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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

Author Topic: 2012 Ultimate U2 Song Tournament: Round 3 - Match 8  (Read 2816 times)

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Offline GardenTart

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Re: 2012 Ultimate U2 Song Tournament: Round 3 - Match 8
« Reply #30 on: March 08, 2012, 04:21:15 PM »
Yay I tied it up for LIB!

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Re: 2012 Ultimate U2 Song Tournament: Round 3 - Match 8
« Reply #31 on: March 08, 2012, 04:50:39 PM »
Can't believe that this is even close. One of the worst songs on Achtung Baby vs the best song of the 90s...

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Re: 2012 Ultimate U2 Song Tournament: Round 3 - Match 8
« Reply #32 on: March 08, 2012, 04:52:20 PM »
Stay

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Re: 2012 Ultimate U2 Song Tournament: Round 3 - Match 8
« Reply #33 on: March 08, 2012, 05:14:54 PM »
Stay.

This was an easy one for me.

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Re: 2012 Ultimate U2 Song Tournament: Round 3 - Match 8
« Reply #34 on: March 08, 2012, 07:36:31 PM »
Stay

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Re: 2012 Ultimate U2 Song Tournament: Round 3 - Match 8
« Reply #35 on: March 08, 2012, 08:07:42 PM »
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Can't believe that this is even close One of the worst songs on Achtung Baby


In your opinion of course.  And judging from your user name, our opinions probably differ quite a bit.

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Re: 2012 Ultimate U2 Song Tournament: Round 3 - Match 8
« Reply #36 on: March 08, 2012, 08:32:51 PM »
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Can't believe that this is even close One of the worst songs on Achtung Baby


In your opinion of course.  And judging from your user name, our opinions probably differ quite a bit.

Exactly. Both of these are great songs from their respective albums, but i do prefer LIB

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Re: 2012 Ultimate U2 Song Tournament: Round 3 - Match 8
« Reply #37 on: March 08, 2012, 08:39:29 PM »
No surprise, but I really enjoy both.  Stay gets my vote this time, but I think both songs are excellent lyrically. 

A little death without mourning
No call and no warning
Baby, a dangerous idea
That almost makes sense.
  ...wowzers.

A vampire or a victim
It depends on who's around.
...bonus points for repeating the v-sound and for working in vampires in a way that's not ridiculous. 


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Re: 2012 Ultimate U2 Song Tournament: Round 3 - Match 8
« Reply #38 on: March 08, 2012, 08:42:32 PM »
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No surprise, but I really enjoy both.  Stay gets my vote this time, but I think both songs are excellent lyrically. 

A little death without mourning
No call and no warning
Baby, a dangerous idea
That almost makes sense.
  ...wowzers.

A vampire or a victim
It depends on who's around.
...bonus points for repeating the v-sound and for working in vampires in a way that's not ridiculous.

As usual, way before their time. U2 knows what is coming. Omniscient they are!

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Re: 2012 Ultimate U2 Song Tournament: Round 3 - Match 8
« Reply #39 on: March 08, 2012, 09:51:19 PM »
Love Is Blindness, Zoo TV... 'nuff said.

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Re: 2012 Ultimate U2 Song Tournament: Round 3 - Match 8
« Reply #40 on: March 08, 2012, 09:51:55 PM »
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If we're going off of album version, LIB. If we're talking live, Stay.

Totally the other way around my friend.

Love Is Blindness at Zoo TV is one of U2's (and Edge's) finest performances ever. On the album it doesn't invite you in and it feels a bit souless. It totally comes alive when played live.

Stay is the opposite. Brilliant on the album, but worse as a live transition. Not bad, just worse.

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Re: 2012 Ultimate U2 Song Tournament: Round 3 - Match 8
« Reply #41 on: March 09, 2012, 09:14:08 AM »
Stay (Faraway, so close)

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Re: 2012 Ultimate U2 Song Tournament: Round 3 - Match 8
« Reply #42 on: March 09, 2012, 09:18:56 AM »
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If we're going off of album version, LIB. If we're talking live, Stay.

Totally the other way around my friend.

Love Is Blindness at Zoo TV is one of U2's (and Edge's) finest performances ever. On the album it doesn't invite you in and it feels a bit souless. It totally comes alive when played live.

Stay is the opposite. Brilliant on the album, but worse as a live transition. Not bad, just worse.

Exactly. Stay fails live, just like SATS, 2 rare songs that are better on album <by a mile!> then live.

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Re: 2012 Ultimate U2 Song Tournament: Round 3 - Match 8
« Reply #43 on: March 09, 2012, 09:33:51 AM »
I thought the ZOOTV 'Stay' was pretty good to be honest - nowhere near the studio version but pretty good. Since then it's seemed pretty pointless.

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Re: 2012 Ultimate U2 Song Tournament: Round 3 - Match 8
« Reply #44 on: March 09, 2012, 09:35:29 AM »
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I thought the ZOOTV 'Stay' was pretty good to be honest - nowhere near the studio version but pretty good. Since then it's seemed pretty pointless.

i feel this way about ALL the live acoustic stuff now. It's all pointless and zzzzz inducing