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Which of these hits should never be removed, regardless of the tour?

I Will Follow
1 (1.8%)
Bad
8 (14.3%)
With or Without You
3 (5.4%)
I Still Haven't Found
0 (0%)
Where the Streets Have No Name
38 (67.9%)
Pride
2 (3.6%)
Sunday Bloody Sunday
1 (1.8%)
Beautiful Day
1 (1.8%)
Vertigo
0 (0%)
Magnificent
0 (0%)
Staring at the Sun
0 (0%)
One
2 (3.6%)

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Offline DulmoU2

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Re: Which live song should never be removed from the set list?
« Reply #15 on: June 18, 2009, 08:03:56 PM »
Streets hands down!

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Re: Which live song should never be removed from the set list?
« Reply #16 on: June 19, 2009, 12:56:34 PM »
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Bad (VERY closely followed by Streets!) 2 of the BEST live songs EVER in my opinion.

I agree Zoost, but I switched the order - Streets got my vote here becuase we could only vote once.  I never saw U2 perform Bad/40/Streets live but that may have finished me off!

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Re: Which live song should never be removed from the set list?
« Reply #17 on: June 19, 2009, 01:22:09 PM »
One.  It is the most beautiful and moving song ever written.

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Re: Which live song should never be removed from the set list?
« Reply #18 on: June 19, 2009, 01:49:08 PM »
Streets and Bad are probably tied.  I love them both.

Personally my reaction to Bad has overshadowed my reaction to Streets when experiencing them live.  The personal well of emotions and catharsis that builds and releases during Bad is phenomenal.  It is deeply personal and intimate while at the same time managing to be massively anthemic and epic.  But it has not surpassed Streets every time I have experienced it

However, The overall crowd reaction to Streets is undeniable.  EVERYONE get chills of anticipation when this song opens.  Even casual fans.  the communal feeling is overwhelming.  That intro and build just keeps going.  The entire place erupts.

its too hard to pick one.  They should BOTH always be played. 

BAD should always close the show, or at least always close the encore.  Space out at least 2 songs between them because when they are played together it is almost too much to handle... hahaha  seriously though

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Re: Which live song should never be removed from the set list?
« Reply #19 on: June 19, 2009, 04:50:40 PM »
Streets
It sends teh crowds wild everytime

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Re: Which live song should never be removed from the set list?
« Reply #20 on: June 19, 2009, 05:25:26 PM »
Something is wrong if you didnt vote for Streets!  ;D It is by far, the most moving song they play live. Goosebumps everytime.

Offline Vervefloyd

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Re: Which live song should never be removed from the set list?
« Reply #21 on: June 21, 2009, 02:15:21 PM »
NONE.  I am of the opinion that no song no matter how popular it has become should ever be immune to a night off from the set.     

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Re: Which live song should never be removed from the set list?
« Reply #22 on: June 21, 2009, 02:24:14 PM »
My personal choice would be With or Without You  ;)  when I hear that bass guitar I have goosebumps all over my body. But in general it should be Streets, because that is simply U2 no. 1 concert song  :)