Vertigo (track) by U2

Vertigo by U2
Year: 2004
From the album How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb (track #1)
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84/100 (from 198 votes)
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This track is rated in the top 3% of all tracks on BestEverAlbums.com. This track has a Bayesian average rating of 83.6/100, a mean average of 82.2/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 84.0/100. The standard deviation for this track is 16.1.

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85/100
From 02/16/2022 23:50
One of their more mainstream hit songs, doesn't even come close to my top 10 U2 songs, but I can't really argue with that guitar riff - it's awesome.
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From 12/05/2020 13:19
I great opener with nod to rockier U2 of old from the 80's including the backing vocals
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From 07/15/2019 17:23
Por onde eu conheci o U2! Inesquecível!
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From 01/14/2018 14:24
Maybe the first rock n roll single by U2?
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From 06/20/2014 01:23
Completely incredible song, incredible riff and awesome rhythm, lyrics completely confused but real for some people, I can feel this song
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