Performance notes: U2's first concert in South Africa, the only African country they have performed in to date. This concert was not originally in draft tour itineraries distributed at the start of Popmart's third leg in 1997; instead, a concert at Singapore's National Stadium was scheduled provisionally on this date. The Singapore show never happened (to date Japan is the only Asian country in which U2 have performed) and the Cape Town show was added. Happy birthday is sung for Adam Clayton, who turned 38 three days earlier. Setlist and comment provided by U2gigs.com.
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what they said
"I wasn't trying to create an Oasis song but I was trying to channel some of its energy into a U2 song. That attitude and some of those guitar chords are definitely inspired by Oasis."
- The Edge on Gone, 2020
did you know
In the Netherlands U2 has the record of the most number one albums in a row, 9 albums reached the top of the album chart since the Joshua Tree in 1987.