A to Z April Challenge

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

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

E is for Electrical Storm

My favorite U2 song that begins with E is Electrical Storm. I have to admit the entire reason it is one of my favorites is because of the video. Every time I listen to Electrical Storm, the video plays in my head. And the video is all about Larry. Larry wet, Larry in the tub, Larry in the ocean, [continue reading]

April 5, 2012 // 7 Comments

D is for Deep in the Heart

My favorite U2 song that begins with D is Deep in the Heart. It is a B side off I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For, my all-time favorite U2 song. I love the B sides off The Joshua Tree, my favorite U2 album, just as much as, if not more than, the songs that made it on the actual album. [continue reading]

April 4, 2012 // 4 Comments

C is for Can’t Help Falling in Love

My favorite U2 song that begins with C is Can’t Help Falling in Love. I kind of cheated a little here because the version that is my favorite was actually credited to Bono, but U2 did play it on the ZooTv tour. In fact, one of my greatest memories of the ZooTv tour is when Bono knelt in front of [continue reading]

April 3, 2012 // 5 Comments

B is for Bad

My favorite U2 song that begins with B is Bad. It has always been one of my favorite U2 songs. I love everything about it, the music and the lyrics. It is a song about addiction, but I relate to it as a song about obsession – which is pretty much the same thing. I have many obsessions – U2, [continue reading]

April 2, 2012 // 4 Comments