Talk U2's TOP-100 U2 Songs (results of top 50 submissions)

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Talk U2's TOP-100 U2 Songs (results of top 50 submissions)
« on: April 09, 2022, 06:46:54 PM »
1   Bad
2   Until the End of the World
3   The Fly
4   With or Without You
5   One
6   Zooropa
7   Where the Streets Have No Name
8   Lemon
9   A Sort of Homecoming
10   Stay (Faraway, So Close)
11   Running To Stand Still
12   The Unforgettable Fire
13   Pride
14   New Year's Day
15   Ultra Violet (Light My Way)
16   Mofo
17   Gloria
18   Please
19   Acrobat
20   Love Is Blindness
21   All I Want is You
22   Bullet the Blue Sky
23   Even Better than the Real Thing
24   Heartland
25   Zoo Station
26   Out of Control
27   Gone
28   Exit
29   An Cat Dubh/Into the Heart
30   I Will Follow
31   Moment of Surrender
32   Desire
33   October
34   Drowning Man
35   The Electric Co.
36   Sunday Bloody Sunday
37   I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For 
38   One Tree Hill
39   Discotheque
40   Do You Feel Loved
41   Mysterious Ways
42   Tomorrow
43   Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me
44   Lady With The Spinning Head
45   Hawkmoon 269
46   Whoís Gonna Ride Your Wild Horses
47   No Line on the Horizon
48   Surrender
49   Angel Of Harlem
50   Fez - Being Born
51   Red Hill Mining Town
52   God Part II
53   Dirty Day
54   Miss Sarajevo 
55   Wire
56   The Little Things That Give You Away
57   So Cruel
58   11 O Clock Tick Tock
59   Mothers Of The Disappeared
60   Your Blue Room
61   Disappearing Act
62   In God's Country
63   If You Wear That Velvet Dress
64   Wake Up Dead Man
65   Love Comes Tumbling
66   The Wanderer
67   40
68   Elvis Presley and America
69   Unknown Caller
70   Magnificent
71   Vertigo
72   Seconds
73   Walk On
74   Daddyís Gonna Pay for Your Crashed Car
75   Kite
76   Rejoice
77   The First Time
78   Spanish Eyes
79   Sweetest Thing
80   Walk To The Water
81   Luminous Times (Hold On To Love)
82    Love Is All We Have Left
83   Holy Joe
84   Indian Summer Sky
85   Cedars of Lebanon
86   The Troubles
87   Like A Song
88   Iris (Hold Me Close)
89   Miami
90   Red Flag Day
91   City of Blinding Lights
92   The Ground Beneath her Feet
93   I Threw A Brick Through A Window
94   Slug
95   A Day Without Me
96   Last Night on Earth
97   Promenade
98   13 (There Is a Light)
99   Salome
100   Cedarwood Road
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Re: Talk U2's TOP-100 U2 Songs (results of top 50 submissions)
« Reply #1 on: April 09, 2022, 06:50:57 PM »
Thank you to the 15 people that submitted their top-50 lists.

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Re: Talk U2's TOP-100 U2 Songs (results of top 50 submissions)
« Reply #2 on: April 09, 2022, 06:55:41 PM »
Thank you to the 15 people that submitted their top-50 lists.

Thank you for compiling everything.
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Re: Talk U2's TOP-100 U2 Songs (results of top 50 submissions)
« Reply #3 on: April 09, 2022, 07:01:29 PM »
Thank you to the 15 people that submitted their top-50 lists.

Thank you for compiling everything.

You're welcome.  List looks pretty accurate to our forum's tastes.  You can see some warhorse fatigue.  Beautiful Day only had 2 submissions.  Still Haven't Found and Sunday Bloody Sunday are lower than most critic's lists.

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« Reply #4 on: April 09, 2022, 07:02:34 PM »
Wow, I think that list has a lot of logic to it.

Top ten has no surprises except maybe Zooropa - was #2 on my list so no complaints, just wasnít sure I expected it to rank so high overall.

The other thing is LWASH at 44. Iím not sure Iíve ever even bothered to listen to it.

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« Reply #5 on: April 09, 2022, 07:05:36 PM »
Thank you to the 15 people that submitted their top-50 lists.

Thank you for compiling everything.

You're welcome.  List looks pretty accurate to our forum's tastes.  You can see some warhorse fatigue.  Beautiful Day only had 2 submissions.  Still Haven't Found and Sunday Bloody Sunday are lower than most critic's lists.

Some cool rankings, though.

Lemon making the top 10. MOS is strongest post-Pop song.
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Re: Talk U2's TOP-100 U2 Songs (results of top 50 submissions)
« Reply #6 on: April 09, 2022, 07:07:47 PM »
Wow, I think that list has a lot of logic to it.

Top ten has no surprises except maybe Zooropa - was #2 on my list so no complaints, just wasnít sure I expected it to rank so high overall.

The other thing is LWASH at 44. Iím not sure Iíve ever even bothered to listen to it.

Our forum loves the 90s.

Lemon and Zooropa are masterpieces
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Re: Talk U2's TOP-100 U2 Songs (results of top 50 submissions)
« Reply #7 on: April 09, 2022, 07:09:48 PM »
I assume all the songs in the top 100 had >1 vote?

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« Reply #8 on: April 09, 2022, 07:15:21 PM »
I assume all the songs in the top 100 had >1 vote?

The final cut-off at 100 was 49 points.   

If somebody had spoof voted Boots at #1 that would have been =  50 points

So for all intents and purposes a song ended up needed 2 votes to make it.

11 O clock tick tock was only on 4 lists.  Somebody voted is very high up.  So it surged upwards.

Elvis Presley was only on a few lists but was loved by those voters

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Re: Talk U2's TOP-100 U2 Songs (results of top 50 submissions)
« Reply #9 on: April 09, 2022, 07:19:34 PM »
i need to double check a few things so there might be some minor tweaks. before finalized

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Re: Talk U2's TOP-100 U2 Songs (results of top 50 submissions)
« Reply #10 on: April 09, 2022, 09:10:13 PM »
Glad to see some songs from the band's 1995 album Original Soundtracks 1 made the list.
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« Reply #11 on: April 09, 2022, 09:20:29 PM »
Glad to see some songs from the band's 1995 album Original Soundtracks 1 made the list.

savebrendanfraser's list was all the band's atmospheric stuff

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« Reply #12 on: April 09, 2022, 09:49:13 PM »
Wow I was trying to make a snarky comment against the people who donít think OS1 is a U2 album and I just realized I forgot to include any OS1 tracks because they werenít in the bank of U2 songs I was drawing from.  :P

I wonít redo my list but I probably would have had Beach Sequence and One Minute Warning in there.
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Re: Talk U2's TOP-100 U2 Songs (results of top 50 submissions)
« Reply #13 on: April 09, 2022, 10:36:11 PM »
Glad to see some songs from the band's 1995 album Original Soundtracks 1 made the list.

Definitely nice to see some tracks from my favorite U2 album make the cut.

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Re: Talk U2's TOP-100 U2 Songs (results of top 50 submissions)
« Reply #14 on: April 09, 2022, 10:38:59 PM »
No votes for Volcano. 

Suck on that rolling stone.