2010-09-03 - Athens, Greece - Olympic Stadium


setlist

Performance notes: U2 perform in Greece for the first time in approximately 13 years. This is only their second Greek concert ever, after a Popmart gig in Thessaloniki. At the end of Vertigo, Bono wore a pair of flashing devil horns handed to him by a member of the audience. This show features the 100th ever performance of Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me.
Setlist and comment provided by U2gigs.com.

songs per album

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

best song performances

  1. Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me (3 votes)

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show attendees: 52

ikkiemein
Netherlands
toysfornoise
Netherlands
steffi_ca
Germany
27 users from Greece:
AlexAthens, Duanito, PartyGirl_Laura, adynaton, bhawk7, dimirish, dmoonchild, fotisz, gageo, giannis, gloria80, greekandy, iamcrazytonight, ibex, karkalos314, makryg2001, mario_cool, mixalis_purple, mosesainalis, nassos33, panasol, papanet, robbi269, sosatas, spibants, stavrosf4, tzehos

5 from Germany: POPMARTin, loftarasa, steffi_ca, tuf_1974, twoshots
5 from Netherlands: FromU22U, LarryMullenFan, ikkiemein, phofstee, toysfornoise
2 from Sweden: JanniceD, MalinF
2 from Spain: drs1979, tiojack72
1 from United Kingdom: KEVIN51269
1 from Illinois: paparas1974
1 from Minnesota: SLEDDOG9
1 from Australia: Bonoman60
1 from Romania: catalinbaca
1 from Hungary: divisionbell
1 from Israel: rono
1 from Mexico: Chino
1 from Bulgaria: mboy
1 from Switzerland: Edgeways
1 from New Jersey: joelle

review by MattG

1 month ago

Performance

It's good but not great. If I were there, I wouldn't have had anything to complain about, and there are even a few moments where they break the bar (fairly strong Mysterious Ways comes to mind).

EASILY the funniest version of Vertigo I've ever heard. Something must be going on with the in-ears, because they're fighting through like the whole song. The final time Edge says "hola" is so phoned in and aggravated it made me laugh out loud.

Looking back after ten years, its baffling to hear Get On Your Boots, especially when its one of the only glimpses of NLOTH the entire show has to offer. With that being said, the setlist and overall delivery reminds me a lot of what I loved about the 360 Tour.


Sound

Edge vocals are high in the mix which I appreciate. His guitar at the end of Mysterious Ways really seemed to punch through to me, too - similar effect in Magnificent. Pretty good band recording, audience isn't as much in the mix.
Recording: "Matrix " - 3.5 stars

Audience

Yeah you can tell they're into it, first show in Greece in like 13 years, but the recording doesn't highlight them.

Overall

Standard 360 show with a few standout moments.

Highlights: Magnificent, Mysterious Ways, hearing them completely whiff on Vertigo in front of tens of thousands of people.


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"Matrix "

  • Origins: Audience microphone, IEM
  • Credits: Macphisto (Audio Taper), bedoc (Audio Taper), Julien (Matrix Creator)
  • Lineage: Multiple Sources > Adobe Audition 3.0 > Trader's Little Helper 2.5.0
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"OKM-IIr - Archos Gmini 400"

  • Origins: Audience microphone
  • Credits: Macphisto (Audio Taper)
  • Equipment: OKM-IIr (Microphone), Archos Gmini 400 (Audio recording device), A3 Adapter (Audio interface)
  • Lineage: [digital master 16/44.1] > Sound Studio > Fission > xACT > .flac > [...] > mp3
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"Edge IEM"

  • Origins: IEM
  • Credits: bedoc (Audio Taper)
  • Equipment: Edirol R-09 (Audio recording device)
  • Lineage: Sennheiser Box (stereo) Edge > Edirol R-09 > Kingston SD-HC SD6 8Go > USB 2.0 > WAV > Soundforge 9.0 (normalisation) > CD Wave Editor (tracking) > Trader's Little Helper > FLAC (8)
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"Edirol R-09 (internal mics)"

  • Origins: Audience microphone
  • Credits: pantelis79 (Audio Taper)
  • Equipment: Edirol R-09 (Audio recording device)
  • Lineage: [digital master: 24/48] > .wav > Sound Forge > .wav 16/44.1 > Cool Edit > Sound Forge > CD Wave > TLH > .flac
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"SP-CMC-4 - Olympus LS-10"

  • Origins: Audience microphone
  • Credits: bedoc (Audio Taper)
  • Equipment: SP-SPSB-1 (Power supply), SP-CMC-4 (Microphone), Olympus LS-10 (Audio recording device)
  • Lineage: [digital master @ 24/96] SD > USB > .wav > SoundForge 9.0 > .wav (16/44) > CD Wave Editor > TLH > .flac
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  1. Bono in Athens
  2. U2 in Athens
  3. Bono in Athens
  4. With Or Without You Athens
  5. Walk On Athens
  6. Sunday Bloody Sunday (Athens 3 September)
  7. Bono and Edge Until the end of the world
  8. U2 live in Athens
  9. Bono singing
  10. Bono singing
  11. Bono on bridge