I've been thinking about A Quiet Farwell a lot lately, and I think it's a 10 now.
I think the "Smile" songs act as the focal point of the album. I didn't notice at the time, but putting the songs in order makes for an interesting revelation. Fortunately, somebody already did that on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zae_RC6x6oU
All four versions of "Smile" are variations on the same song, except it's deteriorating with each version. I think this is very thematically ... read more