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


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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songs per album

  1. Boy (7)
  2. B-sides and singles (3)
  3. Other songs (2)
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review by LikeASong

2 years ago


They're on fire! Almost flawless performance in one of their earliest concert outside their comfort zone (which was mainly Dublin and central England at the time). The second performance of 11 O'Clock Tick Tock and Another Time Another Place are incredible.


Pretty good considering it's almost 40 years old and an audience recording! You can tell this is definitely NOT a first gen copy of the show and there are some glitches here and there, but it's really listenable. Not 5 stars but you'll enjoy the recording! It sounds clearer than many other audience recordings, even from recent years.
Recording: Audience microphone - 1 star


I think this was their first concert in Scotland and well, you can tell they're pretty passionate about it. Their long term relationship with Scotland started here and these lucky 400 people were responsible of it.


Very good overall. The recording is enjoyable despite the few glitches, the audience were on fire and the band was clearly pumped to play their first gig ever in Scotland... A not-to-be-missed show from the early days!

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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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