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Offline duaney

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10 minute U2 snippet for time capsule
« on: September 12, 2017, 01:53:17 PM »
If you were asked to give NASA a 10 minute snippet of U2 for future generations, what would it be? Mine would be the Zoo TV video recording of RTSS morphing into Streets. Those two songs, in that moment in time, show U2 at their best.

1. The classic lyrical imagery of RTSS.
2. Bono's powerful high notes on RTSS.
3. The theater of the mystic red fog as it engulfs Bono during the harmonica solo.
4. The obvious emotional connection they have with the fans during the Streets performance.




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Re: 10 minute U2 snippet for time capsule
« Reply #1 on: September 12, 2017, 04:26:51 PM »
The transition from Pride to Streets on TJT30 Tour would be a good one. That is an amazing sight live that captures the excitement of both songs which would be worth sharing.

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Re: 10 minute U2 snippet for time capsule
« Reply #2 on: September 13, 2017, 12:23:34 PM »
True. Good choice as well.

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Re: 10 minute U2 snippet for time capsule
« Reply #3 on: September 13, 2017, 12:57:00 PM »
A composition of edited scenes that include New Years Eve concert in Dublin in 1989 and Slane Castle 2001 (maybe the transition from All I want is you to Streets).

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Re: 10 minute U2 snippet for time capsule
« Reply #4 on: September 13, 2017, 01:16:56 PM »
Bad --> 40 --> Streets on Boston DVD, can honestly say that turned me into a diehard, most magical 10 minutes they've put on video IMO, probably a little longer than 10 mins though.

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Re: 10 minute U2 snippet for time capsule
« Reply #5 on: September 14, 2017, 07:29:21 AM »
I'm dodging a bit here, but the "History Mix" makes a fine summary of their career, at least up to Zoo TV.

Speaking of, has anyone ever made a part 2, or extended it past the 90's?

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Re: 10 minute U2 snippet for time capsule
« Reply #6 on: September 14, 2017, 03:48:59 PM »
The "With or Without You" video is pretty much a U2 course syllabus.

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Re: 10 minute U2 snippet for time capsule
« Reply #7 on: September 18, 2017, 11:31:45 AM »
Beethovens 9th transitioning to Zoo Station on the Sydney DVD

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Re: 10 minute U2 snippet for time capsule
« Reply #8 on: September 27, 2017, 11:01:36 PM »
Bono's line in Band Aid with a lock of his original mullet.

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Re: 10 minute U2 snippet for time capsule
« Reply #9 on: December 06, 2017, 01:56:54 PM »
How about Discotheque => Velvet Dress => With or Without You from PopMart Mexico City?  That is a fantastic sequence.

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Re: 10 minute U2 snippet for time capsule
« Reply #10 on: December 06, 2017, 02:20:18 PM »
A never ending loop of Bono saying, "America is more than a place, it's an idea."  Just kidding.

This is tricky, I dunno as there's plenty to choose from.  The All I Want Is You into Streets from the Slane Castle DVD is pretty heartbreaking, especially considering what Bono just went through losing his dad and I think he was buried the day before.

I dunno, a compilation of his characters from Zoo TV would be pretty cool as I always found that as a truly unique element of that era.

The Super Bowl Half Time show is pretty memorable too.

And then of course, the Elevation music video, sorry I couldn't help myself.
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Re: 10 minute U2 snippet for time capsule
« Reply #11 on: December 07, 2017, 01:35:06 PM »
Bad at Band Aid concert in 85.

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Re: 10 minute U2 snippet for time capsule
« Reply #12 on: December 07, 2017, 05:50:55 PM »
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Bad --> 40 --> Streets on Boston DVD, can honestly say that turned me into a diehard, most magical 10 minutes they've put on video IMO, probably a little longer than 10 mins though.

Agreed

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Re: 10 minute U2 snippet for time capsule
« Reply #13 on: December 07, 2017, 10:27:13 PM »
I'd go with RTSS into Streets from Zoo TV Sydney. Is simply magic. Sunday Bloody Sunday and Pride from the R&H movie would be up there too. Really hooked me on U2 when I saw the energy and passion in those songs.

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Re: 10 minute U2 snippet for time capsule
« Reply #14 on: December 08, 2017, 12:39:02 PM »
Bad/40/Streets at the first Slane Castle show in 2001. Never been bettered for me. Euphoria.