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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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Re: First Single Poll
« Reply #15 on: September 06, 2017, 12:46:57 PM »
Just had to fix a spelling error in the poll question.  ::)

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Re: First Single Poll
« Reply #16 on: September 06, 2017, 12:55:25 PM »
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wow yea i think TBT is the worst song they've released as a single maybe ever.

No this is their best lead single since A Day Without Me. Been a while but the lads are once more in good form.

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Re: First Single Poll
« Reply #17 on: September 06, 2017, 12:56:56 PM »
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wow yea i think TBT is the worst song they've released as a single maybe ever.

No this is their best lead single since A Day Without Me. Been a while but the lads are once more in good form.
Are you saying you.... actually like A Day Without Me or that this song is they're best lead single ever?

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Re: First Single Poll
« Reply #18 on: September 06, 2017, 01:05:55 PM »
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wow yea i think TBT is the worst song they've released as a single maybe ever.

No this is their best lead single since A Day Without Me. Been a while but the lads are once more in good form.

Man, you 've been around if you can remember the release of A Day without Me as  single ( from Boy , 1979 or 80 ?? ) Anyway we all got our opinions & differences..I dont think this is better then Beautiful Day/ single..but again,one man's garbage is other man's treasure..

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Re: First Single Poll
« Reply #19 on: September 06, 2017, 01:06:10 PM »
The Miracle. Then TBT. Then Boots.

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Re: First Single Poll
« Reply #20 on: September 06, 2017, 01:11:22 PM »
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wow yea i think TBT is the worst song they've released as a single maybe ever.

No this is their best lead single since A Day Without Me. Been a while but the lads are once more in good form.
Are you saying you.... actually like A Day Without Me or that this song is they're best lead single ever?

Sorry my comment was meant quite tongue in cheek. But I do love A Day Without Me.

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Re: First Single Poll
« Reply #21 on: September 06, 2017, 01:13:52 PM »
GOYB wasn't a good choice for single, but I always thought that song was at least okay... so it's between Boots and Best Thing here. None of them is fantastic though.

Miracle is the worst, in my opinion... as a song and as a single in 2014.

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Re: First Single Poll
« Reply #22 on: September 06, 2017, 01:40:35 PM »
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this was AWFUL. i seriously will rank this Atyclb-light b.s. dead last. Miracle.


Wow. Ok then. ATYCLB is miles better than the tripe that is SOI

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Re: First Single Poll
« Reply #23 on: September 06, 2017, 01:42:15 PM »
I think this is a great lead off single.  Reminds me personally of a Beatles type of single.  I don't understand the dislike.  I hear a hit.  Too much over thinking and analyzing ruins songs.  I think one has to listen with the heart over the mind to appreciate this tune. 

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Re: First Single Poll
« Reply #24 on: September 06, 2017, 01:44:49 PM »
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this was AWFUL. i seriously will rank this Atyclb-light b.s. dead last. Miracle.
You mean you like The Miracle, or it's a miracle?
Also, did you mean to say: "ATYCLB-lite"?

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Re: First Single Poll
« Reply #25 on: September 06, 2017, 04:10:14 PM »
I surprisingly went with Boots... it's bad, but at least a respectable effort.

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Re: First Single Poll
« Reply #26 on: September 06, 2017, 08:37:13 PM »
Boots for me. I like that song more and more with every listen. It sounds like the backing track of a monster truck rally commercial. It's goofy in all the right ways. I really enjoy it.

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Re: First Single Poll
« Reply #27 on: September 06, 2017, 08:55:56 PM »
I went with Miracle but it is pretty close between all 3. All are very poor first singles and there are certainly far better songs from all 3 albums.

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Re: First Single Poll
« Reply #28 on: September 07, 2017, 04:43:26 AM »
This is a great way to put it into perspective. I think in first single terms, Best Thing is by far and away the best of the 3. Miracle is absolute pants IMO. By far the weakest single U2 have ever released. Bit of a cringe. Boots is a mess, but one I do enjoy. Best Thing is not in any way one of their better songs, but it beats those 2 hands down.

A reality check for those people losing their minds on here about the quality of the song.

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Re: First Single Poll
« Reply #29 on: September 07, 2017, 07:51:38 AM »
It's not really a fair poll since we're comparing a song that's 24 hours old to tracks that are 3 and 8 years old respectively. Give fans a chance to get used to TBT and then see what people think.