Bibliophile81 (bibliophile81) wrote in u2,

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Holy Flabbergasted Fangirls, Batman!

Cross-posted to bibliophile81 and u2.

So Christmas was pretty good this year, despite the fact that 3/5 of my family (including myself) was sick.

Grandma got me the super-special, ultra-deluxe collector's edition of HTDAAB (I've said it before, and I'll say it again ... Best. Grandma. Ever!).

I've been avoiding reviews of the new CD until now, just because I like surprises.

Boy, did I ever get a weird surprise.

I'd just finished listening to the CD (I'll have more thoughts/opinions on the music later), and decided to pop the DVD into the player.

Now, before I go any further, I should explain that I took a college graphics class during the spring '01 semester, and one of our assignments was to design a fictional CD package for an actual band. I'd been having a particularly difficult semester, so I did what anyone bogged down in schoolwork would do. I drank listened to lots and lots of U2.

So, my brain + lots and lots of Bono produced this:

Fast forward three-and-a-half years.

About an hour ago, I pull the HTDAAB DVD out of the sleeve and see this:

Freaky. And very, very cool. :)
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