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New York
« on: December 20, 2017, 10:02:26 AM »
While I find most of ATYCLB okay, I always thought New York was a standout track. I especially like that "down to Alphaville" and then the chorus. What do you guys think?
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guest87

Re: New York
« Reply #1 on: December 20, 2017, 10:03:10 AM »
I prefer New York, New York.


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guest28

Re: New York
« Reply #2 on: December 20, 2017, 10:09:37 AM »
For me.....in more ways than just the name of a place, the song reminds me of Miami. I think both songs are great and become Monstorously good when played live

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guest87

Re: New York
« Reply #3 on: December 20, 2017, 10:13:02 AM »
New York also has an insomnia vibe about it for some reason.


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guest94

Re: New York
« Reply #4 on: December 20, 2017, 10:48:21 AM »
It's really grown on my over the years. The live version was amazing.

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Re: New York
« Reply #5 on: December 20, 2017, 10:48:40 AM »
I think it's another fun song...with some deep vibes.

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Re: New York
« Reply #6 on: December 20, 2017, 12:13:39 PM »
I loved this song. Particularly the intro. This would be great to reintroduce to the live set.

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Re: New York
« Reply #7 on: December 20, 2017, 01:02:18 PM »
I loved this song. Particularly the intro. This would be great to reintroduce to the live set.

I'd love to hear it live. First thought I had when I heard it yesterday
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Re: New York
« Reply #8 on: December 20, 2017, 01:45:52 PM »
There are some interesting underlying sonics with New York... it is much deeper than the rest of All That You Can't Leave Behind. The lyrics are a bit meh and I don't think that Edge's contributions to the song have aged particularly well (the chorus, namely).

I used to like the song, but now I feel indifferent towards it.

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Re: New York
« Reply #9 on: December 20, 2017, 07:42:29 PM »
It's in my personal Top 20. Sublime and criminally underrated song.

Certain songs are like paintings or movies, cause they are able to capture a mood or convey a certain imagery: New York is one of them.

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Re: New York
« Reply #10 on: December 20, 2017, 07:50:08 PM »
One of the best from ATYCLB in my view. Really good live song that I wish they'd go back to for future setlists.
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Re: New York
« Reply #11 on: December 20, 2017, 10:39:00 PM »
I've listened to some stuff from ATYCLB recently, and it's not as bad as I thought. I always said ATYCLB was my least favorite album, sometimes tied with SOI, but I've listened to them again and they're alright. I guess there isn't really a "worst" U2 album.
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Re: New York
« Reply #12 on: December 20, 2017, 11:01:58 PM »
ive always loved this song and loved it on the Elevation tour. its very underrated. people talk about the second half of ATYCLB being too boring, i find this to be a great high energy song amidst the POE's and WILATW's of the second half.

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Re: New York
« Reply #13 on: December 20, 2017, 11:02:42 PM »
I've listened to some stuff from ATYCLB recently, and it's not as bad as I thought. I always said ATYCLB was my least favorite album, sometimes tied with SOI, but I've listened to them again and they're alright. I guess there isn't really a "worst" U2 album.
For me SOI is worlds ahead of ATYCLB but to each his own 


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Re: New York
« Reply #14 on: December 20, 2017, 11:05:48 PM »
It's an okay tune but it's buried in the back half of a dull album.


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