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Subject: U2

Written By: GoodRedShirt on 07/23/05 at 4:14 am

Like all other rating threads 1=bad 5=fantastic.

This is basically to see how much people's opinion on the band has changed over the years, so I listed the songs chronically.

BOY - 1980
I Will Follow

WAR - 1983
Sunday Bloody Sunday
New Years Day

THE UNFORGETTABLE FIRE - 1984
Pride (In The Name Of Love)
The Unforgettable Fire

OCTOBER - 1985
Fire

THE JOSHUA TREE - 1987
I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For
Where Streets Have No Name
With Or Without You
Bullet The Blue Sky

RATTLE AND HUM - 1988
Desire
Angel Of Harlem
When Love Comes To Town
All I Want Is You

ACHTUNG BABY - 1991
Even Better Than The Real Thing
One
Mysterious Ways
So Cruel

ZOOROPA - 1993
Numb
Stay (Faraway, So Close!)

UNKNOWN - 1995
Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me

BEST OF 1980-1990 - 1998
Sweetest Thing

ALL THAT YOU CAN'T LEAVE BEHIND - 2000
Beautiful Day
Stuck In A Moment You Can't Get Out Of
Elevation
Walk On
The Ground Beneath Her Feet

BEST OF 1990-2000 - 2002
Electrical Storm

HOW TO DISMANTLE AN ATOMIC BOMB - 2004
Vertigo
Sometimes You Can't Make It On Your Own
City Of Blinding Lights
All Because Of You

Subject: Re: U2

Written By: Dumb Ass Kid on 07/23/05 at 11:32 am

BOY - 1980
I Will Follow ?

WAR - 1983
Sunday Bloody Sunday ?
New Years Day ?

THE UNFORGETTABLE FIRE - 1984
Pride (In The Name Of Love)  4
The Unforgettable Fire ?

OCTOBER - 1985
Fire ?

THE JOSHUA TREE - 1987
I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For 4
Where Streets Have No Name 3
With Or Without You 5
Bullet The Blue Sky ?

RATTLE AND HUM - 1988
Desire 2
Angel Of Harlem ?
When Love Comes To Town ?
All I Want Is You ?

ACHTUNG BABY - 1991
Even Better Than The Real Thing ?
One 4
Mysterious Ways ?
So Cruel ?

ZOOROPA - 1993
Numb ?
Stay (Faraway, So Close!) ?

UNKNOWN - 1995
Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me 4

BEST OF 1980-1990 - 1998
Sweetest Thing 4

ALL THAT YOU CAN'T LEAVE BEHIND - 2000
Beautiful Day 5
Stuck In A Moment You Can't Get Out Of 5
Elevation 4
Walk On ?
The Ground Beneath Her Feet ?

BEST OF 1990-2000 - 2002
Electrical Storm 2

HOW TO DISMANTLE AN ATOMIC BOMB - 2004
Vertigo 4
Sometimes You Can't Make It On Your Own 5
City Of Blinding Lights 5
All Because Of You 3

Subject: Re: U2

Written By: chaka on 07/24/05 at 10:55 am


BOY - 1980
I Will Follow (?)

WAR - 1983
Sunday Bloody Sunday (4)
New Years Day (4)

THE UNFORGETTABLE FIRE - 1984
Pride (In The Name Of Love) (3)
The Unforgettable Fire (?)

OCTOBER - 1985
Fire (?)

THE JOSHUA TREE - 1987
I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For  (2)
Where Streets Have No Name (3)
With Or Without You (3)
Bullet The Blue Sky (?)

RATTLE AND HUM - 1988
Desire  (2)
Angel Of Harlem (?)
When Love Comes To Town (?)
All I Want Is You (?)

ACHTUNG BABY - 1991
Even Better Than The Real Thing (?)
One  (3)
Mysterious Ways (?)
So Cruel (?)

ZOOROPA - 1993
Numb (?)
Stay (Faraway, So Close!) (?)

UNKNOWN - 1995
Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me (3)

BEST OF 1980-1990 - 1998
Sweetest Thing (3)

ALL THAT YOU CAN'T LEAVE BEHIND - 2000
Beautiful Day (3)
Stuck In A Moment You Can't Get Out Of (?)
Elevation (3)
Walk On (3)
The Ground Beneath Her Feet (?)

