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Pick the TWO songs you think are the best from the list below

The Fly
24 (19.7%)
Bad
37 (30.3%)
Until The End of The World
33 (27%)
Where The Streets Have No Name
28 (23%)

Total Members Voted: 62

Voting closed: May 07, 2017, 10:07:14 AM

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Offline riffraff

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Re: U2 Album Track Tournament - The Semi Final
« Reply #15 on: April 30, 2017, 02:47:10 PM »
It just struck me, that the great thing about this tourney is that there are no wrong votes!

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Re: U2 Album Track Tournament - The Semi Final
« Reply #16 on: April 30, 2017, 05:17:15 PM »
The Fly and Streets for me. I didn't hesitate to vote for The Fly but I had to think hard about my second choice. What a selection!

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Re: U2 Album Track Tournament - The Semi Final
« Reply #17 on: April 30, 2017, 06:13:21 PM »
3 songs in my top 5 U2 songs ever and one that doesn't even make the top 40.

Streets is just so inferior to the other two. But what shall I vote for?

UTEOTW definitely - I'm going to sleep on the other one overnight.

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Re: U2 Album Track Tournament - The Semi Final
« Reply #18 on: April 30, 2017, 06:46:14 PM »
My two favorite U2 songs made it this far.  "Bad," and "Until the End if the World."

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Re: U2 Album Track Tournament - The Semi Final
« Reply #19 on: April 30, 2017, 07:30:49 PM »
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I understand that this round has only just begun, but I can't believe that The Fly is in last!
Don't worry...it'll come back up...this thing is going to seesaw like crazy before it's over.

And, once again, I'm the only one willing to actually admit to voting for Streets!
Quiet majority, extremely vocal minority...

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Re: U2 Album Track Tournament - The Semi Final
« Reply #20 on: April 30, 2017, 07:31:58 PM »
Aaaannd Streets is starting to lag behind now. Very tight race!

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Re: U2 Album Track Tournament - The Semi Final
« Reply #21 on: May 01, 2017, 04:55:18 AM »
We are typical fans in that we always complain about setlists, but U2 frequently play these 4 tracks at their live shows.  For me, they're all excellent live.

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Re: U2 Album Track Tournament - The Semi Final
« Reply #22 on: May 01, 2017, 05:13:23 AM »
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We are typical fans in that we always complain about setlists, but U2 frequently play these 4 tracks at their live shows.  For me, they're all excellent live.
Those three or four (have my doubts on streets. Don't hate it but I'm not searching the internet for live versions of it) aren't the weak spots of their setlists. I've got a feeling that The Fly and even UTEOTW would not be on the standard setlist this tour. Would love to see them live

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Re: U2 Album Track Tournament - The Semi Final
« Reply #23 on: May 01, 2017, 05:15:43 AM »
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We are typical fans in that we always complain about setlists, but U2 frequently play these 4 tracks at their live shows.  For me, they're all excellent live.
Those three or four (have my doubts on streets. Don't hate it but I'm not searching the internet for live versions of it) aren't the weak spots of their setlists. I've got a feeling that The Fly and even UTEOTW would not be on the standard setlist this tour. Would love to see them live
UTEOTW is incredible live. Just incredible. (so is Streets  ;D)

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Re: U2 Album Track Tournament - The Semi Final
« Reply #24 on: May 01, 2017, 06:00:06 AM »
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We are typical fans in that we always complain about setlists, but U2 frequently play these 4 tracks at their live shows.  For me, they're all excellent live.
Those three or four (have my doubts on streets. Don't hate it but I'm not searching the internet for live versions of it) aren't the weak spots of their setlists. I've got a feeling that The Fly and even UTEOTW would not be on the standard setlist this tour. Would love to see them live
UTEOTW is incredible live. Just incredible. (so is Streets  ;D)
The song comes more to his right live. It's a bit flat on the album. It's a story telling song, and fits very well in the IE tour. And that poem afterwards, great! While typing this I'm regretting that I vote for Bad instead of UTEOTW.
(It is, probably. Maybe I have to search the internet for it  ;). Could you find me the best live performance of Streets for me?)

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Re: U2 Album Track Tournament - The Semi Final
« Reply #25 on: May 01, 2017, 06:09:49 AM »
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We are typical fans in that we always complain about setlists, but U2 frequently play these 4 tracks at their live shows.  For me, they're all excellent live.
Those three or four (have my doubts on streets. Don't hate it but I'm not searching the internet for live versions of it) aren't the weak spots of their setlists. I've got a feeling that The Fly and even UTEOTW would not be on the standard setlist this tour. Would love to see them live
UTEOTW is incredible live. Just incredible. (so is Streets  ;D)
The song comes more to his right live. It's a bit flat on the album. It's a story telling song, and fits very well in the IE tour. And that poem afterwards, great! While typing this I'm regretting that I vote for Bad instead of UTEOTW.
(It is, probably. Maybe I have to search the internet for it  ;). Could you find me the best live performance of Streets for me?)
My favorite performance of Streets is on the Rattle & Hum dvd, they do a nice long intro...which to me is the best part of the song...the organ, the guitar, the lighting they used at that time.  There are other good versions...but this is my fav. Oh, I have to say that I absolutely loved on the SOI European leg when they segued into Streets from Zooropa...stunning (except for Bono talking through it all  :D).
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Re: U2 Album Track Tournament - The Semi Final
« Reply #26 on: May 01, 2017, 07:31:03 AM »
Gosh this is hard..

But if I must, The Fly and Streets.

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Re: U2 Album Track Tournament - The Semi Final
« Reply #27 on: May 01, 2017, 07:54:52 AM »
UTEOTW and Bad

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Re: U2 Album Track Tournament - The Semi Final
« Reply #28 on: May 01, 2017, 08:34:40 AM »
This was tough but I went with UTEOTW and Bad as well.

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Re: U2 Album Track Tournament - The Semi Final
« Reply #29 on: May 01, 2017, 08:41:41 AM »
Bad & The Fly