The Joshua Tree

U2 - The Joshua Tree
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Based on 6 reviews
1987 Ratings: #5 / 90
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1987 Ratings: #5
March 9, 1987 / Release Date
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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
U2 is one of the bands that everyone knows, and loves the vast majority. Their songs are iconic and are very important in the history of music. I'm personally not a big fan of their music, I am talking about the music itself, which is not very innovative and sometimes quite mediocre. However, it should be noticed that their lyrics were really great and Bono itself was a role model for many people due to his worldview, interest in political issues and support for charitable activities. The ... read more
Utter crap
U2 Joshua Tree was the first album I bought after my mothers death, I was thirteen. I know that sounds a little lame but I can say it now for sure, thirty years later, that this full-length saved my life... well sort of.

Despite of the quality of each track, what takes Joshua Tree to another level of greatness is the sound production, the cover art and especially the order of the songs and the fact that in those days there was a side-A and a side-B (without any intention to be nostalgic, I do ... read more
Hanging from the bare branches of The Joshua Tree, the rock superstars spread their myth to the world and the world is kneeling.
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Year End Lists

#2/Consequence of Sound

Track List

  1. Where The Streets Have No Name 
  2. I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For 
  3. With Or Without You 
  4. Bullet The Blue Sky 
  5. Running To Stand Still 
  6. Red Hill Mining Town 
  7. In God's Country 
  8. Trip Through Your Wires 
  9. One Tree Hill 
  10. Exit 
  11. Mothers Of The Disappeared
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