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Offline eddyjedi

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Zooropa was released 20 years ago today
« on: July 01, 2013, 01:32:26 PM »
Lets discuss u2s brilliant alternative album on its anniversary. According to U2.com it was made in 12 weeks. 12!!!!



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Re: Zooropa was released 20 years ago today
« Reply #1 on: July 01, 2013, 01:35:13 PM »
Yay, Zooropa! One of the top five U2 albums. It was originally going to be released on June 28th, which means it would have been released three years to the day before I was born.

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Re: Zooropa was released 20 years ago today
« Reply #2 on: July 01, 2013, 01:40:34 PM »
Zooropa... U2's brilliant debut into progressive rock (well the actual track Zooropa was!). But Bono was right, Zooropa was genius.

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Re: Zooropa was released 20 years ago today
« Reply #3 on: July 01, 2013, 02:10:36 PM »
20 years.. How time flies.

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Re: Zooropa was released 20 years ago today
« Reply #4 on: July 01, 2013, 02:11:40 PM »
Wow, 20 years.  I remember having to convince people that it was Bono singing on Lemon. 

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Re: Zooropa was released 20 years ago today
« Reply #5 on: July 01, 2013, 02:17:48 PM »
I remember seeing a release day of July 5. I could be wrong on that one but I didn't think it was the 1st.

Now if only we had a remastered edition to celebrate. I'm still sad this album didn't get the full treatment like many of the others. It deserves more recognition!

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Re: Zooropa was released 20 years ago today
« Reply #6 on: July 01, 2013, 02:22:35 PM »
I think it might be this week, apologies

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Re: Zooropa was released 20 years ago today
« Reply #7 on: July 01, 2013, 02:25:08 PM »
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I think it might be this week, apologies

No worries! I'm not sure on the exact date myself. I'm just excited that someone started a Zooropa anniversary thread.:D

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Re: Zooropa was released 20 years ago today
« Reply #8 on: July 01, 2013, 03:09:41 PM »
I was at University at the time and remember buying it on the day of release. It was originally an EP they were recording whilst touring Achtung Baby! It got out of hand ... imagine that nowadays!

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Re: Zooropa was released 20 years ago today
« Reply #9 on: July 01, 2013, 04:27:30 PM »
Oh, yes! The sound of a band who were at their creative peak, a band who didn't worry about being relevant, or appealing to Radio - just the sound of a band making the music they wanted to make and doing it during the madness of rock musics greatest ever tour.

Magical stuff!

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Re: Zooropa was released 20 years ago today
« Reply #10 on: July 01, 2013, 04:49:52 PM »
Zooropa, one of my favorites! I know what i'm listening to the rest of this week! :)

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Re: Zooropa was released 20 years ago today
« Reply #11 on: July 01, 2013, 05:53:20 PM »
I just listened to the title track, it's still as fresh as ever. Man it's like visiting another planet.

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Re: Zooropa was released 20 years ago today
« Reply #12 on: July 01, 2013, 06:06:53 PM »
My least favourite album of U2, but that doesn't constitute as bad now does it?

A good album landmarked by the 20 year point since its release.

Happy Anniversary ZOOROPA!!!  ;D

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Re: Zooropa was released 20 years ago today
« Reply #13 on: July 01, 2013, 06:20:32 PM »
If only they could record an album in 12 weeks these days, instead of 2nd guessing everything !!!

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Re: Zooropa was released 20 years ago today
« Reply #14 on: July 01, 2013, 06:25:06 PM »
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If only they could record an album in 12 weeks these days, instead of 2nd guessing everything !!!

Well its a fine thing, writing some songs and putting out a record whilst you're still on tour............. but its another thing trying to play the f*ck**g things..... Bono - 1993, Dublin