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The Ultimate Tribute to U2

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All Music Guide - Rob Theakston
While a name like The Ultimate Tribute to U2 gives off an air of finality and officialese, nothing could be further from the truth with this earnest Cleopatra offering. Goth and industrial tributes from established bands like Dead or Alive "Even Better Than the Real Thing", the Mission UK "All I Want Is You", and Heaven 17 "With or Without You" provide interesting takes on some of the Irish quartet's best-known anthems. But it's the erratic inconsistency in quality that makes this disc fail to live up to its name. An inexplicable collaboration between Front Line Assembly and '80s teen pop queen Tiffany on "New Year's Day" is unquestionably one of the highlights, but ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Rob Theakston
While a name like The Ultimate Tribute to U2 gives off an air of finality and officialese, nothing could be further from the truth with this earnest Cleopatra offering. Goth and industrial tributes from established bands like Dead or Alive "Even Better Than the Real Thing", the Mission UK "All I Want Is You", and Heaven 17 "With or Without You" provide interesting takes on some of the Irish quartet's best-known anthems. But it's the erratic inconsistency in quality that makes this disc fail to live up to its name. An inexplicable collaboration between Front Line Assembly and '80s teen pop queen Tiffany on "New Year's Day" is unquestionably one of the highlights, but retains a kitschy, novel value that makes the song nothing more than a nostalgic curiosity. Die-hard U2 fans might find this compilation interesting, but fans with less than a passing interest should avoid this one at all costs.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/19/2005
  • Label: Cleopatra
  • UPC: 741157147421
  • Catalog Number: 474
  • Sales rank: 221,922

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Even Better Than the Real Thing (4:27)
  2. 2 Who's Gonna Ride Your Wild Horses (5:39)
  3. 3 Desire - Godhead (3:20)
  4. 4 Numb - Tre Lux (4:58)
  5. 5 With or Without You (4:58)
  6. 6 Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me - Inertia (4:31)
  7. 7 New Year's Day - Front Line Assembly (5:02)
  8. 8 Pride (In the Name of Love) (4:20)
  9. 9 All I Want Is You - The Mission UK (5:02)
  10. 10 Where the Streets Have No Name (3:48)
  11. 11 I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For (4:51)
  12. 12 The Unforgettable Fire (4:35)
  13. 13 Beautiful Day (4:46)
  14. 14 Sunday Bloody Sunday (4:08)
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Album Credits

Technical Credits
Dead or Alive Producer
Heaven 17 Producer
Dave Evans Composer
The Edge Composer
Julian Beeston Producer
Gene Black Producer
Bono Composer
Adam Clayton Composer
Lanny Cordola Producer
Fred Coury Producer
Tom Evans Composer
Wayne Hussey Producer
Bill Leeb Reprogramming
Larry Mullen Jr. Composer
Chris Peterson Reprogramming
Dr. David Evans Composer
Paul Hewson Composer
Romell Regulacion Producer
Soil & Eclipse Producer
Silverbeam Producer
Apoptygma Berzerk Producer
Inertia Producer
Ganymede Producer
Giovanni Rodríguez Artwork
D.W. Evans Composer
Sexy Death Producer
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