Lift us up

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Lift us up
« on: April 09, 2020, 11:55:40 PM »
What are some of the things about U2 that you love? Could be a lyric, a performance, a joke, a quote, the band's interactions with fans or each other... when has U2 made you feel inspired? Thoughtful? Amused, proud, comforted, energized, selfless, enlightened, adventurous, joyful....?

Lift us up.
Are you tough enough to be kind?

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Re: Lift us up
« Reply #1 on: April 10, 2020, 12:05:36 AM »
I'll go first: from Rattle & Hum, the crowd's response to Pride, and the band's response to the crowd. Unity. Still thrills me to the core.
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Re: Lift us up
« Reply #2 on: April 10, 2020, 07:27:29 AM »
1991-1998

Where they produced one of my favourite periods of albums and tours of all time.

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Re: Lift us up
« Reply #3 on: April 10, 2020, 09:09:13 AM »
There's a lot.

Will start, randomly, with Hallelujah at the end of RTSS RDS August 28, 1993.

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Re: Lift us up
« Reply #4 on: April 10, 2020, 09:25:40 AM »
Streets on R&H dvd

40 on Red Rocks dvd

If the sky can crack there must be someway back

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Re: Lift us up
« Reply #5 on: April 10, 2020, 10:59:45 AM »
And, I'll have to add...when I finally got to hear Streets live...at my first SOI show, with my guy standing next to me...it made me feel alive.

And, at JT30, the long, long intro to Streets

I guess, Streets.  :)
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Re: Lift us up
« Reply #6 on: April 10, 2020, 11:03:51 AM »
Lift-off happened to me in 1983 when I heard the first notes of SBS.

Been in orbit ever since.  8)
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« Reply #7 on: April 10, 2020, 11:36:38 AM »
And, I'll have to add...when I finally got to hear Streets live...at my first SOI show, with my guy standing next to me...it made me feel alive.

And, at JT30, the long, long intro to Streets

I guess, Streets.  :)

Yep.
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Re: Lift us up
« Reply #8 on: April 10, 2020, 11:42:25 AM »
It's often U2 that reminds me there really is love in the world.....

"Through thick and thin he's always been there for me. Always." Larry, on Bono.
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« Reply #9 on: April 10, 2020, 01:18:34 PM »
Streets Tempe can even be broken down into many moments.

The red dawn.

Larry clicking the sticks - the electricity in the air before the storm hits.

The Notes from the Edge, to the strobe lights.

The moment when the house lights come up. Holy smokes.

Many other moments in there but those are the heart attack moments.

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« Reply #10 on: April 10, 2020, 01:34:19 PM »
Heart attack moments? Heart healing moments...
(but I know what you're saying)
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« Reply #11 on: April 10, 2020, 01:50:51 PM »
I don't know what to call it. Heart pounding moments, maybe. I do feel it physically, even just watching it on a screen for the millionth time.

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Re: Lift us up
« Reply #12 on: April 10, 2020, 02:01:44 PM »
Yep, every single time...it gets me.
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Re: Lift us up
« Reply #13 on: April 10, 2020, 08:04:50 PM »
It's often U2 that reminds me there really is love in the world.....

"Through thick and thin he's always been there for me. Always." Larry, on Bono.

Yeah, that's beautiful. That sums up a lot.

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Re: Lift us up
« Reply #14 on: April 10, 2020, 08:51:17 PM »
Like Everyone else there are a lot of moments......

for me having been baptized to war then moving forward with a brief stop to pick up boy it wasn't until No line that I went back and discovered October the toddler to what no line became and to this day when I need to find my center and myself to always come back to Scarlet. The drum lead in is epic.
Don't want to be a pain
Don't wanna stay the same