Rate a song: LOVE AND PEACE OR ELSE

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Zeropartii

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Rate a song: LOVE AND PEACE OR ELSE
« on: January 24, 2018, 03:16:01 PM »
Bono tries to cram 4000 years of human history into a bumper sticker in what I consider one of U2's worst songs ever.  It's so musically odd and grating.  Edge cannot even save it with a half-assed guitar eruption on the back side.  Makes 'American Soul' sound like 'Imagine'.

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guest4

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« Reply #1 on: January 24, 2018, 03:19:25 PM »
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JFW

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Re: Rate a song: LOVE AND PEACE OR ELSE
« Reply #2 on: January 24, 2018, 03:24:59 PM »
I think it's nice. Live great
See through in the sunlight

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« Reply #3 on: January 24, 2018, 03:39:38 PM »
Ok live. Lyrically it sucks. "lay your sweet lovely on the ground" "break the monster's back" and you cop the whole "Where is the Love?" lyrics from the Black Eyed Peas of all people (2003). Plus the intro annoys me.

A solid 2.
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« Reply #4 on: January 24, 2018, 04:05:59 PM »
6.  I don't hate it as much as others.  I thought it was neat on the Chicago DVD.  Kinda feels like BTBS part II.
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Re: Rate a song: LOVE AND PEACE OR ELSE
« Reply #5 on: January 24, 2018, 04:06:44 PM »
Fucking awful.

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« Reply #6 on: January 24, 2018, 06:11:21 PM »
2/10

Putrid. I once saw Love and Peace described as a poor man's Bullet the Blue Sky... which is a title that I find extremely fitting.

Even its title is atrocious... the parenthetical bit actually reads comically, ironically.

I really want to give it a one, but I don't know if I can place it with the likes of American Soul and Elevation.

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guest85

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« Reply #7 on: January 24, 2018, 08:29:55 PM »
6. Itís got a good groove.

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guest94

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« Reply #8 on: January 24, 2018, 09:44:56 PM »
7

I love the bluesy groove of this one. I didn't care for it too much initially but the live version really sold me on it.

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guest87

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« Reply #9 on: January 25, 2018, 12:08:05 PM »
2.  I have no desire whatsoever to listen to this song again before rating.

 

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Re: Rate a song: LOVE AND PEACE OR ELSE
« Reply #10 on: January 25, 2018, 01:33:32 PM »
Peace between all the major religions. What sensible people could argue against that? Groovy song, a bit experimental.

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Re: Rate a song: LOVE AND PEACE OR ELSE
« Reply #11 on: January 25, 2018, 02:41:36 PM »
Awful song - real clunker. 3/10

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Re: Rate a song: LOVE AND PEACE OR ELSE
« Reply #12 on: January 25, 2018, 10:26:45 PM »
5. A bit clumsy and elementary musically. The drums always reminded me of Personal Jesus by Depeche Mode (which is clearly a much better song).

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Re: Rate a song: LOVE AND PEACE OR ELSE
« Reply #13 on: January 27, 2018, 03:27:04 PM »
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The drums always reminded me of Personal Jesus by Depeche Mode (which is clearly a much better song).

Oh my god, I've never noticed, but you're right. Especially with the bass and the quiet fuzz at the beginning.

I give it a 5. It's weird and different, but I'm not sure what they were going for musically. The chorus is the weakest part, but the beginning and end are good.

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Re: Rate a song: LOVE AND PEACE OR ELSE
« Reply #14 on: March 26, 2020, 09:38:37 PM »
Love it. 10. Love the groove.
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