Author Topic: U2's "Jump the Shark" Moments  (Read 1623 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline ZEROpartII

  • Child of Grace
  • **
  • Posts: 1,546
U2's "Jump the Shark" Moments
« on: May 15, 2017, 03:50:52 PM »
What are in your opinion U2's "Jump the Shark" Moments?
Basically where they went off the deep end in the worst ways possible.

-Bad PR moves
-Weird songs/Collaboration
-Fashion nightmares
-Cringeworthy moments for you as a fan

1. Lena Dunham appearing on screen during Ultraviolet Friday

2. Bono in guyliner performing Boots at the 2009 Grammys
visitors can't see pics , please You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login or You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login


3. Aung San Suu Kyi mask parade on 360 Tour
visitors can't see pics , please You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login or You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login


I have more, but I'll let you all list some


« Last Edit: May 15, 2017, 03:52:33 PM by ZEROpartII »



Offline WookieeWarrior10

  • Elevated
  • ***
  • Posts: 4,007
  • Every Artist is a Cannibal, Every Poet is a Thief.
Re: U2's "Jump the Shark" Moments
« Reply #1 on: May 15, 2017, 03:55:58 PM »
U2 feat. Mary J. Blige - One

You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login

Offline Kmama07

  • Running to Stand Still
  • **
  • Posts: 1,186
  • She is everywhere and no place
Re: U2's "Jump the Shark" Moments
« Reply #2 on: May 15, 2017, 04:08:13 PM »
Do they know it's Christmas remake

Offline imaginary friend

  • Airborne Ranger
  • ***
  • Posts: 9,779
  • welp, looks like I'm not making it to 10k posts
Re: U2's "Jump the Shark" Moments
« Reply #3 on: May 15, 2017, 04:14:54 PM »
can't think of one, really.

Offline riffraff

  • Deep In the Heart
  • ****
  • Posts: 26,230
  • I know that this is not goodbye, my forum friends!
Re: U2's "Jump the Shark" Moments
« Reply #4 on: May 15, 2017, 04:24:37 PM »
You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login
can't think of one, really.
this. It's called "go with the flow". "enjoy the ride". etc.

Offline ZEROpartII

  • Child of Grace
  • **
  • Posts: 1,546
Re: U2's "Jump the Shark" Moments
« Reply #5 on: May 15, 2017, 04:25:50 PM »
You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login
U2 feat. Mary J. Blige - One

You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login

Introducing Bono Straight Outta Dublin

Wyclef Jean ft. Bono - New Day  (Specifically Bono's outfit in the video)
You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login
« Last Edit: May 15, 2017, 04:28:12 PM by ZEROpartII »

Offline jrodr079

  • Refugee
  • *
  • Posts: 236
Re: U2's "Jump the Shark" Moments
« Reply #6 on: May 15, 2017, 04:26:37 PM »
U2 forcing their album on 100 million iTunes users.

Offline ZEROpartII

  • Child of Grace
  • **
  • Posts: 1,546
Re: U2's "Jump the Shark" Moments
« Reply #7 on: May 15, 2017, 04:28:26 PM »
You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login
U2 forcing their album on 100 million iTunes users.

BINGO

Offline JFW

  • Numb
  • **
  • Posts: 756
  • Wondering why I still walk the earth
Re: U2's "Jump the Shark" Moments
« Reply #8 on: May 15, 2017, 04:31:52 PM »
You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login
You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login
U2 feat. Mary J. Blige - One

You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login

Introducing Bono Straight Outta Dublin

Wyclef Jean ft. Bono - New Day  (Specifically Bono's outfit in the video)
You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login
Never heard of this. It's pretty nice i think 8)

Offline JFW

  • Numb
  • **
  • Posts: 756
  • Wondering why I still walk the earth
Re: U2's "Jump the Shark" Moments
« Reply #9 on: May 15, 2017, 04:32:21 PM »
What about the Spiderman songs?

Offline miryclay

  • Up With the Sun
  • ***
  • Posts: 5,071
  • Nashville, Montreal 1 & 2
Re: U2's "Jump the Shark" Moments
« Reply #10 on: May 15, 2017, 04:34:21 PM »
You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login
What are in your opinion U2's "Jump the Shark" Moments?
Basically where they went off the deep end in the worst ways possible.

-Bad PR moves
-Weird songs/Collaboration
-Fashion nightmares
-Cringeworthy moments for you as a fan

1. Lena Dunham appearing on screen during Ultraviolet Friday

2. Bono in guyliner performing Boots at the 2009 Grammys
visitors can't see pics , please You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login or You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login


3. Aung San Suu Kyi mask parade on 360 Tour
visitors can't see pics , please You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login or You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login


I have more, but I'll let you all list some




Like I said, If I have to wear a Lena Dunham mask, I will organize a Beatles style fire pit. I will Periscope it and then play it on infinite loop.

Then, I'll take the ashes and scatter them on a river in India. 30 years of fandom will end that day.

Offline THRILLHO

  • Holy Joe
  • ***
  • Posts: 17,361
  • The sun won't melt our wings tonight
Re: U2's "Jump the Shark" Moments
« Reply #11 on: May 15, 2017, 04:37:38 PM »
they've got plenty, but that mask isn't one of them. i don't get why people hated that so much. it never struck me as awkward.

guyliner/RS cover photo

Lena Dunham being seen as a feminist icon she assumes everyone sees her as.

Offline THRILLHO

  • Holy Joe
  • ***
  • Posts: 17,361
  • The sun won't melt our wings tonight
Re: U2's "Jump the Shark" Moments
« Reply #12 on: May 15, 2017, 04:39:16 PM »
You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login
What about the Spiderman songs?

if they'd done an EP of U2 actually doing those songs, maybe.

You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login
You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login
can't think of one, really.
this. It's called "go with the flow". "enjoy the ride". etc.

right. but there will be highs and lows for each of us.

Offline miryclay

  • Up With the Sun
  • ***
  • Posts: 5,071
  • Nashville, Montreal 1 & 2
Re: U2's "Jump the Shark" Moments
« Reply #13 on: May 15, 2017, 04:40:32 PM »
You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login
You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login
What about the Spiderman songs?

if they'd done an EP of U2 actually doing those songs, maybe.

You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login
You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login
can't think of one, really.
this. It's called "go with the flow". "enjoy the ride". etc.

right. but there will be highs and lows for each of us.


I actually like the Spiderman songs.

Offline WookieeWarrior10

  • Elevated
  • ***
  • Posts: 4,007
  • Every Artist is a Cannibal, Every Poet is a Thief.
Re: U2's "Jump the Shark" Moments
« Reply #14 on: May 15, 2017, 04:41:27 PM »
You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login
You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login
U2 feat. Mary J. Blige - One

You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login

Introducing Bono Straight Outta Dublin

Wyclef Jean ft. Bono - New Day  (Specifically Bono's outfit in the video)
You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login
Oh, of course! How could I not have come up with that masterpiece?