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Old 09-07-2007, 05:33 PM   #1
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Where do u2 rank in your list??

Heres a question for ya. We are all obviously here because we like/have liked u2. I realise there are likely to be people who like u2, but have other acts ahead of them in the pecking order.
So, am thinking, are u2 yer No1, if not, where do they rank in your list?

For the record, U2 are my No1 faves by some distance.....followed some way behind by James in 2nd place

Hows about you?

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Old 09-07-2007, 05:44 PM   #2
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1. Kate Bush
2. Todd Rundgren
3. The Police
4. Tori Amos
5. The Cure
6. U2

There are parts of U2's work that rank ahead of any artist but there is so much that I don't like that came out in this last decade. There isn't weakness like that in any of the artists I like above U2.

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Old 09-07-2007, 05:53 PM   #3
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1. U2
2. The Doors
3. Guns n' Roses
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Old 09-07-2007, 06:11 PM   #4
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U2 and Madonna are tied for number 1 in my book!

2. The Beatles
3. Coldplay
4. The Doors
5. The Rolling Stones
6. The Who
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Old 09-07-2007, 06:12 PM   #5
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It's probably a close call but...

1. U2 (if only for AB and Zooropa)
2. The Smashing Pumpkins
3. The Rolling Stones
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Old 09-07-2007, 06:57 PM   #6
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U2 in no. 1 for me. If it wasn't for nostalgia factor they may move down a few slots. I just have too many memories invested in them.

1. U2
2. Peter Gabriel
3. Yes (70's only!!)
4. Blur
5. Red Hot Chili Peppers
6. Collective Soul
7. King Crimson
8. Third Eye Blind
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Old 09-07-2007, 07:01 PM   #7
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1-Perry Como
2-Rick Springfield
3-Jonny Mathais
4-Engelbert Humperdinck

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Old 09-07-2007, 07:09 PM   #8
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1-U2 [no doubt]
2-Pearl Jam
3-The Police
4-The Clash
5- Echo & The Bunnymen
6- The Who
7- The Stones
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Old 09-07-2007, 07:17 PM   #9
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Joy Division,
The Beatles,
The Pixies,

At the end of the 90's I would have said this was a close contest but not anymore.
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Old 09-07-2007, 07:22 PM   #10
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Originally posted by roy
At the end of the 90's I would have said this was a close contest but not anymore.
It's the exact opposite for me. During the 90s I was way more crazy about them and U2 was far and away the top band in my life. Now they're still in my Top 5 but it's not so black and white anymore. The Beatles, U2, Pearl Jam, REM, Pink Floyd, Radiohead, Tori Amos are all up there but don't ask me who is #1.
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Old 09-07-2007, 07:26 PM   #11
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U2 is first, but it's veeeery close.

Well, while I'm at it, here's my top 10. Haven't done this in a while.

1) U2
2) Relient K
3) FFH
4) Casting Crowns
5) Matchbox Twenty
6) David Crowder
7) Chris Tomlin
8) Rich Mullins
9) Sugarland
10) Third Day
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Old 09-07-2007, 07:30 PM   #12
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1. Pink Floyd
2. U2
3. Led Zeppelin
4. The Who
5. Varies daily
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Old 09-07-2007, 07:38 PM   #13
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Top Seven (and then some)

1) The Beatles
2) U2
3) Bob Dylan
4) Prince
5) The Police (and Sting before 1994)
6) The Stone Roses
7) Counting Crows

Runners-Up are The Byrds, Bob Marley, Juliana Hatfield, and maybe Sinead O'Connor. If you're into older stuff I love Louis Armstrong and Billie Holiday a lot. Also Art Blakey and John Coltrane.

Damn! I forgot to put Michael Bolton on my list....
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Old 09-07-2007, 07:40 PM   #14
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1) U2
2) Guns N' Roses
3) Metallica
4) Iron Maiden
5) Aerosmith
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Old 09-07-2007, 07:42 PM   #15
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3rd, behind the Beatles and Zeppelin.
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Old 09-07-2007, 08:14 PM   #16
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this is tough

1. U2
2. Stevie Wonder
3. Midnight Oil
4. Chili Peppers
5. The Beatles

something like that... to me U2 are a clear number one, the others can shift around alot, i like variety ie jazz hiphop folk soul electronica techno but for me an act must have staying power to be a true favorite..
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Old 09-07-2007, 08:21 PM   #17
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1. U2
2. Radiohead
3. Peter Gabriel
4 .drewblack. and Dirty Muse
5. Led Zeppelin
6. Beck
7. The Beach Boys
8. Nine Inch Nails
9. The Mars Volta
10. System of a Down
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U2 for me will always be at #1 because they were that first band I really fell in love with and I still enjoy most of their work, but for shits and giggles, here's the rest of the Top 10:

1. U2
2. The Beatles
3. David Bowie
4. Radiohead
5. The Flaming Lips
6. Bruce Springsteen
7. Pink Floyd
8. The Who
9. Arcade Fire
10. The Rolling Stones
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Old 09-07-2007, 08:39 PM   #19
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Originally posted by pat132
1) U2
2) Guns N' Roses
3) Metallica
4) Iron Maiden
5) Aerosmith

you have excellent choice in music, we should hang out.
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Old 09-07-2007, 09:09 PM   #20
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Madonna sucks!

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