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Offline ShankAsu

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Re: Irish Times ranks U2's albums
« Reply #15 on: July 19, 2017, 10:40:48 AM »
I think there have been so many lists ranking their albums already that they just are being different for difference sake. I agree with No Line being last, but the rest can be dismissed as someone with an axe to grind against the band and Bono in particular.  Very biting summaries in general and the grading of the albums using Bono's voice strength is telling that this person just isn't a u2 fan.

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Re: Irish Times ranks U2's albums
« Reply #16 on: July 19, 2017, 02:10:00 PM »
UF is my favorite album by any artist. Glad it made the top spot here.

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Re: Irish Times ranks U2's albums
« Reply #17 on: July 19, 2017, 03:05:36 PM »
Bomb should be last. 

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Re: Irish Times ranks U2's albums
« Reply #18 on: July 19, 2017, 07:17:30 PM »
TUF was where I was first introduced to U2 and still love it today.  Great sound, great vocals and to me they were cool!

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Re: Irish Times ranks U2's albums
« Reply #19 on: July 19, 2017, 08:32:12 PM »
Astonished an album that has 'Elvis Presley and America' on it could top any list. And it really only has two truly great songs (Pride and Bad).

I think Achtung Baby suffers from poor production - it hasn't aged well sonically. Which to me drops it below The Joshua Tree.

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Re: Irish Times ranks U2's albums
« Reply #20 on: July 20, 2017, 05:01:10 AM »
What do you think of the writers assertion that Bomb was the first indication that the bands songwriting was in terminal decline? At the time I kind of liked Bomb but looking back I think he may have a point...

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Re: Irish Times ranks U2's albums
« Reply #21 on: July 20, 2017, 07:40:57 AM »
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What do you think of the writers assertion that Bomb was the first indication that the bands songwriting was in terminal decline? At the time I kind of liked Bomb but looking back I think he may have a point...
It's best to look back another 4 years prior to that...

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Re: Irish Times ranks U2's albums
« Reply #22 on: July 20, 2017, 07:46:22 AM »
I wouldn't be a massive fan of ATYCLB but it still had five or six really good songs. Bomb had one big single and the rest was really just sugar coated mush.

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Re: Irish Times ranks U2's albums
« Reply #23 on: July 20, 2017, 07:47:11 AM »
The last 10 years have been really sh** for U2 in retrospect. I hope SOE rescues and resurrects their careers.