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Old 08-16-2008, 11:53 AM   #1
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Which Pop Song Worked Best Live?

I think it has to be Please for me, just for for the way it developed from being quite a small-scale one dimensional peice in the studio to something far more emotional and epic on stage. I really enjoyed the way they reworked into something far more dramatic and daring.

It became my favourite song of the tour and a great performance could often steal the show. Loved Larry's Sunday Bloody Sunday style drumming during the 'September, streets capsizing' refrain then Edges solo with all those frenetic images on the giant screen piling on top of each other and finally Bono's haunting falsetto's infont of that blood red backdrop, plus of course the excellent transistion into Streets, my all time favourite.

So I pick please, but Mofo and Gone were pretty great too.
What do you think?
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Mofo and Please, for sure.

Mofo kicked fifteen tons of ass live.
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Old 08-16-2008, 12:33 PM   #6
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Hard to say, since most of them kick some serious ass live. Last Night on Earth, Gone and Please are the stand-outs.
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Old 08-16-2008, 12:34 PM   #7
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Mofo was a bit better than Please, imo.
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Old 08-16-2008, 02:02 PM   #12
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Mofo could have more of a punch to it... Please seemed to drone on and on... Gone really worked but it was too much of a serious song for people to really get into. Discotheque was decent, but the 2005 reworked version in Chicago is totally what it should have been...
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