In 2015, U2 will play 8 consecutive shows in New York City within 14 days, the longest run of consecutive shows in a city U2 ever played. Only 8 times before, a city was privileged enough to see U2 perform for 5 or more consecutive nights. In this slideshow we go back in time and highlight these 8 runs of shows. How did this influence the setlist? Were later shows considered better? We found out!
"Our brightest spark wasn't at the beginning. Our brightest will be, I hope, at the end of our career. And I know that sounds like a load of bollocks. I'm always very concsious of Bono-isms."
- Larry Mullen jr, 2009
did you know
Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song and also nominated for a Razzie Award for Worst Original Song,