1997-09-20 - Reggio Emilia, Italy - Festival Site


Comments: 150,000+ fans attend this concert. It currently holds the world record for the largest paying crowd to a single act without support.
Setlist and comment provided by U2gigs.com.

songs per album

  1. Pop (8)
  2. Achtung Baby (4)
  3. The Joshua Tree (4)
  4. The Unforgettable Fire (2)
  5. Boy (1)
  6. War (1)
  7. Rattle and Hum (1)
  8. Other songs (1)
  9. B-sides and singles (1)

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show attendees: 50

French Guiana
43 users from Italy:
2ilvia, ATTILA, BettyFasan, Devid71, Fausto74, Fly40, Laura2312, Marcor72, Mariobrus, OCTOBERGULL, Tramp78, Unforire, VALE69, _Gropius71_, ancatdubh99, bardas, basovox, dodododo, fabriset, giambaone, giammaz, giancky76, giorgio1888, giugi, guizz, ipop76, lorenz, lucau2, paolo1964, paolo_tamburi, rislo007, roby, simone, superaga71, thejoshua, u2ciao, valerio1975, veraste, voxmar, willbutlyeats, yahweahh, zoodelinquent, zooradio

3 from Germany: POPMARTin, ZOOTVTOURist, nolo68
1 from French Guiana: JohnnySwallow
1 from Croatia: Worf73
1 from Switzerland: maidosa
1 from Russian Federation: romrom

review by Remy

9 years ago


+ Even Better Than The Real Thing, does he say: viva Bono? I love it!
+ All the Discotheque snippets, the more, the better!
+ With Or Without You, awesome, great interaction with the crowd
+ Ending of Mysterious Ways, they keep on rolling
+ One, little a-capella piece there? Sounds chilling.

"I met a girl in the supermarkt, she says, I want your soul, to get your shoes (?)"


First of all, the recording which is not my favorite. It sounds very distant, and you can't really hear the thousands of people in the crowd. Which is a shame, this is not a bootleg that can represent such a historic show.
Recording: Audience microphone - 3.5 stars


Crowd, from what I could hear (not much) was decent, I love the crowd after All I Want Is You. They kept on going with "a hee ooh ooh".


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  • Recordings available: 1
  • Show downloads: 1421

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Audience microphone

  • Origins: Audience microphone
  • Equipment: Sony TCD D7 (Audio recording device), Core Sound Stealthy Cardioids (Microphone)
  • Lineage: Source : CSB mics > TDC-D7 > CDR > Slight Eq >CD-R Lineage : CD-R (Low-Gen) > eac > wawe > Flac (level 6) > mp3 (Lame 3.98.2 preset V2)
  • Quality based on reviews:
  • Downloads: 1301

Audio / MP3

Bit rate: 192, bit depth: 16, sample rate: 44100, channels: 2
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photos by unknown (4)

View entire set | added: 7 years ago
  1. Lemon in Reggio, Emilia
  2. Arch and the basket of the Popmart stage
  3. Popmart in Italy

photos by Giorgio Moscardi (2)

View entire set | added: 7 years ago
  1. Bono and the Edge on the video screen
  2. PopMart stage in Reggio Emilia

photos by milko (1)

View entire set | added: 11 months ago
  1. Reggio Emilia