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Re: U2 - new album

Postby sloopjohnc » 02 Nov 2017, 20:27

The Great Defector wrote:Absolute shite! I'll probably have a listen to one or two tracks to confirm this, but at the minute, shite.


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Re: U2 - new album

Postby bobzilla77 » 02 Nov 2017, 20:31

Does anyone have access to those guys' phones? I would pay you ten bucks if you could load up my new album on all their phones.

That's going to be the entire release... no CD, no vinyl, no downloads, if you want to hear it you have to go to Bono and borrow his phone.
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Re: U2 - new album

Postby Positive Passion » 02 Nov 2017, 20:37

joels344 wrote:
sloopjohnc wrote:
joels344 wrote:Horrendous. I wonder if they’ll force people with Apple products to download this one like Songs of Innocence? Probably the only way you could convince people to listen to it.


I have an old high school classmate and Facebook friends, a teacher and seemingly intelligent, who goes to every U2 gig on the west coast.

Unexplainable to me. It's like a piece of her frontal cortex was removed.


I don’t understand the appeal of U2 for anything post-The Joshua Tree. The albums which followed ranged from mediocre to straight up awful, I’m looking at you How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb.


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Re: U2 - new album

Postby THE SMOOTH SOUL STYLINGS OF SUMPTUOUS SI » 24 Nov 2017, 11:35

Good(ish) review in the new MOJO.

This is OK, I suppose

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Postby Your Friendly Neighbourhood Postman » 24 Nov 2017, 11:45

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Is that their version of Paul Simon's 'Fifty Ways To Leave Your Lover'?

Or is it plagiarism?
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Re: U2 - new album

Postby Your Friendly Neighbourhood Postman » 24 Nov 2017, 11:46

Harvey K-Tel wrote:I walked past a nail salon in the underground mall below the downtown office towers this morning and they had that second tune cranked. That's all I'm going to say on the matter.


Best. Record. Review. Ever.

Reminds me of the NME in the seventies.
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Re: U2 - new album

Postby Goat Boy » 24 Nov 2017, 12:51

*fun and open field* wrote:Good(ish) review in the new MOJO.



And Rolling Stone will give it 5 stars and call it a "mature songwriting masterclass"
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Re: U2 - new album

Postby Your Friendly Neighbourhood Postman » 24 Nov 2017, 13:04

Goat Boy wrote:
*fun and open field* wrote:Good(ish) review in the new MOJO.



And Rolling Stone will give it 5 stars and call it a "mature songwriting masterclass"


:D

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Postby Butch Manly » 25 Nov 2017, 11:54

I can't bring myself to listen to those clips.
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Re: U2 - new album

Postby Dayodead » 25 Nov 2017, 12:25

BREAKING NEWS: U2 continue to be crap, for a record 30+ years !...

really, quite an impressive run...

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Re: U2 - new album

Postby Your Friendly Neighbourhood Postman » 25 Nov 2017, 12:34

German Dave wrote:I can't bring myself to listen to those clips.


Same here. I go by others' impressions, and I do have good reasons to believe their sincerity.

Actually, I am afraid that exposure to this will bring me a new and hitherto undescribed form of tinnitus, for the rest of my life. I am thinking of hearing Bono and the Edge in distorted form every single moment of the day and night, whether I am eating, taking a dump, or having sex.
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Re: U2 - new album

Postby Your Friendly Neighbourhood Postman » 29 Nov 2017, 17:08



:D :D :D

Bono Iver!

Refu-Jesus!

Love!

The Sea Can't Say Noooo...

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Perhaps it'll become a cult classic.

Why am I thinking of Cult Cola now?

Googa?
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Re: U2 - new album

Postby THE SMOOTH SOUL STYLINGS OF SUMPTUOUS SI » 30 Nov 2017, 15:17

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Re: U2 - new album

Postby Goat Boy » 30 Nov 2017, 15:20

I've downloaded it and will give it a listen.

Lots of the reviews are very good.
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Postby Dr Markus » 30 Nov 2017, 15:21

Goat Boy wrote:
Lots of the reviews are very good.



You mean well written or about the music?
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Re: U2 - new album

Postby Goat Boy » 30 Nov 2017, 15:30

What do you think?
Griff wrote:The notion that Jeremy Corbyn, a lifelong vocal proponent of antisemitism, would stand in front of an antisemitic mural and commend it is utterly preposterous.


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Re: U2 - new album

Postby THE SMOOTH SOUL STYLINGS OF SUMPTUOUS SI » 07 Dec 2017, 13:39

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Re: U2 - new album

Postby Goat Boy » 07 Dec 2017, 13:42

Anyway, the new album is crap. I have no idea what some of these reviewers are on about.
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Re: U2 - new album

Postby never/ever » 07 Dec 2017, 14:21

I think we played that album 5 times in-store and I cannot remember hearing one track off it.....
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