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Old 10-17-2009, 05:49 PM   #1
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What are your favorite softer/slower U2 songs?

Please forgive me if this has been done previously.

Tell me what are your favorite softer/slower or mellow U2 songs. Some of mine. These are not in any particular order, just off the top of my head.

Walk to the Water
Your Blue Room
Running To Stand Still
Stuck In A Moment
Stay (Faraway, So Close!)<-----One of my absolute favorites of all time!
Unforgettable Fire
In A Little While
Van Diemen's Land
Heartland
Unknown Caller
Cedars of Lebanon
Summer Rain
Yahweh
Into the Heart
Red Hill Mining Town
Original of the Species
All I Want Is You
Stateless
Mercy
Winter
The First Time
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Old 10-17-2009, 05:59 PM   #2
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Too many to list but Running To Stand Still is definitely up there.
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Old 10-17-2009, 06:31 PM   #3
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Top 10, no particular order

Your Blue Room
Grace
Running To Stand Still
In A Little While
Mothers Of The Disappeared
The First Time
If God Will Send His Angels
Peace On Earth
Van Diemen's Land
One Step Closer- I've developed a huge appreciation for this song. Since HTDAAB first came out, this song has slowly risen from being my least favorite on the album to being, at worst, third.
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Old 10-17-2009, 06:46 PM   #4
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Promenade
Drowning Man
October
Shadows and Tall Trees
Running To Stand Still
Red Hill Mining Town (sort-of mellow/slow)
So Cruel
Stay
White As Snow
Desert of Our Love

Out of what I consider to be slow/mellow, anyway. I would have included Tomorrow, except I don't consider it to be in this category because of how it changes towards the end.
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Walk To The Water.
Walk To The Water.
Walk To The Water.

...and Grace.
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Old 10-17-2009, 07:22 PM   #6
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Heartland
Promenade

So Cruel
Shadows and Tall Trees
The First Time
The Playboy Mansion
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Too many of them to list. I love U2's ballad-y side. MOS, WAS, and Cedars are all excellent additions to the collection.
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Too many to list. All I Want Is You and Stay FTW.
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Yeah, there are too many to list. I shoulda thought about that. Perhaps your opinion of the Top 10 mellow U2 songs?

If I had to list 10 in order I'd go with the following.

1. Stay
2. Your Blue Room
3. Walk to the Water
4. Running to Stand Still
5. Summer Rain
6. Red Hill Mining Town
7. Unforgettable Fire
8. Mercy
9. Winter
10. Stuck

Unknown Caller is a tie with Stuck for me.
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Old 10-17-2009, 10:21 PM   #10
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so many good ones. the ones that are tickling me right now though are:

Love Comes Tumbling
Promenade
Slug
Your Blue Room
Beach Sequence
Bass Trap
White As Snow
Grace (yes. i actually like this song)
Smile
Stateless
North And South Of The River
If You Wear That Velvet Dress
Never Let Me Go
Falling At Your Feet
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Old 10-17-2009, 10:26 PM   #11
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Well, my top five U2 songs are:

1. A Sort Of Homecoming
2. One Tree Hill
3. Heartland
4. The Unforgettable Fire
5. Bad

None of them are particularly heavy or fast.
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Well, my top five U2 songs are:

1. A Sort Of Homecoming
2. One Tree Hill
3. Heartland
4. The Unforgettable Fire
5. Bad

None of them are particularly heavy or fast.
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Is Mercy soft/slow????

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Is Mercy soft/slow????

Well.... I like it. Actually no, I love it! I consider it slow. It does have a pretty heavily distorted guitar on there but I think it deserves the list.
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In no particular order:

One Tree Hill
Stay
Heartland
Running to Stand Still
North and South of the River
All I Want is You
Stateless
Trying to Throw Your Arms Around the World
Hawkmoon 269
Window in the Skies

Does 'Wild Honey' count? If so, than 'Wild Honey'.

Looking at this, I'm noticing a lot of R&H material on my list, considering I'm not a huge fan of the album.
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Disappearing Ass, are you pretty pumped for the new ASOH version that's arriving next week?


WHAT?!?!! When? How?

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WHAT?!?!! When? How?

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it's part of the TUF remaster.
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