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Old 08-26-2007, 02:54 PM   #1
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Post your current version of Da Bomb!

It's been a while since we had one of these threads. And since the new album is not gonna be out till 2012, might as well play around with the last one.

Here's the version I'm digging right now...

1. City Of Blinding Lights
2. All Because Of You (alternate)
3. Native Son
4. Miracle Drug
5. Sometimes You Can't Make It On Your Own
6. Original Of The Species (single)
7. Yahweh (alternate)
8. Love And Peace Or Else
9. Fast Cars
10. A Man And A Woman
11. Crumbs From Your Table
12. Are You Gonna Wait Forever
13. One Step Closer
14. Mercy

The whole thing seperates pretty nicely into 7 tracks each on Side A and Side B. Screw that 11 songs bullshit! It starts with 3 upbeat songs and then goes mellow instead of the Vertigo-Miracle Drug non flow affair. I think Sometimes flows perfectly into OOTS just like in concert. Yahweh's alternate version is a lot better than the album one, to these ears. LAPOE starts side B leading into a couple of acoustic sounding songs. I was gonna include the Crumbs HQ version but it doesn't have that middle 8 which I like from the album version. Sure, it's a tad overproduced but I don't care, overall I like it. It's not nearly as badly overproduced as ABOY album version anyway. Then comes the underrated Vertigo B side followed by a song you could end the album with if you don't like Mercy. But I think Mercy is the perfect closer. So yeah... I think I'll burn this version for my car. It's a lot better than the actual album IMO.
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Old 08-26-2007, 03:49 PM   #2
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1. City of Blinding Lights

That's about it.
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Old 08-26-2007, 04:15 PM   #3
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More or less the same as the actual album with a couple of different mixes:

Vertigo
Miracle Drug
Sometimes You Can't Make It On Your Own
Love And Peace Or Else
City of Blinding Lights
All Because of You (Single Mix)
A Man And A Woman [E//89 Mix]
Crumbs From Your Table
One Step Closer
Original Of The Species (Single Mix)
Yahweh

Fast Cars
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Old 08-26-2007, 04:31 PM   #4
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I wish in the next tour they play YAHWEH, but like on the record... is somewhat rocker, but still uplifting...


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Old 08-26-2007, 06:21 PM   #5
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My version:

City of Blinding Lights (which would go straight into...)
Mercy (rework that song into something that builds up more with a nice Edge solo)
Vertigo
Xanax and Wine (I like this more than Fast Cars, but it needs to be recorded better)
Are You Gonna Wait Forever
Sometimes You Can't Make It On Your Own
Love and Peace Or Else
Crumbs from Your Table
All Because of You
Miracle Drug
A Man and a Woman
Yaweh


I would order it like this so it would not be so top heavy with the hard songs first and the softer ones on the B-side. I would also strip back a lot of the over production on the real album. With that, then you've got a great album.
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Old 08-26-2007, 09:09 PM   #6
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My version:

1. A Sort Of Homecoming
2. Pride
3. Wire
4. The Unforgettable Fire
5. Promenade
6. 4th Of July
7. Bad
8. Indian Summer Sky
9. Elvis Presley And America
10. MLK

It sounds so much better without Vertigo and SYCMIOYO.
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Old 08-26-2007, 09:13 PM   #7
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Vertigo (the natural opener -- uptempo, lead single, how could you start with anything else?)
Love and Peace or Else
City of Blinding Lights (completes the trifecta of starting with great songs, eg. Streets, Still Haven't Found, WoWY, though not nearly as great)
Miracle Drug
Sometimes You Can't Make it on Your Own
Mercy (finish side 1 with the best!)
All Because of You
A Man and a Woman
Crumbs From Your Table
Original of the Species (i never really liked One Step Closer -- sorry Bob)
Yaweh
Fast Cars
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Old 08-26-2007, 10:32 PM   #8
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1. City of Blinding Lights
2. Miracle Drug
3. Somtimes You Can't Make It On Your Own
4. One Step Closer
5. Original of the Species
6. Fast Cars
7. Vertigo
8. Love and Peace or Else
9. Crumbs from Your Table
10. A Man and a Woman
11. Yahweh

Meh, not much to work with sonically.
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Old 08-26-2007, 11:16 PM   #9
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This is a nice one:
01. City Of Blinding Lights
02. Miracle Drug
03. Sometimes You Can't Make It On Your Own
04. Love And Peace Or Else
05. Vertigo
06. Crumbs From Your Table
07. A Man And A Woman
08. One Step Closer
09. Original Of The Species
10. Fast Cars
11. All Because Of You
12. Yahweh
13. Mercy


And this an interesting one:
01. Love And Peace Or Else
02. Vertigo
03. All Because Of You (alternate)
04. Crumbs From Your Table
05. Miracle Drug
06. Sometimes You Can't Make It On Your Own (alternate)
07. City Of Blinding Lights
08. Are You Gonna Wait Forever
09. Xanax And Wine
10. A Man And A Woman
11. One Step Closer
12. Original Of The Species (single version)
13. Yahweh (alternate)
14. Mercy
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Old 08-27-2007, 04:05 AM   #10
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SMILE is missing in all of those lists.

I like the Yahweh alternative version, not so fond of the ABOY alternative version.

I'd include Fast Cars in the middle and agree with Mercy as final song.
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Old 08-27-2007, 11:09 AM   #11
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SMile and are you gonna wait forever
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Old 08-27-2007, 02:56 PM   #12
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And for the gazillionth time, I post my version of the latest era of U2


U2 – See The World


1. Beautiful Day
2. Elevation (Tomb Raider Mix)
3. Original of the Species (single mix)
4. New York
5. In A Little While
6. Kite
7. Peace Of Earth
8. Stateless
9. Love You Like Mad
10. Walk On
11. Stuck In A Moment (acoustic version)


U2 – Levitate (ep)


1. Levitate
2. Electrical Storm (William Orbit Mix)
3. Summer Rain
4. Wild Honey
5. Are You Gonna Wait Forever
6. Grave


U2 – Dismantle An Atomic Bomb

1. Vertigo
2. Miracle Drug
3. Sometimes You Can’t Make It On Your Own
4. Crumbs From Your Table
5. All Because Of You (single mix)
6. Love And Peace Or Else
7. City Of Blinding Lights
8. Smile
9. A Man And A Woman
10. One Step Closer
11. Yahweh



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