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Ultimate Tribute to U2
     

The Ultimate Tribute to U2

 
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"),

Overview

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.

Product Details

Release Date:
04/19/2005
Label:
Cleopatra
UPC:
0741157147421
catalogNumber:
474
Rank:
36393

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Technical Credits

Dead or Alive   Producer
Heaven 17   Producer
Dave Evans   Composer
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   Composer
Chris Peterson   Reprogramming
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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