Performance notes: U2 botch Staring At The Sun the first time around and perform it again. At the end of Please, Larry plays a snippet of Sunday Bloody Sunday's distinctive drumming. This show features the live debuts of Mofo, Do You Feel Loved, Last Night On Earth, Gone, If God Will Send His Angels (only time a full band version is played), Staring At The Sun, Miami, Please, Discotheque, If You Wear That Velvet Dress, and Hold Me Thrill Me Kiss Me Kill Me. Setlist and comment provided by U2gigs.com.
We would like to know which shows you attended and which shows you are going to attend. On this page you can see which members attended or are going to attend this show. Maybe you can send some of them a private message to meet up or talk about this show.
So, it's the first night of the Popmart tour so, there is a much noticeable change after Zoo TV and, as far as the performance for the entire band goes it's a bit sloppy, for Bono, he has some rough moments here and there during the gig and, those mainly feature things such as his voice giving out or even his falsetto giving out in spots as for the rest of the band for this eventful night they also mess up in places during songs most noticeably messing up the first take of Staring At The Sun so badly that they had to restart it so definitely not everybody's strongest night, to say the least.
Due to coming from a soundboard, the sound quality for this performance is pretty clear but, for the version of the show I listened to, I will have the slight complaint that it was a bit bass-heavy but, other than that factor the sound is pretty good. Recording: Soundboard - 5 stars
They're an average audience, in my opinion, but, to be fair, they were the first audience that got to hear the band's new material from their album "Pop" live so, of course, they're going to have to try to take in the new stuff that they're playing alongside the older material.
Overall I'd say this gig is fairly ok as despite the flaws of the band and Bono. they do still put in some solid moments during the gig so, it's a mixed bag for this night's performances as you get some good/solid performances along with some bad/sloppy performances due to errors from the band.
Highlights from this gig song performance-wise for me included the following:
Staring At The Sun (2nd take)
Edge's Karaoke Spot
Miami/Bullet The Blue Sky
Please/Where The Streets Have No Name
If You Wear That Velvet Dress
Welcome to our audio page, on this page you can download lossy (MP3) and sometimes even the lossless (mostly FLAC) audio recordings (also known as bootlegs) of this show. The available recordings are sorted on the type of recording and the quality of the recording.
If all fans who downloaded a show in the last 12 months would donate € 0,21 a year,
we could pay all our hosting and storage bills without personal funding. Learn more
Help! Which recording should I choose? How do I play this? How can I convert these files to MP3? Answers to all your questions and a lot of general information, we have documented it all on our help and info pages.
Welcome to our photo page, on this page you can view and download high resolution and high quality photos of this show. No low resolution or low quality photos are accepted, you only see the very best of the best. Of course you can also upload your own high resolution and high quality photos easily.
"How can you claim to be uncomfortable with public attention and then spend your life playing in a rock band? There are some things about a drummer that I have never figured out. This is a man who would sing 'Dirty Old Town' and other Irish drinking songs a capella nightly in front of 50,000 people and then tell you he doesn't like attention."
- Bono on Larry
did you know
The Miracle (of Joey Ramone) started out as a 'drum-loop-and-acoustic-guitar-based tune called "Drummer Boy" (2010), and then became "Siren".