The Best Of 1980-1990 Review

artist: u2 date: 01/05/2006 category: compact discs
u2: The Best Of 1980-1990
Release Date: Nov 10, 1998
Label: Island
Genres: Pop/Rock, Album Rock, Adult Alternative Pop/Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock, College Rock, Post-Punk
Number Of Tracks: 14
Rolling merrily from 1980 to 1989, this particular Best Of is an unsurprisingly scattershot experience.
 Sound: 9
 Lyrics: 9
 Overall Impression: 9
 Overall rating:
 7.1 
 Reviewer rating:
 9 
 Users rating:
 5.2 
 Votes:
 24 
review (1) 2 comments vote for this album:
overall: 9
The Best Of 1980-1990 Reviewed by: unregistered, on january 05, 2006
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Sound: U2's sound is truly amazing. When you combined Bono's out of this world Vocals, The Edge's aw inspiring riff's, Adams thundering bass, Larry's driving drum beats you get a sound like no other. U2 is truly one of the worlds greatest rock bands (if not the greatest). You get it all, From beauitiful guitar riff's like in Pride. To lovely piano sounds in Sweetest Thing. Even some blues by B.B. King in When Love Comes To Town. But you cannot forget Bono's amazing vocals in With Or Without You. // 9

Lyrics: The lyrics are spot on. Each song is it's own wonderful poem. Bono and The Edge are great poets, as well as Singers. If you rate them on a scale of one to ten, Bono is an eleven and the Edge is a nine. Both of them make the lyrics come alive. // 9

Overall Impression: This is a must own CD. It has most of the biggest hit's of the '80s. There are a few I wish they would have in cluded that are not there. Like Bullet The Blue Sky, Electric Co. But other than that, this cd shows that U2 had what it took to be huge back then, and they have still got it today. // 9

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