AOTY 2022

The Joshua Tree

U2 - The Joshua Tree
Critic Score
Based on 4 reviews
1987 Ratings: #2 / 99
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Based on 707 ratings
1987 Ratings: #23
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So. Interesting story.

Recently, U2 announced some upcoming gigs around the world playing this album in it's entirety. Australia, Singapore, Japan, South Korea...and New Zealand. And of coarse, here in NZ, we only have a couple of big bands come around once every couple years. The time Foo Fighters came round last year, literally everyone I knew went to that gig. Everyone. So, U2 coming? Playing one of their biggest albums in its entirety? In New Zealand? With Noel Gallagher opening no less! ... read more


EDIT: After listening to Achtung Baby I can say I gravitate more towards 80s U2. In the days since first hearing tr his album it has actually grown on me even more.

Bono is like Kanye. Everyone has an opinion on him because he is unavoidable since he always chimes in on just about everything. That being said, I personally agree with most of what Bono stands but he often times comes across super pompous and pretentious. So I have been hesitant to listen to any U2 but I figured I would give this ... read more


Utter crap


First 3 songs are all you need to hear... Rest all is bit okayish, not too bad or anything, but like those 3 songs are so good...


It starts so good. Like so fucking good. Like the first 3 songs are perfection. But then it just goes downhill. Still a good album tho.

Favourite: Where the Streets Have No Name
Least Favourite: Exit


i may be being nice with this score

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Added on: October 29, 2012