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Zooropa

3 Ratings: 2.7
Alternative Rock album by U2

Following the band's Zoo TV tour, which took aim at consumerism and media overload, U2 brought those themes and the complex, futuristic sound of its preceding album,Achtung Baby, to their somewhat illogical conclusion onZooropa, the group's most chaotic, … see full wiki

2 reviews about Zooropa
review by . September 08, 2006
posted in Music Matters
U2's 'Zooropa' is a bit of a let-down after their magnificent 'Achtung Baby'. It is a brave, new effort that goes into more of a "space age" feel, adding to the technology of its predecessor. The subject matter is more bleak, not unlike a series of depressed creations by "Major Tom". It seems to look at the state of affairs, like usual; only this time Bosnia and technology seem to have staved off the party atmosphere of 'Achtung...'. Significantly, that one was done after the fall of the Berlin …
review by . November 11, 2005
I have to give credit to U2 for being creative and developing different styles in their music. Achtung Baby is a true classic recording. However, the band decided to experiment with techno beats and spooky synthesizer and guitar effects. And you know what, it works somewhat.    Through all the catchy stylings, the songs are a bit hit and miss. I like the title track, Lemon, The Wanderer, and several others. However memorable melodies are a little bit thin. Nonetheless, this is …
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Label: Island
Artist: U2
Genre: Alternative Rock
Release Date: July 6, 1993
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