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Old 07-12-2007, 11:27 PM   #1
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Everything about Lemon is unbelievably amazing

My favorite U2 song by FAR at the moment (and possibly of all time).

The drums

The bassline

The guitar laden with effects

The synth

Bono's vocals (especially the godly falsetto)

Brian Eno and Edge's backing vocals

THE LYRICS, MY GOD THE LYRICS

How is this song so perfect?
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Old 07-12-2007, 11:29 PM   #2
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try some lemon cookies. they're made by u2nicorns.
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Don't forget the awesome video.
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I didn't like it at all at first, but when I watched the video it all clicked for me. It makes much more sense with MacPhisto singing it than Bono.

It rocks
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Old 07-12-2007, 11:40 PM   #5
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A man makes a picture
A moving picture
Through the light projected
He can see himself up close
A man captures colour
A man likes to stare
He turns his money into light
To look for her

And I feel
Like I'm drifting, drifting, drifting from the shore
And I feel
Like I'm swimming out to her




And nice call on the video. One of U2's best, along with "Stay."
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I love the ending

She is the dreamer
She's imagination (She wore lemon)
Through the light projected he can see himself up close

(Lemon)....
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Great song, but it does lack...

Lyrically it's two songs merged and it's obvious, and Larry's drums are horrible...

Video is great though...
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The falsetto killed it, IMO. It doesn't work as being sung throughout. More sparingly is better (i.e.: Dirty Day).
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I like the countermelody Bono added during the chorus on the live version in '93.
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Awesome song. One of my favourites on Zooropa.

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I like the countermelody Bono added during the chorus on the live version in '93.
That's really the only thing that bothers me slightly about the album version. I want to sing that countermelody every time the part comes up.

So great. It really made Zoo TV for me, as well.
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Don't let that bother you - sing it anyway!
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The big problem with Lemon on ZooTV is that it segues into WOWY just after WOWY went from being one of the band's best live songs to one of the most bland.
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Lemon murdered WOWY, and it never recovered.
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Great song, but it does lack...

Lyrically it's two songs merged and it's obvious, and Larry's drums are horrible...

Video is great though...
Where do you think the two lyrical splits are?
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Where do you think the two lyrical splits are?
Well, Edge's parts really have nothing to do with Bono's parts. I think that's what he means.

If it wasn't for Edge's parts, I'd probably hate the song.
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Lemon is a phenomenal song, period.
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Where do you think the two lyrical splits are?
One part is apparently about his mother, "she wore lemon", and then there's whole entire other song that makes a social commentary about society with, "A man makes a picture..." and "Midnight is where the day begins"
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The big problem with Lemon on ZooTV is that it segues into WOWY just after WOWY went from being one of the band's best live songs to one of the most bland.
It's not Lemon's fault WOWY sucks. It just does.
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It's not Lemon's fault WOWY sucks. It just does.
Lemon's stupid transition didn't give Edge enough time to change guitars.

And MacPhisto is evil: he changed the drumbeat.

Lemon :shakesfist:
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