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Offline JuniorEmblem

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Re: Worst U2 Song Title? (Regardless if you love the song or not)
« Reply #15 on: April 09, 2009, 01:29:33 PM »
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picking up on a well known song by a famous person, writing a new song that builds on it stylistically and lyrically and then to name it as a sequel...on an album where the band clearly means to suggest that they are standing on the shoulders/with the likes of Dylan, Hendrix, the Beatles, Elvis...it seems a perfect title.

but if you don't agree, what am I gonna do? 

I love the song, but I have a problem with the title in that they are taking it upon themselves to "sequel-ize" someone else's work.

It's quite presumptuous at best, incredibly arrogant at worst.

Still not as bad a title as stuck or crazy though


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Re: Worst U2 Song Title? (Regardless if you love the song or not)
« Reply #16 on: April 09, 2009, 02:47:52 PM »
Alex Descends Into Hell For A Bottle Of Milk/Korova 1.

Got to be the worst no  ???

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Re: Worst U2 Song Title? (Regardless if you love the song or not)
« Reply #17 on: April 09, 2009, 03:02:38 PM »
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Alex Descends Into Hell For A Bottle Of Milk/Korova 1.

Got to be the worst no  ???

Up there for me...

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Re: Worst U2 Song Title? (Regardless if you love the song or not)
« Reply #18 on: April 09, 2009, 03:51:17 PM »
Some titles I don’t care for (although I like most of these songs to some extent):

Holy Joe….   Just sounds silly to me
Big Girls Are Best…  It just sounds demeaning to me
Stuck in a Moment


Hmmm… I thought I’d think of more, but those are the only ones I really don’t care for.

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Re: Worst U2 Song Title? (Regardless if you love the song or not)
« Reply #19 on: April 09, 2009, 04:05:35 PM »
Love and Peace or Else.  That title is so cheesy that you don't even WANT to know what the song is like.

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Re: Worst U2 Song Title? (Regardless if you love the song or not)
« Reply #20 on: April 09, 2009, 10:32:48 PM »
I'm surprised no one has mentioned Womanfish yet.

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Re: Worst U2 Song Title? (Regardless if you love the song or not)
« Reply #21 on: October 17, 2011, 02:46:11 PM »
I Threw A Brick Through A Window
A Sort Of Homecoming
Indian Summer Sky
Hawkmoon 269
Daddy's Gonna Pay For Your Crashed Car
The Playboy Mansion
Wake Up Dead Man
Stuck In A Moment You Can't Get Out Of
Love And Peace Or Else
Crumbs From Your Table
I'll Go Crazy If I Don't Go Crazy Tonight
Fez - Being Born

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Re: Worst U2 Song Title? (Regardless if you love the song or not)
« Reply #22 on: October 17, 2011, 03:52:27 PM »
Womanfish
Shadows And Tall Trees
I Threw A Brick Through A Window
Stand Up Comedy
Hawkmoon 269
God Part II
Elvis Presley And America

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Re: Worst U2 Song Title? (Regardless if you love the song or not)
« Reply #23 on: October 17, 2011, 04:07:11 PM »
Hawkmoon 269

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Re: Worst U2 Song Title? (Regardless if you love the song or not)
« Reply #24 on: October 17, 2011, 05:26:52 PM »
I really like some of the titles that have been mentioned...Womanfish, The Electric Co (ironically throwaway title for a very angry song), Alex Descends Into Hell For A Bottle Of Milk (mixture of apocalyptic and whimsical), Hawkmoon 269, Shadows And Tall Trees (I like the William Golding reference, but the title fits the song's mood of teenage suburban ennui even if you're not familiar with Lord of the Flies)...

But I agree the '00s long titles are pretty awful and embarrassing.   Crazy, Stuck, etc.

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Re: Worst U2 Song Title? (Regardless if you love the song or not)
« Reply #25 on: October 19, 2011, 12:58:30 PM »
Wild Honey
When I Look At The World
Yahweh
Moment of Surrender
Get On Your Boots

The best decade by miles for titles was 90s.
(also the best for music).

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Re: Worst U2 Song Title? (Regardless if you love the song or not)
« Reply #26 on: October 19, 2011, 03:16:54 PM »
I'll Go Crazy If I Don't Go Crazy Tonight

Sounds like the title of a Britney Spears song.

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Re: Worst U2 Song Title? (Regardless if you love the song or not)
« Reply #27 on: October 19, 2011, 04:13:52 PM »
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I'll Go Crazy If I Don't Go Crazy Tonight

Sounds like the title of a Britney Spears song.

Come on! Britney's audience is way older than U2's target demographic these days....

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Re: Worst U2 Song Title? (Regardless if you love the song or not)
« Reply #28 on: October 19, 2011, 04:31:02 PM »
Peace On Earth

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Re: Worst U2 Song Title? (Regardless if you love the song or not)
« Reply #29 on: October 19, 2011, 04:43:47 PM »
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Peace On Earth

Oh, you seem to have misunderstood the question. It's about the worst song title, not the worst song, U2 has ever written.