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View Poll Results: Which is the best track on Zooropa?
Zooropa 15 34.09%
Babyface 0 0%
Numb 0 0%
Lemon 8 18.18%
Stay 14 31.82%
Daddy's Gonna Pay For Your Crashed Car 0 0%
Somedays are Better than the others 1 2.27%
The First Time 3 6.82%
Dirty Day 3 6.82%
Wanderer 0 0%
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Old 07-14-2002, 04:49 PM   #1
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In the form of a poll

I usually see this album as being split into 2 parts.

The first half being more traditionally U2/AB like the 2nd half being much more experimental.

Anyway...such a great unique album deserves a poll all its own.
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Old 07-14-2002, 04:58 PM   #2
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For me its a tie between :lemon:, stay, and dirty day! My vote goes for :lemon: tho.
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Old 07-14-2002, 05:00 PM   #3
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Its hard to choose b/w First Time, Zooropa, and Stay but I had to go with First TIme. Such a beautiful song!
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tough choice between Zooropa and The First Time, so I tossed a coin and voted for Zooropa. they are equally awesome.
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Old 07-14-2002, 05:10 PM   #5
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Grrrr. This is hard. I finally chose The First Time - it is beautiful and haunting, especially at the end when Bono keeps singing, "And I threw away the key." But I also love Zooropa, one of U2's most underrated songs ever.
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Old 07-14-2002, 05:23 PM   #6
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It's close for me between the first five songs, but I'd give Lemon a slight edge over the others simply for Bono's over the top singing. This is such a great album all the way through though and the songs tend to flow together as one, so it's really hard to pick a favorite track.
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Old 07-14-2002, 05:27 PM   #7
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"Stay" is one of my top three fave U2 songs. It's heartachingly beautiful...

Umm...is "heartachingly" a word???? *lol*
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Old 07-14-2002, 07:45 PM   #8
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Zooropa's second half rocks, which puts it in first place. My second fave: Some Days.

*ducks*
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Zooropa's second half rocks, which puts it in first place. My second fave: Some Days.

*ducks*
Why are you ducking? Some Days rocks!

But my vote had to go to Zooropa. So freaking brilliant.
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Actually, I think that The First Time could have fit nicely on Joshua Tree, too.
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Stay...But Zooropa would be my second choice, which is cool because they appear to be tied at the moment.
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Old 07-14-2002, 11:13 PM   #12
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I really love Stay, Zooropa, and Lemon... in that order I think.

I love Numb, Babyface, Dirty Day, The First Time, too.
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The answer is "Lemon". It sums up the whole album in my opinion and musically it is sensational.

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Lemon just beats The Wanderer
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Stay or :lemon: . I prefer the live version of Stay, though.
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a tie between stay and the first time, but i went with stay.
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Hard to chose..but Stay(Faraway, so close) for me
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She wore :lemon: but never in the daylight.......

I love Stay, but the album version just doesn't do it for me. Live versions are so much better.
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It was hard for me to choose, but I voted for Dirty Day. I just really love that song! Stay and Zooropa were a close 2nd and 3rd, though.
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