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Old 05-07-2006, 11:48 PM   #1
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I miss Bono's falsetto!

Where did it go?
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Old 05-08-2006, 12:11 AM   #2
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It's still there. I don't think he used it as much during the Vertigo tour since his normal higher range was in better shape than it had been since ZooTV. However, it was still very evident... SYCMIOYO (especially at the end), WOWY (see for a good example), Discotheque (a few great examples from the 9/20 bootleg), etc.

While he didn't use it all that often, when he did, it sounded good.
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I miss it too. I wish I'd been able to see a ZooTV show when he was at his vocal peak. It certainly doesn't suck now, though.
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The Edge can take over the falsetto now (Wanderer, anyone?), I'll take his new-found higher range.
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The Edge can take over the falsetto now (Wanderer, anyone?), I'll take his new-found higher range.
It doesn't sound as good/rich as Bonos, though.
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I miss Bono's mullet...
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I miss Bono's mullet...



*read this and spits coffee all over keyboard, laughing*


Bono's singing on Can't Help Falling In Love With You
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Old 05-08-2006, 11:03 AM   #8
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I wish he had it at times, during Pride and Mysterious Ways. It'd make the song more... perfect? Is the right word...
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Well I don't even know what a falsetto is!
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I miss Bono's mullet...
Don't we all

Maybe he should cut back on the cigarettes, then his voice would improve...
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Well I don't even know what a falsetto is!
Lemon is probably the best example of that, the first two verses or so, the high pitched singing.
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Well I don't even know what a falsetto is!
That's OK, obviously others don't either...
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I wish he had it at times, during Pride and Mysterious Ways.
Bono's never used a falsetto on 'Pride'.

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I miss his falsetto too

Bono's falsetto made Zooropa. Lemon, Numb, Dirty Day, The Wanderer
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Me too

It was amazing to watch Bono sing can't help falling in love 10 feet away from me in that beautiful voice
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eh, don't matter what he sings haha
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It has no sense anymore, I can live good without his falsetto
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I think Lemon would have been a more popular song without the falsetto. I think the falsetto being used constantly was so strange that people were turned off by it. It's much better when used in one spot like in Dirty Day.
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I think Lemon would have been a more popular song without the falsetto. I think the falsetto being used constantly was so strange that people were turned off by it. It's much better when used in one spot like in Dirty Day.
Interesting. I've personally been very on the fense with Lemon, but I probably wouldn't have liked it at all without the falsetto. My friends who are casual fans love this song and it did pretty well where I was living back then.
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This would be like wanting to do wine without grape......................
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