Song of the Day #2,364: ‘Every Breaking Wave’ – U2

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Best Songs of 2014 – #14
‘Every Breaking Wave’ – U2

I owe U2 an apology. When Songs of Innocence was creepily uploaded onto my phone, along with that of every Apple customer in the country, I initially panned it.

I don’t know if, like millions of others, I was turned off by the marketing ploy and held that against the record. Or maybe it’s just a grower. But I’ve come around to viewing it as a great late-career addition to their already impressive discography.

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