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What is it good for?

6 years, 10 months ago at Apr 8 17:13
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U2 used to have a point. There used to be a reason for them to exist as a band. You may not believe it but they used to make music that put their very lives at risk! Well this is the pinnacle of that era, when U2 weren't just an empty band with too many hours to waste on their effects pedals.

Nobody likes them anymore and they're a bit embarassing to still have around. You should a... read more
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Description: The final album of U2's early period, before the group broadened its sonic palette and lyrical vision, War is a brilliantly conflicted album, sounding martial and majestic while its very purpose is to tear down false idols propped up by politics. "Sunday Bloody Sunday" and "40" take the subject of Northern Ireland's troubles head-on, while it's the subtext of "New Year's Day", which is about a sundered love relationship symbolic of a greater division. "Torn in two, we can be one," Bono pleads, as Edge's guitar scratches and snarls behind him. Songs such as "Two Hearts Beat as One&quot ... (more)
Manufacturer: Mercury Records Ltd (London)
Release date: 1 June 1983
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 0042281114823 UPC: 042281114823
Tags: Rock (3), (1), [Studio] (1), Alternative Rock (1), U2 (1), 80s (1), Modern Rock (1)
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100 Memorable New Rock Hits Of The 70's & 80's (102 music items)

" Two Hearts Beat As One (1983) U2 __________ Song Or Video www.youtube.com/watch?v=1eVu_kiuq5E "


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"11/18/15 Year: 1983 Genre: Alternative Rock Like a Song... "


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"Released - 1983 Track listing: 01. Sunday Bloody Sunday 02. Seconds 03. New Year's Day 04. Like a Song... 05. Drowning Man 06. The Refugee 07. Two Hearts Beat as One 08. Red Light 09. Surrender 10. "40""


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""U2 were on the cusp of becoming one of the Eighties' most important groups when War came out. It's the band's most overtly political album, with songs about Poland's Solidarity movement ("New Year's Day") and Irish unrest ("Sunday Bloody Sunday") charged with explosive, passionate guitar rock.""


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Miasma posted a review 6 years, 10 months ago

What is it good for?

“U2 used to have a point. There used to be a reason for them to exist as a band. You may not believe it but they used to make music that put their very lives at risk! Well this is the pinnacle of that era, when U2 weren't just an empty band with too many hours to waste on their effects pedals.

Nobody likes them anymore and they're a bit embarassing to still have around. You should at least give WAR a go though before you write them off.” read more

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"28 February 1983 - Ireland 16, UK 1"


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