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Re: U2 drop the decades
« Reply #15 on: September 29, 2017, 01:19:33 PM »
I'll pick the 80-'s because there are 6 albums.  The 90's only has 3, the 00's have 3, and the 10's has 1 so far.

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Re: U2 drop the decades
« Reply #16 on: September 29, 2017, 01:39:19 PM »
At first I thought it was drop a decade instead of keep a decade...but then you know which two wouldn't be dropped so it would only be a 50/50 thing. But then I thought of this, sorry for hijacking and probably repeating someone else's previous idea. We all know the fabled Rule of Three in regards to U2 albums, so going chronologically you toss them each in one of 3 piles.

1: BOY / UF / AB / ATYCLB                         
2: OCTOBER / TJT / ZOOROPA / HTDAAB   
3: WAR / R&H / POP / NLOTH

You can only listen to the albums from one group (no b sides, live versions etc.) Which one would you choose?
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Re: U2 drop the decades
« Reply #17 on: September 29, 2017, 02:42:59 PM »
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At first I thought it was drop a decade instead of keep a decade...but then you know which two wouldn't be dropped so it would only be a 50/50 thing. But then I thought of this, sorry for hijacking and probably repeating someone else's previous idea. We all know the fabled Rule of Three in regards to U2 albums, so going chronologically you toss them each in one of 3 piles.

1: BOY / UF / AB / ATYCLB                         
2: OCTOBER / TJT / ZOOROPA / HTDAAB   
3: WAR / R&H / POP / NLOTH

You can only listen to the albums from one group (no b sides, live versions etc.) Which one would you choose?
Where is SOI? And Passengers?

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Re: U2 drop the decades
« Reply #18 on: September 29, 2017, 03:00:29 PM »
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1: BOY / UF / AB / ATYCLB                         
2: OCTOBER / TJT / ZOOROPA / HTDAAB   
3: WAR / R&H / POP / NLOTH

You can only listen to the albums from one group (no b sides, live versions etc.) Which one would you choose?

Gotta go with group #1, but it hurts.

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Re: U2 drop the decades
« Reply #19 on: September 29, 2017, 03:03:37 PM »
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1: BOY / UF / AB / ATYCLB                         
2: OCTOBER / TJT / ZOOROPA / HTDAAB   
3: WAR / R&H / POP / NLOTH

You can only listen to the albums from one group (no b sides, live versions etc.) Which one would you choose?

Gotta go with group #1, but it hurts.
I shove all the albums into group #1, including SOI, SOE, and Passengers. Cheating is fun!

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Re: U2 drop the decades
« Reply #20 on: September 29, 2017, 06:38:32 PM »
1983-1993 if we're allowed to pick a period like that.  War, TUF, Wide Awake, JT, R&H, AB, Zooropa.

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Re: U2 drop the decades
« Reply #21 on: October 02, 2017, 04:24:48 AM »
Well I'm picking to keep the 90's.


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Re: U2 drop the decades
« Reply #22 on: October 02, 2017, 10:48:36 AM »
For me, ditch em all apart from the 80's. Plenty great music in them years to keep me happy. Best time to be a u2 fan too, truly magical times

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Re: U2 drop the decades
« Reply #23 on: October 03, 2017, 08:49:25 AM »
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Ok this one is difficult. Imagine the band dropping all songs except one decade.

Witch decade would you keep... And remember you will never hear a song from the dropt decades again!

So what is going to be :

80's
90's
00's
10's
Can someone explain to me how this would work, exactly?

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Re: U2 drop the decades
« Reply #24 on: October 03, 2017, 04:32:37 PM »
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Ok this one is difficult. Imagine the band dropping all songs except one decade.

Witch decade would you keep... And remember you will never hear a song from the dropt decades again!

So what is going to be :

80's
90's
00's
10's
Can someone explain to me how this would work, exactly?

Simply, if you had to drop each decade of music in the U2 canon, save one... which decade would you save?

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Re: U2 drop the decades
« Reply #25 on: October 03, 2017, 09:10:51 PM »
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Ok this one is difficult. Imagine the band dropping all songs except one decade.

Witch decade would you keep... And remember you will never hear a song from the dropt decades again!

So what is going to be :

80's
90's
00's
10's
Can someone explain to me how this would work, exactly?

Simply, if you had to drop each decade of music in the U2 canon, save one... which decade would you save?

As much as I love 90s U2, the 80s. You can't beat War, TUF, and TJT right in a row, plus Boy and many of the songs off of R&H and October. It's an impeccable collection of songs.

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Re: U2 drop the decades
« Reply #26 on: October 05, 2017, 01:39:41 PM »
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Not a U2 album.  Its a band made up of U2 and Eno.

Counter-point:  U2 included "Miss Sarajevo" in The Best Of 90-00 and "Your Blue Room" in the bonus disc.

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Re: U2 drop the decades
« Reply #27 on: October 06, 2017, 07:49:36 AM »
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Not a U2 album.  Its a band made up of U2 and Eno.

Counter-point:  U2 included "Miss Sarajevo" in The Best Of 90-00 and "Your Blue Room" in the bonus disc.
Yeah! That album was basically U2 with special guest Brian Eno!

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Re: U2 drop the decades
« Reply #28 on: October 06, 2017, 01:15:34 PM »
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1983-1993 if we're allowed to pick a period like that.  War, TUF, Wide Awake, JT, R&H, AB, Zooropa.
I agree this is the one I would want!