this song even PROG? - Pony
Why have the Beatles got to be on every list even if it's unrelated? You could find the Beatles on a list of most beautiful ponies...
The Beatles were not a prog rock band, but that doesn't mean they can't have a prog rock song. This is prog rock, and probably one of the first ones.V 3 Comments
A genuine prog-rock masterpiece. The genius of this song can not be expressed in words. It's as close to magic as you're ever gonna get without LSD or other psychedelics.
Pure joy to listen with its mood changes, great singing and amazing guitar and keyboard atmosphere. Orgasmic! Thank you Genesis for this Chef d'oeuvre :-)
Just magical, lucky the man who does not know it yet and has to listen to it for the first time...it will take him out of time and space... you can listen to it as much as you live and it stays alive alive and forever fresh, never boring, just magical.
A magical experience every time I listen to this. Drama at ist bestV 1 Comment
This should be at least in the top 10. It's one of the best progressive songs ever made.
I never get tired of listening to this amazing epic!
This song is pure awesomeness poured in a single musical wonder.
While Octavarium is an epic masterpiece which was created as tribute for most of the bands in this list,
A change of seasons includes the unique DNA of Dream Theater within it. For me, it means a lot.
Wow! Beautiful list with wonderful songs! And wonderful artists! But personally I love "Time" because of many things: after listening this song, I wanted to play guitar (Gilmour is just great! ), and the lyrics remind me my parents who don't want me to do what I really want... And Mason is brilliant in the introduction!
One of my favorites... No doubt! This song completes the whole album concept, in which you hear the perception of time from the point of view of any given person, who once is young, but realizes that time flies away one day... Excellent and very recommendable!
Long life to Pink Floyd!
I believe it's the best song of the album "The dark side of the moon", and of course it's one of the best songs of progressive rock.
One of my favorites... - PonyV 2 Comments
What is this awesome song doing down here?
The song that defines the genre
The ultimate. Yet to be surpassed
Awesome concept song. Greg lake voice driving!V 4 Comments
A great song, but honestly probably the worst song off Images and Words. Learning to Live deserves this spot.
This song is pulled me into Dream Theater and prog world.
One of the greatest songs! - tomislav95
I listen to this song everyday. This song is nice example for progressive music and also the best from Dream Theater. I could listen the intro for rest of my life..
Learning to Live is better than Pull Me Under.V 3 Comments
Wow great work! Nevertheless the lyrics are quite mysterious and should be more precise. But this doesn't mean this is not a timeless masterpiece, and in fact it is!
That solo at 2:30... amazing.
One of the best of camel
Best of all time!
Love this song
Van der Graaf Generator and Peter Hammill are, probably, the best example of what prog rock means. Listen it loud and, please, pay attention to the words. Simply great. Top of class. They should be placed in NUMBER 1 in this list... You can not find in any other classic prog rock bands the musical scenery and lyrics brought by the songs in the following albums: "H to He, Who Am The Only One" (1970), "Pawn Hearts" (1971), "Godbluff" (1975), "Still Life" (1976) and "World Record" (also released in 1976). Please do not forget also the solo albums by Petter Hammill, in particular "The Silent Corner and The Empty Stage" (released in 1974), during a hiatus in the activities of Van der Graaf Generator.
YES YES YES YES YES! I LOVE this band, and this song! The lyrics are genius, David Jackson's sax and flute is brilliant, Peter Hammill's voice is amazing... Basically, everything that makes VDGG such a fantastic group is all demonstrated in this one song. - Mard
so peaceful and beutiful. releaves you from stress. best king crimson song. although shine on is also 1 of my favs, its already #1. - russian
Best, most musically sophisticated piece of music to come out of the 20th century. That is a fact, not up for debate. Case closed.
Epic, haunting, beautiful, simply perfect. My favourite song of all time.V 1 Comment
Wonderful hackett guitar
They had a lot of great openings - "TLLDOTB", "The Musical Box", "Dancing on the Volcano", "Watcher of the Skies", but this is the best - so powerful!
Um yeah, despite what a lot of people think, Queen may have been a pop/rock band, but they did do some pretty good Prog Rock songs. Bohemian Rhapsody is a pure example of one of them.
Bohemian Rhapsody Is Prog (checked and verified on the Internet and Wikipedia ) - Toucan
No trust in the wikipedia. They change their genres in every week. - zxm
Sure it may not be the same length as 2112, Supper's Ready, Karn Evil 9, Echoes or Closer to the Edge but Bohemian Rhapsody is still a masterpiece in it's own right!
Definitely ProgV 1 Comment
This song has perfect lyrics, switches genres several times and manages to keep a central theme running for 42 minutes with no boring the listener.V 1 Comment
Progressive rock + hard rock = amazing badass rock - MilkmanBoi
Ign 10/10 - MilkmanBoi
Porcupine tree is my send favourite band behind Pink Floyd, and I like this song. But arriving somewhere but not here or anesthetize deserves this place for sure. Trains is more of a pop song than a progressive rock masterpiece. Still a great song though
Always the summer slipping away... This song is not just progressive music, lyrically it's so so beautiful, It's like a ghost of a memory, when I listen to it takes me on a ride of a emotional whirlwind. It deserves to be in top 3 at least
The clean intro guitar riff just blows you away and as it slowly starts to build the tempo of train moving on rails you will get goosebumps..
The best part is When I here the engine pass I kissing you wide...
And the ending drums and guitar just make you bang your head till you cry
AMAZING. NO OTHER WORDS.V 2 Comments
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