BEST OF 1990-2000 - 2002
Electrical Storm (4)

HOW TO DISMANTLE AN ATOMIC BOMB - 2004
Vertigo (3)
Sometimes You Can't Make It On Your Own (2)
City Of Blinding Lights (3.5)
All Because Of You (3)

Subject: Re: U2

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 07/24/05 at 1:53 pm

BOY - 1980
I Will Follow  3

WAR - 1983
Sunday Bloody Sunday  3.5
New Years Day  4  (their best, IMO)

THE UNFORGETTABLE FIRE - 1984
Pride (In The Name Of Love)  3.5
The Unforgettable Fire  3.5

THE JOSHUA TREE - 1987
I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For  3.5
Where Streets Have No Name  3
With Or Without You  3.5
Bullet The Blue Sky  3

RATTLE AND HUM - 1988
Desire  3
Angel Of Harlem  3

ACHTUNG BABY - 1991
One  3
Mysterious Ways  3

BEST OF 1980-1990 - 1998
Sweetest Thing  2.5

ALL THAT YOU CAN'T LEAVE BEHIND - 2000
Beautiful Day  2.5

Subject: Re: U2

Written By: Kristof Robertson on 07/25/05 at 11:47 am

BOY - 1980
I Will Follow3

WAR - 1983
Sunday Bloody Sunday  3.5
New Years Day 3.5

THE UNFORGETTABLE FIRE - 1984
Pride (In The Name Of Love) 4
The Unforgettable Fire 3

OCTOBER - 1985
Fire 2.5

THE JOSHUA TREE - 1987
I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For 4
Where Streets Have No Name 4
With Or Without You 4.5
Bullet The Blue Sky 3.5

RATTLE AND HUM - 1988
Desire 3
Angel Of Harlem 4
When Love Comes To Town 2.5
All I Want Is You 4.5

ACHTUNG BABY - 1991
Even Better Than The Real Thing 4
One 4.5
Mysterious Ways 3.5
So Cruel 3

ZOOROPA - 1993
Numb 2
Stay (Faraway, So Close!) 3

UNKNOWN - 1995
Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me 2.5 (It was from one of the Batman films)

BEST OF 1980-1990 - 1998
Sweetest Thing 3.5

ALL THAT YOU CAN'T LEAVE BEHIND - 2000
Beautiful Day 3
Stuck In A Moment You Can't Get Out Of 3.5
Elevation 3.5
Walk On 4
The Ground Beneath Her Feet 3.5

BEST OF 1990-2000 - 2002
Electrical Storm 3.5

HOW TO DISMANTLE AN ATOMIC BOMB - 2004
Vertigo 4
Sometimes You Can't Make It On Your Own 4.5
City Of Blinding Lights 4
All Because Of You 3.5

I'd have to say, my favourite U2 period was Joshua Tree-Rattle & Hum-Achtung Baby....after that, they went right off the rails with Pop and Zooropa but are pulling it back with the last two albums. I do think, however, that their best work is along way behind them....

Subject: Re: U2

Written By: Tanya1976 on 07/27/05 at 12:15 pm



WAR - 1983
Sunday Bloody Sunday...4


THE UNFORGETTABLE FIRE - 1984
Pride (In The Name Of Love)...5 (one of my faves)

THE JOSHUA TREE - 1987
I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For..4
Where Streets Have No Name..3
With Or Without You..3


RATTLE AND HUM - 1988
Desire...4
Angel Of Harlem...5 (another fave)
When Love Comes To Town..3
All I Want Is You...3

ACHTUNG BABY - 1991
Even Better Than The Real Thing..3
One..3
Mysterious Ways...5 (another fave)


ZOOROPA - 1993
Numb..3


UNKNOWN - 1995
Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me..5 (another fave)

BEST OF 1980-1990 - 1998
Sweetest Thing...4

ALL THAT YOU CAN'T LEAVE BEHIND - 2000
Beautiful Day...3
Stuck In A Moment You Can't Get Out Of...3
Elevation...4
Walk On..3
The Ground Beneath Her Feet..3

HOW TO DISMANTLE AN ATOMIC BOMB - 2004
Vertigo...5

Subject: Re: U2

Written By: Suicidal Blonde on 09/12/05 at 3:52 pm

BOY - 1980
I Will Follow -4

WAR - 1983
Sunday Bloody Sunday -5
New Years Day -5

THE UNFORGETTABLE FIRE - 1984
Pride (In The Name Of Love) -4
The Unforgettable Fire-3

