April 2012

Z is for Zoo Station

My favorite U2 song that begins with Z is Zoo Station. It is off one of my favorite albums Achtung Baby, and is the very first song I ever heard U2 play in concert. Even today 20 years later when I listen to Zoo Station, it brings me back to the Zoo Tv tour – my very first U2 tour. Zoo [continue reading]

April 30, 2012 // 0 Comments

Y is for Yahweh

My favorite U2 song that begins with Y is Yahweh. Your Blue Room and Yahweh are the only two U2 songs that begin with Y, and Your Blue Room is off of a Passengers album which is not a real U2 album according to Larry – and me. So Yahweh it is! It is off of How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb, and [continue reading]

April 28, 2012 // 4 Comments

X is for Xanax and Wine

My favorite U2 song that begins with X is Xanax and Wine. Actually it is the only U2 song that begins with X, so this was an easy choice. Xanax and Wine is an extra track from How to Distmantle An Atomic Bomb. My cell is ringing, no ID I want to know who’s calling My garden’s overgrown [continue reading]

April 27, 2012 // 0 Comments

V is for Van Diemen’s Land

My favorite U2 song that begins with V is Van Diemen’s Land. Not that Van Diemen’s Land is a favorite of mine, but I like it better than Vertigo – and they are the only two U2 songs that begin with V. But Van Diemen’s Land is off of my second favorite U2 album Rattle and [continue reading]

April 25, 2012 // 1 Comment

U is for Unforgettable Fire, The

My favorite U2 song that begins with U is Unforgettable Fire. It is technically The Unforgettable Fire, but I used Trip Through Your Wires for ‘T’, so I’m using Unforgettable Fire for ‘U.’ I have always loved Unforgettable Fire. It was always in my top ten U2 songs, [continue reading]

April 24, 2012 // 2 Comments

T is for Trip Through Your Wires

My favorite U2 song that begins with T is Trip Through Your Wires. It is off my favorite album The Joshua Tree. Trip Through Your Wires is just an honest, simple, American song – almost country. I love the lyrics, but I love the harmonica even more. In the distance, she saw me comin’ [continue reading]

April 23, 2012 // 3 Comments

S is for Summer Rain

My favorite U2 song that begins with S is Summer Rain. It is a b side off one of my favorite U2 albums All That You Can’t Leave Behind. I love Summer Rain for its lyrics. I can’t even pick out my favorite line because the entire song is perfectly written. It says exactly how I want to [continue reading]

April 21, 2012 // 2 Comments

R is for Red Hill Mining Town

My favorite U2 song that begins with R is Red Hill Mining Town. It used to be my second favorite U2 song, but over the past 25 years others have pushed it down a few spots. It is off of my favorite album The Joshua Tree. I love Red Hill Mining Town because it is one of the most passionate songs I [continue reading]

April 20, 2012 // 2 Comments

P is for Pride

My favorite U2 song that begins with P is Pride. It is one of my top ten favorite U2 songs. And I, unlike many others, love that U2 still play it in concert. It is such an uplifting, spiritual song – much like I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For. Pride is about Martin [continue reading]

April 18, 2012 // 2 Comments

O is for October

My favorite U2 song that begins with O is October. It is the title song from one of my favorite albums. October is my favorite month, my birthday month. To me, October symbolizes the changing of the seasons and the beginning of my favorite time of year. So I love U2′s October. It is a [continue reading]

April 17, 2012 // 0 Comments

N is for New Year’s Day

My favorite U2 song that begins with N is New Year’s Day. It used to be one of my top five favorite U2 songs, but it has now dropped down to the top ten – maybe even a little lower than that. In those early days of being a U2 fan, New Year’s Day was one I loved and listened to [continue reading]

April 16, 2012 // 3 Comments

M is for Mysterious Ways

My favorite U2 song that begins with M is Mysterious Ways. I have always liked Mysterious Ways. It is not one of my favorite U2 songs, not even one of my favorites off Achtung Baby, but it is my favorite M U2 song. It is another U2 song that I fell in love after I heard it live. Actually I [continue reading]

April 14, 2012 // 2 Comments

L is for Luminous Times

My favorite U2 song that begins with L is Luminous Times. It is one of my top five U2 songs, actually it is second behind I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For. Luminous Times, a b-side off The Joshua Tree, is the song that gives me chills every time I hear it, even though I have [continue reading]

April 13, 2012 // 1 Comment

K is for Kite

My favorite U2 song that begins with K is Kite. Even though Kite is a great song and was even better live, it is not really one of my favorites. It is not even my favorite song off of All That You Can’t Leave Behind. Kite was the only U2 song that I could find that began with K. But I [continue reading]

April 12, 2012 // 0 Comments

J is for Jean Genie

My favorite U2 song that begins with J is Jean Genie. To be honest, Jean Genie is not one of my favorite U2 songs, but none of the U2 songs that start with J are my favorites. I saw David Bowie’s Jean Genie on the discography on u2.com. I picked Jean Genie because I really liked it when I heard [continue reading]

April 11, 2012 // 2 Comments

H is for Heartland

My favorite U2 song that begins with H is Heartland. In fact, Heartland is one of my top five favorite U2 songs. I love it because it’s about Memphis. My worlds colliding – my favorite group singing about my favorite city. Heartland is also a favorite because it brings me back to Rattle and [continue reading]

April 9, 2012 // 0 Comments

G is for Gone and Get on Your Boots

My favorite U2 song that begins with G is a tie between Gone and Get on Your Boots. Gone has always been one of my top five favorite U2 songs, but now Get on Your Boots has snuck in because I love it live. Gone has one of my favorite lines ever, “What you thought was freedom is just greed.” I [continue reading]

April 7, 2012 // 3 Comments

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