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Offline ian ryan

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Re: How do you listen to U2?
« Reply #15 on: November 29, 2018, 10:06:40 PM »
Iíve got a few overarching playlists for them. One is their entire studio content, one is their remix content, one is their official live content, one is all of those combined, and the last is all of those combined with the Sirius interludes mixed in. That Sirius station earlier this year was one of the best presentations of U2 Iíve ever heard.

I also have individual album playlists that include all b-sides, alternative mixes, and so on.

I donít listen to U2 on earbuds/AirPods. I will ALWAYS pull out my over-ear headphones for U2. I used to drive more than I do now, and I was always listening to U2 and singing with them when I drove. Since I donít drive anymore, my voice isnít as flexible and its harder to sing, but I still find myself doing it when Iím driving a long distance. U2 for me always needs to be higher quality or more engaging. They deserve it.

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Re: How do you listen to U2?
« Reply #16 on: November 30, 2018, 05:50:33 AM »
When I'm home i listen to them on YouTube or watching a dvd
In the car i listen to a cd ,or on my phone i listen to a u2 app and of course im blasting it singing along lol
I don't down load songs or albums i guess im old school as far as that goes, the app is still new to me lol

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Re: How do you listen to U2?
« Reply #17 on: December 01, 2018, 11:05:52 AM »
I actually like the notion of a U2 hiatus. I'm kind of in one myself right now, although I'd call it more of a U2 reduction than hiatus. Burnout can happen even with such a great band, so I'm really trying to play non-U2 stuff for the most part right now until I get back into that mood. Zoo Station (Live from Buenos Aires), Bad (Live from just about anywhere), Dirty Day, and a few others are still popping up in my playlists, but I'm really feeling The Beach Boys, The Rolling Stones, and Trans-Siberian Orchestra ('tis the season) right now, and the change of pace is nice.

When I am in the U2 mood, though, it really varies. I enjoy playing their albums the whole way through as well as building mixes from various eras, and also as part of a playlist I continually update with the songs I'm really into at a particular time.
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Re: How do you listen to U2?
« Reply #18 on: December 04, 2018, 06:32:51 PM »
In the car with a bluetooth to radio thing, phone with earbuds when walking or on campus, laptop with earbuds or headphones when at home, bluetooth speaker when I need the mobility

Spotify and some "live albums" I put together in audacity, those are on my laptop and phone

Various playlists, sometimes the whole library on shuffle, sometimes full albums and those live things I put together

Mix of both

Same stuff in waves for the most part, but with some variety thrown in

Usually alone, but sometimes with my roommate (who also likes them) or in a playlist with friends over

Sometimes background


They're my most streamed band according to some sick Spotify analytics that I just found recently, but I'd say they're less than 5% of my overall streams.

(Here's a link to that cool Spotify analytics thing: You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login  Tells you your top 50 songs and artists short, medium, and long term)


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Re: How do you listen to U2?
« Reply #19 on: December 28, 2018, 11:38:24 AM »
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Home stereo? Car? Phone or MP3 player with headphones? Or Bluetooth speakers?  al of the above, lol

CD? MP3? Vinyl? Spotify? mostly MP3 some CD

Whole album? Favorite mix/playlist? Playlist you make on the fly?  again, all of the above

More studio, more live, good mix of both? a good mix

Do you listen to the same stuff over and over or do you pull out fresh songs every day? it depends on my mood, sometimes I will listen to the same album over and over, sometimes I'll change it up

Listen alone or do you make your family listen? Do they like it or are they plotting to move out?  Both, only my husband sends me death stares

Do you ever listen to U2 as background music or does it always have to be top volume? both

Do you sing along? Dance? YES and YES

What percentage of music you listen to overall is U2? 50

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