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Your favorite U2 album?

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


    MAJOR METAL HARVESTER OF SORROW Staff Member Supporting Member

    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


    Dec 22, 2006
    Pittsburgh, PA
    Managing Editor, Bass Guitars Editor, MusicGearReview.com
    Joshua Tree & All That You Can't Leave behind
  3. bertbassplayer

    bertbassplayer Supporting Member

    Jul 7, 2000
    DFW, TX
    Joshua Tree and Achtung Baby are my favs. But I like pretty much everything they did with Brian Eno.
  4. Achtung Baby. Joshua Tree is a close second.
  5. keithbroussard

    keithbroussard Supporting Member

    Joshua Tree
  6. SP_EB4L

    SP_EB4L Supporting Member

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


    Dec 16, 2008
    Tulsa, Ok
    Unforgettable Fire
  8. jgroh

    jgroh Supporting Member

    Sep 14, 2007
    I agree but I love October.
  9. hufe


    Mar 21, 2011
    Tijuana, Mexico
    Achtung Baby.
    The one I like the least? Your favorite, I did not enjoy that album at all.
  10. 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....

    Feb 6, 2010
    C-ville, Col, Ohio
    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. 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. Uncle K

    Uncle K The bass player doesn't get a sandwich Supporting Member

    Aug 22, 2011
    Erie, PA
    Another vote for Achtung Baby. I really liked Zooropa too.
  14. sammyp


    Aug 20, 2010
    NB, Canada
    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....
  15. Roscoe East

    Roscoe East

    Aug 22, 2011
    Unforgettable Fire, followed very closely by October.
  16. T. Alan Smith

    T. Alan Smith Guest

    Sep 9, 2001
    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

    Sep 15, 2006
    Tulsa, OK
    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

    Tense Zombie

    Dec 4, 2012
    Central PA
    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.
  19. rasicci

    rasicci Supporting Member

    Nov 21, 2012
    Akron, OHIO
    Unforgettable Fire... but from a bass perspective only I have to say POP.
    Adam lays down serious groove on the POP cd.
  20. obimark


    Sep 1, 2011
    War- for whatever reason Clayton's bass playing was better on that album. It never reached that level again.