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Old 07-06-2011, 08:40 PM   #1
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Do you think the band is sick of Moment Of Surrender?

Judging by the last few setlists, I'm going to go with "yeah" on this one.

Glastonbury, after MOS, they played Out Of Control
Nashville, All I Want Is You
Chicago, One Tree Hill

Can't help but wonder if they'll start doing it more towards the end of the leg?
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I like that they've had a few spontaneous moments, but no, I don't think it's because they're sick of it.

I do hope they keep it up, though.
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how does continuing to play the song suggest anything about them being sick of it?

honest to god, you've added 2+2 and managed to get 36.
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It's New Math.
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I'm not the biggest fan of the song, though I don't mind that they haven't closed with it at every show recently. I kind of hope they close with something else at Philly...

I'd say that those examples are all pretty unique. At Glastonbury, they probably wanted to go out with a bang, hence OOC. In Nashville, it looked like Bono decided last-minute to do AIWIY after returning his attention to that fan's sign. And in Chicago, it was close to the anniversary of Greg Carroll's death, and stories of there being an original setlist without OTH and a revised setlist with OTH seem to indicate it was a last-minute addition.

I hope they keep it up, though I don't think it's necessarily that they're getting tired of the song. They may, however, be finally recognizing that it's not the greatest closer.
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YES. I always feel so bad for them (and for me!) when WOWY is met with thunderous response, and MOS gets such a half-assed round of applause at the end.
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YES. I always feel so bad for them (and for me!) when WOWY is met with thunderous response, and MOS gets such a half-assed round of applause at the end.
The 2nd encore confuses me, they go with a big opener like Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me, to a slow song like WOWY, to almost a dud like MOS... Wouldn't it make more sense to play a tune that segue's into the next?

Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me
If You Wear That Velvet Dress
With Or Without You
Moment Of Surrender
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fast-slow-faster-very slow-mid tempo?
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Hold Me Thrill Me
Ultraviolet
Moment of Surrender
With or Without You
40

Might be a lot better.

Seriously though, your original post is almost as big a leap as that Morrissey thread.
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Hold Me Thrill Me
Ultraviolet
Moment of Surrender
With or Without You
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Might be a lot better.
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Hold Me Thrill Me
Ultraviolet
Moment of Surrender
With or Without You
40

Might be a lot better.

Seriously though, your original post is almost as big a leap as that Morrissey thread.

40 is the perfect way to end a show IMO. It hasn't been sung yet this tour right?
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40 is the perfect way to end a show IMO. It hasn't been sung yet this tour right?
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If you watch how emotional Bono is on the night Clarence Clemons died while he sings MOS, he doesn't look sick of it at that moment...(won't shill my video but go look at YT)
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I think MOS is a great closer, just not a popular one.
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Hold Me Thrill Me
Ultraviolet
Moment of Surrender
With or Without You
40

Might be a lot better.

Seriously though, your original post is almost as big a leap as that Morrissey thread.
Good call, wait, that's a great call.

And to answer the original question, I do not think they are sick of it. IMO, it's a beautiful song and the band seem quite proud of it. They've played many other songs 100s of time more than MOS, yet still play them, I think because they enjoy them (SBS, Pride, WOWY, Beautiful Day, One, Streets etc)..

I think U2 feel a connection to those songs and a connection with the audience when they play them)
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