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View Poll Results: What is your least favorite song?
Discothèque 0 0%
Do You Feel Loved 0 0%
Mofo 0 0%
If God Will Send His Angels 10 20.00%
Staring at the Sun 5 10.00%
Last Night on Earth 0 0%
Gone 0 0%
Miami 21 42.00%
If You Wear That Velvet Dress 9 18.00%
Please 0 0%
Wake Up Dead Man 5 10.00%
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Old 01-09-2013, 10:56 PM   #1
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Best Song Survivor: Pop, Round Two

The Playboy Mansion was kicked out of the gates of Interference's mansion in the last round. Eleven songs are now left competing for three slots in the 1990s quarterfinal round. You have 24 hours to vote for your least favorite song, the next song to be eliminated from this contest. For anyone just joining us, rules may be found here.
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WUDM - I love it, and it hurts, but Miami
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I'll wait n see what happens. I'd sacrifice quite a few here to try and save Velvet Dress....
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What's people's issue with Velvet Dress? Of what's here at least SATS, Angels and Miami are much worse.
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Yeah I don't know! What a great song, and a little bit unique in U2's catalog.
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What's people's issue with Velvet Dress?
For me, none. Great track.
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I'm holding my vote to see what's happen, I don't want to see "Velvet Dress" out this early.
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Miami needs to die.

As for Velvet Dress, it's a good song but not one I always want to hear. I'd move on to voting for it if Discotheque, IGWSHA, and SATS were ousted.
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What's people's issue with Velvet Dress?
Just because someone casts a vote on the internet in some stupid song poll doesn't necessarily mean that they hate the song they voted for or that they even have any real issue with it.

This is one of my ten favorite albums of all time, by anybody ever, and I voted for Velvet Dress because I enjoy it slightly less than some of the others. I still love it, and don't have a problem with it. It's just the rules of the game.
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I can't vote for Miami or Velvet Dress. May have to vote for Staring at the Sun or Wake Up Dead Man, but I really wish Gone was on the chopping block. I've never understood why it is so embraced in these parts. Great song indeed, but better than the excellent songs on this cracking album? Certainly not in my mind.
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WUDM again. At least Miami is fun.
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What's people's issue with Velvet Dress?
It doesn't do anything for me.

It's probably down in my bottom 5 U2 songs with stuff like Babyface.
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I must admit I'm surprised how even the votes are at this early stage rather than turning into a massive flogging of Miami, which you'd think would be the predictable outcome.
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Just because someone casts a vote on the internet in some stupid song poll doesn't necessarily mean that they hate the song they voted for or that they even have any real issue with it.

This is one of my ten favorite albums of all time, by anybody ever, and I voted for Velvet Dress because I enjoy it slightly less than some of the others. I still love it, and don't have a problem with it. It's just the rules of the game.
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I can't vote for Miami or Velvet Dress. May have to vote for Staring at the Sun or Wake Up Dead Man, but I really wish Gone was on the chopping block. I've never understood why it is so embraced in these parts. Great song indeed, but better than the excellent songs on this cracking album? Certainly not in my mind.
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Pop is such a tough round. So many awful songs, so difficult to pick which is worst.

Since Pop sounds less like a U2 record than Passengers does, perhaps it should have gotten the express dismissal that Passengers clearly didn't deserve.
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