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.
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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)

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show attendees: 57

French Guiana
50 users from Italy:
2ilvia, ATTILA, BettyFasan, Devid71, Fausto74, Fly40, Laura2312, Marcor72, Mariobrus, OCTOBERGULL, Tramp78, Unforire, VALE69, _Gropius71_, ancatdubh99, bardas, basovox, dodododo, fabriset, flyingkite, giambaone, giammaz, giancky76, giorgio1888, giugi, guizz, ildobro, ipop76, lorenz, lucau2, mastrovox, paolo1964, paolo_tamburi, poliforzombie, rislo007, roby, silvano1938, simone, superaga71, thejoshua, tiliucom73, u2ciao, u2july, valerio1975, veraste, voxmar, willbutlyeats, yahweahh, zoodelinquent, zooradio

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

review by LikeASong

11 years ago


quite liked it. Very good mood, both from band and audience, and almost every song has good performance. A few of them are absolutely nailed. This are Mofo, Please, WTStreetsHNN and of course One. The complete highlight of the night. I liked the kareoke also (the audience loved it! Famous and "stereotipycal" italian song).


As pointed out before, it's not 5-stars-worth, even though it sounds good. As a nice and remarkable point, I have to say that I had this one rated as Good>Very Good Soundboard on my old Hard Disk That shows that the show actually sounds very good. But not 5 stars. The completely worst point for me is that, with the biggest crowd ever seen on a U2 concert, most of that audience sound is lost. It could have be great. Anyway, 4 stars is more cappropiate
Recording: Audience microphone - 3.5 stars


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Even though there are better Popmart concerts (Sarajevo, Santiago, Leeds, Miami), this is worth Grey-Monday-Evening listening. Did you catch me? It's a good upbeat concert, both audience and band are having a good time and they want us to spend it with them.

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  • Show downloads: 1477

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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)
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  • Downloads: 1357

Audio / MP3

Bit rate: 192, bit depth: 16, sample rate: 44100, channels: 2
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"En El Fin Del Mundo"

  • Origins: CD Silver
  • Credits: KOBRA (Silver Manufacturer)
  • Lineage: Kobra Records - KRCD 38-2
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photos by unknown (4)

View entire set | added: 10 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)

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  1. Bono and the Edge on the video screen
  2. PopMart stage in Reggio Emilia

photos by milko (1)

View entire set | added: 3 years ago
  1. Reggio Emilia