To celebrate U2's upcoming 40th anniversary we have selected the 40 most amazing U2 shows for you. Based on thousands of show reviews and a mix of performance, recording quality and historic value we guide you through 40 years of unforgettable shows. These are the shows every fan wanted to be at. In this slideshow we highlight the final 10, spanning from 2005 to 2015.
"Hanging on in London, waiting for the deal, we all went to a gig one night at the Lyceum. Paul turned up with Nick Stewart and said, 'I have the contract.' So we went into the girls' toilets and signed our names."
- Larry Mullen jr. on signing U2's first record deal
did you know
U2 lost money on the production of the 1997 Sarajevo PopMart show as ticket prices were kept low, an average of $18, which did not cover the cost of the production. Any income generated from radio sales went to War Child.