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Old 02-28-2007, 02:31 AM   #46
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Actually, if time went back to the early 80's ... I'd definitely say The Police.
But nowadays, I don't believe that there's too many bands out there that can even "hold a candle" to U2's shows ... they're that huge.

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Old 02-28-2007, 04:41 AM   #47
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Flaming Lips. FLAMING LIPS.

Wayne is a wonderful one of a kind. What they do is old-school rock happening in a Merry Pranksters meets happy hucksters sort of way.

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Old 02-28-2007, 05:24 AM   #48
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I saw U2 twice last year (including the magical Melb II) but I still think seeing Robyn Hitchcock and the Venus 3 (with Peter Buck) was the best gig I saw in 2006.
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Only MUSE come close just for the sheer power & energy of the band

Paris 04
Manchester 06
Birmingham 06

George Michael was fantastic also but in a different way - beautiful voice and wicked crowd in Dublin last year

Nothing though compares to my first U2 concert - Croke Park 85
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The Tragically Hip on Canada Day. I saw them on June 30th in 2002 on Citadel Hill in Halifax (my first concert EVER), and last year on June 30th in a park in Charlottetown.

The Stones show was wayyy up there too, but I didn't enjoy it as much as I could have. It was pouring on the day (and night) of the show.
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Originally posted by Dismantled
U2 is number 1 for me, Pearl Jam and David Bowie are second.
I was in the fortunate position to see both Pearl Jam and U2 within a few weeks of each other in 2005. It's an interesting comparison: U2 put off an amazing show, something that was big in every way--big emotions, big effects, etc. On the negative side, it was also a bit of a fashion show, and I got the sense that some (if not, many) were there for reasons other than the music.

With PJ, both shows I saw were like performances around a large campfire; it was very intimate, yet powerful. I also got the sense everyone was there for the music.
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there is only 1 band in the world who could come close to U2 and that is MUSE but no one else even touches either of them
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Depeche Mode...I don't know if anyone has said that but I think they are amazing live, not as good as U2...but in terms of if i had the chance to see one of the two bands, I would have a hard time deciding which one to go see live..

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Radiohead and the Flaming Lips came close, but U2 will always rule.
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I enjoyed Midnight Oil better because I was on the front row,
whereas my U2 tickets have always been at the top of an arena or stadium and they look really small.

I guess I need to fork out more money for better tickets next time U2 rolls through.

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