Do you ever feel that if you met U2... - 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 12-19-2004, 08:09 AM   #1
War Child
 
Needle_Chill's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Canada
Posts: 848
Local Time: 09:16 PM
Do you ever feel that if you met U2...

it would be like you had known them as people for your whole life? I always think about meeting them and I seem to always have this feeling of familiarity. I've seen them and heard them so much, it's like they're a part of my family. I can picture what Adam would say, or what Larry would say, just like they're my brothers... and if we ever met, it'd feel...uh... right... if that makes sense...

What about you?
__________________

Needle_Chill is offline  
Old 12-19-2004, 08:13 AM   #2
Blue Crack Addict
 
Dalton's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: Little hand says it's time to rock and roll.
Posts: 15,151
Local Time: 08:16 PM
I always feel that if U2 met me they would feel like they knew me their entire life.....
__________________

Dalton is offline  
Old 12-19-2004, 08:59 AM   #3
Rock n' Roll Doggie
VIP PASS
 
beau2ifulday's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Birmingham, UK
Posts: 5,512
Local Time: 01:16 AM
I don't think i'd feel like that - I couldn't feel like that, actually. To them, I would just be another fan, another face in a sea of millions of faces that they've encountered over the years. I wouldn't feel like that when I knew the feelings wouldn't be mutual.
beau2ifulday is offline  
Old 12-19-2004, 09:06 AM   #4
War Child
 
believer75's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Georgia, USA
Posts: 611
Local Time: 01:16 AM
I met them and it was a completely different experience than what I had imagined....still great, but different. I didn't meet Adam, though.
believer75 is offline  
Old 12-20-2004, 08:46 AM   #5
War Child
 
deltau922's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Posts: 597
Local Time: 07:16 PM
I don't think there's anything I could say to them that they haven't already heard from several thousand appreciative fans. I would probably just say thank you and lay off the theatrics. Oh and then I'd ask for an autograph and to pose for a picture and then stumble all over my words while thanking them again profusely and then faint.
deltau922 is offline  
Old 12-20-2004, 08:51 AM   #6
ONE
love, blood, life
 
one4u2's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Bono's Sleeves
Posts: 12,541
Local Time: 08:16 PM
I've met Bono, Adam and Paul and they were terrific!
one4u2 is offline  
Old 12-20-2004, 09:08 AM   #7
ONE
love, blood, life
 
HelloAngel's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2001
Location: new york city
Posts: 14,534
Local Time: 09:16 PM
I used to think I'd feel a sense of familiarity when meeting a famous person that I feel I "know alot" about, but when it comes time to have face to face human interaction - all bets are off. You realize that you are total strangers - you moreso to them than they are to you, and you start to grasp the concept of "public persona" and "real person."
HelloAngel is offline  
Old 12-20-2004, 09:09 AM   #8
New Yorker
 
youtwohearts's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Another Time, Another Place
Posts: 3,108
Local Time: 01:16 AM
I met them too but again we are faces in millions of fans. I guess that is why my true dream is to actually meet and talk to them but really even then there is no connection. We know them as we choose to know them bits and pieces of articles, songs etc but we really don't know them at all. I am sure that some of it is publicity not the truth anyway.

My sister who meet her idol at the time Jerry Garcia was actually disappointed because he was a normal person and as a person was nothing special. He drank and talked a lot about himself and she realized that she cherished him so much for so long and he was human just like her.
youtwohearts is offline  
Old 12-20-2004, 01:06 PM   #9
The Fly
 
kerc's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2000
Location: San Antonio, TX
Posts: 174
Local Time: 10:16 PM
I would ask Edge to sign the pickguard of my Fender Telecaster.
kerc is offline  
Old 12-20-2004, 02:09 PM   #10
ONE
love, blood, life
 
AtomicBono's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Athens, Greece
Posts: 10,486
Local Time: 07:16 PM
Yes, I already do feel like I know them, even though I really don't. Really though I'd like to get to know them - sit and talk for hours about whatever - that'd be great. But if I ever do really get the chance to meet any of them, I'd try to say or do something original and weird to make a lasting impression...like bite Bono's neck
AtomicBono is offline  
Old 12-20-2004, 03:39 PM   #11
Blue Crack Addict
 
Schmeg's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: ATL
Posts: 17,688
Local Time: 09:16 PM
Not at all. I think about meeting them, too, but the fact is that they just write songs that ring true to me, and I'm just another fan. Lots of people who have met Bono say he puts you right at ease, but I don't think it would feel at all like they were my brothers and that we could dive right into a conversation about something other than me stammering, "That song Bad? That's like...really good and stuff..."
__________________

Schmeg 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



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:16 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Design, images and all things inclusive copyright © Interference.com
×