2001-10-27 - New York, New York - Madison Square Garden


Performance notes: Bruce Brody (of Lone Justice and the Patti Smith Group) joins U2 on keys for Please. About twenty New York firefighters and emergency medical workers come on stage during Walk On and remain for the rest of the gig; some of them give spoken tributes to family and friends after U2 leave the stage.
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songs per album

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

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show attendees: 18

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DProfesa, elevation001, floydman015, mav22, rossman, tsnafus, ymalkiel

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1 from Connecticut: numda01
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1 from Massachusetts: tbornot2b
1 from Colorado: elevation1975
1 from Pennsylvania: zoopiglet
1 from Argentina: dieguito123
1 from Virginia: SleeplessBoy

review by decisivenessmc

2 years ago


pretty good for elevation standards. i didn't notice any mistakes but wasn't fully paying attention in the beginning songs.


works for me. the band is audible, the mix doesn't sound too bad.
Recording: "Fire Chief, The Edge" - 4 stars


they were pretty noticable, definitely more so than some other shows i've heard.


Better than Slane. Which I think is the only other Elevation show I've listened to.

I Will Follow: Cool improv before "Your eyes make a circle" part.
When Will I See You Again (snippet) / Stuck In A Moment: I like the WWISYA snippet in the beginning and full band Stuck is pretty cool.
Kite: great song, lots of emotion
Please: Please acoustic is cool, especially with keyboards.
What's Going On: I forgot this was covered on this tour, but it sounds great. It's a good cover.
Peace On Earth (snippet) / Walk On: POE snippet is nice to hear and Walk On was a long version.
Out Of Control: Great end to the show, especially when I rewatched the footage after listening to the audio.

New York: wasn't a fan of the song to start with and Bono forgets lyrics. Makes up lyrics about mid-life crisises.

Overall it was a good show. I'm not a huge fan of Elevation's setlist order though, it seems a bit weird in places. Worth checking out.

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