I can't stand Book of Your Heart

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I can't stand Book of Your Heart
« on: January 21, 2020, 04:43:53 PM »
It's bloody awful. Change my mind.
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Re: I can't stand Book of Your Heart
« Reply #1 on: January 21, 2020, 04:45:17 PM »
omg! Listen to it again! AND AGAIN. Lean back, close your eyes...let it take you.
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Re: I can't stand Book of Your Heart
« Reply #2 on: January 21, 2020, 04:49:45 PM »
Nup. Does nothing for me. I don't get why forum members rave about it.
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Re: I can't stand Book of Your Heart
« Reply #3 on: January 21, 2020, 04:51:38 PM »
Well, I like it. Not in their top 25, but it's a damned good song.
What don't you like about it? Just curious...
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Re: I can't stand Book of Your Heart
« Reply #4 on: January 21, 2020, 05:05:33 PM »
As a b-side it's ok, and I like the classic jingly Edge guitar, but it just kind of rambles.
The Edge: “[Eno] would love to see us making albums a bit more like [Zooropa]. Where we go, ‘You know what? We’re not going to second-guess any of this. Let’s just go for it.’”

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Re: I can't stand Book of Your Heart
« Reply #5 on: January 21, 2020, 05:15:27 PM »
Time for confession!!!!
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Re: I can't stand Book of Your Heart
« Reply #6 on: January 21, 2020, 05:16:31 PM »
Like it, but don’t love it. It definitely is better than about half the songs that made the album though.
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Re: I can't stand Book of Your Heart
« Reply #7 on: January 21, 2020, 06:13:27 PM »
Am I in the naughty corner again?
The Edge: “[Eno] would love to see us making albums a bit more like [Zooropa]. Where we go, ‘You know what? We’re not going to second-guess any of this. Let’s just go for it.’”

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Re: I can't stand Book of Your Heart
« Reply #8 on: January 21, 2020, 06:14:13 PM »
I love the tune. Its a top its among the top 2-3 tunes on the SoE album
In the garden I was playing the tart
I kissed your lips and broke your heart
You
You were acting like it was the end of the world

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Re: I can't stand Book of Your Heart
« Reply #9 on: January 21, 2020, 06:25:06 PM »
Well it's not desperate MOR pop rock hoping the kids will like it ala The Best Thing....

It's not lunpen turgid shite ala American Soul...

I also believe it is one of the songs from that period that Tedder had fuck all to do with.

Hence it being left off the album proper.


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Re: I can't stand Book of Your Heart
« Reply #10 on: January 21, 2020, 06:27:13 PM »
It made #81 on my top 100 U2 songs list.

http://forum.talku2.com/index.php?topic=3894.0

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Re: I can't stand Book of Your Heart
« Reply #11 on: January 21, 2020, 07:04:34 PM »
It's bloody awful. Change my mind.

lucky for you then cats have 9 lives  >:( ;)
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Re: I can't stand Book of Your Heart
« Reply #12 on: January 21, 2020, 08:01:58 PM »
No yummy treats for you tonight Cat.
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Re: I can't stand Book of Your Heart
« Reply #13 on: January 21, 2020, 08:02:54 PM »
I refuse to clean his cat box until he mends his ways.
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Re: I can't stand Book of Your Heart
« Reply #14 on: January 22, 2020, 07:59:12 AM »
Up to the bridge, I find it disjointed and hard to listen to, after that, it's pretty good.  Doesn't move me to want to listen to it again.