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Re: HAWKMOON 269
« Reply #15 on: March 08, 2011, 08:57:05 PM »
Now where's EC? :D

I personally love the song, it's one of my favorites off R&H. I ADORE witticisms and clever wordplay, and Hawkmoon delivers. :D Great vocals, too.

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Re: HAWKMOON 269
« Reply #16 on: March 08, 2011, 09:24:23 PM »
Great thread - Hawkmoon is such an unappreciated (even disliked  >:() song- The drumming is fantastic, the lyrics are powerful and it's one of my all time favorite albums.


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Re: HAWKMOON 269
« Reply #17 on: March 08, 2011, 10:18:17 PM »
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Great thread - Hawkmoon is such an unappreciated (even disliked  >:() song- The drumming is fantastic, the lyrics are powerful and it's one of my all time favorite albums.



Who the hell disslike sit? that's jsut nuts.

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Re: HAWKMOON 269
« Reply #18 on: March 09, 2011, 05:00:42 AM »
I used to NEVER listen to it... it just never got my attention. Now I listen to it occasionally, so I'm getting there  ;)

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Re: HAWKMOON 269
« Reply #19 on: March 09, 2011, 05:21:31 AM »
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I used to NEVER listen to it... it just never got my attention. Now I listen to it occasionally, so I'm getting there  ;)

Welcome to the darkside.  ;D

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Re: HAWKMOON 269
« Reply #20 on: March 09, 2011, 03:02:42 PM »
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I used to NEVER listen to it... it just never got my attention. Now I listen to it occasionally, so I'm getting there  ;)

Welcome to the darkside.  ;D

Exact same situation with "Heartland" actually... I've been listening to Rattle and Hum quite a bit lately

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Re: HAWKMOON 269
« Reply #21 on: March 09, 2011, 03:06:06 PM »
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I used to NEVER listen to it... it just never got my attention. Now I listen to it occasionally, so I'm getting there  ;)

Welcome to the darkside.  ;D

Exact same situation with "Heartland" actually... I've been listening to Rattle and Hum quite a bit lately

It really is addictive.

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Re: HAWKMOON 269
« Reply #22 on: March 09, 2011, 03:10:40 PM »
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I used to NEVER listen to it... it just never got my attention. Now I listen to it occasionally, so I'm getting there  ;)

Welcome to the darkside.  ;D

Exact same situation with "Heartland" actually... I've been listening to Rattle and Hum quite a bit lately

It really is addictive.

It just confirms that every U2 album is good and listenable in some way

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Re: HAWKMOON 269
« Reply #23 on: March 09, 2011, 03:21:16 PM »
Love this song - its 'over produced' in a way but it so works - especially for Bono's vocals

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Re: HAWKMOON 269
« Reply #24 on: March 09, 2011, 03:51:55 PM »
Here I am U28. And listening to Hawkmoon at this very moment so I can get my words right.
Youtwo, I like Heartland too... they';re the best songs on R&H!

Okay. I love this song but there must be more to say than that. The music in the beginning sounds kinda like a carousel or something... and then suddenly the timpani comes in- BA-BOOM!- it's awesome... and then there are those vocals at the very beginning. The first time I heard it I almost thought foolishly that someone else was singing. :D I also went, THIS is Hawkmoon? It's incredible!!
Lyrics are repetitive in a good way. I like the many different ways to say "I need your love." And the song just builds and builds up to this screaming part- "Like a thunder needs rain! Like a preacher needs pain! Like tongues of flame! Like a sheet stain!"- that's all great lyrics, they sound so true, I think it must have been really hard to write the words. Then it fades back... and the women chanting at the end take over, and the songs finishes in a way I can't describe, just too cool, though it could have been done better.
I know no one will like my description... all I was thinking as I just listened. Hawkmoon 269- a song that needs your love. It even tells you it does. :D

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Re: HAWKMOON 269
« Reply #25 on: March 09, 2011, 03:59:07 PM »
Isn't it called 269 because there were 269 mixes of the song? I think bono says that in U2 by U2. I'm sure he's over exxagerating as usual but there must have been a few.

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Re: HAWKMOON 269
« Reply #26 on: March 09, 2011, 07:43:41 PM »
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Great thread - Hawkmoon is such an unappreciated (even disliked  >:() song- The drumming is fantastic, the lyrics are powerful and it's one of my all time favorite albums.



Who the hell disslike sit? that's jsut nuts.

I KNOW! But I always see it on the "least favorite song" or "most overrated song" threads..... The haters are just plain crazy, really.

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Re: HAWKMOON 269
« Reply #27 on: March 09, 2011, 07:59:25 PM »
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Great thread - Hawkmoon is such an unappreciated (even disliked  >:() song- The drumming is fantastic, the lyrics are powerful and it's one of my all time favorite albums.



Who the hell disslike sit? that's jsut nuts.

I KNOW! But I always see it on the "least favorite song" or "most overrated song" threads..... The haters are just plain crazy, really.

No they have just never loved. . .

Like a desert needs rain
Like a town needs a name
I need your love

Like a drifter needs a room
Hawkmoon
I need your love
I need your love

Like a rhythm unbroken
Like drums in the night
Like sweet soul music
Like sunlight
I need your love
I need your love

Like coming home and you don't know where you've been
Like black coffee
Like nicotine
I need your love
I need your love
I need your love
I need your love
I need your love
I need your love

When the night has no end and the day yet to begin
As the room spins around I need your love
I need your love

Like a Phoenix rising needs a holy tree
Like the sweet revenge of a bitter enemy
I need your love
I need your love

Like the heat needs the sun
Like honey on her tongue
Like the muzzle of a gun
Like oxygen
I need your love
I need your love
I need your love
I need your love
I need your love
I need your love

When the night has no end and the day yet to begin
As the room spins around I need your love
I need your love
I need your love
I need your love
I need your love
I need your love
I need your love
I need your love
I need your love
I need your love

Like thunder needs rain
Like the preacher needs pain
Like tongues of flame
Like a sweet stain
Like a needle needs a vein
Like someone to blame
Like a thought unchained
Like a runaway train
I need your love
I need your love
I need your love
I need your love
I need your love
I need your love
I need your love
I need your love

Like faith needs a doubt
Heat of love in the heart of it
Like a freeway out
Heat of love in the heart of it
I need your love
Heat of love in the heart of it
Like powder needs a spark
Heat of love in the heart of it
Like lies need the dark
Heat of love in the heart of it
I need your love
Heat of love in the heart of it
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Heat of love



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Re: HAWKMOON 269
« Reply #28 on: March 09, 2011, 09:02:00 PM »
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Great thread - Hawkmoon is such an unappreciated (even disliked  >:() song- The drumming is fantastic, the lyrics are powerful and it's one of my all time favorite albums.



Who the hell disslike sit? that's jsut nuts.

I KNOW! But I always see it on the "least favorite song" or "most overrated song" threads..... The haters are just plain crazy, really.

No they have just never loved. . .

I love you Beli........

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Re: HAWKMOON 269
« Reply #29 on: March 09, 2011, 09:44:31 PM »
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Great thread - Hawkmoon is such an unappreciated (even disliked  >:() song- The drumming is fantastic, the lyrics are powerful and it's one of my all time favorite albums.



Who the hell disslike sit? that's jsut nuts.

I KNOW! But I always see it on the "least favorite song" or "most overrated song" threads..... The haters are just plain crazy, really.

No they have just never loved. . .

I love you Beli........

Get in line!