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Old 02-13-2006, 02:16 PM   #1
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were the last 11 albums too contrived?

lol. yes. start the debate. what? lol.
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Yes, damn it they were!


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The only U2 release worth listening to is the Another Day single. The rest all suck. U2's an awful band. What a pack of lame drunken idiots.
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It's a shame, since Boy/Girl sounded so promising...
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yeah. i've never been happy with anything they've done. that's why i came here.
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Every single action taken by U2 since at least when they picked up Paul McGuinness, if not before, was meticulously planned. That's U2!
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Everything since Cartoon World has sucked. They became so commercial after that.
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also, refusing to site Mr. Rogers as an influence for song "Beautiful Day" was just wrong.
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Somehow my copies weren't.
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These contrived things always amuse me.

Unless U2 happen to wake up and record an entire album whilst jamming, and contain no thought...it is contrived. Almost all art is contrived. The only contrivance may be the type of reaction the band are seeking. So it isn't the album which is contrived - it is the reactions which are sought.

Back on topic...U23 was promising, the rest is a heap of crap. My favourite U2 song is Larry singing Dirty Old Town.
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Back on topic...U23 was promising, the rest is a heap of crap. My favourite U2 song is Larry singing Dirty Old Town.

It took your post long enough to get with the program....

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I noticed that Bono has used the word "is" on all 11 records. Lame.
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I noticed that Bono has used the word "is" on all 11 records. Lame.
I noticed they used Bono on the last 11 albums. How very lame.
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He needs to get a thesaurus or something. The word "and" is also used far too much.
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I noticed they used Bono on the last 11 albums. How very lame.


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It took your post long enough to get with the program....

I know! I almost confused this with a U2 fan forum!
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You know what really sucks about U2?

Eleven albums and they ALL contain music. How repetitive is that? What an utterly derivative band. They always repeat themselves for commercial gain.
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They are totally commercial man! They SELL their music! For profit!! What is with that?
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Plus, they suck in concert. I had to go see them six times last year, just to make sure they really did suck that bad.
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And that song - "bad"...that's the one thing they DON'T lie about!
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