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.
"Shaving your head does not mean you're a rebel. The mythology of 'live-fast-and-die-young' sickens me."
- Bono, 1989
did you know
During the recording of 'She's A Mystery To Me', which Bono and The Edge wrote for Roy Orbison, Bono quoted a phrase from 1987 that he would use on With Or Without You during these sessions in 1989 for Orbison's album: 'Sleight of hand'.