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Old 05-08-2005, 04:56 PM   #1
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U2 influenced songs/music

I have been looking for some cool songs that sound like U2. Ryan Adams "So Alive" + Coldplay "Clocks." are two that come to mind. Any others??

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When Hawksley Workman's "Anger as Beauty" first came on the radio, I thought it was new U2 that I had magically not heard about.

I think it's cause he sounds so damn much like Bono for parts of the song.

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Don't know if I'd say they were "influenced" by U2, but Crowded House's "Skin Feeling" sounds a bit like an early 90s U2 song.

Perhaps that's one reason why I like it so much ...

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Take it back, by Pink Floyd

It's all about the guitar!!!!!
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Old 05-10-2005, 03:23 AM   #6
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I downloaded this live version of 'Hyperballad' the other day

and I thought the drumming resembled 'Streets' a bit

probably just mere coincidence though
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Old 05-10-2005, 10:05 PM   #7
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U2 or not?

I think coldplay's chris martin tries to emulate U2 in may of his songs.

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