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The Unforgettable Fire is the fourth studio album by U2. The band wanted a different musical direction following the harder-hitting rock of their 1983 album War, so they employed Brian Eno and Daniel Lanois to produce and assist them experiment with a more ambient and abstract sound. The resulting change in direction was at the time the band's most dramatic. It features atmospheric sounds and lyrics that lead vocalist Bono describes as "sketches". Two songs feature lyrical tributes to Martin… read more



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  • Avatar for icetune
    this is everything to me
  • Avatar for arkadiustar
    Masterpiece! My favorite U2 album!
  • Avatar for Angerwave
    Fuck, this is awesome [2]
  • Avatar for Drazba
    the fact that eno was involved in this album got me interested--then I saw the tour that supported it---a real wonder---for me, nothing has passed it
  • Avatar for rebecaviana
    definitely the best
  • Avatar for innerspeaker
    Fuck, this is awesome. What the fuck happened U2?
  • Avatar for KingsAndQueen
    Favorite U2 album.
  • Avatar for APRILELIZ
    yes! on whether its worth getting the remastered version. some of the bonus songs are so amazing.
  • Avatar for impronen
    Why on earth haven't they made more stuff like 4th of July? It's probably the best thing I've ever heard from 'em. But no, they choose to make inflated, pompous stadium gooey. Makes sense financially but artistically, I don't understand it.
  • Avatar for Paolavox
    Next time some kid tells you that U2 sucks please reply with this album. 25 years later they may have burned themselves down to irrelevance, but nevertheless this Fire is truly unforgettable. [2]

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