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Old 11-11-2010, 07:10 PM   #421
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I've never seen U2 live, so naturally, yes. I still think they're possibly the best live act ever.
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I've never seen U2 live, so naturally, yes. I still think they're possibly the best live act ever.
you'll be blown away, i was...
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Old 11-12-2010, 09:48 AM   #424
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I guess I just wish people would spend more time talking about things they like, rather than things they dislike, as this place can really seem like a bummer. I admittedly almost never want to make threads about things I like that are not being discussed here, as I assume people will come in and piss and moan all over in it. Even bands we all essentially unanimously like on Interference have a weird negative vibe in them quite often. I blame Elfa for this, and will be contributing liberally to BoMac's "Kill Elfa" fund.
I've always found this forum to be a rather positive environment, with the exception of U2-related discussion. The negativity to me always seems to be associated with a larger positive discussion. The other day, for instance, I had an exchange with Laz about New Order. We talked briefly about some of the elements of the band for which we did not particularly care, but that was in the larger context of us both enjoying and appreciating the band.

I do, however, see the point about individual threads being infiltrating by negativity. My feeling is that one should not post in an appreciation thread merely for the sake of deriding the subject, but it seems to happen fairly often.
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So has anyone actually purchased the deluxe version of High Violet? I want the bonus disc, but don't want to re-buy the album. Can you buy the bonus stuff digitally?
I believe it will be available digitally on its own, but I'd much prefer a CD, kind of like what Coldplay did with Prospekt's March.
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I thought this about Zoots (NEVAR FORGET) for years. His sexytime DI list didn't help matters.
We should have Zoots submit an entry for the next DI, even though he's not on here anymore. That would be interesting.
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Stopping in to say that I love this band. Adore the new tunes.
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Napster will not let me download the bonus disc with my "free credits", despite showing they're available for individual purchase. I will have to try Amazon or iTunes. I guess I could just buy the CD and give my old copy to a friend. We shall see.
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My record store had the deluxe edition for only $8, which is obviously an excellent price. The packaging had a sticker that read "low price for a limited time," so other stores may have the same deal at the moment.
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They played Lit Up (!) and Wake Up Yer Saints in Manchester two days ago...

The National Concert Setlist at Manchester Academy 1, Manchester on November 27, 2010 | setlist.fm
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Peefster, I meant to mention that while I couldn't purchase it from Napster, I did listen to the alt. version of Terrible Love. You were right, it's good stuff.
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got a friend from work hooked. high violet and boxer (borrowed the latter from my brother on thanksgiving) on repeat my last two shifts this week.

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(borrowed the latter from my brother on thanksgiving)
In other words, stole.
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Old 11-30-2010, 10:54 PM   #435
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$8 deal?? I wasn't planning on rebuying, but I will see if this is a widespread thing.
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