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Old 04-27-2005, 03:01 AM   #16
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I love How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb. I never stopped loving it. It's just that I have so much U2 music. I play it about as much as the rest, but that's tough when you've got so much!
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It's an album I can listen to for 2 weeks straight, take a week break and come back to and it's still fresh!
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Old 04-27-2005, 10:11 PM   #18
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It stays in the cd player longer than other U2 cds, and slighly longer than achtung and joshua......i'm wondering its that new or because its really good...? lol

I definately can listen to it often! Great album, some of U2s best work in terms of album cohesiveness/quality from start to finish!
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Old 05-04-2005, 06:13 AM   #19
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I don't really listen to it anymore, but I just like tyhe to sit back and let my computer play U2 song randomly, so I never now what song is next , currently listening to Tryin to Throw your arms around the world.
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Tryin' to Throw Your Arms Around The World

Probably because it's the more actual album to me, The Atomic Bomb is the 2nd in my chart

1) Joshua Tree
2) Atomic Bomb
3) Acthung Baby
4) ATYCLB
5) UF / War (it depends on my mood...)

Excluding All Because of You and A man and a Woman that I consider 2 weak, weak, weak songs, the rest is awesome.
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Whow they are my favourite albums as well, if you bring UF to number one that is right just drop everything by 1 and you have mine.
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Old 05-09-2005, 09:35 AM   #22
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I have to admit to not like HTDAAB at first, but it has seriously grown on me. The album is both lyrically and musically mature. What I love is that you can hear Boy and October's influence there - something missing for years. From top to bottom I think it's their best. I guess this would be my list:

1. HTDAAB
2. Achtung Baby
3. The Joshua Tree
4. ATYCLB
5. POP

For the record, Rattle & Hum is my least favorite of all the albums. I enjoy the original tracks off the album, but the live stuff and the covers just interfere. Heartland would rank up there in the all-time best, as would All I Want is You.
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Old 05-14-2005, 03:22 PM   #23
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It always amuses me when people say that such and such a song is really weak/bad but that they love the album and it's one of their favourites. For me, if an album has poor songs on it and filler, then it's not a great album. And that's for any artist, not just U2.

First thing that springs to mind - Parklife by Blur. Some great songs on the record, but way too much filler for it to be a brilliant record. Another is Gold by Ryan Adams. Love most of the stuff on it, but the man has no understanding of quality control. He seems to think that just because he writes a song, he must put it on an album.

Sorry, that went a bit off topic , so......

I loved HTDAAB as soon as I heard it, and it's grown on me some since. Which was different to ATYCLB, which I was very indifferent to at first but it grows with every listen, even these days. I hate trying to make top (insert number here) lists. On any given day they could be different, but here goes:

1) Achtung Baby
2) The Joshua Tree
3) ATYCLB
4) War
5) HTDAAB
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Old 05-16-2005, 08:51 PM   #24
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It has really grown on me since seeing the album performed live. The songs are so much more powerful for me now.
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Old 05-16-2005, 09:47 PM   #25
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when I first got HTDAAB, I kinda pushed it aside.. and then it started to regrow on me too.

well since everyone is showing how HTDAAM is crawling up their charts, I guess I'll show mine :

1) War
2) Achtung Baby
3) HTDAAB
4) The Joshua Tree
5) Boy

HTDAAB and Boy have been going up and down for quite sometime on my 'charts'
1) Achtung Baby
2) Joshua Tree
3) Rattle and Hum
4) Zooropa
5) All That You Can't Leave Bahind
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Old 05-16-2005, 09:49 PM   #26
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5 worst?

1) October
2) Passengers
3) Unforgettable Fire
4) Pop
5) Boy

Admittedly, the botttom 4 ain't that bad, they're actually very good, but October stinks
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Old 05-17-2005, 07:34 PM   #27
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I haven't really stopped listening to it. I do rotate it with my other CD's, but I still listen to it at least once a week, or parts of it, however much of the CD I get to from my drive from home to work.

Actually the car adapter thing for my CD player and the cassette deck hasn't been working for a few awhile, so lately I've been off U2, except when the songs come on the radio.

My top 5/6 (there's a tie for 5th)

War
Joshua Tree
Achtung Baby
October
Boy/How to
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1. Acthung, Baby
2. How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb
3. The Joshua Tree
4. Rattle and Hum
5. All That You Can't Leave Behind

I like the Bomb -- the WHOLE Bomb
The only problem I can see with the album is A Man and A Woman.
Its not that I don't like the song, its just I don't think it really 'fits' on the album -- I think it belongs on ATYCLB, but that's just me.

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Old 05-19-2005, 03:10 PM   #29
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i was going to post a thread just like this

i liked the album at first, now i really love it, its definitely moved into the top 5 U2 albums for me

i like it a lot better than atyclb
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The more I listen to it, the more I love HTDAAB.
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