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What do you think of Invisible?

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Offline Tumbling Dice

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Re: Mixed Emotions About Invisible
« Reply #15 on: February 02, 2014, 10:18:33 AM »
OK I'm voting average.   :-\

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Re: Mixed Emotions About Invisible
« Reply #16 on: February 02, 2014, 10:18:49 AM »
Good. Nothing more nothing less. I imagine the longer edit will be better the way epworths OL mix improved upon the original.

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Re: Mixed Emotions About Invisible
« Reply #17 on: February 02, 2014, 10:19:10 AM »
I voted good. I love most of the song, especially the beginning, that really surprised me. Some of the song sounds forced though. Nevermind, after several more listens it grew on me. Superb
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Re: Mixed Emotions About Invisible
« Reply #18 on: February 02, 2014, 10:20:31 AM »
Great lyrics, really good guitar, average drums and bass, good chorus. A couple of liftoff moments. I'd like to hear a longer version.

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Re: Mixed Emotions About Invisible
« Reply #19 on: February 02, 2014, 10:22:20 AM »
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I voted "good" because while I really liked it (especially the bass line), it felt like it was building up to something and didn't quite get there. I'm imagining a longer edit that might be a little more dramatic. For me it just did the old T.S. Eliot ending of not with a bang but a whimper. I'm not too concerned though because this is easily rectified in live settings.  :)

I can't see it packing much of a punch live to be honest.

I'm now hoping for another fractured and eclectic album.


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Re: Mixed Emotions About Invisible
« Reply #20 on: February 02, 2014, 10:23:36 AM »
Superb

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Re: Mixed Emotions About Invisible
« Reply #21 on: February 02, 2014, 10:25:04 AM »
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U2 have recorded a Classic!  8)

This
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Re: Mixed Emotions About Invisible
« Reply #22 on: February 02, 2014, 10:26:08 AM »
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I voted "good" because while I really liked it (especially the bass line), it felt like it was building up to something and didn't quite get there. I'm imagining a longer edit that might be a little more dramatic. For me it just did the old T.S. Eliot ending of not with a bang but a whimper. I'm not too concerned though because this is easily rectified in live settings.  :)

I can't see it packing much of a punch live to be honest.


I'm thinking the opposite

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Re: Mixed Emotions About Invisible
« Reply #23 on: February 02, 2014, 10:27:08 AM »
Superb probably isn't a good enough word for me.

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Re: Mixed Emotions About Invisible
« Reply #24 on: February 02, 2014, 10:27:38 AM »
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I voted "good" because while I really liked it (especially the bass line), it felt like it was building up to something and didn't quite get there. I'm imagining a longer edit that might be a little more dramatic. For me it just did the old T.S. Eliot ending of not with a bang but a whimper. I'm not too concerned though because this is easily rectified in live settings.  :)

I can't see it packing much of a punch live to be honest.

I'm now hoping for another fractured and eclectic album.
Hold out hope! But I'm holding out hope for a longer mix with perhaps another verse and a bit more of a climax to it. That's easy to insert live.

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Re: Mixed Emotions About Invisible
« Reply #25 on: February 02, 2014, 10:28:54 AM »
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Superb probably isn't a good enough word for me.

I was thinking of giving you an elevator key to the penthouse, OAP, when I made the poll. :)


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Re: Mixed Emotions About Invisible
« Reply #26 on: February 02, 2014, 10:31:27 AM »
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Superb probably isn't a good enough word for me.

I was thinking of giving you an elevator key to the penthouse, OAP, when I made the poll. :)

Oh you know for sure this song is right up my alley!

I am a happy U2 fan today.

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Re: Mixed Emotions About Invisible
« Reply #27 on: February 02, 2014, 10:31:34 AM »
What is wrong w/ me?  :'(

I'm a Bono Girl. HE sounds terrific - even non-Bono Girls will have to admit that. I think the song sounds better broken down in pieces like in the Facebook making of documentary. The VERY beginning I like, and then the buzzy guitar and commercial sound of it make me love it less. I don't not like it, I just want MORE!!!

I am also a Coldplay fan, so it's not a negative if people hear Coldplay in this.  :-\

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Re: Mixed Emotions About Invisible
« Reply #28 on: February 02, 2014, 10:35:02 AM »
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What is wrong w/ me?  :'(

I'm a Bono Girl. HE sounds terrific - even non-Bono Girls will have to admit that. I think the song sounds better broken down in pieces like in the Facebook making of documentary. The VERY beginning I like, and then the buzzy guitar and commercial sound of it make me love it less. I don't not like it, I just want MORE!!!

I am also a Coldplay fan, so it's not a negative if people hear Coldplay in this.  :-\
Have you been able to re-listen with fully functioning speakers?  ;) And don't feel badly! You're entitled to feel however you like about it. Sometimes we're made to question ourselves by looking at everyone else's opinions, but we're allowed to have our own (and change them, if we like). No ambivalent or sad faces.  8)

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Re: Mixed Emotions About Invisible
« Reply #29 on: February 02, 2014, 10:36:47 AM »
It's immediately growing on me. While I don't like the drum "sound" (drum-machiney) I'm now hearing really good drum parts. What I thought was non-existent bass and a backing guitar part I'm now hear as the actual bass, and it's a good bassline. I love the pace of the song. It ends too soon. Hopefully the album version adds another chorus/extended guitar solo. 5 listens in now. The wife loves it. I don't hear Coldplay, just some Killers in the distorted guitar part (which I love as well). Great liftoff in the "I'm not invisible, I am here" part.