Show us your elevation!

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Show us your elevation!
« on: May 14, 2020, 04:24:01 PM »
OK, we all know An Tha loves to hate elevation (the mods secretly think he actually likes it but won't say) - SO:

What's your "Elevation?"

What's the one U2 song you LOVE to hate?

Show us your elevation!
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JTNash

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Re: Show us your elevation!
« Reply #1 on: May 14, 2020, 04:26:03 PM »
Miami
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an tha

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Re: Show us your elevation!
« Reply #2 on: May 14, 2020, 04:31:07 PM »

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Re: Show us your elevation!
« Reply #3 on: May 14, 2020, 04:35:00 PM »
Love Rescue Me would be the closest thing, but I don't really "hate" it.
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Re: Show us your elevation!
« Reply #4 on: May 14, 2020, 04:36:22 PM »
The Sweetest Thing.  I've convinced this song and the retro 1980-90 compilation album were the start of the rot that set in.  That album will forever remind me of the Old Sailor pub in the Amsterdam RLD, because when it was first out the guv'nor never stopped playing it in the pub, along with Ajax songs.


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Re: Show us your elevation!
« Reply #5 on: May 14, 2020, 04:37:16 PM »
Love Rescue Me would be the closest thing, but I don't really "hate" it.

What about the one with the megaphone?

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Re: Show us your elevation!
« Reply #6 on: May 14, 2020, 04:37:55 PM »
Love Rescue Me would be the closest thing, but I don't really "hate" it.

What about the one with the megaphone?
I hate the megaphone, not the song!
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an tha

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« Reply #7 on: May 14, 2020, 04:43:06 PM »
Love Rescue Me would be the closest thing, but I don't really "hate" it.

What about the one with the megaphone?
I hate the megaphone, not the song!

I'll say nothing!

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The Exile

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Re: Show us your elevation!
« Reply #8 on: May 14, 2020, 04:50:20 PM »
Peace on Earth.
Listen as Hope and Peace try to rhyme,
Listen over marching bands playing out their time.

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laoghaire

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« Reply #9 on: May 14, 2020, 05:44:19 PM »
Fucking Ahimsa.

Makes me angry just to think about it.  >:(

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Re: Show us your elevation!
« Reply #10 on: May 14, 2020, 07:05:03 PM »
Everyone hates the songs about love and peace.  ;D
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: Show us your elevation!
« Reply #11 on: May 14, 2020, 07:05:40 PM »
Everyone hates the songs about love and peace.  ;D
Funny!
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« Reply #12 on: May 14, 2020, 07:21:15 PM »
Everyone hates the songs about love and peace.  ;D
You don't like "all you daughters of zion, all you abrahams sons"?
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Re: Show us your elevation!
« Reply #13 on: May 14, 2020, 08:45:42 PM »
The Showman

A close second would be When Love Comes to Town.
I feel my luck could change.

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Re: Show us your elevation!
« Reply #14 on: May 14, 2020, 09:10:35 PM »
I've had my say on what I don't like about u2 over the years and I'm happy enough to leave it at that.

But just this once...😀

I'll go for two categories. 1) U2 trying to come across all arty and falling flat on their faces: the hands that built america.

2) the saccharin u2 which I don't particularly enjoy: the best thing about me.

I don't particularly 'hate' any u2 song. I just prefer the rawer side of the band.
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