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Old 07-21-2007, 06:59 AM   #1
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I just found what am looking for

Just found the best ever version of ISHFWILF I have witnessed in 20 years. On This version, the whole band is spot on, and there is a wee treat at the end

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Old 07-21-2007, 07:23 AM   #2
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stand by me a nice snippet but ISHFWILF doesnt overly excite me ..
that stockholm gig was pretty cool though , bono jokes around alot, even though the crowd is kinda bewildered for alot of the gig.
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Old 07-21-2007, 11:10 AM   #3
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Eh... neer been a huge fan of the Song. Live it's even worse for me.
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Old 07-21-2007, 11:55 AM   #4
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I love it accoustic and stripped down.
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Old 07-22-2007, 10:50 AM   #5
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I think the song is sort of average live. Not great, not awful. I like the Stand By Me coda to it on Zoo. But I really think the Zoo version is one of the worst of the song. Didnt fit with that tour at all to me and felt out of place.

If there is a best version I would say the original live version which would be Joshua Tree tour. The Exodus ending fit the supposed Reggae influenced style of the song. I also liked the Vertigo version, which was basically the Joshua Tree version minus Exodus. Honestly though, there isnt a huge difference with any of them.
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Old 07-22-2007, 11:48 AM   #6
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I dont believe its even among u2s best 20 songs, just thought this version was good. For me, its a song, when played, that is either bland or really well done. Seems to be inconsistant.
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Still Haven't Found is great here as usual.
But Stand By Me is the best part!!
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Old 07-24-2007, 09:26 AM   #8
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I really like Edge's voice, that was a nice bonus at the end.

I actually like the Zoo version, even the all-acoustic way the did it for a lot of the outside broadcast tour...but for me JT/Lovetown versions will always be best.
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Old 07-24-2007, 01:55 PM   #9
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I remember I was at Croke Park's opening night last year, and ISHFWILF was quite possibly the highlight!
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ISHFWILF sounds like a Daniel Lanois A-side.
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Old 07-25-2007, 04:07 AM   #11
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The version from ZooTV that is on the JT documentary(98) is realy good, it is the one with Daniel Lanios.

The versions on 5th leg of Vertigo is also very good.

Also the Sarajevo, it is very intressting just because his voice.
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Old 07-25-2007, 04:10 AM   #12
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Listening to them playing Sarajevo makes me happy simply because I know they're playing a Passengers song.
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That was very cool
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