Which U2 album closer is the best and why?

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Which U2 album closer is the best and why?
« on: February 03, 2021, 01:29:43 PM »
I voted for Zooropa. What is your favourite closer and why?

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Re: Which U2 album closer is the best and why?
« Reply #1 on: February 03, 2021, 01:41:13 PM »
R&H- AIWIY
One of their best songs period and i love how it was so understated in the film and was a genius closing shot.  Unfortunately it doesn't do the actual song any favors and it gets forgotten.  Given it's style, can't see how it could've been anything but the closing song though.

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Re: Which U2 album closer is the best and why?
« Reply #2 on: February 03, 2021, 01:59:02 PM »
A number of good ones to choose from, but I had to go with AIWIY.  40, The Wanderer :), Mothers and WUDM (just winning out over The Troubles) rounds out the rest of my top five in this category.  It's AIWIY for me because it's a long song that builds tremendously and concludes with a great guitar solo and music.  It definitely wouldn't fit in anywhere else on the R&H tracklist.
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Re: Which U2 album closer is the best and why?
« Reply #3 on: February 03, 2021, 01:59:54 PM »
A number of good ones to choose from, but I had to go with AIWIY.  40, The Wanderer :), Mothers and WUDM (just winning out over The Troubles) rounds out the rest of my top five in this category.

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Re: Which U2 album closer is the best and why?
« Reply #4 on: February 03, 2021, 02:00:07 PM »
The Wanderer is the closer for Zooropa, not the siren noise

"Zooropa" - U2
Album (Original Release)
Track Listing:
"Zooropa" (Studio Version) - U2 (06:31)
"Babyface" (Studio Version) - U2 (04:02)
"Numb" (Studio Version) - U2 (04:20)
"Lemon" (Studio Version) - U2 (06:58)
"Stay (Faraway, So Close!)" (Studio Version) - U2 (04:58)
"Daddy's Gonna Pay For Your Crashed Car" (Studio Version) - U2 (05:20)
"Some Days are Better than Others" (Studio Version) - U2 (04:17)
"The First Time" (Studio Version) - U2 (03:45)
"Dirty Day" (Studio Version) - U2 (05:24)
"The Wanderer" (Studio Version with Alarm) - U2 starring Johnny Cash (05:41)
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Re: Which U2 album closer is the best and why?
« Reply #5 on: February 03, 2021, 02:03:44 PM »
The Wanderer is the closer for Zooropa, not the siren noise

"Zooropa" - U2
Album (Original Release)
Track Listing:
"Zooropa" (Studio Version) - U2 (06:31)
"Babyface" (Studio Version) - U2 (04:02)
"Numb" (Studio Version) - U2 (04:20)
"Lemon" (Studio Version) - U2 (06:58)
"Stay (Faraway, So Close!)" (Studio Version) - U2 (04:58)
"Daddy's Gonna Pay For Your Crashed Car" (Studio Version) - U2 (05:20)
"Some Days are Better than Others" (Studio Version) - U2 (04:17)
"The First Time" (Studio Version) - U2 (03:45)
"Dirty Day" (Studio Version) - U2 (05:24)
"The Wanderer" (Studio Version with Alarm) - U2 starring Johnny Cash (05:41)

Well, that largely depends on one's definition of what a song is. There are plenty of examples of hidden songs on records that aren't listed on the sleeve.

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Re: Which U2 album closer is the best and why?
« Reply #6 on: February 03, 2021, 02:12:40 PM »
The Wanderer is the closer for Zooropa, not the siren noise

"Zooropa" - U2
Album (Original Release)
Track Listing:
"Zooropa" (Studio Version) - U2 (06:31)
"Babyface" (Studio Version) - U2 (04:02)
"Numb" (Studio Version) - U2 (04:20)
"Lemon" (Studio Version) - U2 (06:58)
"Stay (Faraway, So Close!)" (Studio Version) - U2 (04:58)
"Daddy's Gonna Pay For Your Crashed Car" (Studio Version) - U2 (05:20)
"Some Days are Better than Others" (Studio Version) - U2 (04:17)
"The First Time" (Studio Version) - U2 (03:45)
"Dirty Day" (Studio Version) - U2 (05:24)
"The Wanderer" (Studio Version with Alarm) - U2 starring Johnny Cash (05:41)

Well, that largely depends on one's definition of what a song is. There are plenty of examples of hidden songs on records that aren't listed on the sleeve.

