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Old 07-16-2020, 10:00 PM   #861
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I've always liked Wild Honey. American Soul, on the other hand, is an abomination.

What are U2's five worst songs?

1. Get Out of Your Own Way
2. American Soul
3. You're the Best Thing About Me
4. Get on Your Boots
5. The Miracle
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I've always liked Wild Honey. American Soul, on the other hand, is an abomination.

What are U2's five worst songs?

1. Get Out of Your Own Way
2. American Soul
3. You're the Best Thing About Me
4. Get on Your Boots
5. The Miracle
Stand Up Comedy us far worse than any of those tracks.
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Old 07-16-2020, 10:08 PM   #863
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if you're not considering the order, just swap the miracle with SUC and this list is exactly right.
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Old 07-16-2020, 10:11 PM   #864
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I listened to NLOTH the other day. Gosh it’s such a cool start. I even forgive Unknown Caller because I love my MacBook. But I actually found myself becoming irate during SUC. Crazy and Boots I could stomach... kind of, but it’s like the back wanted to triple down on everything wrong they did to the middle of the album with that song and gave a giant middle finger to the organic songwriting and atmosphere they created in the beginning of the album.
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1. Who
2. Gives
3. A
4. Fuck
5. Unknown Caller
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Old 07-16-2020, 10:20 PM   #866
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Unknown Caller is definitely in the top seven. Fucking horrendous, embarrassing song. The gap between U2's best and worst is biggest on NLOTH.
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Unknown Caller is their worst IMO. I can't believe no one asked/forced him to reconsider those lyrics. Get Out is up there with Grace as their most forgettable track.
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Grace is beautiful. I love Grace.
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Sorry for the random thoughts tonight, but one nice thing about this pandemic is that it’s no longer considered weird when I wear my Aung San Suu Kyi mask wherever I go.
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Force quit folks, move to trash
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Grace is a whore.
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l. I went through a Wild Honey kick for a week. 2020, man.
Might want to seek some help.
Telehealth visits with mental health professionals are free with most insurance carriers during the pandemic.
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Hee-son, your jokeometer during the last two weeks is like... broked.
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The reason I can't get on board with the Unknown Caller hate is because, while some (not all, because I think the verses are very good) of the lyrics are dubious, the music is at least great.

The actual worst ones are those that don't have much to offer lyrically or musically. Which is why Get Out is so terrible, it's a Beautiful Day wannabe that also is crammed with too many syllables and Bono's typical 2000s inspirational pap. Stand Up Comedy is this lame-ass attempt at RAWK while also featuring cringe-worthy self-deprecating lines, and the vocal just sucks in general.

1. Get Out
2. Stand Up Comedy
3. Cock Crazy ("haven't herrrrrd", cheesy as fuck solo)
4. Window in the Skies
5. Best Thing (mainly for that guitar breakdown part that is the nadir of Edge's career)
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The reason I can't get on board with the Unknown Caller hate is because, while some (not all, because I think the verses are very good) of the lyrics are dubious, the music is at least great.


I was genuinely surprised to come in here and see people shitting all over it. The cringiness over that line is valid, but I mean hey we all love Bono and his ATM machine in MOS...
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Unknown Caller is trash specifically because the music and lyrics are great. They had a masterpiece on their hands and then they wrote the chorus and shit all over it.

Unknown Caller before the chorus is on the left. Unknown Caller after the chorus is in the right.

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Unknown Caller is trash specifically because the music and lyrics are great. They had a masterpiece on their hands and then they wrote the chorus and shit all over it.

Unknown Caller before the chorus is on the left. Unknown Caller after the chorus is in the right.

I heard they had an alternate rooting Android version that would have aged just as poorly.

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Unknown Caller is trash specifically because the music and lyrics are great. They had a masterpiece on their hands and then they wrote the chorus and shit all over it.

Unknown Caller before the chorus is on the left. Unknown Caller after the chorus is in the right.

Considering there are multiple songs on the last two albums with neither good lyrics nor good music, it's silly to trash Unknown Caller for having both but not sticking the landing. Always liked the song, I'll stand by it.

The stretch of Best Thing/Get Out/American Soul is even worse than the middle of NLOTH, only there's nothing nearly as good as that album's highs to bail it out.
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Because something tried to be great and fell in a pile of shit doesn't make it better than something that tried to be hip and cool with the kids and was merely bland and forgettable.

As the kids say, agree to disagree
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The stretch of Best Thing/Get Out/American Soul is even worse than the middle of NLOTH, only there's nothing nearly as good as that album's highs to bail it out.
Oooh I definitely can’t get on board with this. Not saying that stretch on SOE is a strong point but “Haven’t heard “ and SUC are probably the two lowest points of the bands career sandwiching a horrendous choice for a lead single.
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