2009-07-20 - Amsterdam, Netherlands - Amsterdam ArenA


Support act: Snow Patrol
Comments: 60,000 tickets for this concert are sold within 15 minutes of going on sale.
Setlist and comment provided by U2gigs.com.

songs per album

  1. No Line On The Horizon (7)
  2. All That You Can't Leave Behind (3)
  3. Achtung Baby (3)
  4. The Joshua Tree (3)
  5. The Unforgettable Fire (3)
  6. How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb (2)
  7. Rattle and Hum (1)
  8. War (1)

best song performances

  1. I'll Go Crazy If I Don't Go Crazy Tonight (14 votes)
  2. Unknown Caller (4 votes)
  3. Moment of Surrender (3 votes)

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show attendees: 315

228 users from Netherlands:
007Zooropa, 1970eagles, 3dw1n, Acrobad, Aquarius, B8rtm8n75, BATFINK, BWE1995, Backdraft, BigGiRL, Bonovoxke, Coen, Corgan, Doortje, Draude, DutchU2Fan, Edwin_B, Eelkie, Elisa, Elwin, EricU2, Eriktotti88, Erikvloedgraven, Etik, Fredp, FromU22U, Gejes, Han1974, Jaime, Janneman71, Janus02, Jay2u, Jeanine1971, Jennytjuhh88, JeroenAFCA, JoeHar, Joene1, Josie, Kallie, Kareltje538, Kubel, LammetjeH, LarryMullenFan, MPDZU274, MWSAH, Maarten909, MajorTom, MajorUrsus, Malahide, MarcoW, Marije, Mark71U2, MauriceKoers, Mdeboer, MichaelMilan, Michiel, Mikeuitewijk, MrCatch77, Mr_vanB, NateV, Oude_Schildpad, Pasta, PiM1975, Pieter_, Pipo, PoPmart360, Popmart1970, Remy, Ricku2, Risto, RobertZijlstra, RobinMulder, Sailorman1973, Scholekster, SonerMulder, Sotie, Soundwall, StefLit, Summeroflove, Symon_1989, TheChain67, TheUglyOne, Ticus, TrabiDre, TreeX, TvO, U2015, U2123, U218singles, U2Heerlen, U2anthony, U2isdebest, Vertigo_05, WithStyle, Youri, YvonneR, Zooropa431, Zwervervriend, aapadam, ad87, adjepatatje, aghost, andor, anita_loves_U2, bArtAA, backcorner, bonoman, chiel76, cjkos, cliff13, cramam, dU2tch, d_vdlinden, deejeeha, desire1980, dissident, drwhou2, dstraasheijm, dutchman, dvschend, edbale1969, edbale69, edclabomu, edwinlammers, edwinlammers74, edwinreijenga, emiel, ericriet, erwinschot, erwinvs, ferrari, ferrynice32, ffaaij, fijnemens, fv45pfap, gamecalledlife, geoffrey70, gewoontoon, gill, gjonkheijm, gogme, haag, harold28, hhorst, hkle77, hollowmanu287, ikkiemein, itisme, ivovertigo, janettevbvg, janneke, jeroenpolman, jniesen, johanvdh, jopvr, jovazwa, krasiva, larsbongers, laurensdh, limert, lindave, lsanderl, maarten1971, maartenpetra, magnolia61, marco1971, marcusje, marerm, mari, martijnu2start, martinvanderveen, mezzamorphis, mhooft, michelpas, mikeu2, mjdeterink, mofoganda, mvdb, nandah, nl_2006, noiseless, one8ung, pcmklein, petterson, phofstee, pickupthepieces76, renebeike, rho, rikribbers, robbarb, robertjanson, ronaldbeer, ronsanjoy, sdiermen, sean1977, skidevil, slag, sleus, snortier, spijk3r, splinter67, struukangeren, surrelmar, sven, tacoisahotburito, teaparty, thieuke, u2akira, u2boy17, u2btalu2, u2fanmm, u2reiniertje, vanHalen, veltbakkers, ver2go, vertiedge51, vlietp, wall, wernerterhorst, wgjvvenrooij, wobbel, woninck, wtonis, ynelissen, yout0078, yvie, zanja, zoorostar

