What's the greatest U2 song?

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What's the greatest U2 song?

  1. Sunday Bloody Sunday

  2. Pride (In the Name of Love)

  3. Bad

  4. Where the Streets Have No Name

  5. I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For

  6. With or Without You

  7. Running to Stand Still

  8. Exit

  9. Desire

  10. Angel of Harlem

  11. All I Want Is You

  12. One

  13. Who's Gonna Ride Your Wild Horses

  14. The Fly

  15. Acrobat

  16. Numb

  17. Stay (Faraway, So close!)

  18. Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me

  19. Please

  20. Other

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  1. Hyperglide

    Hyperglide Addicted to Synthahol

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    U2 were only good in the 80s. With that said. Streets have no name is the only track by them that gets regular play by me. Classic. There best written song and the intro is one of the best intros of all time.

     
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    Definitely one of the greatest intros. Although you actually believe it's their best written song? How about One, I Still Haven't Found what I'm Looking for, Running to Stand Still, So Cruel?

    Those are very well written songs imo.
     
  3. GSP_37

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    I listened to No Line on the Horizon and pretty much all the songs stunk.
     
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    Simian Raticus GOAT in the North

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    I like the albums War and Joshua Tree.

    This is a really cool tune.

     
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    Generally I tend to listen to Achtung Baby more than anything else by them, Talk Talk's Spirit of Eden takes the place of The Joshua treet nicely with more depth and invention to it.

     
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    Achtung Baby was stacked.
     
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    I've always been partial to New year's day.
     
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    Never liked this band at all.... but New Years day would be my favorite I suppose.
     
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    Wtf? This video had been on YouTube for over 6 years. A few weeks after I post it here it gets taken down on copyright grounds.

    Which one of you homos ratted it out?
     
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    As far as emotional power, this is the one that used to wreck me back in the day. In my youth. In the days of faith and innocence. When I believed with all my heart that there was a God. And that He was love.

     
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    One is their best song IMO.
     
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    In 1992, Axl Rose told RIP magazine: "I think their song 'One' is one of the greatest songs ever written. Now I can see and understand why people were into U2 years ago".

    Axl Rose called it “one of the greatest songs that’s ever been written,” adding that, when he first heard it, “I just broke down crying.”
     
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    I also like Two Hearts Beat as One, New Years Day and Sunday Bloody Sunday.
     

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