U2's The Edge!
mattacuk
Sep 17 2007, 05:27 PM
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It is true my music taste are wide and varied, and I am a very proud U2 fan biggrin.gif
The Edge is the man who made me want to pick a guitar up, and in my eyes I think hes pretty awsome!

For me the Edges playing is all about setting the right mood for the song, and he is full of originality in his playing smile.gif

Do we have any U2 fans at GMC? David O where are you? wink.gif

Anyway i thought i would share some vids, maybe this will be the first time some younger GMC'ers hear U2 biggrin.gif

Bullet the Blue Sky [email protected] Sydney - Love the blusey solo here at around 1:56 - very cool

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2uTwspjawLI

Where the Streets have no Name live @ Slane Castle - This is beautiful, I love Bonos intro and the Edge sets the mood well with his classic delay driven riff's

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uDkBzkA9L4s

Elevation live @ Slane Castle - This is basically a rock song, I think he uses his "big muff" here laugh.gif

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5lCXB_68VfQ

Until the End of the World live @ slane castle - a personal fave, and a classic Rock song!(ill take that les paul goldtop thankyou wink.gif )

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ejJdfkFjKCA

Love is Blindess live @ Sydney - another personal fave, the solo (@ 3:19) is simple yet beautiful and played with soul smile.gif Bono gets a girl up from the audience and dances with her as usual! haha

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P8oy0nR1Nhw


I hope you enjoy these as much as i have cool.gif

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Muris Varajic
Sep 17 2007, 06:36 PM
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I can't tell that I'm a real fan of U2 but I do love it,and Edge's playing of course. smile.gif
He's played many great chops and riffs without being too hard or complex.
The proof that amazing technique isn't the must. biggrin.gif
Tho I like fine technique...

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mattacuk
Sep 17 2007, 07:06 PM
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Yeah i love fine technique too, but U2 are a reminder awome music can use simple techniques smile.gif

ps glad your an edge fan wink.gif

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U2 isnt a band that i listen to every day ,but i think there a great group and they have there own style.Also the edge has made hisown style on guitar which i think is great.Overall there really good people and a great band.Anytime i want to listen to something mellow there a good band to listen to. smile.gif

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I like U2 has a band but I cant say I agree with all Bono's politics.

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Sep 18 2007, 01:56 AM
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QUOTE (Eat-Sleep-andJam @ Sep 18 2007, 01:30 AM) *
I like U2 has a band but I cant say I agree with all Bono's politics.


I just ignore that part and enjoy the music wink.gif

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QUOTE (mattacuk @ Sep 17 2007, 06:56 PM) *
I just ignore that part and enjoy the music wink.gif


good advice.

I personally love the song Vertigo from them!! biggrin.gif

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QUOTE (FretDancer69 @ Sep 19 2007, 06:19 AM) *
good advice.

I personally love the song Vertigo from them!! biggrin.gif


Yeah thats pretty rocking dude! biggrin.gif VERTIGO!! laugh.gif

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Much as I respect The Edge, I do love Bill Bailey too...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8EDuK46ZqFM

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I love The Edge's sound....here is a fantastic analysis of how to achieve something like it:

http://www.amnesta.net/edge_delay/

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QUOTE (OzRob @ Oct 3 2009, 11:34 AM) *
I love The Edge's sound....here is a fantastic analysis of how to achieve something like it:

http://www.amnesta.net/edge_delay/

Interesting link!!!
Thanks!!
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Hi man,

I like U2 also very much.

I was (an still am) amazed by his style: simple powerful and catchy.

The first album "October" i love very much






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I was never that much of a fan of U2, not my type of thing, but they are quality band no doubt. Edge's playing is unique and this is what counts in the end, what you do with what you got and will it be good for other people to enjoy in your work.

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pls remember that he's also in our very own Wiki!

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I really like The Edge's clean tone. Is so fresh and clean, and, at the same time, full of power. He can create a lot of atmospheres with only that tone. Amazing

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