1978-04-01 - Dublin, Ireland - Eamon Andrews Studios


Performance notes: After winning the Harp Lager Talent Contest in March 1978 and receiving the chance to record a demo funded by CBS, U2 play a studio set on an unknown date in April 1978. The session came to an end after Larry's father arrived. Night Fright and Inside Out are the only two songs definitively known to have been recorded at this session. Sources are unclear as to what the other two songs are; some list Concentration Cramp and Hang Up! in addition to Night Fright (sometimes labelled under the name Tonight) and Inside Out. Bootlegs containing recordings of Trevor and Jack in a Box are purported to be from this session, but the differing audio quality and live appearances of both lead us to believe they were from a session in February 1980.
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review by fleavox

5 years ago


Only complete song here is Trevor... another songs ends with fade out

Inside Out can be heard in full in Cork 1979 bootleg and Jack in a Box can be heard at 1980-02-26 Dublin


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Recording: Audience microphone - 4 stars


No crowd, it's in studio haha


Great early performance, but we didn't have complete songs, only Trevor

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