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Pick the worst song from the October era

A Celebration
0 (0%)
Gloria
1 (2.3%)
I Fall Down
6 (13.6%)
I Threw a Brick
2 (4.5%)
Rejoice
2 (4.5%)
Fire
2 (4.5%)
Tomorrow
0 (0%)
October
0 (0%)
With a Shout
5 (11.4%)
Stranger in a strange land
8 (18.2%)
Scarlet
2 (4.5%)
Is That All
16 (36.4%)

Total Members Voted: 44

Voting closed: January 25, 2013, 11:33:40 AM

Author Topic: Worst U2 Song contest - Round 2, October era  (Read 979 times)

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Offline THRILLHO

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Re: Worst U2 Song contest - Round 2, October era
« Reply #15 on: January 20, 2013, 04:07:06 PM »
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I found it tough to pick a song from this era, a lot of them are equally bad. I know it gets knocked a ton, but I think its fair. Easily the worst album until HTDAAB. With that said, I chose Fire, and I can;t say why. I honestly get many of the songs from October mixed up because they are so unremarkable....or memorable..

this is how i feel!

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Re: Worst U2 Song contest - Round 2, October era
« Reply #16 on: January 20, 2013, 06:59:59 PM »
Constantly in the running for my fav U2 album... still, I Threw A Brick got my vote. I sometimes skip over it.

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Re: Worst U2 Song contest - Round 2, October era
« Reply #17 on: January 20, 2013, 07:02:14 PM »
I've never been able to really get into October, no matter how much lauding it gets. Hopefully one day I see its beauty.

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Re: Worst U2 Song contest - Round 2, October era
« Reply #18 on: January 20, 2013, 07:24:47 PM »
Gloria
October
Tomorrow


and 360 got me to appreciate Scarlett, otherwise skip it

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Re: Worst U2 Song contest - Round 2, October era
« Reply #19 on: January 20, 2013, 07:42:17 PM »
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Gloria
October
Tomorrow


and 360 got me to appreciate Scarlett, otherwise skip it

Wait, you hate all three of the most consistently appreciated songs from October? Or am I misinterpreting your post?

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Re: Worst U2 Song contest - Round 2, October era
« Reply #20 on: January 20, 2013, 10:21:03 PM »
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Gloria
October
Tomorrow


and 360 got me to appreciate Scarlett, otherwise skip it

Wait, you hate all three of the most consistently appreciated songs from October? Or am I misinterpreting your post?

No. Those are the top 3, and i appreciate Scarlett more than i used to, but other than those 4, the rest of the album is forgettable, is what i meant.

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Re: Worst U2 Song contest - Round 2, October era
« Reply #21 on: January 20, 2013, 10:39:24 PM »
Can't vote in this one  :)

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Re: Worst U2 Song contest - Round 2, October era
« Reply #22 on: January 20, 2013, 10:59:26 PM »
October is one of the best U2 albums. I Fall Down is actually one of my favorite U2 songs. October is also the only U2 vinyl I've been able to pick up as well which made me love it even more. I can't vote for this one :D

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Re: Worst U2 Song contest - Round 2, October era
« Reply #23 on: January 20, 2013, 11:29:40 PM »
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I don't like the music, either, which can save other churchy songs on the album, such as the awesome Gloria.

The basic lyrical message to With A Shout is essentially the same as Rejoice, which is a vastly superior song. In my opinion, Rejoice is one of U2's greatest rock songs.

With A Shout.

For the same reasons as Droo

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Re: Worst U2 Song contest - Round 2, October era
« Reply #24 on: January 21, 2013, 10:23:43 AM »
Ummmmm, I guess I Fall Down

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Re: Worst U2 Song contest - Round 2, October era
« Reply #25 on: January 21, 2013, 05:07:56 PM »
I'm picking Scarlet. 

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Re: Worst U2 Song contest - Round 2, October era
« Reply #26 on: January 21, 2013, 06:53:15 PM »
Is That All

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Re: Worst U2 Song contest - Round 2, October era
« Reply #27 on: January 21, 2013, 10:07:29 PM »
IS THAT ALL IS AWESOME!!!!

Voted for Stranger In A Strange Land

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Re: Worst U2 Song contest - Round 2, October era
« Reply #28 on: January 22, 2013, 11:55:13 AM »
Well, another albums that I don't think of any song as bad, but Is That All edges Scarlet as my least favorite track on the album/era.  I'm kind of surprised someone voted for Gloria.  I don't expect it to be a favorite, but it seems odd that it would be worse than even half the songs on the album.  It is an album I enjoy, and I listen to it often, but it definitely feels like a second rate album.

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Re: Worst U2 Song contest - Round 2, October era
« Reply #29 on: January 22, 2013, 03:15:31 PM »
Rejoice but very close to being Is That All? Hard to distinguish between a lot of these sounds which is why even now I keep confusing October's songs, and because he shouts 'rejoice' in Scarlet which is doubly confusing. Has Edge already dropped by and voted for Jerusalem?