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Old August 12th 09, 17:03   #41
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Re: EpDis: A Call To Arms

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I never understood such revulsion to the Crusade music. It was strange the first time through, but, I grew to appreciate it fit the new series perfectly
But therein lies a problem... when it's an established series, new music can grow on you (B5's music consistently changed but because in the first series it was dynamic, it hit the ground running). Crusade had no such advantage, it was something new and unusual from scratch and didn't really have a chance to grow on you in a single run.
It grew on me upon repeated watchings of the existing 13 Crusade episodes.


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It was strange, and perhaps a bit jarring, but, I never found it objectionable like so many did. I seen/heard many people absolutely horrified by it.
Horrified by it? In my experience, the people who've had the most negative and absolutely unshakeable opinion of somebody else's music, are musicians. It's also possible that people heard that the music was horrible, and adopted that opinion, to fit in, and join in on the bashing rather than stand up to it and maybe get bashed themselves. <shrug>


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Of course, I didn't loathe Byron's gang and their "We Will All Come Together In a Better Place..."
That one I can't stand. I just and suffer through it.


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or the JMS written song that Dr. Franklin's Caitlin sang either.
That one I really liked.


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Byron's Gang in general I enjoyed being part of the series, because you were supposed to dislike their characters, where other people felt they really hurt the show tremendously.
Me, I don't like feckless characters, especially if they're supposed to be leaders. Never liked the actor (Robin Atkin Downes), either. On B5 he played Byron (feckless & passive), and Morann (a weasel, unlikeable Minbari).
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