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Offline EdgeUK8_my_mind

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What song have you not heard live, but wish you had?
« on: June 19, 2018, 10:01:07 PM »
I just attended the DC2 show with my 17 yr old daughter (it was her second U2 show and her first GA).  Before the show she asked me which song I wanted to hear that I had never heard live before. Aside from the new songs (before the show), I had to really think about it, and I figured you all would have interesting answers to that question.

My list:
11:00 Tick Tock
Please
So Cruel
Red Flag Day
The Electric Co.
Summer of Love
Stay
When I Look at the World
The Wanderer
The Crystal Ballroom
HMTMKMKM (actually played, not as the intermission music)
Fez-Being Born

I know a couple of those have never been played live, but I can wish.


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Re: What song have you not heard live, but wish you had?
« Reply #1 on: June 19, 2018, 11:20:22 PM »
mofo Mofo, Lemon, Gone, I Will Follow, Acrobat (of course), The Fly, Cedarwood Road, Magnificent, Two Hearts Beat as One, Stay, The Little Things, Red Flag Day, Staring at the Sun.


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Re: What song have you not heard live, but wish you had?
« Reply #2 on: June 20, 2018, 06:39:55 AM »
40...I've heard a snippet once or twice, but never heard it end a concert.
Little Things
Wild Horses

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Re: What song have you not heard live, but wish you had?
« Reply #3 on: June 20, 2018, 08:17:40 AM »
Playboy Mansion

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Re: What song have you not heard live, but wish you had?
« Reply #4 on: June 20, 2018, 05:41:47 PM »
Hawkmoon 269. The version that was played live a handful of times. Beyond brilliant, but I suspect Bono wouldn't be able to do it justice anymore...

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Re: What song have you not heard live, but wish you had?
« Reply #5 on: June 20, 2018, 06:00:21 PM »
Gone.

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Re: What song have you not heard live, but wish you had?
« Reply #6 on: June 20, 2018, 06:38:14 PM »
I' e only been to two shows and I heard Wild Horses both times, so that's kind of funny. A rarity is common for me.

I really want to hear Little Things and Red Flag Day on Friday, but I won't. I've made my peace with the set list, though.

I think the song I would most like to hear live, other than what I'll be getting night after next, is 40. It's not a favorite tune or anything, but I imagine it's a wonderful experience live. The audience unified, together, singing. You don't have to be a die-hard or anything; you could have literally never heard the song in your life and still join in and feel a part of something bigger, the experience the audience shares. I imagine it stops being a performance then, and becomes literally U2, us too, participating, feeling the music, contributing to it, making a joyous sound, differences melted away for too short of a time.

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Re: What song have you not heard live, but wish you had?
« Reply #7 on: June 20, 2018, 06:46:00 PM »
Love is Blindness

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Re: What song have you not heard live, but wish you had?
« Reply #8 on: June 20, 2018, 10:45:14 PM »
Lemmmonnnnn!!!!

That and MOFO

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Re: What song have you not heard live, but wish you had?
« Reply #9 on: June 21, 2018, 01:06:10 AM »
Wire, I Fall Down, Surrender, Dirty Day.

I heard TLTTGYA at Rose Bowl 2 but sorely missed it at the 6 shows I've seen on EI so far. Though I'm seeing Dublin 3 and 4.

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Re: What song have you not heard live, but wish you had?
« Reply #10 on: June 21, 2018, 01:09:41 AM »
So Cruel

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Re: What song have you not heard live, but wish you had?
« Reply #11 on: June 21, 2018, 07:07:36 AM »
Scarlet, Moment of Surrender, 40, Kite, Mofo, God pt. II

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Re: What song have you not heard live, but wish you had?
« Reply #12 on: June 21, 2018, 10:42:21 AM »
Not including the songs I'm likely to hear later on the tour:

11 O'clock Tick Tock
A Sort of Homecoming
Who's Gonna Ride Your Wild Horses
The Troubles
The Crystal Ballroom
Stay
Please
The Book of Your Heart - wishful thinking!
40

I've heard Gone (would like to hear it again) and also The Little Things.

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Re: What song have you not heard live, but wish you had?
« Reply #13 on: June 21, 2018, 11:25:45 PM »
For me it's the following


I threw a Brick
Acrobat
Celebration
Treasure(whatever happened to pete the chop)
Hawkmoon

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Re: What song have you not heard live, but wish you had?
« Reply #14 on: June 23, 2018, 02:46:22 AM »
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Wire, I Fall Down, Surrender, Dirty Day.

I heard TLTTGYA at Rose Bowl 2 but sorely missed it at the 6 shows I've seen on EI so far. Though I'm seeing Dublin 3 and 4.

The band set themselves up for negative feedback on the best song. Ending a stadium tour with an unknown slow song was a bad idea. Don’t think it will show up again