Edge’s Playlist in August Issue of Uncut

Original Story by Brad Hood (2007-07-25)

There’s been a real dry spell as far as new U2 music for the last few months, and I’ve been looking for some different tunes to listen to.  I was particularly compelled by the August issue of Uncut, whose “My Life in Music” column features none other that The Edge…

  • The First Single I Bought: “Cum On Feel the Noize” by Slade (1973)
  • The Record that Reminds Me of Being a Teenager: Hot Love by T. Rex (1973)
  • The Record that Made Me Want to Play the Guitar: A Hard Day’s Night by The Beatles (1964)
  • The Record by a Local Hero That Inspired Me: Taste by Taste (1969)
  • The Record That Reminds Me of When We First Broke: London Calling by The Clash (1979)
  • A Record That Influenced U2: Horses by Patti Smith (1975)
  • The Record That Restored My Faith in Rock: The Idiot by Iggy Pop (1977)
  • The Last Record I Fell IN Love With: Now Here is Nowhere by The Secret Machines (2004)
  • The Record I Couldn’t Live Without: Legend by Bob Marley (1984)
  • The Record I’d Like Played at My Funeral: Beginning to See the Light by The Velvet Underground (1969)

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