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Which song do you prefer?

The Fly
23 (47.9%)
Ultraviolet (Light My Way)
25 (52.1%)

Total Members Voted: 39

Voting closed: March 22, 2012, 05:54:50 AM

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Offline Droo

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Re: 2012 Ultimate U2 Song Tournament: The Final
« Reply #45 on: March 20, 2012, 11:44:06 AM »
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I think UV will win, mainly because it seems to appeal more to those who prefer '80s or '00s U2, as opposed to the Fly, which is more quintessentially '90s.

But this forum has giant throbbing love for the 90s.

If baby baby baby x 27 beats The Fly I will be quite annoyed.

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Re: 2012 Ultimate U2 Song Tournament: The Final
« Reply #46 on: March 20, 2012, 11:44:38 AM »
I'd be happy with either.

UV, WOWY, Fly would all be worthy.

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Re: 2012 Ultimate U2 Song Tournament: The Final
« Reply #47 on: March 20, 2012, 01:14:50 PM »
Tied it up for Ultraviolet. :)

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Re: 2012 Ultimate U2 Song Tournament: The Final
« Reply #48 on: March 20, 2012, 01:16:19 PM »
The Fly.  I love UV, but The Fly is just a better song, and my second favourite U2 song.

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Re: 2012 Ultimate U2 Song Tournament: The Final
« Reply #49 on: March 20, 2012, 01:45:48 PM »
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Neither are the "Ultimate" U2 song, sadly, but I went with Ultraviolet.  At least that's in my top 5, whereas The Fly isn't even in my top 30

That doesn't really surprise me, OAP.



Me either. I guess OAP would only be happy if Beautiful Day won

That or Elevation.



Or if U2 covered a Sara Barellis song

Hey now.  First of all, it's "Bareilles".  At least you didn't add an H in Sara. 

And obviously I would be happy if Beautiful Day won, but it's not the "ultimate" U2 song either.  In my opinion, that title  belongs to One. 

Elevation?  Huh?

And why do my rankings of Ultraviolet and The Fly surprise you?

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Re: 2012 Ultimate U2 Song Tournament: The Final
« Reply #50 on: March 20, 2012, 01:47:25 PM »
tied it up with UV. you're welcome

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Re: 2012 Ultimate U2 Song Tournament: The Final
« Reply #51 on: March 20, 2012, 02:00:31 PM »
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Neither are the "Ultimate" U2 song, sadly, but I went with Ultraviolet.  At least that's in my top 5, whereas The Fly isn't even in my top 30

That doesn't really surprise me, OAP.



Me either. I guess OAP would only be happy if Beautiful Day won

That or Elevation.



Or if U2 covered a Sara Barellis song

Hey now.  First of all, it's "Bareilles".  At least you didn't add an H in Sara. 

And obviously I would be happy if Beautiful Day won, but it's not the "ultimate" U2 song either.  In my opinion, that title  belongs to One. 

Elevation?  Huh?

And why do my rankings of Ultraviolet and The Fly surprise you?



Just having a bit of fun with ya OAP ;) and I agree with you in that One is prob the ultimate U2 song. Either that or Streets. However I'm delighted to see my fav UV in the final.

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Re: 2012 Ultimate U2 Song Tournament: The Final
« Reply #52 on: March 20, 2012, 02:14:59 PM »
Light my way!! ;)

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Re: 2012 Ultimate U2 Song Tournament: The Final
« Reply #53 on: March 20, 2012, 03:47:40 PM »
For some time, I've thought The Fly to be the best U2 song anyway. The contributions from every band member, the lyrics, the reinvention it represents, the killer live treatment. It's the best thing they've done right?

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Re: 2012 Ultimate U2 Song Tournament: The Final
« Reply #54 on: March 20, 2012, 03:53:11 PM »
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Exactly. If anyone's in any doubt... 0:30!  8)

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Re: 2012 Ultimate U2 Song Tournament: The Final
« Reply #55 on: March 20, 2012, 07:26:47 PM »
Ultraviolet

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Re: 2012 Ultimate U2 Song Tournament: The Final
« Reply #56 on: March 20, 2012, 07:30:22 PM »
it's no secret that Ken tied it up

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Re: 2012 Ultimate U2 Song Tournament: The Final
« Reply #57 on: March 20, 2012, 08:43:30 PM »
Still very close!  At least the back-and-forth lead changes will be fun to watch.  Both songs are great, although I don't really have a strong sentimental connection to either.

It's been fun watching the japing and indignation in this song tournament.  My favorite recurring ideas have been: I can't bring myself to vote, I'm going to be so mad/sad/homicidal if ________ wins, How come _________ is paired against ______THAT'SNOTFAIR, and Why's everyone gotta hate on _________.  ;D

Now, as for that most disliked song tournament...I think that'll especially bring out best in everyone!

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Re: 2012 Ultimate U2 Song Tournament: The Final
« Reply #58 on: March 20, 2012, 09:22:01 PM »
Someone should make a tournament for the LEAST liked U2 song. That'd be interesting.

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Re: 2012 Ultimate U2 Song Tournament: The Final
« Reply #59 on: March 20, 2012, 09:23:37 PM »
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Someone should make a tournament for the LEAST liked U2 song. That'd be interesting.

I'm probably going to do that soon.