LoveBucket

The site i copied that from is claiming that the alarm is part of the studio version

"The Wanderer" (Studio Version with Alarm) - U2 starring Johnny Cash (05:41)"

i think you should update your poll since it is The Wanderer listed and not siren or alarm

and i chose 'all i want is you'  :)
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Re: Which U2 album closer is the best and why?
« Reply #7 on: February 03, 2021, 02:13:48 PM »
Larry is clearly cheating here.

Edit the poll and add The Wanderer, then I’ll vote.

Btw, I think it’s a great question to ask.
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Re: Which U2 album closer is the best and why?
« Reply #8 on: February 03, 2021, 02:16:07 PM »
The Wanderer is the closer for Zooropa, not the siren noise

"Zooropa" - U2
Album (Original Release)
Track Listing:
"Zooropa" (Studio Version) - U2 (06:31)
"Babyface" (Studio Version) - U2 (04:02)
"Numb" (Studio Version) - U2 (04:20)
"Lemon" (Studio Version) - U2 (06:58)
"Stay (Faraway, So Close!)" (Studio Version) - U2 (04:58)
"Daddy's Gonna Pay For Your Crashed Car" (Studio Version) - U2 (05:20)
"Some Days are Better than Others" (Studio Version) - U2 (04:17)
"The First Time" (Studio Version) - U2 (03:45)
"Dirty Day" (Studio Version) - U2 (05:24)
"The Wanderer" (Studio Version with Alarm) - U2 starring Johnny Cash (05:41)

Well, that largely depends on one's definition of what a song is. There are plenty of examples of hidden songs on records that aren't listed on the sleeve.

LoveBucket

The site i copied that from is claiming that the alarm is part of the studio version

"The Wanderer" (Studio Version with Alarm) - U2 starring Johnny Cash (05:41)"

i think you should update your poll since it is The Wanderer listed and not siren or alarm

and i chose 'all i want is you'  :)

Given that I dislike the wanderer and feel it has not place among the greatness of the rest of zooropa I always skip it so I can listen to the sci-fi track. As I said, there are plenty of albums that feature hidden tracks not mentioned on the sleeve.

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Re: Which U2 album closer is the best and why?
« Reply #9 on: February 03, 2021, 02:21:36 PM »
The Wanderer is the closer for Zooropa, not the siren noise

"Zooropa" - U2
Album (Original Release)
Track Listing:
"Zooropa" (Studio Version) - U2 (06:31)
"Babyface" (Studio Version) - U2 (04:02)
"Numb" (Studio Version) - U2 (04:20)
"Lemon" (Studio Version) - U2 (06:58)
"Stay (Faraway, So Close!)" (Studio Version) - U2 (04:58)
"Daddy's Gonna Pay For Your Crashed Car" (Studio Version) - U2 (05:20)
"Some Days are Better than Others" (Studio Version) - U2 (04:17)
"The First Time" (Studio Version) - U2 (03:45)
"Dirty Day" (Studio Version) - U2 (05:24)
"The Wanderer" (Studio Version with Alarm) - U2 starring Johnny Cash (05:41)

Well, that largely depends on one's definition of what a song is. There are plenty of examples of hidden songs on records that aren't listed on the sleeve.

LoveBucket

The site i copied that from is claiming that the alarm is part of the studio version

"The Wanderer" (Studio Version with Alarm) - U2 starring Johnny Cash (05:41)"

i think you should update your poll since it is The Wanderer listed and not siren or alarm

and i chose 'all i want is you'  :)

Given that I dislike the wanderer and feel it has not place among the greatness of the rest of zooropa I always skip it so I can listen to the sci-fi track. As I said, there are plenty of albums that feature hidden tracks not mentioned on the sleeve.

