2009-02-08 - Los Angeles, California - Staples Center


Performance notes: U2 open the 51st Grammy Awards with the live debut of Get On Your Boots. At the start, Bono shouts "the future needs a big kiss" and a prerecorded intro leads into the song, sampling both the "let me in the sound" passage and Bono singing the melody of The Star Spangled Banner.
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songs per album

  1. No Line On The Horizon (1)

best song performances

  1. Get On Your Boots (5 votes)

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review by markp91

12 years ago


U2 open the 51st Grammy's, with their new single Get on Your Boots. It's a decent performance, but you can definitely hear it's the first time they play. Bono doesn't seem to be used to the high speed and he fucks up the chorus. The rest of the band sounds okay and therefore it's a decent performance.


TV broadcast, need I say more?
Recording: FM Aerial Broadcast - 5 stars


I was surprised by the crowd. They made a lot of noise (probably because it's the opening) and they deserve 4 stars. It was a bit too noisy at moments...could be me tough


It's an okay performance, a must-hear for now. But once the real tour starts I'd definitely go for one of those performances of GOYB

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