Rate a song: SO CRUEL

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Rate a song: SO CRUEL
« on: March 03, 2018, 06:08:21 AM »
I think this is a 9.

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Re: Rate a song: SO CRUEL
« Reply #1 on: March 03, 2018, 06:11:59 AM »
I agree with 9. Not the best song on Achtung, but still superb.

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Re: Rate a song: SO CRUEL
« Reply #2 on: March 03, 2018, 06:19:06 AM »
7. Good tune.  Just outside the top 50 though.


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Re: Rate a song: SO CRUEL
« Reply #3 on: March 03, 2018, 06:28:35 AM »
This is a brilliant song, takes U2 places they'd never been before and haven't been since... so I give it a 10.

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Re: Rate a song: SO CRUEL
« Reply #4 on: March 03, 2018, 12:06:22 PM »
Weakest song on the album.
I donít dislike it, I think itís a good song, but I find myself skipping it quite often.

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Re: Rate a song: SO CRUEL
« Reply #5 on: March 03, 2018, 12:28:54 PM »
One of their top 5 songs, and one of Bono's very best lyrics.

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Definitive U2 Top 10: 1. One, 2. Bad, 3. With Or Without You, 4. Running to Stand Still, 5. So Cruel, 6. Ultraviolet, 7. I Still Havenít Found What Iím Looking For, 8. Hawkmoon 269, 9. Red Hill Mining Town, 10. Luminous Times

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Re: Rate a song: SO CRUEL
« Reply #6 on: March 03, 2018, 06:46:34 PM »
7/10, but I should've went with an 8/10.

Strong, powerful lyricism and effective instrumentation. Bono's backing harmonies are some of his best ever recorded.

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Re: Rate a song: SO CRUEL
« Reply #7 on: March 03, 2018, 07:14:44 PM »
8.

Lyrically one of u2's finest.


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Re: Rate a song: SO CRUEL
« Reply #8 on: March 03, 2018, 08:06:43 PM »
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weakest song on AB gets an 8

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Re: Rate a song: SO CRUEL
« Reply #9 on: March 03, 2018, 09:06:14 PM »
10

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Re: Rate a song: SO CRUEL
« Reply #10 on: March 05, 2018, 08:58:31 PM »
4. I have NEVER understood the love for this one. It's plodding and overlong.

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Re: Rate a song: SO CRUEL
« Reply #11 on: March 06, 2018, 04:30:16 PM »
7- great AB song

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Re: Rate a song: SO CRUEL
« Reply #12 on: April 30, 2020, 04:02:57 AM »
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An undeniable showcase of Bono is his prime. This is better than One.

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Re: Rate a song: SO CRUEL
« Reply #13 on: April 30, 2020, 08:14:14 AM »
4. I have NEVER understood the love for this one. It's plodding and overlong.

I empathize (plus, I'm not a big fan of heartbreak songs), but it's grown on me over the years. It starts to shimmer somewhere in the middle. 7.
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Re: Rate a song: SO CRUEL
« Reply #14 on: April 30, 2020, 08:31:22 AM »
It's one of the most mixed bags for me.

Sure, some of the best lyrics.

Also, some of the worst.

Great Larry. Larry is solid.

Bono maybe overBono'd it.