LoveBucket

Invisible is hidden at the end of SOI. So change your poll, Sir.  :P
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Re: Which U2 album closer is the best and why?
« Reply #10 on: February 03, 2021, 02:23:44 PM »
The Wanderer is the closer for Zooropa, not the siren noise

"Zooropa" - U2
Album (Original Release)
Track Listing:
"Zooropa" (Studio Version) - U2 (06:31)
"Babyface" (Studio Version) - U2 (04:02)
"Numb" (Studio Version) - U2 (04:20)
"Lemon" (Studio Version) - U2 (06:58)
"Stay (Faraway, So Close!)" (Studio Version) - U2 (04:58)
"Daddy's Gonna Pay For Your Crashed Car" (Studio Version) - U2 (05:20)
"Some Days are Better than Others" (Studio Version) - U2 (04:17)
"The First Time" (Studio Version) - U2 (03:45)
"Dirty Day" (Studio Version) - U2 (05:24)
"The Wanderer" (Studio Version with Alarm) - U2 starring Johnny Cash (05:41)

Well, that largely depends on one's definition of what a song is. There are plenty of examples of hidden songs on records that aren't listed on the sleeve.

LoveBucket

The site i copied that from is claiming that the alarm is part of the studio version

"The Wanderer" (Studio Version with Alarm) - U2 starring Johnny Cash (05:41)"

i think you should update your poll since it is The Wanderer listed and not siren or alarm

and i chose 'all i want is you'  :)

Given that I dislike the wanderer and feel it has not place among the greatness of the rest of zooropa I always skip it so I can listen to the sci-fi track. As I said, there are plenty of albums that feature hidden tracks not mentioned on the sleeve.

LoveBucket

Invisible is hidden at the end of SOI. So change your poll, Sir.  :P

As you wish!  ::)

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Re: Which U2 album closer is the best and why?
« Reply #11 on: February 03, 2021, 02:28:31 PM »
The Wanderer is the closer for Zooropa, not the siren noise

"Zooropa" - U2
Album (Original Release)
Track Listing:
"Zooropa" (Studio Version) - U2 (06:31)
"Babyface" (Studio Version) - U2 (04:02)
"Numb" (Studio Version) - U2 (04:20)
"Lemon" (Studio Version) - U2 (06:58)
"Stay (Faraway, So Close!)" (Studio Version) - U2 (04:58)
"Daddy's Gonna Pay For Your Crashed Car" (Studio Version) - U2 (05:20)
"Some Days are Better than Others" (Studio Version) - U2 (04:17)
"The First Time" (Studio Version) - U2 (03:45)
"Dirty Day" (Studio Version) - U2 (05:24)
"The Wanderer" (Studio Version with Alarm) - U2 starring Johnny Cash (05:41)

Well, that largely depends on one's definition of what a song is. There are plenty of examples of hidden songs on records that aren't listed on the sleeve.

LoveBucket

The site i copied that from is claiming that the alarm is part of the studio version

"The Wanderer" (Studio Version with Alarm) - U2 starring Johnny Cash (05:41)"

i think you should update your poll since it is The Wanderer listed and not siren or alarm

and i chose 'all i want is you'  :)

Given that I dislike the wanderer and feel it has not place among the greatness of the rest of zooropa I always skip it so I can listen to the sci-fi track. As I said, there are plenty of albums that feature hidden tracks not mentioned on the sleeve.

LoveBucket

Invisible is hidden at the end of SOI. So change your poll, Sir.  :P

As you wish!  ::)

Still boycotting this bogus poll.
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Re: Which U2 album closer is the best and why?
« Reply #12 on: February 03, 2021, 02:30:31 PM »
The Wanderer is the closer for Zooropa, not the siren noise

"Zooropa" - U2
Album (Original Release)
Track Listing:
"Zooropa" (Studio Version) - U2 (06:31)
"Babyface" (Studio Version) - U2 (04:02)
"Numb" (Studio Version) - U2 (04:20)
"Lemon" (Studio Version) - U2 (06:58)
"Stay (Faraway, So Close!)" (Studio Version) - U2 (04:58)
"Daddy's Gonna Pay For Your Crashed Car" (Studio Version) - U2 (05:20)
"Some Days are Better than Others" (Studio Version) - U2 (04:17)
"The First Time" (Studio Version) - U2 (03:45)
"Dirty Day" (Studio Version) - U2 (05:24)
"The Wanderer" (Studio Version with Alarm) - U2 starring Johnny Cash (05:41)

Well, that largely depends on one's definition of what a song is. There are plenty of examples of hidden songs on records that aren't listed on the sleeve.

