Great piece about the band, SOE, and what it all means in the end.

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MPare1966

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I think this is the best article Iíve read in the past few weeks. I thought it deserved itís own thread.

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/what-no-one-else-will-tell-you-about-the-new-u2-album_us_5a24a45fe4b04dacbc9bd8b0
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Re: Great piece about the band, SOE, and what it all means in the end.
« Reply #1 on: December 04, 2017, 12:10:25 AM »
I think this is the best article Iíve read in the past few weeks. I thought it deserved itís own thread.

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/what-no-one-else-will-tell-you-about-the-new-u2-album_us_5a24a45fe4b04dacbc9bd8b0
Brilliant piece. Thanks MPare for bringing it to us!
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Re: Great piece about the band, SOE, and what it all means in the end.
« Reply #2 on: December 04, 2017, 02:05:19 AM »
Great article!

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Re: Great piece about the band, SOE, and what it all means in the end.
« Reply #3 on: December 04, 2017, 06:49:05 AM »
I love this quote:

"On the doorstep of 2018, what else is there to do but learn how to dance and kneel again?
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And this!!!
(By the way, now that weíre all at the table together, can the band please stop charging $300 for a seat at the concert? Nobody loves that.)

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Re: Great piece about the band, SOE, and what it all means in the end.
« Reply #4 on: December 04, 2017, 09:42:02 AM »
Fantastic article! Thanks!
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Re: Great piece about the band, SOE, and what it all means in the end.
« Reply #5 on: December 04, 2017, 05:43:14 PM »
Great article.  I do think U2 will be widely immortalized once they're gone.  It's almost as though right now, alive and present, they are almost too huge to get a perspective on.

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Re: Great piece about the band, SOE, and what it all means in the end.
« Reply #6 on: December 04, 2017, 05:57:29 PM »
Great article.  I do think U2 will be widely immortalized once they're gone.  It's almost as though right now, alive and present, they are almost too huge to get a perspective on.

Good point...No doubt in my mind they'll get more love generally when they are gone than they do now.

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Re: Great piece about the band, SOE, and what it all means in the end.
« Reply #7 on: December 04, 2017, 06:03:09 PM »
Great read.  The guy nails it. 


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shineinthesummernight

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Re: Great piece about the band, SOE, and what it all means in the end.
« Reply #8 on: December 04, 2017, 07:20:28 PM »
Great article.  I do think U2 will be widely immortalized once they're gone.  It's almost as though right now, alive and present, they are almost too huge to get a perspective on.

Good point...No doubt in my mind they'll get more love generally when they are gone than they do now.

That'll be a great day when we're old and decrepit and you, An Tha, are getting all slobbery about Elevation and other tear-jerker U2 tunes  :o

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Re: Great piece about the band, SOE, and what it all means in the end.
« Reply #9 on: December 04, 2017, 07:25:29 PM »
Great article.  I do think U2 will be widely immortalized once they're gone.  It's almost as though right now, alive and present, they are almost too huge to get a perspective on.

Good point...No doubt in my mind they'll get more love generally when they are gone than they do now.
Yes.
Especially in Ireland.
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MPare1966

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Re: Great piece about the band, SOE, and what it all means in the end.
« Reply #10 on: December 04, 2017, 07:56:37 PM »
Great article.  I do think U2 will be widely immortalized once they're gone.  It's almost as though right now, alive and present, they are almost too huge to get a perspective on.

Good point...No doubt in my mind they'll get more love generally when they are gone than they do now.

Thereís a part of me that is fearful of what will happen once they officially call it quits. U2 Legacy Inc. will be a marketing beast and no doubt Iíll be one big sucker buying everything theyíll put out.
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Re: Great piece about the band, SOE, and what it all means in the end.
« Reply #11 on: December 05, 2017, 05:17:11 PM »
Good stuff!  I'm sure the fact that I agree with most of what he writes makes me like it a bit more, but I really appreciate his open and personal approach to SOE.

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Re: Great piece about the band, SOE, and what it all means in the end.
« Reply #12 on: December 05, 2017, 10:22:25 PM »
I hate to be a spoilsport (I say that a lot here, I know) but I'm not sure this article is going to get anyone on board the U2 train.  If anything, the opposite.  Long winded, defensive, preachy in a way that U2 is preachy.

It reads as more of a defense by a superfan than anything else.

Sorry.  And I say that as someone who is very impressed with most of this new album, at least so far.