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What are your three favorite songs off the album October, and how do you feel about the album in 2018?

Gloria
31 (27.2%)
I Fall Down
10 (8.8%)
I Threw a Brick Through a Window
9 (7.9%)
Rejoice
8 (7%)
Fire
3 (2.6%)
Tomorrow
21 (18.4%)
October
12 (10.5%)
With a Shout (Jerusalem)
3 (2.6%)
Stranger in a Strange Land
3 (2.6%)
Scarlet
9 (7.9%)
Is That All?
5 (4.4%)

Total Members Voted: 40

Author Topic: October: Retrospecitve  (Read 882 times)

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Offline redapple129

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Re: October: Retrospecitve
« Reply #30 on: June 03, 2018, 08:53:20 PM »
October feels like a roadmap for how to get from Boy to the three albums that followed while still very much a post-punk album with its own identity. You can hear the martial drums and punch of War on I Threw a Brick and Rejoice, the atmospherics of TUF on Scarlet, the sweeping desert vistas of TJT on Stranger in a Strange Land. I can't say that I come back to it as frequently as I do for many other U2 albums, but it's still in my "very much enjoy" tier.