Best version of SOE to purchase?

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Shank Asu

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Best version of SOE to purchase?
« on: November 29, 2017, 02:38:05 PM »
I need to finally place my order for the new album and am torn between the ultimate deluxe version vinyl/CD combo for $85 or buying both the deluxe CD and 2 LP vinyl versions separately instead.  Not quite sure the extra $30-35 is getting me if i purchase the deluxe.  The 'U2 pamphlet/paper' doesn't seem like it will be worth the extra money.
Any thoughts?

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Re: Best version of SOE to purchase?
« Reply #1 on: November 29, 2017, 02:38:40 PM »
and sorry if this was already a thread- i thought it was but i couldn't find it in the U2 music talk section...

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Re: Best version of SOE to purchase?
« Reply #2 on: November 29, 2017, 02:41:41 PM »
How much? :o

Those prices real?

I'll be getting the cd (assuming i like it when i download it from google play as a part of my 9.99 a month sub) cd's usually retail around the £10 mark over here.

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Re: Best version of SOE to purchase?
« Reply #3 on: November 29, 2017, 02:59:43 PM »
How much? :o

Those prices real?

I'll be getting the cd (assuming i like it when i download it from google play as a part of my 9.99 a month sub) cd's usually retail around the £10 mark over here.
Because i go back and forth between the UK and US, the dollar is always cheaper for me, but either way, not sure i want to continue spending the big bucks for deluxe versions of anything anymore.  Paid $120 for the i.e. Paris DVD and yeah it was cool with a nice fancy case, but maybe stencils and dog tags aren't worth teh extra money.

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Re: Best version of SOE to purchase?
« Reply #4 on: November 29, 2017, 03:58:21 PM »
I need to finally place my order for the new album and am torn between the ultimate deluxe version vinyl/CD combo for $85 or buying both the deluxe CD and 2 LP vinyl versions separately instead.  Not quite sure the extra $30-35 is getting me if i purchase the deluxe.  The 'U2 pamphlet/paper' doesn't seem like it will be worth the extra money.
Any thoughts?

My thoughts exactly... I fancied the deluxe but when I priced the contents up it doesn't seem value for money ... so I just settled on the 2xlp


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Re: Best version of SOE to purchase?
« Reply #5 on: November 29, 2017, 04:03:14 PM »
Vinyl is usually the best option, though U2 has a nasty habit of not including download cards with their records, which sucks.

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Re: Best version of SOE to purchase?
« Reply #6 on: November 29, 2017, 04:03:47 PM »
Vinyl is usually the best option, though U2 has a nasty habit of not including download cards with their records, which sucks.

Most of us have already downloaded it haha


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Re: Best version of SOE to purchase?
« Reply #7 on: November 29, 2017, 04:16:33 PM »
I changed my order from the Super Deluxe box set to the deluxe CD and vinyl. Saved me about 40 bucks.

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Re: Best version of SOE to purchase?
« Reply #8 on: November 29, 2017, 04:28:48 PM »
I changed my order from the Super Deluxe box set to the deluxe CD and vinyl. Saved me about 40 bucks.
+ 4 tickets! ;)

I went for the deluxe. I think I'll be happy about it later
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Re: Best version of SOE to purchase?
« Reply #9 on: November 29, 2017, 04:38:01 PM »
I changed my order from the Super Deluxe box set to the deluxe CD and vinyl. Saved me about 40 bucks.
+ 4 tickets! ;)

I went for the deluxe. I think I'll be happy about it later

Iíve got everything U2 deluxe and honestly, I barely even look at it anymore. Dog tags, The Fly sunglasses, Edge guitar picks...it never ends.

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Re: Best version of SOE to purchase?
« Reply #10 on: November 29, 2017, 04:52:51 PM »
I changed my order from the Super Deluxe box set to the deluxe CD and vinyl. Saved me about 40 bucks.
+ 4 tickets! ;)

I went for the deluxe. I think I'll be happy about it later

Iíve got everything U2 deluxe and honestly, I barely even look at it anymore. Dog tags, The Fly sunglasses, Edge guitar picks...it never ends.
Nope. But I like the newspaper
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Re: Best version of SOE to purchase?
« Reply #11 on: November 29, 2017, 05:23:47 PM »
How much? :o

Those prices real?

I'll be getting the cd (assuming i like it when i download it from google play as a part of my 9.99 a month sub) cd's usually retail around the £10 mark over here.
Because i go back and forth between the UK and US, the dollar is always cheaper for me, but either way, not sure i want to continue spending the big bucks for deluxe versions of anything anymore.  Paid $120 for the i.e. Paris DVD and yeah it was cool with a nice fancy case, but maybe stencils and dog tags aren't worth teh extra money.

120 USD for a DVD?

Wow, just wow...!

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Re: Best version of SOE to purchase?
« Reply #12 on: November 29, 2017, 06:06:36 PM »
just placed my order for the delxe versions of the CD and the vinyl separate.  someone will have to fill me in what the contents of the newspaper are.  honestly, after seeing bono appear with sean penn today, i don't really want to read his newspaper.

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Re: Best version of SOE to purchase?
« Reply #13 on: November 29, 2017, 06:45:02 PM »
If the CD costs £14 from u2.com, and £10 from other outlets, then it seems more prudent to purchase from another outlet.  But if you get 2 tickets from buying the CD from u2.com you're adding a £2 charge to each ticket, to get into the presale.  It is tempting but I really don't like this attempt to get me to buy it at this higher price, so I think I am going to wait till next week to get mine.

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Re: Best version of SOE to purchase?
« Reply #14 on: November 29, 2017, 07:11:13 PM »
just placed my order for the delxe versions of the CD and the vinyl separate.  someone will have to fill me in what the contents of the newspaper are.  honestly, after seeing bono appear with sean penn today, i don't really want to read his newspaper.

I felt the same way, although I had no idea about Sean Penn. I figured thereís nothing in that newspaper that Iím going to want to hear, let alone read. So saved the 40 bucks and still have the music I want.