OCTOBER - 1985
Fire -3

THE JOSHUA TREE - 1987
I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For -5
Where Streets Have No Name-4
With Or Without You-5
Bullet The Blue Sky-3

RATTLE AND HUM - 1988
Desire -5
Angel Of Harlem-3
When Love Comes To Town-2
All I Want Is You-5

ACHTUNG BABY - 1991
Even Better Than The Real Thing -3
One-3
Mysterious Ways-4
So Cruel-2

ZOOROPA - 1993
Numb -2
Stay (Faraway, So Close!)-1

UNKNOWN - 1995
Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me -2

BEST OF 1980-1990 - 1998
Sweetest Thing -5

ALL THAT YOU CAN'T LEAVE BEHIND - 2000
Beautiful Day -5
Stuck In A Moment You Can't Get Out Of-4
Elevation-2
Walk On-3
The Ground Beneath Her Feet-2

BEST OF 1990-2000 - 2002
Electrical Storm -2

HOW TO DISMANTLE AN ATOMIC BOMB - 2004
Vertigo -3
Sometimes You Can't Make It On Your Own- 3
City Of Blinding Lights-3
All Because Of You-5

Subject: Re: U2

Written By: FussBudgetVanPelt on 09/21/05 at 8:23 pm

BOY - 1980
I Will Follow      5

WAR - 1983
Sunday Bloody Sunday      5
New Years Day      5

THE UNFORGETTABLE FIRE - 1984
Pride (In The Name Of Love)      5
The Unforgettable Fire      3

THE JOSHUA TREE - 1987
I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For      4
Where Streets Have No Name      4
With Or Without You      5
Bullet The Blue Sky      3

RATTLE AND HUM - 1988
Desire      4.5
Angel Of Harlem      3.5
When Love Comes To Town      5
All I Want Is You      5

ACHTUNG BABY - 1991
Mysterious Ways      3.5

BEST OF 1980-1990 - 1998
Sweetest Thing      4

ALL THAT YOU CAN'T LEAVE BEHIND - 2000
Beautiful Day      4


Don't know the rest  :o

Subject: Re: U2

Written By: alyceclover on 10/18/05 at 8:19 am

WAR - 1983
Sunday Bloody Sunday 3
New Years Day 3

THE UNFORGETTABLE FIRE - 1984
Pride (In The Name Of Love) 4.5

THE JOSHUA TREE - 1987
I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For 4.5
Where Streets Have No Name 4.5
With Or Without You 4,5
Bullet The Blue Sky ?


One?

gee, if I said this once....might know some of the unrated ones, if I heard them....  ;)

Subject: Re: U2

Written By: Jewel on 11/26/05 at 1:45 am

BOY - 1980
I Will Follow-----------3.25

WAR - 1983
Sunday Bloody Sunday---------3.5
New Years Day---------3.75

THE UNFORGETTABLE FIRE - 1984
Pride (In The Name Of Love)--------4.25 My favorite!
The Unforgettable Fire-----------4  Has a nice 80s sound

OCTOBER - 1985
Fire---------?

THE JOSHUA TREE - 1987
I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For--------3.75
Where Streets Have No Name-------3.5
With Or Without You--------3
Bullet The Blue Sky---------?

RATTLE AND HUM - 1988
Desire-----------3
Angel Of Harlem----------4 Love it
When Love Comes To Town--------2.5  One of my least favorites (it's not usually good when bands try to experiment outside their mode)
All I Want Is You----------3.5

ACHTUNG BABY - 1991
Even Better Than The Real Thing---------3
One------------4
Mysterious Ways------3.5
So Cruel-------?  Have the cd, but just can't remember this one!

ZOOROPA - 1993
Numb-------?
Stay (Faraway, So Close!)------?

UNKNOWN - 1995
Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me--------?

BEST OF 1980-1990 - 1998
Sweetest Thing--------3

ALL THAT YOU CAN'T LEAVE BEHIND - 2000
Beautiful Day----------3
Stuck In A Moment You Can't Get Out Of--------3.5
Elevation--------?
Walk On-------?
The Ground Beneath Her Feet--------?

BEST OF 1990-2000 - 2002
Electrical Storm------?

HOW TO DISMANTLE AN ATOMIC BOMB - 2004
Vertigo--------3.75
Sometimes You Can't Make It On Your Own------?
City Of Blinding Lights-----?
All Because Of You--------?

Should buy some more of their albums. Like most of their songs

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