32 from Belgium:
Christofvp, Hoppytje, Lobmans, MikaDeVadder, Neonlights, PatrickSilviaSanne, TheWatchman, Tommop, Znarfo, axelbono73, bdegroev, bolleken, cocobello, dannyclaeys, ditch691125, dsmetzr, exit17, fabelgo43, fanericrol, gilouu2, kickthedarkness, michielsbartje, milan150, nicocoppens, tomvanacker, u2willu2, vanvelthoven, vosdor, wellekensneil, yauckt, zoolevation, zootourist

22 from Germany:
Alfonso134, Archangel, CElevate, Christoph001, IwillFOLLOW, Laetzchen, MacStripey, POPMARTin, TUF2005, VanHimmel, WilliamBlake4U2, andrewred, angelfish23, dierk1973, efwe0711, flowerchild, hardti, lampard8, sapphire, sirkk, tom220270, tuf_1974

5 from United Kingdom: chaspope, elanem12, flyboylova, noitavele, u2fancat
4 from France: EmilieR, TempusFugitt, drogba29, gridou
2 from Brazil: guilhem, temuh
2 from Russian Federation: andrei_p, tower2004
2 from Poland: bartek_master, zbych
2 from Switzerland: Edgeways, stoeff
2 from Australia: Alisaura, mofothethird
1 from Canada: mysteriousdays
1 from Norway: norwaylad
1 from Ireland: fakeboner007
1 from California: u2fouru
1 from Spain: javishane
1 from New York: DProfesa
1 from Portugal: bcplux
1 from Argentina: veryaner
1 from United Arab Emirates: iambic
1 from Illinois: stateless

review by JuJuman

10 years ago


Band in top form. Standard setlist, but gorgeous show. Bono's voice is at its best: most songs are just nailed, with the exception of WOWY. One of the best shows and one of the best boots of this first leg.


Great sound - a very solid 4.5 stars.
Recording: "CS Stealthy Cardioid - R09-HR" - 3.5 stars


Great audience! Great singalongs, almost like in Milan (but not quite!).


Highlights: Unforgettable Fire, the first 4 songs - especially Breathe and Magnificent, Moment of Surrender.

Lowlight: WOWY.

Overall: a band in very top form, a very special night. Bono's voice is great. I personally prefer this boot to the Sheffield one (I have been to both!)

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"CS Stealthy Cardioid - R09-HR"

  • Origins: Audience microphone
  • Credits: Holland Live (Audio Taper)
  • Equipment: Edirol R-09HR (Audio recording device), Core Sound Stealthy Cardioids (Microphone)
  • Lineage: [digital master 24/96] > Adobe Audition > .wav 16/44.1 > CDWave > FLAC > fre:ac > mp3
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"SONY ECM 719 - MZ-RH1"

  • Origins: Audience microphone
  • Credits: achtung_baby01 (Audio Taper)
  • Equipment: Sony ECM-719 (Microphone), Sony MZ-RH1 (Audio recording device)
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"SONY EMC 717 - MD MR701"

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  • Credits: wakkere64 (Audio Taper)
  • Equipment: Sony ECM-717 (Microphone), NET MD MR701 (Audio recording device)
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"Holland loves U2 - Part One"

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  • Equipment: OKM-IIr (Microphone), A3 (Power supply), Sony TCD D-100 (Audio recording device)
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  1. The Claw on the road
  2. Snow Patrol at the Amsterdam ArenA
  3. The Claw in Amsterdam (20th of July)

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  1. U2 in Amsterdam night I (2009)
  2. U2 in Amsterdam night I (2009)
  3. U2 in Amsterdam night I (2009)

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  1. The Claw in Amsterdam
  2. Breathe in Amsterdam
  3. Magnificent Amsterdam

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  1. Amsterdam ArenA filling up