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Which song do you prefer?

Stay (Faraway So Close!)
30 (55.6%)
Love Is Blindness
24 (44.4%)

Total Members Voted: 47

Voting closed: March 10, 2012, 10:54:31 AM

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Offline Tumbling Dice

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Re: 2012 Ultimate U2 Song Tournament: Round 3 - Match 8
« Reply #15 on: March 08, 2012, 11:52:24 AM »
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Right, but the draw was determined by seeding. Correct? So these songs are the top half of the seeds?

No, but they featured the #1 seed and the #4 seed.


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Re: 2012 Ultimate U2 Song Tournament: Round 3 - Match 8
« Reply #16 on: March 08, 2012, 11:56:54 AM »
LIB

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Re: 2012 Ultimate U2 Song Tournament: Round 3 - Match 8
« Reply #17 on: March 08, 2012, 12:07:56 PM »
Stay.

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Re: 2012 Ultimate U2 Song Tournament: Round 3 - Match 8
« Reply #18 on: March 08, 2012, 12:09:44 PM »
This one hurt. Love Is Blindness.

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Re: 2012 Ultimate U2 Song Tournament: Round 3 - Match 8
« Reply #19 on: March 08, 2012, 12:14:10 PM »
Love Is Blindness - both of them top 5 U2 songs.

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Re: 2012 Ultimate U2 Song Tournament: Round 3 - Match 8
« Reply #20 on: March 08, 2012, 12:29:42 PM »
Tough one, better flip a coin for this one.  Heads - stay, Tails - LIB.

and the winner is...

Tails!

The live version of LIB has to be heard to be believed, if you haven't already.

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Re: 2012 Ultimate U2 Song Tournament: Round 3 - Match 8
« Reply #21 on: March 08, 2012, 12:30:57 PM »
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Right, but the draw was determined by seeding. Correct? So these songs are the top half of the seeds?

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The first number is the match number and the second number is the highest seed in that match.

1.  1
2.  16
3.  12
4.  8
5.  5
6.  9
7.  13
8.  4

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9.  3
10.  14
11.  10
12.  6
13.  7
14.  11
15.  15
16.  2

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Re: 2012 Ultimate U2 Song Tournament: Round 3 - Match 8
« Reply #22 on: March 08, 2012, 12:47:42 PM »
This one was pretty easy for me, I choose Stay any day over LIB. Have to get Zooropa songs in there - it's my favourite album barring AB and Joshua Tree. :D

I'm surprised though, I thought LIB would be beating Stay given how much appreciation there is for AB. Of course, it's still early for this round. Should be interesting.

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Re: 2012 Ultimate U2 Song Tournament: Round 3 - Match 8
« Reply #23 on: March 08, 2012, 01:07:14 PM »
LIB

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Re: 2012 Ultimate U2 Song Tournament: Round 3 - Match 8
« Reply #24 on: March 08, 2012, 01:11:13 PM »
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Stay is my second favourite U2 song.

There's a good chance it will face Streets in the quarter-finals, which would be an interesting match.

Not really, it'll only be interesting to see by how large a margin Streets beats whatever song it is competing against.

PS - Love is Blindness

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Re: 2012 Ultimate U2 Song Tournament: Round 3 - Match 8
« Reply #25 on: March 08, 2012, 01:36:01 PM »
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Stay is my second favourite U2 song.

There's a good chance it will face Streets in the quarter-finals, which would be an interesting match.

Not really, it'll only be interesting to see by how large a margin Streets beats whatever song it is competing against.

PS - Love is Blindness

this.

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Re: 2012 Ultimate U2 Song Tournament: Round 3 - Match 8
« Reply #26 on: March 08, 2012, 02:27:14 PM »
LIB. Stay is a bit better lyrically, but LIB has the best scene-setting atmospherics of any U2 song. Dark, haunting, and beautiful.

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Re: 2012 Ultimate U2 Song Tournament: Round 3 - Match 8
« Reply #27 on: March 08, 2012, 02:47:36 PM »
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LOB. the solo is close to perfection

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Re: 2012 Ultimate U2 Song Tournament: Round 3 - Match 8
« Reply #28 on: March 08, 2012, 03:00:38 PM »
I mean no disrespect to Love Is Blindness but I cannot believe it is tied with Stay! It's a runaway race for me on this .

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Re: 2012 Ultimate U2 Song Tournament: Round 3 - Match 8
« Reply #29 on: March 08, 2012, 03:08:26 PM »
Stay won the last 90s specific tournament didn't it? How could LIB be close to knocking it out?