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Offline Tumbling Dice

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The Return of The Return of the Stingray Guitar
« on: March 29, 2011, 12:07:44 PM »
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Re: The Return of the Stingray
« Reply #1 on: March 29, 2011, 12:39:21 PM »
Hell yeah!! It rocks, but I think it just needs to be a little bit longer for it to be considered a phenomenal tune. But maybe the length is better to be left as it is  :-\

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Re: The Return of the Stingray
« Reply #2 on: March 29, 2011, 12:54:35 PM »
absolutely not

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Re: The Return of the Stingray
« Reply #3 on: March 29, 2011, 01:24:33 PM »
I'm not a big fan of the song but I wouldn't mind it

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Re: The Return of the Stingray
« Reply #4 on: March 29, 2011, 01:28:19 PM »
Very much so, I think it's a phenomenal addition to the set.

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Re: The Return of The Return of the Stingray Guitar
« Reply #5 on: March 29, 2011, 04:18:59 PM »
It's a brilliant intro- though it would be better if it led into a much faster song like I Will Follow or NLOTH. I don't mind if it's replaced by a good new intro, but I think the GOYB Remix / Beautiful Day intro is definitely weaker.

Fortunately, I'm pretty sure it will be back in North America!  :D

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Re: The Return of The Return of the Stingray Guitar
« Reply #6 on: March 29, 2011, 04:23:37 PM »
Yeah, it would be cool to see...although they should bring back Breathe. Think about it this way U2, you're not promoting NLOTH if you play a song from it, you're just playing one of your songs.  ;)

I Will Follow would be a much better first song following Stingray, TUC.

And of course, if they have a more theatric intro, that would be better.

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Re: The Return of The Return of the Stingray Guitar
« Reply #7 on: March 29, 2011, 04:26:20 PM »
I don't really think Breathe should come back as the intro. I love the song, love the drums at the start, love the band coming out slowly, love that first guitar note... but after that, it lost the audience both times I saw it due to the unusual pace and the fact that the song is... well, actually not that fast or dynamic, despite the lyrical delivery. It's a great, slower rocker that should be later in the set.

I still think they should be opening with NLOTH, though I can see arguments for Magnificent or even Boots.

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Re: The Return of The Return of the Stingray Guitar
« Reply #8 on: March 29, 2011, 04:36:44 PM »
Fez - Being Born would be the best opener for the remainder of the tour, but they certainly shouldn't be opening with an oldie.




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Re: The Return of The Return of the Stingray Guitar
« Reply #9 on: March 29, 2011, 04:45:38 PM »
A Return to the Return of Return of the Stingray Guitar sounds good to me.

A Return of a song in another Return.

INCEPTION.

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Re: The Return of The Return of the Stingray Guitar
« Reply #10 on: March 30, 2011, 09:23:30 AM »
Wow!  Apart from Bad Boy and Moi, everybody else seems to want to see the return of The Return of the Stingray Guitar in North America. 

Let's hope U2 are watching this thread.



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Re: The Return of The Return of the Stingray Guitar
« Reply #11 on: March 30, 2011, 09:55:53 AM »
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Fez - Being Born would be the best opener for the remainder of the tour, but they certainly shouldn't be opening with an oldie.





Agreed.

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Re: The Return of The Return of the Stingray Guitar
« Reply #12 on: March 30, 2011, 11:57:56 AM »
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I Will Follow would be a much better first song following Stingray, TUC.


I do not understand how U2 have looked at their insane, loopy, guitar-heavy fast song which gets the crowd bopping that they play *first*, then looked at their brilliant, guitar-heavy fast song which gets the crowd bopping that they play *third* and decided that they need to put an epic but much slower song in between them to break up the rhythm. If they switched I Will Follow and Beautiful Day, and cut the gap after Stingray, the first half of the setlist would be nearly perfect in my view.

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Re: The Return of The Return of the Stingray Guitar
« Reply #13 on: March 30, 2011, 12:16:48 PM »
Track 1. The Return of the Stingray Guitar (Instrumental)
Track 2. I Will Follow
Track 3. Beautiful Day

And 360 isn't a greatest hits tour.  ???





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Re: The Return of The Return of the Stingray Guitar
« Reply #14 on: March 30, 2011, 12:25:37 PM »
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Track 1. The Return of the Stingray Guitar (Instrumental)
Track 2. I Will Follow
Track 3. Beautiful Day

And 360 isn't a greatest hits tour.  ???


Track 10. North Star
Track 11. Mercy
Track 12. In A Little While
Track 13. Miss Sarajevo
Track 18. Scarlet
Track 22. Hold Me Thrill Me Kiss Me Kill Me / Ultraviolet

No it is not :)