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U2 - War (MFSL) (1983) [repost]

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U2 - War (MFSL) (1983) [repost]

U2 - War (MFSL) (1983)
Rock | 1cd | EAC Rip | Wv + Cue + Log | covers
MFSL UDCD 571 | 290Mb

Opening with the ominous, fiery protest of "Sunday Bloody Sunday," War immediately announces itself as U2's most focused and hardest-rocking album to date. Blowing away the fuzzy, sonic indulgences of October with propulsive, martial rhythms and shards of guitar, War bristles with anger, despair, and above all, passion. Previously, Bono's attempts at messages came across as grandstanding, but his vision becomes remarkably clear on this record, as his anthems ("New Year's Day," "40," "Seconds") are balanced by effective, surprisingly emotional love songs ("Two Hearts Beat as One"), which are just as desperate and pleading as his protests. He performs the difficult task of making the universal sound personal, and the band helps him out by bringing the songs crashing home with muscular, forceful performances that reveal their varied, expressive textures upon repeated listens. U2 always aimed at greatness, but War was the first time they achieved it. (Allmusic)

Track listing
1. "Sunday Bloody Sunday" – 4:40
2. "Seconds" – 3:10
3. "New Year's Day" – 5:35
4. "Like a Song" – 4:46
5. "Drowning Man" – 4:14
6. "The Refugee" – 3:40 produced by Bill Whelan
7. "Two Hearts Beat as One" – 4:03
8. "Red Light" – 3:46
9. "Surrender" – 5:34
10. ""40"" – 2:35

Personnel
-Bono – lead vocals, additional guitar
-The Edge – guitar, piano, lap steel, backing vocals, lead vocals on "Seconds," rhythm guitar and bass guitar on "40"
-Adam Clayton – bass, lead guitar on "40".
-Larry Mullen Jr. – drums

EAC extraction logfile from 18. August 2007, 10:19 for CD
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