Rate a song: ACROBAT

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Zeropartii

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Rate a song: ACROBAT
« on: January 24, 2018, 09:50:36 AM »
Edge really drives the song.  His guitar invites you to join the dark side.  Effective use of the word BASTARDS

NINE

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guest87

Re: Rate a song: ACROBAT
« Reply #1 on: January 24, 2018, 10:07:20 AM »
FINALLY, we've reached a perfect ten.


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guest4

Re: Rate a song: ACROBAT
« Reply #2 on: January 24, 2018, 10:08:09 AM »
10. Actually, 11.

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guest87

Re: Rate a song: ACROBAT
« Reply #3 on: January 24, 2018, 10:13:35 AM »
10. Actually, 11.

It's true.  This one goes to 11.


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Zeropartii

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Re: Rate a song: ACROBAT
« Reply #4 on: January 24, 2018, 10:23:33 AM »
In the lead at 9.60

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guest87

Re: Rate a song: ACROBAT
« Reply #5 on: January 24, 2018, 10:26:15 AM »
I like the idea of these ratings.  The problems are: it's going to take forever to go through their whole catalogue and there's not many people rating.


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guest94

Re: Rate a song: ACROBAT
« Reply #6 on: January 24, 2018, 10:45:29 AM »
7

I know I'll get a lot of hate for this but it's probably my least favorite on AB. Don't misunderstand me, it's a great piece of work! I just don't understand the rabid love that fans have for it.

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Re: Rate a song: ACROBAT
« Reply #7 on: January 24, 2018, 10:53:09 AM »
7. Good track, no doubt. But far from the masterpiece some pretend it to be.   ;)
First Chair. Last Call.

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Zeropartii

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Re: Rate a song: ACROBAT
« Reply #8 on: January 24, 2018, 11:21:59 AM »
I like the idea of these ratings.  The problems are: it's going to take forever to go through their whole catalogue and there's not many people rating.

Once we get to 20-25 Im fully satisfied. After a couple days they are in the mid-30s. We are gonna get a good spread.  Trying to do 3 a day.  Drawn randomly. 

I think Wook is down for compiling some prelim rankings once we get a few more.  Do an official song Ranking project thread

If Im off the grid for a bit.  Any volunteers to be posting songs as project managers?   

Same posting format with ALL CAPS.  makes them
Easy to track down for reference.

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Re: Rate a song: ACROBAT
« Reply #9 on: January 24, 2018, 11:42:01 AM »
I gave it a 9.  An excellent song; too bad it has never been played live.

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Re: Rate a song: ACROBAT
« Reply #10 on: January 24, 2018, 03:54:29 PM »
We have a 10 folks.

Lyrics that can be taken multiple ways - check
Edge sounding cool - check
Rest of band sounding locked in - check
Perfect amount over vocal emoting by Bono - check
Bono singing in a register he is comfortable with - check
Strong production - check
My favorite album where even the filler songs kick ass to the point that they aren't filler songs - check

I saw Gloria live. Even if I never see the band live again, at least I saw Gloria live. :)

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Re: Rate a song: ACROBAT
« Reply #11 on: January 24, 2018, 04:07:01 PM »
Fucking boss.

9
« Last Edit: February 17, 2018, 04:49:21 AM by an tha »

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Re: Rate a song: ACROBAT
« Reply #12 on: January 24, 2018, 06:21:41 PM »
I'm definitely down for compiling a preliminary.

10/10

What a beast. Bono delves into his introspective side, which always results in wonderful writing. Edge absolutely goes off, relaying what is possibly his most aggressive guitar performance. Larry's rising cymbal-playing really sets a badass tone for the song, and his later playing is downright intimidating. Adam holds his own, congealing a legendary batch of performances.

Acrobat easily falls into my top five favorite songs of all-time.

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Re: Rate a song: ACROBAT
« Reply #13 on: January 24, 2018, 06:51:08 PM »
Great song not known by the general public.

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Re: Rate a song: ACROBAT
« Reply #14 on: January 24, 2018, 08:28:41 PM »
10. U2 perfection.