1980-11-21 - Edinburgh, Scotland - Nite Club

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Comments: This is U2's first concert in Scotland and the band achieves a sell-out attendance of 400 people. First known performance of The Cry before The Electric Co.
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  1. Boy (7)

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review by LikeASong

3 years ago

Performance

They're probably on fire but we can't tell due to the dismal sound.

Sound

It sounds like the microphone was enclosed in a plastic bag that was then placed at the bottom of a water bucket and hid underneath a couple of thick blankets that were then placed in a house across the street from Edinburgh's Nite Club... 1 star is being generous.
Recording: Audience microphone - 0.5 stars

Audience

This was their first concert in Scotland and if the sound was better you'd probably be able to tell the audience was pretty passionate about it. Their long term relationship with Scotland started here and these lucky 400 people were responsible of it.

Overall

Well, I don't really know how to rate. It's hard to tell what the gig was truly like.

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Audience microphone

  • Origins: Audience microphone
  • Credits: Stadtfelder (Recording transferer)
  • Equipment: Terratec EWX 2496 (Audio recording device), Soundforge (Sound Editor), Yamaha K-540 (Audio recording device)
  • Lineage: Analog Cassette (Unknown Generation) > Yamaha K-540 tape deck > Terratec EWX 24/96 > Soundforge 9.0 > wav > CD Wave Editor > FLAC > mp3
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Bit rate: 192, bit depth: 16, sample rate: 44100, channels: 2
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