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December 10th, 2004

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From:heyjude85
Date:December 9th, 2004 01:03 pm (UTC)
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GEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEZ... I really wish they wouldn't release Sometimes, because honestly... it's very personal to me and I don't want people going around giving it away to people they hardly know, ya know what I mean?

Kinda like... when songs get popular they lose meaning.

Anyhow, I think All Because of You would have been the best idea for a single.
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From:parallel_rhythm
Date:December 9th, 2004 02:16 pm (UTC)
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Oh, I agree with that.

I was listening to it today on the inter-campus van, and I almost started to cry. Now I'll cry because I might run into those annoying people who get a word in the title wrong and it's just irritating enough to make you want to smack them. "Oh, U2... don't they sing that song You Can't Make It By Yourself?"

Grrr... I hate "fans"
From:bennyb630
Date:December 9th, 2004 02:52 pm (UTC)
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yea i agree with that "fans" bah who needs them? honeslty city of blinding lights would have been the best single to pick.
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From:heyjude85
Date:December 9th, 2004 03:49 pm (UTC)
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omg... meeee too, thank God for people like us lol
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From:pride4u2
Date:December 9th, 2004 04:29 pm (UTC)
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Yes! Totally agree about the whole title thing. What also annoys me is when people listen to songs and their interpretation is totally off the wall. One reviewer on Amazon.com said that "Crumbs From Your Table" is about a man struggling in his relationship with his girlfriend. *facepalm* And then someone else called "Love and Peace or Else" "Love and War or Else." Sure...and these people call themselves fans. *raises eyebrows*
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From:stateless
Date:December 9th, 2004 03:00 pm (UTC)
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yeah, my first thought was how i'd hate to hear it on the radio. somehow that diminishes the song. but that's only cos what i know of radio is CRAP. and things are played to death. this happened to me with coldplay's 'the scientist'.. the radio murdered it.

on the other hand, it's a special song and maybe this way there will be people who need it in their lives that wouldn't have heard it otherwise.
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From:heyjude85
Date:December 9th, 2004 03:50 pm (UTC)
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that's a good point too... I discovered U2 through the radio back in the day (woah that was so long ago lol)
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From:amphibious_one
Date:December 9th, 2004 04:50 pm (UTC)

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*nod* Yeah. I can just imagine hearing a disc jockey interrupting it to announce the next track... urgh. Not nice.

You're right though- I mean, my younger brother has at best a casual interest in the band, but he's fallen in love with that song after I've played him HTDAAB a few times. I even logged onto the computer a few days ago to see he'd been looking up guitar chords for it. :)

... and if that song can grab someone in a way that Vertigo, for example, cannot, then it cannot be bad.

I was talking to a girl the other day whose father died around the time ATYCLB was released, and who associated Walk On with that time. She said she felt cheapened when she heard it playing in a shop.

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