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Re: Official London (2) Thread ** Spoilers** 9 July 2017
« Reply #30 on: July 09, 2017, 04:06:13 PM »
Been avoiding the forum for a while to avoid spoilers but can officially say I've fallen back in love with this band after not listening to them much recently, was actually one of the best nights of my life!! OTH through MOTD was actually mind blowing I was struggling to comprehend what was happening. Ultraviolet was also immense.

P.s. Thought of you an-tha during elevation, I'm pretty sure they play it just for you, was expecting a shout out 😉

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Re: Official London (2) Thread ** Spoilers** 9 July 2017
« Reply #31 on: July 09, 2017, 04:12:31 PM »
On train back home now....

Thanks for all the inspiring messages re hellevation!

I'll do a long winded write up of my thoughts on the show tomorrow for those looking for a cure for insomnia to read.

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Re: Official London (2) Thread ** Spoilers** 9 July 2017
« Reply #32 on: July 09, 2017, 04:14:39 PM »
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On train back home now....

Thanks for all the inspiring messages re hellevation!

I'll do a long winded write up of my thoughts on the show tomorrow for those looking for a cure for insomnia to read.
Still laughing myself silly over you getting Elevation!

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Re: Official London (2) Thread ** Spoilers** 9 July 2017
« Reply #33 on: July 09, 2017, 04:19:25 PM »
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On train back home now....

Thanks for all the inspiring messages re hellevation!

I'll do a long winded write up of my thoughts on the show tomorrow for those looking for a cure for insomnia to read.
Still laughing myself silly over you getting Elevation!

It was meant to be

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Re: Official London (2) Thread ** Spoilers** 9 July 2017
« Reply #34 on: July 09, 2017, 04:20:22 PM »
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On train back home now....

Thanks for all the inspiring messages re hellevation!

I'll do a long winded write up of my thoughts on the show tomorrow for those looking for a cure for insomnia to read.
Still laughing myself silly over you getting Elevation!

It was meant to be
absolute karma...grumpy old cuss meets Elevation.

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Re: Official London (2) Thread ** Spoilers** 9 July 2017
« Reply #35 on: July 09, 2017, 04:22:08 PM »
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On train back home now....

Thanks for all the inspiring messages re hellevation!

I'll do a long winded write up of my thoughts on the show tomorrow for those looking for a cure for insomnia to read.
Still laughing myself silly over you getting Elevation!

It was meant to be
absolute karma...grumpy old cuss meets Elevation.

You should have seen my reaction to the 2 'rental' charge for a pint plastic glass with u2 written on it...

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Re: Official London (2) Thread ** Spoilers** 9 July 2017
« Reply #36 on: July 09, 2017, 04:25:06 PM »
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On train back home now....

Thanks for all the inspiring messages re hellevation!

I'll do a long winded write up of my thoughts on the show tomorrow for those looking for a cure for insomnia to read.
Still laughing myself silly over you getting Elevation!

Let's be honest: there was no way an tha wouldn't get Elevation. The band knew he was in attendance tonight and wanted to make sure that he heard his favourite song by them.  ;)

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Re: Official London (2) Thread ** Spoilers** 9 July 2017
« Reply #37 on: July 09, 2017, 04:31:36 PM »
What I've noticed with Elevation over the last few years is it really energises the UK crowd. It's instantly recognisable in the way SBS is and gets the party going like no other 00's hit. So yeah it is near the bottom of the pack lyrics wise but it works well in a stadium.

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Re: Official London (2) Thread ** Spoilers** 9 July 2017
« Reply #38 on: July 09, 2017, 05:01:57 PM »
I just got back. Sorry an tha, mobile not working on these shores. Met forum member Geranimo who not only is a super excited U2 fan, but had several hours of great pints and U2 discussion with himself and an unknown Brummie U2 fan. I was really blown away by the warmth of the UK ppl this week and vibe at both shows was heartfelt. Sure the audience was a little older but the vibe at Twickenham was palpable. I saw Neil McCormick after the show and Brian Eno was at the mixing desk. Noel did a great job during the encore last night and he was a great compliment to the main act.

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Re: Official London (2) Thread ** Spoilers** 9 July 2017
« Reply #39 on: July 09, 2017, 05:03:46 PM »
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What I've noticed with Elevation over the last few years is it really energises the UK crowd. It's instantly recognisable in the way SBS is and gets the party going like no other 00's hit. So yeah it is near the bottom of the pack lyrics wise but it works well in a stadium.

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Re: Official London (2) Thread ** Spoilers** 9 July 2017
« Reply #40 on: July 09, 2017, 05:06:45 PM »
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On train back home now....

Thanks for all the inspiring messages re hellevation!

I'll do a long winded write up of my thoughts on the show tomorrow for those looking for a cure for insomnia to read.
Still laughing myself silly over you getting Elevation!

Let's be honest: there was no way an tha wouldn't get Elevation. The band knew he was in attendance tonight and wanted to make sure that he heard his favourite song by them.  ;)
Yes, I'm surprised they didn't dedicate it to him!

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Re: Official London (2) Thread ** Spoilers** 9 July 2017
« Reply #41 on: July 09, 2017, 05:13:04 PM »
The version of MW that they are playing seems to be a track that Edge played during the original recording that was ultimately used for a remix. If you listen to the original MW remixes it is evident. Bono's RS Miss You vocals seem to be his pale contribution but whatever. The video was the same as Cleveland with Warhol imagery, screen grabs and loops. Sadly,the dancer tonight just did have the mojo of her Yankee sister. You really gotta own that moment which isn't easy in a stadium with cameras etc.

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Re: Official London (2) Thread ** Spoilers** 9 July 2017
« Reply #42 on: July 09, 2017, 05:18:28 PM »
Not gonna say too much now because there is plenty of good to say but the amount of augmentation and sounds clearly not coming from the 4 men on stage in u2 gigs these days has gone too far...at times tonight there were clear timing issues between the non live stuff and the band...its a shame

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Re: Official London (2) Thread ** Spoilers** 9 July 2017
« Reply #43 on: July 09, 2017, 05:27:47 PM »
But TJT is full of Eno augmentation.

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Re: Official London (2) Thread ** Spoilers** 9 July 2017
« Reply #44 on: July 09, 2017, 05:32:10 PM »
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But TJT is full of Eno augmentation.

Beautiful Day for example was borderline Karaoke... :)