Re: Opinion on U2 self-indulgence theme

Robbie Robinson ([email protected])
Sat, 01 Aug 1998 22:47:23 -0700

Ooooh God! I must have been hallucinating, I thought rob wasn't
going to post any more on this. :[ Maybe it was wishful thinking.


rob okorn wrote:
> I'm curious if people think that the glitz, 'self-indulgent' and
> 'dispensibility' live themes which U2 espoused and embraced disconnects
> us from the passion that makes music more tthan just a 'dispensible'
> commodity.
> Quick sidenote on the J's 'getting personal' charge on my last post, I'm
> just following your example but at least I was honest. The transparent
> facade has been exposed, your last post deserved an academy award
> nomination. A little more subtle after I derailed your overt
> inflammatory formula, but you still managed to throw some darts. If a
> superior/inferior comparison qualifies as 'derogatory', then I'd be
> afraid to ask what you'd term your U2 'lack of musical talent' post a
> while back, the attitude/tone of the post said alot more than the actual
> content.
> Thanks for the bandwith.

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