2001-06-12 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - First Union Center


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songs per album

  1. All That You Can't Leave Behind (8)
  2. Achtung Baby (4)
  3. The Joshua Tree (3)
  4. War (2)
  5. Rattle and Hum (2)
  6. Boy (1)

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show attendees: 15

7 users from New Jersey:
Dollar, TommyNJ36, jerseyshorefan, meddave, rspass, trm15, zooropian213

2 from Delaware: MegloU2, columbia30r
2 from Pennsylvania: theFly5150, zoopiglet
1 from Connecticut: numda01
1 from Maryland: bridonohue
1 from Alabama: logan2u2

review by cesar_garza01

4 years ago


The band was very good, as usual, but Bono was sick, and he couldn't sing properly some songs at the beginning.


This part is only rated, not commented on
Recording: Audience microphone - 4 stars


This part is only rated, not commented on


This concert is strange, because it has so many highlights but one or two considerable lows. Bono was sick. He said it at the beginning, almost justifying his poor voice in early songs. He couldn't sing Kite in particular, which is a shame, as it's usually one of the highlights of the tour. But then eventually he feels better or is motivated by the great crowd, as he more than makes up for his voice by singing extra parts in many songs like AIWIY, The Fly, Bullet, Walk On, etc. AIWIY is fantastic, one of the best you'll hear in this tour.
Bono jokes that U2 is like a good luck charm for the local basketball team (I think they lost the final that year, so not that good luck, I'm afraid). The crowd kept shouting "beat L.A." or something like that.
Overall, this is one of the best shows in the 1st leg, with extra drama due to Bono's health. Definitely add it to your collection.

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  • Show downloads: 938

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Audience microphone

  • Origins: Audience microphone
  • Credits: TheHamPimp (Audio Taper)
  • Equipment: Sony TCD D7 (Audio recording device), AT831 (Microphone)
  • Lineage: Audio Technica 831 (in hat) w/ Sony TCD-D7 -> CDR -> EAC Flac
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Audience microphone

  • Origins: Audience microphone
  • Credits: Steve Vahey (Audio Taper)
  • Equipment: Sony PCM-M1 (Audio recording device), OKM-IIr (Microphone), A3 (Power supply), Midiman Audiophile 2496 (Audio recording device)
  • Lineage: Soundman OKMIIR Mics in hat -> A3 Adapter (Bass Roll-Off OFF; No Linear Attenuation) -> Sony PCM-M1 DAT (Line-In; Manual Recording Level Set to 7; 48kHz) -> DAT Master (48kHz, 16 bit, stereo) -> Sony PCM-M1 + Oade Digital Coax Cable + DataLink IDL-100 Hi-Res Digital Coax Monster Cable -> Midiman Audiophile 2496 (SPDIF-In Clock Sync) -> CE 2k WAV Edit @32 bit resolution (see below) -> CD WAVE Editor Track Splitting -> WAV -> MKW Audio Compression Tools 0.97 BETA 1 -> WAV/SHN Conversion -> SHN(M) w/ Shorten Seek Tables-> MKW Audio Compression Tools 0.97 BETA 1-> WAV-> FLAC FrontEnd v 1.7.1 ETree Edition-> Flac(level 8) > MP3@192
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  1. Elevation Before the Show
  2. beLIEve
  3. Elevation Heart
  4. Elevation in Blue
  5. Goodbye!
  6. The Fly on the wall
  7. Elevation graphics
  8. Mysterious Ways
  9. FU Center 200-06-11 or 12 Mysterious Ways
  10. FU Center 200-06-11 or 12
  11. FU Center 200-06-11 or 12