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Old 06-12-2007, 08:39 AM   #1
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The first U2 song where you "got it"

What single U2 track clicked for you, and sent you into that spiral of fandom. The one song which you kept listening to over and over and over when you first heard it.

For me, it's In God's Country. They never have and never will record something like that ever again.
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SBS live at Red Rocks. Saw the video and it was all over.
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Old 06-12-2007, 08:58 AM   #5
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With Or Without You, definitely That voice...
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Put me down for Red Hill Mining Town. I really liked them before I heard that, but I fell in love with their music with that song.
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It kinda started with A sort of Homecoming(UF version) and by the time I got into Bad live(WAIA version) it was all over, i was hooked.
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One Tree Hill and Red Hill Mining Town were the iceing on the cake!!
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Things clicked in stages for me. I grew up around U2's music, but the first song I seriously loved was Bad back when I was 11, and it was quickly followed by Pride. Bad blew my young mind; I didn't know music could be that powerful. That was when I decided I'd buy any new stuff U2 put out. So along came the Best Of 1990-2000 six years later and Gone hit me like a sack of bricks. That clicked in a big way. So I decided to start acquiring U2's back catalogue and a friend gave me the UABRS and RAH videos.

11 O'clock Tick Tock on UABRS and Bad on RAH are what really sealed the deal and made me the fan I am today.
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Streets...with the rest of JT just being additional proof that I'd stumbled upon something grand.
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SBS from Live at Red Rocks. Back when MTV only played videos. Yes, I'm old enough to remember that.
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saw the video for Gloria and that was that... javascript:smilie('')
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Until the End of the World. I remember coming home from school and playing my cassette copy of Achtung Baby for the first time. The whole album completely changed the way I listen to music, but UTEOW's guitar amazed me, and the lyrics with Judas as speaker really struck me, since I was in Catholic school at the time. Judas had always been this flat, one-dimensionally evil figure in the way I'd been taught the Bible.
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The first song that I heard of U2's was Last Night On Earth, I really liked it and still do, from there I bought Pop and enjoyed the album too. But it wasn't until I heard Bad on WAIA that I became a diehard fan.
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I would have to say Streets made me notice them and The Fly turned me into a fan...

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In God's Country is absolutely one of my favorite U2 songs.
Have you heard the remix of that one?

However I have to say With or Without you because that's the song that got me to fall in love with U2 when I first heard it on the radio. Pride is a close second.
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