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Offline romans58

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In God's Country
« on: March 28, 2018, 08:54:07 AM »
I find it interesting that the band members themselves aren't particularly fond of this song, its one of my favorites...

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Re: In God's Country
« Reply #1 on: March 28, 2018, 04:21:56 PM »
The third verse seems like an afterthought. It Bono ran ouot of ideas.

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Re: In God's Country
« Reply #2 on: March 29, 2018, 08:29:45 AM »
Edge had difficulty with it because of the tempo

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Re: In God's Country
« Reply #3 on: March 29, 2018, 10:09:26 AM »
Iy sounded great last year. Great bass groove, it got me dancing.

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Re: In God's Country
« Reply #4 on: March 29, 2018, 12:03:54 PM »
I wish U2 was more proud of it as well. It's one of the album's strongest, in my opinion.

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Re: In God's Country
« Reply #5 on: April 13, 2018, 11:50:15 AM »
I totally agree.  It is an essential part of the album.  More than perhaps any other song on the album, it evokes the sweeping vistas of the high desert.  It is absolutely indispensable in my opinion.

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Re: In God's Country
« Reply #6 on: April 13, 2018, 04:47:24 PM »
It's an excellent song.  The first five songs of the JT album are the strongest, but this and Exit are also brilliant.

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Re: In God's Country
« Reply #7 on: April 14, 2018, 10:29:05 AM »
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I totally agree.  It is an essential part of the album.  More than perhaps any other song on the album, it evokes the sweeping vistas of the high desert.  It is absolutely indispensable in my opinion.
Can’t imagine TJT without it.   It is key to the concept of the album.   Always imagined that this song would have been the perfect segue into Heartland on both the album and on tour.

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Re: In God's Country
« Reply #8 on: April 16, 2018, 01:57:29 PM »
An incredible song just like every other song on that album ;D

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Re: In God's Country
« Reply #9 on: April 23, 2018, 11:15:04 AM »
Stylistically, "God's Country" is right between "Under A Blood Red Sky" (album) and "Lovetown" (and the Joshua Tree tour, too).

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Re: In God's Country
« Reply #10 on: April 23, 2018, 05:32:58 PM »
It's 80% of a great song. I really like it - but I always feel slightly unsatisfied when it ends.

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Re: In God's Country
« Reply #11 on: April 23, 2018, 07:30:09 PM »
Third verse of the song is half baked.

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Re: In God's Country
« Reply #12 on: April 24, 2018, 03:24:27 AM »
Good song. Fits TJT perfectly and deserves it's place on the album. Not a classic JT track but pleasant enough.

The first TV show I saw just before TJT release, 'In God's Country' was played, along with 'Exit'. It was then a regular during TJT tour. So not aware the band are not fond of the song.