Achtung Baby

My U2 A to Z Blogging Challenge Recap

I love blogging the A to Z Blog Challenge – blogging everyday in April, except Sundays, on a specific theme. I loved doing it last year, and I enjoyed it even more this year. I think I enjoy the challenge so much because I am one who likes to to lists things, rank my favorites. This [continue reading]

May 1, 2013 // 2 Comments

Achtung Baby – my U2 A to Z

A favorite of mine about U2 that begins with A is Achtung Baby. Sorry Adam fans. When AB was released almost 21 1/2 years ago in November 1991, I must admit that I did not like it.  It was such a departure from The Joshua Tree and Rattle and Hum, and actually from all of their previous [continue reading]

April 1, 2013 // 6 Comments

Happy 21st Birthday Achtung Baby!

I must admit that when Achtung Baby was released in November of 1991, I did not like it. It was such a departure from The Joshua Tree and Rattle and Hum, and actually from all of their previous albums. I had to listen to it several times before I fell in love with it, and then AB was the only [continue reading]

November 19, 2012 // 0 Comments

My Favorite U2 songs A to Z

I had a great time in April blogging each day about my 26 favorite U2 songs in the A to Z challenge. So much fun in fact that I wanted to list my favorite U2 songs (each highlighted with links back to the original posts) in this one blog post with the addition of honorable mentions, so I truly [continue reading]

May 1, 2012 // 2 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

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

F is for Fly, The

My favorite U2 song that begins with F is Fly, The – uh I mean The Fly. I had to cheat a little with my favorite U2 F song because there aren’t any U2 songs that begin with F that are my favorites. I love The Fly because of its lyrics, but I didn’t truly appreciate it until the 360 tour [continue reading]

April 6, 2012 // 6 Comments

A is for Acrobat

My favorite U2 song that begins with A is Acrobat. It is one of my favorite songs off of Actung Baby, which is one of my favorite albums. I was lucky enough to hear Acrobat live in Hershey, PA sitting outside the stadium listening to rehearsals for the ZooTv Outside Broadcast tour rehearsal [continue reading]

April 1, 2012 // 8 Comments

U2 360 ANAHEIM2 6.18.11

DAY 36 – JUNE 18 – U2 360 #6 – ANAHEIM2 Anaheim was the only city where U2 played two back to back shows on that final leg of the 360 tour. I almost didn’t go to the second show because it was on a Saturday night, and I had to drive across the country in 3 days to make it to the [continue reading]

November 11, 2011 // 0 Comments

Achtung Y’all!

Achtung Baby was released in 1991. I had to listen to it a few times before I fell in love with it, which I did. It had a completely different sound from any of U2’s previous albums, but the lyrics were amazing. And for me, music is all about lyrics and drums. Who’s Gonna Ride Your [continue reading]

January 1, 2011 // 0 Comments

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