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.
"For a long time I believed the rock and roll mythology of acquiring experience without responsibility. I chose to deal with being in the band in a ver single minded way and I developed a lifestyle that I thought added up to what I was. I don't want to go back there again, I'm comfortable with this."
- Adam Clayton, looking back on the eighties/start nineties
did you know
The song 'Is That All?' is about Bono acknowledging his feelings of creative frustration and failure.