LoveBucket

The site i copied that from is claiming that the alarm is part of the studio version

"The Wanderer" (Studio Version with Alarm) - U2 starring Johnny Cash (05:41)"

i think you should update your poll since it is The Wanderer listed and not siren or alarm

and i chose 'all i want is you'  :)

Given that I dislike the wanderer and feel it has not place among the greatness of the rest of zooropa I always skip it so I can listen to the sci-fi track. As I said, there are plenty of albums that feature hidden tracks not mentioned on the sleeve.

LoveBucket

Invisible is hidden at the end of SOI. So change your poll, Sir.  :P

As you wish!  ::)

Still boycotting this bogus poll.

I have now compromised with you

LoveBucket

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Re: Which U2 album closer is the best and why?
« Reply #13 on: February 03, 2021, 02:51:45 PM »
The Wanderer is the closer for Zooropa, not the siren noise

"Zooropa" - U2
Album (Original Release)
Track Listing:
"Zooropa" (Studio Version) - U2 (06:31)
"Babyface" (Studio Version) - U2 (04:02)
"Numb" (Studio Version) - U2 (04:20)
"Lemon" (Studio Version) - U2 (06:58)
"Stay (Faraway, So Close!)" (Studio Version) - U2 (04:58)
"Daddy's Gonna Pay For Your Crashed Car" (Studio Version) - U2 (05:20)
"Some Days are Better than Others" (Studio Version) - U2 (04:17)
"The First Time" (Studio Version) - U2 (03:45)
"Dirty Day" (Studio Version) - U2 (05:24)
"The Wanderer" (Studio Version with Alarm) - U2 starring Johnny Cash (05:41)

Well, that largely depends on one's definition of what a song is. There are plenty of examples of hidden songs on records that aren't listed on the sleeve.

LoveBucket

The site i copied that from is claiming that the alarm is part of the studio version

"The Wanderer" (Studio Version with Alarm) - U2 starring Johnny Cash (05:41)"

i think you should update your poll since it is The Wanderer listed and not siren or alarm

and i chose 'all i want is you'  :)

Given that I dislike the wanderer and feel it has not place among the greatness of the rest of zooropa I always skip it so I can listen to the sci-fi track. As I said, there are plenty of albums that feature hidden tracks not mentioned on the sleeve.

LoveBucket

Invisible is hidden at the end of SOI. So change your poll, Sir.  :P

As you wish!  ::)

Still boycotting this bogus poll.

I have now compromised with you

LoveBucket

And I have voted. I like to coda siren also.  :D
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Re: Which U2 album closer is the best and why?
« Reply #14 on: February 03, 2021, 02:57:04 PM »
The Wanderer is the closer for Zooropa, not the siren noise

"Zooropa" - U2
Album (Original Release)
Track Listing:
"Zooropa" (Studio Version) - U2 (06:31)
"Babyface" (Studio Version) - U2 (04:02)
"Numb" (Studio Version) - U2 (04:20)
"Lemon" (Studio Version) - U2 (06:58)
"Stay (Faraway, So Close!)" (Studio Version) - U2 (04:58)
"Daddy's Gonna Pay For Your Crashed Car" (Studio Version) - U2 (05:20)
"Some Days are Better than Others" (Studio Version) - U2 (04:17)
"The First Time" (Studio Version) - U2 (03:45)
"Dirty Day" (Studio Version) - U2 (05:24)
"The Wanderer" (Studio Version with Alarm) - U2 starring Johnny Cash (05:41)

Well, that largely depends on one's definition of what a song is. There are plenty of examples of hidden songs on records that aren't listed on the sleeve.

LoveBucket

The site i copied that from is claiming that the alarm is part of the studio version

"The Wanderer" (Studio Version with Alarm) - U2 starring Johnny Cash (05:41)"

i think you should update your poll since it is The Wanderer listed and not siren or alarm

and i chose 'all i want is you'  :)

Given that I dislike the wanderer and feel it has not place among the greatness of the rest of zooropa I always skip it so I can listen to the sci-fi track. As I said, there are plenty of albums that feature hidden tracks not mentioned on the sleeve.

LoveBucket

Invisible is hidden at the end of SOI. So change your poll, Sir.  :P

As you wish!  ::)

Still boycotting this bogus poll.

I have now compromised with you

LoveBucket

And I have voted. I like to coda siren also.  :D

A superb choice!

LoveBucket