Rate a song: WINTER

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Rate a song: WINTER
« on: March 15, 2018, 07:57:51 PM »
Effective non-album track.  Elegant, especially when you picture a sad Natalie Portman in the movie "Brothers" of which the song was on the soundtrack.  Should have made NLOTH. 

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Re: Rate a song: WINTER
« Reply #1 on: March 15, 2018, 11:48:35 PM »
6. Haven't paid it much mind and just listened to it for the third time according to iTunes. It's a solid song.

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Re: Rate a song: WINTER
« Reply #2 on: March 16, 2018, 02:02:58 AM »
6- decent song fromNo Line sessions that i wish had made the album.

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Re: Rate a song: WINTER
« Reply #3 on: March 16, 2018, 07:12:48 AM »
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Re: Rate a song: WINTER
« Reply #4 on: March 16, 2018, 01:45:31 PM »
This is a B-side I really like. 8
My U2 Top 10: The Unforgettable Fire, Acrobat, New Year's Day, Gloria, The Fly, A Sort of Homecoming, Where The Streets Have No Name, Bad, Ultra Violet (Light My Way), Drowning Man

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Re: Rate a song: WINTER
« Reply #5 on: March 16, 2018, 06:02:54 PM »
7/10

Criminal that it was excluded from No Line. The strings are unnecessary, but this song is otherwise great. Modest lyricism.

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Re: Rate a song: WINTER
« Reply #6 on: July 09, 2019, 01:08:12 PM »
8. Along with Soon, this (the Linear version)is on my copy/version of NLOTH
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Re: Rate a song: WINTER
« Reply #7 on: July 09, 2019, 01:20:34 PM »
An eight.  One of the better post-Pop songs.  The string arrangement at the beginning of the song and the male voice choir at the end elevate the song.


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Re: Rate a song: WINTER
« Reply #8 on: July 24, 2019, 06:05:48 PM »
TEN PLUS! One of the greatest U2 songs of all time. Almost makes my U2 top 10 songs of all time.

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Re: Rate a song: WINTER
« Reply #9 on: July 24, 2019, 06:08:21 PM »
One of the better efforts from the period.

So of course it got left off the album....

6.5

Rounded up to a 7 for poll

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Re: Rate a song: WINTER
« Reply #10 on: July 24, 2019, 07:00:53 PM »
6. It's good but missing something that would make it special. Definitely better then other songs that made No Line. 
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: WINTER
« Reply #11 on: July 25, 2019, 10:42:57 AM »
One of the better efforts from the period.

So of course it got left off the album....

6.5

Rounded up to a 7 for poll

Typical dumbass overtinkering decisions.

This is why Pop is so good, they didn't have a chance to bring in 3 other producers to bland it out.

Otherwise it would not have been anywhere near as good as it was, as evidenced by the remixes on the Best of album where they polished them off with a veneer of ATYCLB-style blandness.
ďAlbums still matter,Ē he said to the crowd of pop star and music luminaries. ďLike books and black lives"

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Re: Rate a song: WINTER
« Reply #12 on: July 25, 2019, 10:50:37 AM »
One of the better efforts from the period.

So of course it got left off the album....

6.5

Rounded up to a 7 for poll

Typical dumbass overtinkering decisions.

This is why Pop is so good, they didn't have a chance to bring in 3 other producers to bland it out.

Otherwise it would not have been anywhere near as good as it was, as evidenced by the remixes on the Best of album where they polished them off with a veneer of ATYCLB-style blandness.

I didn't buy those best of's but i heard the Pop songs from it and they really do come across as pale imitations of the original versions.

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Re: Rate a song: WINTER
« Reply #13 on: July 25, 2019, 11:54:46 AM »
The original version I rate an absolute 10! It's a masterpiece, with sonic landscapes reminiscent of their late 80's stuff, great lyrics and a brilliant outro.

The acoustic version from band of brothers is totally meh. I'd rate it a 5.
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Re: Rate a song: WINTER
« Reply #14 on: September 22, 2019, 01:52:05 PM »
I scored it a 7. Its a good tune.