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Your favorite U2 album?

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by MAJOR METAL, Dec 3, 2012.

  1. MAJOR METAL

    MAJOR METAL A Hard Rockin Lover of GREENBURST Supporting Member

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    Out of all of U2's albums, which is your favorite? I'm going to have to go with "No Line on the Horizon".
  2. mccartneyman

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    Joshua Tree & All That You Can't Leave behind
  3. bertbassplayer

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    Joshua Tree and Achtung Baby are my favs. But I like pretty much everything they did with Brian Eno.
  4. leegreenman

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    Achtung Baby. Joshua Tree is a close second.
  5. keithbroussard

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    The first three albums was excellent but my vote goes to War.
  7. ransombass

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    Unforgettable Fire
  8. jgroh

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    I agree but I love October.
  9. hufe

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    Achtung Baby.
    The one I like the least? Your favorite, I did not enjoy that album at all.
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    Another vote for War; the only time that I would do that, barring a direct attack by a foreign power.
  11. xUptheIronsx

    xUptheIronsx Conform or Be Cast Out.... Supporting Member

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    not to be cliche, but I would have to go with War as well...

    there was a vibe they caught on that album that was not replicated ever again. Joshua Tree comes in at a close second tho
  12. TC2112

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    Yep - Achtung Baby is really good and Joshua Tree is legendary. All that early stuff is great too. I like the music, am sick to death of Bono
  13. agent77

    agent77 Tin Foil Hat Wearer Supporting Member

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    Another vote for Achtung Baby. I really liked Zooropa too.
  14. sammyp

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    War .....here ...

    As the world was falling in love with U2 with Joshua Tree i was becoming disenchanted....they were a "real" alternative band till then ....and that was before "alternative" was actually a genre ...it was just coming along......now i enjoy lot's of Joshua Tree but at the time the only track that was true U2 for me was Bullet the Blue Sky.

    I usually dig their hits to some degree ...i enjoyed much of Achtung Baby ....but ceased being a devotee years ago....
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    Unforgettable Fire, followed very closely by October.
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    Achtung Baby with War as a close 2nd. Joshua Tree is amazing, but got burnt out on it as an upper classman in high school when it came out.
  17. MonetBass

    MonetBass ♪ Just listen ♫ Supporting Member

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    Whoa, that's exactly what I was going to say. Creepy. :help:

    Unforgettable Fire has so many great songs on it, but October is a bit darker, and the title track is exceptional.
  18. Tense Zombie

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    No love for Under a Blood Red Sky? It's got "11 o'Clock Tick Tock" on it, with a cool bass line that sounds like a New Wave single.
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    Unforgettable Fire... but from a bass perspective only I have to say POP.
    Adam lays down serious groove on the POP cd.
  20. obimark

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    War- for whatever reason Clayton's bass playing was better on that album. It never reached that level again.

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