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Old 08-16-2011, 08:40 PM   #256
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Looks like I'll be flying solo! There are still some goodish "cheap" seats left for the first two shows.
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Old 08-16-2011, 10:59 PM   #257
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Definitely not going, going to Thailand around that time. I don't think there's any reasonably priced tickets left anyway. Shit it'd be a great show though
Greatest show I've ever seen.
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Old 08-17-2011, 01:05 AM   #258
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The 360 version of The Fly is the best U2 has ever done.
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Old 08-17-2011, 12:02 PM   #259
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You mean the very same version they skipped in Philly in favour of Magnificent, only to play both songs a few days later?

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Old 08-17-2011, 12:27 PM   #260
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OH OH OH! OH OH OH! OH OH OH! OH OH OH!

The fact that Magnificent sucks made missing The Fly that much worse.
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Old 08-17-2011, 12:47 PM   #261
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Magnificent sucks
And how!
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Old 08-17-2011, 02:23 PM   #262
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The love for that song is also baffling to me. If you want cliché U2...
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Old 08-17-2011, 02:34 PM   #263
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The 360 version of The Fly is the best U2 has ever done.
I don't know about that - the version they did on the Elevation tour had some really heavy guitar and when Bono runs the laps around the stage - really cool.

The version they did on Bomb tour wasn't that great, IMHO.
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Old 08-17-2011, 02:35 PM   #264
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Yeah, Elevation is the way to go, IMO, although I wish they hadn't changed the key.
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Old 08-17-2011, 02:43 PM   #265
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I don't think Magnificock sucks, especially if it's going to be sharing that term with Cock Crazy and Stand-Up Referee. But I do think the response around here was hyperbolic. The verses are rather ineffective, though it's hard for me to deny the soaring power of the chrorus.

I'd probably rank about 6 or 7 songs on the album above it.
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Old 08-17-2011, 02:45 PM   #266
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Only Crazy and SUC are worse. It's still decent, just a bit boring.
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Old 08-17-2011, 02:51 PM   #267
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Nah, I'll Go Crazy If I Don't Go Crazy Tonight is a great song, one of the better ones on No Line On The Horizon. I think ...Boots is the sub-par one.
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Old 08-17-2011, 04:13 PM   #268
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I think ...Boots is the sub-par one.
Perhaps, but it really took off live, I think. At least I really liked the live version.
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Old 08-17-2011, 05:33 PM   #269
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Haven't herrrrd = disqualification from ever being called "great"
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Old 08-17-2011, 06:45 PM   #270
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Magnificent sucks. I'd take SUC over it. Least it's got a half decent riff.
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