same as it ever was (talking heads)

Thursday, November 17, 2005

U2 (show this weekend)

Here's a set list of songs that I wish they'd play (no way this will happen)....
1. "11 O' Clock Tick Tock"
2. "Party Girl"
3. "Seconds"
4. "Red Light"
5. "Surrender"
6. ""40""
7. "A Sort Of Homecoming"
8. "Wire"
9. "The Unforgettable Fire"
10. "Running To Stand Still"
11. "Red Hill Mining Town"
12. "In God's Country"
13. "Trip Through Your Wires"
14. "Exit"
15. "Heartland"
16. "Until The End Of The World"
17. "The Fly"
18. "Lemon"
19. "Some Days Are Better Than Others"
20. "Dirty Day"
21. "Mofo"
22. "Miami"
23. "Ground Beneath Her Feet"
24. "When I Look At The World"
25. "New York"
26. "Miracle Drug"
27. "Love And Peace Or Else"
28. "City Of Blinding Lights"
29. "Crumbs From Your Table"

(Encore) 30. "New Year's Day"

editor's note: I know this is a bit aggressive in length and song selection, but I'd pay $300 for a ticket if I was guaranteed this show.


Blogger Brent said...

Do they play any of those, or is that just your ideal setlist?

I'm with you on Zooropa -- my second favorite after the obvious casual U2 fan's...Joshua Tree.

Friday, November 18, 2005 7:41:00 AM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Mofo.. nice.

Friday, November 18, 2005 8:11:00 AM

Anonymous elliott said...

cgpop, where are your seats? we're on the floor tonight.

impressive setlist. and i know it's trendy, but how can you leave off "where the streets have no name"? just a ridiculous live song. and just to hear the opening guitar of "in god's country" would have me shrieking like a little girl.

Friday, November 18, 2005 10:09:00 AM

Anonymous max said...

A must have song for me is "Gone" incredible live, I am guessing. It sounds good live anyway.

I am in section 117 tonight; I will be the drunk one.

Jealous of you floor seats Elliot!

Friday, November 18, 2005 10:32:00 AM

Anonymous snake said...

the first 9 alone would make me happy. very happy.

but i'm in chatty this weekend.

so hearing a bum playing the beginning of sunday bloody sunday on a trash can on main street of this choo choo town would make me happy.

much happier than the john mayer starbucks is playing now. a john mayer christmas song at that.

love the red cups though.

Friday, November 18, 2005 12:25:00 PM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Although it is generally a black sheep of a song because it was during a more experimental type of sound, I think the song Discotheque is pretty damn good.

Friday, November 18, 2005 12:28:00 PM

Anonymous kaplan said...

An Cat underrated

Friday, November 18, 2005 3:14:00 PM

Blogger CHW said...

Nice list. I would also need to hear Bad and MLK.

Friday, November 18, 2005 4:03:00 PM

Anonymous elliott said...

i have to agree with chw. hell, just go ahead and play 'unforgettable fire' from start to finish. in fact, to continue my previous post, after you play "MLK", just roll right into "where the streets have no name".

Friday, November 18, 2005 4:25:00 PM

Blogger Satisfied '75 said...

wish they would just play Under A Blood Red Sky in it's entirety complete with a Bono 80s mullet

Friday, November 18, 2005 5:51:00 PM

Anonymous peter said...

know anybody that has a ticket for Sat night?

pvan4 at yahoo dot com

Friday, November 18, 2005 10:50:00 PM

Anonymous peter said...

of course I meant ....and looking to sell.

Friday, November 18, 2005 10:50:00 PM

Blogger The Captain of the Ship said...

running to stand still...oh. the memories.

Sunday, November 20, 2005 1:56:00 AM

Blogger Chili Drip said...

so was the show good and what did they play?

Were they serving Chili Dogs at Phillips Arena?

Sunday, November 20, 2005 8:07:00 PM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Respond to your own damn blog and tell us how the show was.

Tuesday, November 22, 2005 6:46:00 PM

Blogger cgpop said...

they played like like like only 3 songs on the list G.

Saturday, November 26, 2005 3:51:00 AM

Blogger cgpop said...

they played like like like only 3 songs on the list G.

Saturday, November 26, 2005 3:51:00 AM

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