what gave me the chills in ND - U2 Feedback

Go Back   U2 Feedback > Your Blue Room > Everything You Know Is Wrong > Everything You Know Is Wrong Archive
Click Here to Login
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 10-12-2001, 10:06 AM   #1
War Child
 
Join Date: Sep 2000
Location: Half a mile from what she said...
Posts: 897
Local Time: 10:06 AM
what gave me the chills in ND

1. New York "People on cell phones..."

2. What's Going On...ending with the haunting "father"....he's up there Bono...

3. POE....c'mon...tell me you didn't get a bit teary

4. WOWY...."we'll shine like stars...."

5. speech before one.

------------------
I can't change the world, but I can change the world in me.
__________________

__________________
popkidu2 is offline  
Old 10-12-2001, 10:13 AM   #2
I Serve Larry's Stick
 
clarityat3am's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2001
Location: Rocky Mountains
Posts: 2,996
Local Time: 05:06 AM
Thank you. I was beginning to think I was the only one that felt this way. Don't forget the NYPD and firefighters...I know that made me cry.

------------------

"What's with all the glitter? I thought you didn't like our mirrorball lemon and shit. Well it's too late to change your mind now." -- Bono, Indianapolis, May 10, 2001

When you stop taking chances, you'll stay where you sit, you won't live any longer, but it'll feel like it --- Summer Rain

clarityat3am@hotmail.com
__________________

__________________
clarityat3am is offline  
Old 10-12-2001, 10:39 AM   #3
Acrobat
 
Hawk269's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2000
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Posts: 322
Local Time: 06:06 AM
Popkidu2,

Same here. "New York" had me tearing up.

I loved the extended Beautiful Day intro.

Before Bono did the "shine like stars" in WOWY, I was saying out loud that I wanted that add-on...and bang, there it was.

"Bad" was amazing as well...I love the lyric,
"Bruised silken sky and burning flag, colors crash, collide in blood shot eyes"

Just an amazing, touching concert.


AJ

__________________
Hawk269 is offline  
Old 10-12-2001, 12:42 PM   #4
War Child
 
atikicat's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2000
Location: USA
Posts: 517
Local Time: 05:06 AM
Quote:
"Bad" was amazing as well...I love the lyric,
"Bruised silken sky and burning flag, colors crash, collide in blood shot eyes."
Yes, and I loved how after singing this he had someone from the crowd pass up a large Irish flag, held it up in his left hand and then while singing "let it go..." dropped the flag to the ground. This moment and many others gave me the overall feeling of this concert...letting go to be elevated to a higher love.

Bono's speech before "One" was great and right on the mark. As long as there are people in this world living without hope(living in poverty), there will always be Bin Laden's to pray upon their hopelessness. Poverty/hopelessness IS the fuel of the fanatic. If we could tackle this problem with the same courage, commitment and unity as we have the recent terrorist attacks...then maybe we can truly change the world.

Awesome concert. Very touching, thoughtful, inspirational. They reached and connected with everyone in the small venue...including those of us behind the stage.
__________________
atikicat is offline  
Old 10-12-2001, 01:37 PM   #5
Refugee
 
scatteroflight's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2001
Location: a dream landscape
Posts: 1,736
Local Time: 10:06 AM
Quote:
Originally posted by popkidu2:


2. What's Going On...ending with the haunting "father"....he's up there Bono...

You are so right, I'd forgotten about that. That was so touching. New York made me cry, the cell phones part and "Religious nuts, political fanatics" and some other lines. And I completely loved the lines from Molly Malone in Bad, has he ever done that before?? Now that I think about these moments I realize again it really was an amazing show!!



------------------
Be a world, child, form a circle
Before we all go under
__________________
scatteroflight is offline  
Old 10-12-2001, 07:20 PM   #6
War Child
 
browneyedgirl's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2001
Location: Ohio
Posts: 747
Local Time: 05:06 AM
I've been trying all day to explain to my best friend how changed I feel after being a voice in a choir of 11,000 people singing Hallelujah as those guys walked aroung that heart......I don't know if any concert will ever compare.....AMAZING
__________________
browneyedgirl is offline  
Old 10-12-2001, 11:05 PM   #7
SIK
The Fly
 
Join Date: Aug 2000
Location: Indiana, USA
Posts: 79
Local Time: 10:06 AM
Memorable moments from the U2 concert at ND,
In no particular order, just how they come to mind:

1. New York
I just had a really wierd feeling through the whole song...especially the part about religious nuts, and having the thought in the back of my mind that 3 members of U2 actually do have apartments in NY.

2. Sunday Bloody Sunday
I don't think I've ever heard a version of the song like that performance...especially Larry's opening to the song. It seemed to me that he just attacked the drum set.

3. Bono's voice through the entire concert.
I'd have to agree, he was just amazing vocally that night.

4. Bono and the Edge hugging after the acoustic version of Staring at the Sun.
I'll probably have a mental picture of that in my mind for a long time. Just reminds me of how close all the members of U2 really are.

5. The Back to back to back playing of Streets-ISHFWILF-WOWY (with the "Shine like Stars" ending)

6. Hearing Bad live...for the very first time.
I, like someone else mentioned, didn't recognize it until the intro was almost over.

7. Walk On-Hallelujah ending with the NYPD and the FDNY members walking along the heart. Truly a memorable moment.

8. "One", with a lot of people holding up an index finger. The line of that song that really stood out was "we've got to carry each other...." I'd have to say that over the past several weeks the people of the US definately have carried each other.


------------------
"Yeah, we'll shine like stars in the summer night, we'll shine like stars in the winter night. One heart, one hope, one love."
__________________
SIK is offline  
Old 10-13-2001, 03:01 AM   #8
The Fly
 
Join Date: Jun 2001
Location: New Jersey, USA
Posts: 226
Local Time: 10:06 AM
The part of the show that got me was when "Bad" was played. It was never one of my favorite songs of theirs. Not that I didn't like it, but just not among my favorites. This live version changed my mind about the song though. I didn't even recognize it when it started. I realised that the background music in it was brought out more live, and that made a big difference. On the studio version, you can kind of hear it, but it's not loud. I can't wait to see it played in Philadelphia now.
__________________
ericb is offline  
Old 10-14-2001, 01:51 PM   #9
The Fly
 
Jenn121's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2001
Location: Boston, MA
Posts: 274
Local Time: 05:06 AM
New York really got to me, but I lost it during "Walk On". I used to think of this song being directed to a single person, but watching it from ND, I felt like they were talking to the entire nation. It was beautiful, but it brought back feelings from those first few days after the 11th. I was glad to see the omission of "Bullet", I don't think it's appropriate, although I hear they have since put it back in the setlist. I was also glad to hear Bono continue talking about debt relief as well as the tradgedy because it is important to remember that other causes in the world still need our attention, too. In all, I experienced U2 in a very different way then ever before and I hope I won't get emotional when I see them in Providence.
__________________

__________________
Jenn121 is offline  
 

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Dallas Gave Me A Guitar Pic!!! Important note for all Fan Club members! Miss MacPhisto Everything You Know Is Wrong Archive 15 11-22-2001 03:51 AM
LONDON version, whats going on gives me chills. shaun vox Everything You Know Is Wrong Archive 8 11-04-2001 03:29 AM
If this doesn't give you the (good) chills.... oliveu2cm Everything You Know Is Wrong Archive 9 10-26-2001 02:46 PM
The writer of the Simpsons gave a lecture at our school and talked about U2 U2Gator Everything You Know Is Wrong Archive 16 10-18-2001 05:21 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:06 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Design, images and all things inclusive copyright © Interference.com