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Offline tdot1a

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Any chance U2 will remix Pop during lockdown?
« on: May 04, 2020, 05:57:00 AM »
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Offline Billy Rhythm

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Re: Any chance U2 will remix Pop during lockdown?
« Reply #1 on: May 04, 2020, 08:23:20 AM »
if 'POP' is supposedly such a great album, why would one remix it?...  remixing it would be like sugarcoating a turd...:-)

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Re: Any chance U2 will remix Pop during lockdown?
« Reply #2 on: May 04, 2020, 03:00:42 PM »
The lockdown would not get them to the right mood for reworking POP

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Re: Any chance U2 will remix Pop during lockdown?
« Reply #3 on: May 08, 2020, 03:12:10 PM »
Yah, I can't think of a reason why they would.

Personally, I'm finding it very difficult to be creative during this lockdown, I wonder if other artists are experiencing the same thing.

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Re: Any chance U2 will remix Pop during lockdown?
« Reply #4 on: May 09, 2020, 09:18:11 AM »
Some artists might find the enforced retreat at home a good time to be creative.

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Re: Any chance U2 will remix Pop during lockdown?
« Reply #5 on: June 14, 2020, 05:48:48 PM »
I would hope not. Let art be art. The remixes on the Best Of 2000's were subpar. Live with the 1997 POP mixes. Flaws and all.

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Re: Any chance U2 will remix Pop during lockdown?
« Reply #6 on: June 15, 2020, 05:16:25 AM »
Remaster or remix?

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Re: Any chance U2 will remix Pop during lockdown?
« Reply #7 on: June 17, 2020, 01:39:28 PM »
I think that ship has already sailed. If they were going to do that, it would have already happened by now. They already did recording and remix sessions during the Popmart Tour for the subsequent singles released after Discotheque (Staring At The Sun, Please, If God Will Send His Angels, & Mofo) as well as the Michael Hedges remixes for The Best of 1990-2000. And Yes, I know about the quote Bono gave to Greg Kot for his 2005 Chicago Tribune article; if Bono said the band needed another month to complete the album, the reality is the band probably would need at least another 3-6 months.

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Re: Any chance U2 will remix Pop during lockdown?
« Reply #8 on: June 20, 2020, 12:00:44 PM »
I often wonder if U2 could have made a whole album like the first 3 tracks of Pop. The first 3 tracks are such high octane like Chemical Brothers. It's like they made a conscious decision to bring it right down with IGWSHA. Which I love btw and the rest of the album, just wondering.

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Re: Any chance U2 will remix Pop during lockdown?
« Reply #9 on: June 21, 2020, 03:23:25 PM »
With all due respect, i would say zero percent.
And I assume you mean remaster, not remix.
Either way, I would bet big money against it.

And if you mean re-cord, I hope not.  That doesn't usually go well (Mercy, Mining Town).

I say Pop rocks, let it stand.  They did redo several songs for The Best of years ago.  Didn't help (: