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Offline Delvis Crasho

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Re: What are your controversial U2 thoughts?
« Reply #90 on: September 13, 2017, 10:03:26 PM »
Bono needs a personal trainer.

Yeah - I said it. The man is nowhere near good physical condition like he once was.

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Re: What are your controversial U2 thoughts?
« Reply #91 on: September 14, 2017, 04:21:25 AM »
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Bono needs a personal trainer.

Yeah - I said it. The man is nowhere near good physical condition like he once was.

I think he styles himself on Elton John

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Re: What are your controversial U2 thoughts?
« Reply #92 on: September 14, 2017, 09:26:50 AM »
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Their best music was with Emo and Lanois

I don't know, didn't you find the Emo work a little dark and they applied the eye liner too thick? *boom tish*
Sorry I corrected my typo..lol

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Re: What are your controversial U2 thoughts?
« Reply #93 on: September 14, 2017, 09:49:52 AM »
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The Eno/Lanois ship has sailed. Just my 0.2 but I think NLOTH wasn't a success for the band and I believe Lanois was frustrated by the process.


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I understand you.  But keep in mind, on NLOTH, Eno and Lanois weren't just producers, they were collaborators.  I think if they stick to producing only, then based on their track record they always help the band make their best work.

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Re: What are your controversial U2 thoughts?
« Reply #94 on: September 14, 2017, 11:17:03 AM »
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The Eno/Lanois ship has sailed. Just my 0.2 but I think NLOTH wasn't a success for the band and I believe Lanois was frustrated by the process.


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I understand you.  But keep in mind, on NLOTH, Eno and Lanois weren't just producers, they were collaborators.  I think if they stick to producing only, then based on their track record they always help the band make their best work.

I would love to believe that but I also think Lanois has quit producing. I believe his last gig as a producer was Neil Young in 2010.

He seems to be enjoying recording and playing his own material way more now.

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Re: What are your controversial U2 thoughts?
« Reply #95 on: September 14, 2017, 02:55:24 PM »
I don't like Acrobat.
I love If I Don't Go Crazy.
So there.

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Re: What are your controversial U2 thoughts?
« Reply #96 on: September 14, 2017, 03:26:40 PM »
"Bono needs a personal trainer and isn't as fit as he used to be."   Isn't that true of pretty much all of us?

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Re: What are your controversial U2 thoughts?
« Reply #97 on: September 14, 2017, 10:29:59 PM »
I don't want to see a modern Zoo TV tour.

Yes, I wish I could have been around to see Zoo TV.  Yes, I believe the '90s work U2 did was an absolute masterpiece, and Achtung is my favorite album.  Yes, I watch Zoo TV concerts on YouTube all the time.

But some people want a modern Zoo TV tour for the 30th anniversary of Achtung, or just for fun.  Really, I don't think that's going to happen, or would be a good idea.  Zoo TV was one of, if not the best, rock concerts of all time.  But trying to pull a modern reincarnation of Zoo TV would have the subscript of "We're not good enough to keep coming up with new ideas and new material, so we're trying to pull off what used to make us famous."  Times change, and honoring the old classics (JT2017) is one thing, but putting on Zoo TV again, 30 years later, when U2, culture, and the fans have all changed, is not going to work.

I'm still working on my time machine so I can go see one of those concerts, though.  Pity I wasn't alive for that time.

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Re: What are your controversial U2 thoughts?
« Reply #98 on: September 15, 2017, 06:16:30 AM »
I hate Bono's long hair/mullet. I perfer his Pop/NLOTH hair style. His current hair style makes him look like an old man trying to hold on to the last strands of his hair, where as his Pop/NLOTH hair compliment his face/style.

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Re: What are your controversial U2 thoughts?
« Reply #99 on: September 15, 2017, 10:45:36 AM »
all of the band members except for Adam are really Lizard people.

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Re: What are your controversial U2 thoughts?
« Reply #100 on: September 15, 2017, 11:28:37 AM »
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I hate Bono's long hair/mullet. I perfer his Pop/NLOTH hair style. His current hair style makes him look like an old man trying to hold on to the last strands of his hair, where as his Pop/NLOTH hair compliment his face/style.

I think he looks best in the TJT2017 promo photo...when it was trimmed and slicked back.  Now it looks like a mess.

This one's good:
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The current U2 header banner on Spotify is even cleaner/better.


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Re: What are your controversial U2 thoughts?
« Reply #101 on: September 15, 2017, 05:14:42 PM »
Not sure if a lot of you posters are dudes, but I lot of women, myself included, really enjoy long hair on a guy of any age.  Bono looks really good imo.

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Re: What are your controversial U2 thoughts?
« Reply #102 on: September 16, 2017, 01:57:23 AM »
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I hate Bono's long hair/mullet. I perfer his Pop/NLOTH hair style. His current hair style makes him look like an old man trying to hold on to the last strands of his hair, where as his Pop/NLOTH hair compliment his face/style.

I think he looks best in the TJT2017 promo photo...when it was trimmed and slicked back.  Now it looks like a mess.

This one's good:
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The current U2 header banner on Spotify is even cleaner/better.

Yeah, the JT promo hair is not bad. He just needs to trim his current style or something. He craps on about having a bad mullet in the 1980s, yet for some reason he continues to come back to the mini-mullet (early 90s, early to mid 2000s, now). Just no Bono. Be like Larry. Consistent (apart from Vertigo hair) and classic. Or Adam, who just looks classy. Or heck, go like The Edge. Bald but covered with a hat. How easy!  ;D

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Re: What are your controversial U2 thoughts?
« Reply #103 on: September 16, 2017, 03:33:56 AM »
I've read this a few times to my surprise and I'll add also that I don't dislike Crazy Tonight (definitely not the dance remix version - never a fan of remixes usually). I think it still kind of works on that album. If it wasn't for Boots and probably Stand Up Comedy NLOTH would be an undisputed modern masterpiece album.

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Re: What are your controversial U2 thoughts?
« Reply #104 on: September 16, 2017, 04:56:56 AM »
Clarky, I'll take that further and say that NLOTH is a modern masterpiece.