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What is U2's best first single from their last 3 albums?

The Best Thing
74 (59.7%)
The Miracle
38 (30.6%)
Get On Your Boots
12 (9.7%)

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Offline WhenIsSOE

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First Single Poll
« on: September 06, 2017, 11:53:08 AM »
How does The Best Thing stack up to The Miracle and Get On Your Boots?



Spacejunk69

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Re: First Single Poll
« Reply #1 on: September 06, 2017, 11:58:35 AM »
Is it a great song, no. Its enjoyable. Boots and The Miracle are just impossible to listen too, and terrible (my opinion)

Best Thing gets my vote here.

Offline javier68

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Re: First Single Poll
« Reply #2 on: September 06, 2017, 12:11:47 PM »
too early to tell ...... I ended up liking the Miracle once I heard the live version.
While I do like the the bass and drum - the songs "seems" forgettable and by that I mean it lacks a build up and variation - it launches with a sound that does not change much.

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Re: First Single Poll
« Reply #3 on: September 06, 2017, 12:13:13 PM »
I kind of meant the studio version. Comparing 2 live versions doesn't seem fair, as The Best Thing hasn't been played live yet.

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Re: First Single Poll
« Reply #4 on: September 06, 2017, 12:18:02 PM »
kind of too early, i agree, but i didn't like the Miracle or Boots, so it might be an easy choice all the same.

Offline AchtungPop

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Re: First Single Poll
« Reply #5 on: September 06, 2017, 12:25:00 PM »
Best Thing.

Although I feel Miracle is underrated, and was the perfect song to kick off the I&E concerts. Loved it live.

Offline ciaz

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Re: First Single Poll
« Reply #6 on: September 06, 2017, 12:30:59 PM »
Easily Miracle.

Offline Poncke

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Re: First Single Poll
« Reply #7 on: September 06, 2017, 12:32:07 PM »
This is 200% better than any song on the previous album. Looking forward to the full album Songs of Experience. #U2 #livelongfan #NowPlaying

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Re: First Single Poll
« Reply #8 on: September 06, 2017, 12:36:34 PM »
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This is 200% better than any song on the previous album. Looking forward to the full album Songs of Experience. #U2 #livelongfan #NowPlaying

It's decent and I put it above the others in this poll. but better than SLABT, RBW, EBW, TIWYCRMN...? Not for me.

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Re: First Single Poll
« Reply #9 on: September 06, 2017, 12:39:32 PM »
this was AWFUL. i seriously will rank this Atyclb-light b.s. dead last. Miracle.

Spacejunk69

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Re: First Single Poll
« Reply #10 on: September 06, 2017, 12:44:27 PM »
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this was AWFUL. i seriously will rank this Atyclb-light b.s. dead last. Miracle.

I cant really comment on this as I find ATYCLB a little hard for me describe. Terrible? No. Bad? Yes. Great? No. Ok? I guess.

HTDAAB - I do not like one single song on this album - possibly Vertigo as live on the Vertigo tour it was fun to watch. The rest - just awful.

NLOTH - I LOVE Cedars, Fez and MOS - the rest. Not so good.

SOI - SLABT and TIWYCRMN - great songs, the rest, meh.

The three songs Ive heard so far from SOE are not bad. Not great, but not bad either. Better than anything of Bomb, and most of the last two albums.

Offline zoo adam

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Re: First Single Poll
« Reply #11 on: September 06, 2017, 12:44:52 PM »
Easily the Miracle. Which was a good choice as album starter & lead single.

Wasn't Boots voted worst U2 song on here ? The Best Thing has just been released & got a similar reaction to when Boots was released.

U2_One

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Re: First Single Poll
« Reply #12 on: September 06, 2017, 12:45:15 PM »
1) The Miracle
2) The Best Thing
3) Get On Your Boots

The Best Thing is closer to The Miracle than Boots, but I don't dislike GOYB.

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Re: First Single Poll
« Reply #13 on: September 06, 2017, 12:45:22 PM »
wow yea i think TBT is the worst song they've released as a single maybe ever.

Spacejunk69

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Re: First Single Poll
« Reply #14 on: September 06, 2017, 12:46:28 PM »
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wow yea i think TBT is the worst song they've released as a single maybe ever.

The cover art is great though. Pity.