U2 has a special bond with Italy, a connection that started 30 years ago in 1985 in Milan and will continue into 2015 in Turin. A love affair with 30 years of amazing shows, special performances, new friends and enthusiastic Italian fans. In this slideshow we explore the background of this love affair and guide you through 30 years of Italian history for U2.
"We would have broken up years ago if there'd been any pansies in the band."
- The Edge
did you know
The 'seven towers' referred to in the song 'Running To Stand Still' are seven 18 floor tower block buildings central to the development which developed a serious heroin problem over the years in Ireland.