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LENNY KRAVITZ?!?!?!?!? THAT ONE HIT WONDER GUY FROM THE 90S?!?!?!?!?  :o :o :o :o :o >:( >:( >:( >:( >:(


and people are complaining that they got The Fray and Interpol... :P

Just because you don't like them doesn't make them one-hit wonders. Look up what that phrase really means.  ;)

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LENNY KRAVITZ?!?!?!?!? THAT ONE HIT WONDER GUY FROM THE 90S?!?!?!?!?  :o :o :o :o :o >:( >:( >:( >:( >:(

Maybe to people your age he's a one hit wonder but he isnt a one hit wonder :P

yes...but compared to Interpol and The Fray, who are both amazing, and Florence+the Machine, who is very promising, its a huge dissapointment. frankly, U2 should be recruiting newer indie bands like Vampire Weekend and MGMT to open for them. maybe Arcade Fire.

I think MGMT declined some time ago. They're a bunch of hacks, anyway.


well i honestly don't know anyone who can name a Lenny Kravitz song besides Are You Going to Go My Way.
and MGMT is the future of music. don't be hating.  ;)

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Everybody has their own tastes and preferences when it comes to music.  You may not happen to like them....but at the very least be a bit more respectful in your posts.  Agree to disagree...but no reason to bash.

Personally I was gutted that Los Angeles fans got The Black Eyed Peas on last year's tour....while other cities got Muse.  But they actually surprised me....they were entertaining. 

I think Lenny will probably do the same.

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Everybody has their own tastes and preferences when it comes to music.  You may not happen to like them....but at the very least be a bit more respectful in your posts.  Agree to disagree...but no reason to bash.

Personally I was gutted that Los Angeles fans got The Black Eyed Peas on last year's tour....while other cities got Muse.  But they actually surprised me....they were entertaining. 

I think Lenny will probably do the same.

but...BEP is awesome and have had...i don't know...10 hits? not to mention they're at least current...

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LENNY KRAVITZ?!?!?!?!? THAT ONE HIT WONDER GUY FROM THE 90S?!?!?!?!?  :o :o :o :o :o >:( >:( >:( >:( >:(


and people are complaining that they got The Fray and Interpol... :P

Just because you don't like them doesn't make them one-hit wonders. Look up what that phrase really means.  ;)

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LENNY KRAVITZ?!?!?!?!? THAT ONE HIT WONDER GUY FROM THE 90S?!?!?!?!?  :o :o :o :o :o >:( >:( >:( >:( >:(

Maybe to people your age he's a one hit wonder but he isnt a one hit wonder :P

yes...but compared to Interpol and The Fray, who are both amazing, and Florence+the Machine, who is very promising, its a huge dissapointment. frankly, U2 should be recruiting newer indie bands like Vampire Weekend and MGMT to open for them. maybe Arcade Fire.

I think MGMT declined some time ago. They're a bunch of hacks, anyway.


well i honestly don't know anyone who can name a Lenny Kravitz song besides Are You Going to Go My Way.
and MGMT is the future of music. don't be hating.  ;)

Well okay then. I'm not really into indie pop.

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Black Velveteen
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Everybody has their own tastes and preferences when it comes to music.  You may not happen to like them....but at the very least be a bit more respectful in your posts.  Agree to disagree...but no reason to bash.

Personally I was gutted that Los Angeles fans got The Black Eyed Peas on last year's tour....while other cities got Muse.  But they actually surprised me....they were entertaining. 

I think Lenny will probably do the same.

but...BEP is awesome and have had...i don't know...10 hits? not to mention they're at least current...

Why does it matter if a band has hits? BEP is just your regular Top 40 with Ryan Seacrest stuff.


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yeah I think they should have better bands open up for them than what they've had. I mean I'd much rather have bands that I've heard of open up instead of the ones they have. I'd roll my eyes at all of the US bands for next year, maybe Kravitz won't be that bad but the others  :-X

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No matter who opens up you'll be waiting for them to finish as fast as possible so U2 can enter. It doesn't matter.

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What's so bad about Interpol? They're a pretty good band.

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yeah I think they should have better bands open up for them than what they've had. I mean I'd much rather have bands that I've heard of open up instead of the ones they have. I'd roll my eyes at all of the US bands for next year, maybe Kravitz won't be that bad but the others  :-X

Maybe you should check them out a bit more?  :)

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i have a question boom cha. i have 5 dollars on itunes. what songs do i buy  ???

Here are five songs I'd suggest (no specific order):

1. Evil
2. Barricade
3. Slow Hands
4. NARC
5. Untitled

I think they're more of an album band, so if you like any or all of those songs; look into one of their albums. You can always use youtube to search too.
YAY! (actually boo!!!) I get Kravits 3x for both Anaheim and Oakland. I'd rather have Interpol over any of these openers!!! Then Snow Patrol comes in 2nd. For $5 and you want some great Interpol songs? I suggest these:

1. Slow Hands
2. Specialist
3. Evil
4. C'mere
5. Narc


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I was looking forward to seeing Lenny in Denver :-\

Ditto on this!  And LK is not a 1 hit wonder.  Oh well... The Fray it is...  *sighs*

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WHY FLORENCE AND THE MACHINE FOR NASHVILLE  >:(  :'(

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Because she's amazing. Dont question The U2. They know all.

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Be happy you didn't get The Fray. That song they play would go for hours.

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WHY FLORENCE AND THE MACHINE FOR NASHVILLE  >:(  :'(

because they're a promising young band.
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Be happy you didn't get The Fray. That song they play would go for hours.

and so are they!  ::)
and actually they have 5 hits, not just 1.  ;)

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WHY FLORENCE AND THE MACHINE FOR NASHVILLE  >:(  :'(

Better than Interpol. I want Florence as an opening act.

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WHY FLORENCE AND THE MACHINE FOR NASHVILLE  >:(  :'(

Better than Interpol. I want Florence as an opening act.

Interpol's good too!  ::)

honestly, the only bad option was Lenny Kravitz, who stopped being popular in the 90s. and Snow Patrol, who are basically a glorified one-hit-wonder. (but a really good one!)