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Offline Zooropa Baby Pop

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U2 Songs, That U2 don't like.
« on: January 26, 2011, 02:30:51 PM »
Just wondering about whether any of the band members have ever openly said that they dislike, or even hate, a song they wrote.

People will debate whether songs like Discotheque or Gone will be played again but we know that the band doesn't have an issue with these songs. So do you think there are songs that won't ever be played again because the band, or a member of the band, doesn't like them???? ???



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Re: U2 Songs, That U2 don't like.
« Reply #1 on: January 26, 2011, 02:58:38 PM »
wild honey is openly loathed by larry i believe... I actually kind of like it

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« Reply #2 on: January 26, 2011, 06:37:08 PM »
Edge hates "With A Shout."

Bono and Adam don't seem to think too highly of "Red Hill Mining Town."

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Re: U2 Songs, That U2 don't like.
« Reply #3 on: January 26, 2011, 08:37:36 PM »
Larry dislikes the Passengers album except for Miss Sarajevo.  The band doesn't like A Celebration.  And Bono doesn't like the final products of Pride and Bad because he believes they are just incomplete sketches

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Re: U2 Songs, That U2 don't like.
« Reply #4 on: January 26, 2011, 08:46:45 PM »
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Larry dislikes the Passengers album except for Miss Sarajevo.  The band doesn't like A Celebration.  And Bono doesn't like the final products of Pride and Bad because he believes they are just incomplete sketches

If I remember correctly, it's the lyrics he's not happy with (though Edge has said that he likes the lyrics to Bad).

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Re: U2 Songs, That U2 don't like.
« Reply #5 on: January 26, 2011, 09:21:40 PM »
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Larry dislikes the Passengers album except for Miss Sarajevo.  The band doesn't like A Celebration.  And Bono doesn't like the final products of Pride and Bad because he believes they are just incomplete sketches

If I remember correctly, it's the lyrics he's not happy with (though Edge has said that he likes the lyrics to Bad).

Yes, the lyrics

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Re: U2 Songs, That U2 don't like.
« Reply #6 on: January 27, 2011, 11:56:24 AM »
Larry is not a big fan of Fast Cars

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Re: U2 Songs, That U2 don't like.
« Reply #7 on: January 27, 2011, 12:17:42 PM »
Bono doesn't like the lyrics to Elvis Presley & America, either.

I think the band is unhappy with the album version of Last Night On Earth, given how rushed it was recorded.

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Re: U2 Songs, That U2 don't like.
« Reply #8 on: January 27, 2011, 12:32:31 PM »
U2 are notoriously bad judges of their own work. How they could produce such great art and then repudiate it, while at the same time insisting on opening their 2010 shows with 2000's Beautiful Day, is beyond me. Beyond me, I tell you!!

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« Reply #9 on: January 27, 2011, 01:56:55 PM »
I seem to recall Edge saying that they don't like playing "Two Hearts Beat As One" live as it's a difficult song to play.

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Re: U2 Songs, That U2 don't like.
« Reply #10 on: January 27, 2011, 02:56:49 PM »
Yeah, unfortunately, I also heard that Edge doesnt like With a Shout. :( :( :( :( :( :( :(  >:( >:( >:( >:( >:( >:( >:(

In U2 by U2, Bono says he doesnt think Bad was complete lyrically.

Larry doesnt like Electrical Storm.

I wish they liked A Celebration. I effing love that song!!!!!

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Re: U2 Songs, That U2 don't like.
« Reply #11 on: January 27, 2011, 03:05:52 PM »
i'd agree with Larry on Elec. Storm & Wild Honey<zzzzzzzz, snoozer!> but def not Fast Cars, should been on Bomb for sure.

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Re: U2 Songs, That U2 don't like.
« Reply #12 on: January 27, 2011, 03:26:25 PM »
Im pretty sure they like IALW..............I have NO idea why   :P

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« Reply #13 on: January 27, 2011, 03:57:05 PM »
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Im pretty sure they like IALW..............I have NO idea why   :P

Because one of the Ramones died while listening to it. Bono has a boner for The Ramones.  ;D

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Re: U2 Songs, That U2 don't like.
« Reply #14 on: January 27, 2011, 03:59:34 PM »
Bono's not a fan of if you wear that velvet dress, stating ''It wanted to be a lounge classic. It ended up in an airport lounge as background noise''. This is the Pop version though. I listened to pop on vinyl tonight, it is so good, I'm really starting to appreciate it. It might even have the best lyrics of all the albums.