Rate a song: NEW YEAR'S DAY

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Zeropartii

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Rate a song: NEW YEAR'S DAY
« on: February 13, 2018, 12:20:39 PM »
Dynamic track that launched U2 into the mainstream.  Edge shines on 2 instruments.  Bono throttles the song to the next level when he belts "Say its true !!!"  We see it now as a warhorse but do not deny its power.  Love it.

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Re: Rate a song: NEW YEAR'S DAY
« Reply #1 on: February 13, 2018, 12:23:18 PM »
8

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guest4

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« Reply #2 on: February 13, 2018, 12:40:06 PM »
9

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Re: Rate a song: NEW YEAR'S DAY
« Reply #3 on: February 13, 2018, 12:41:42 PM »
10 - Classic.

I had a Commodore 64 program that a friend of fine  gave me that used the music generator on the C-64 to make music files. One of the 5 songs on it was New Years Day... first U2 song that I ever heard. Probably early 1987. I was 10.
I saw Gloria live. Even if I never see the band live again, at least I saw Gloria live. :)

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guest87

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« Reply #4 on: February 13, 2018, 01:24:24 PM »
The best song from the 'early years.'


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Re: Rate a song: NEW YEAR'S DAY
« Reply #5 on: February 13, 2018, 02:22:55 PM »
10. Classic - my favourite U2 song released up to that point. Hasnít aged.

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Re: Rate a song: NEW YEAR'S DAY
« Reply #6 on: February 13, 2018, 02:28:18 PM »
10. Top 5.
Hold on, people! The man's talking about waste management. That affects the whole damn planet.

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Re: Rate a song: NEW YEAR'S DAY
« Reply #7 on: February 13, 2018, 02:52:44 PM »
Needs to go to 20 this one.

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Re: Rate a song: NEW YEAR'S DAY
« Reply #8 on: February 13, 2018, 04:03:29 PM »
10 - Classic.

I had a Commodore 64 program that a friend of fine  gave me that used the music generator on the C-64 to make music files. One of the 5 songs on it was New Years Day... first U2 song that I ever heard. Probably early 1987. I was 10.

For me the first time I heard NYD was from a friend's cassette tape of Under a Blood Red Sky - I was curious about this band U2 that everyone was raving about prior to AB's release.  It is one of the most pivotal tracks in my conversion to lifelong U2 fan.

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« Reply #9 on: February 13, 2018, 05:59:39 PM »
8/10... but I should've opted for a 9/10.

Tremendous bass-work with complimentary fast-paced drumming. I love watching Edge's dexterous live performances of it, alternating between the keys and guitar.

Easily one of the band's greatest early works.

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Re: Rate a song: NEW YEAR'S DAY
« Reply #10 on: February 14, 2018, 02:18:35 AM »
10/10. Absolute classic. One my favourites. Top 5.

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Re: Rate a song: NEW YEAR'S DAY
« Reply #11 on: February 14, 2018, 01:48:22 PM »
Here we are: the first song I ever heard from them and the one that got me hooked instantly and forever.

Where's the 11 button?
First Chair. Last Call.

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Re: Rate a song: NEW YEAR'S DAY
« Reply #12 on: February 17, 2018, 01:12:47 PM »
7. I love it, but it's definitely a bit overplayed for me anymore.

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guest85

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« Reply #13 on: February 24, 2018, 10:54:02 PM »
Classic U2. 10.

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Re: Rate a song: NEW YEAR'S DAY
« Reply #14 on: February 27, 2018, 06:17:35 PM »
9- legendary