Performance notes: Live debut of Babyface. MacPhisto's call after Desire is to the author Salman Rushdie, who had been in hiding since January 1989 after Iran's Ayatollah Khomeini issued a fatwah on Rushdie due to Rushdie's novel The Satanic Verses. It turns out Rushdie is actually in the venue and he comes on stage and hugs Bono. It is his first public appearance in nearly five years and it receives worldwide media attention. A few years later, U2 recorded a song written by Rushdie entitled The Ground Beneath Her Feet and it appears on some editions of All That You Can't Leave Behind. Setlist and comment provided by U2gigs.com.
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Very strong performance. All songs are delivered well. Bono's voice is strong. The bass is especially noticeable here -- thump thumping away, you can feel it all the way down your neck and back.
Not bad sound at all. It was a little better for the first few songs, but remains quiet good throughout. Recording: Audience microphone - 4.5 stars
Great audience, not overpowering either.
Very good show. This is the night of Salman Rushdie and the Sarajevo linkups.
-Zoo Station (this is probably the best performance of it)
-Even Better Than the Real Thing
-Until the End of the World
-New Year's Day
-Numb, Zooropa (short), and Babyface are quite good and nice to see, but I don't know that I'd agree with the votes for this as the best performance of Zooropa
-Bullet the Blue Sky
-Mr MacPhisto, as always. Salman Rushdie is a treat.
-Love Is Blindness (superb!)
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U2 – Faraway So Close
Teddy Bear Records – TB10/2
2 x CD, Album, Unofficial Release
1-01 Zoo Station 7:56
1-02 The Fly 4:52
1-03 Even Better Than The Real Thing 3:42
1-04 Mysterious Ways 6:41
1-05 One 4:50
1-06 Unchained Melody 1:50
1-07 Until The End Of The World 4:59
1-08 New Years Day 5:13
1-09 Numb 4:13
1-10 Zooropa 2:48
1-11 Babyface 4:19
1-12 Stay (Faraway, So Close!) 5:32
1-13 Satellite Of Love 4:00
2-01 Bad 6:08
2-02 Bullet The Blue Sky 5:50
2-03 Running To Stand Still 6:02
2-04 Where The Streets Have No Name 5:20
2-05 Pride (In The Name Of Love) 4:46
2-06 Desire 6:10
2-07 Phone Call With Salman Rushdie 4:49
2-08 Ultraviolet (Light My Way) 5:01
2-09 Love Is Blindness 5:28
2-10 Can't Help Falling In Love 4:40
2-11 Bad(Violin – L. Shankar) 7:18
Recorded live August 11, 1993 at Wembley Stadium, London, England except:
Track 2-11 recorded live August 12, 1993 at Wembley Stadium, London, England.
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"There was a lot of kerfuffle around the time of Rattle and Hum. The feel of those songs would have bothered me as a fan. I hate to conclude that, but I think they were a little... I don't know..."
- Bono on when he would stop being a U2 fan if he was one, 2001
did you know
Dick Evans - Edge's brother - was in U2 until U2 was named U2. He performed with the current U2 during the first period when they were called 'Feedback' and 'The Hype'.