1981-02-10 - Brussels, Belgium - Beursschouwburg


setlist

Comments: Setlist is incomplete. The show is recorded for the TV show Rock Follies, which broadcasts five songs on 14 February.
Setlist and comment provided by U2gigs.com.

songs per album

  1. Boy (4)

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review by TheOcean81

4 months ago

Performance

This was broadcast on a television show, and the band is ready to perform. Bono is full of energy and the other members are on-point with all of the songs avaliable. There's not to much to say about the performance, other then that it's definitely up to par with what we'd expect from early U2!

Sound

This rating is for the "Boy Brussels" recording. In my opinion, it's actually better than the 2017 recording as that rebroadcast doesn't mix all of the instruments and vocals together evenly. The "Boy Brussels" sound is very enjoyable and quite clear, it's certainly better than some other Boy Tour shows. Overall, both are listenable, but I'd recommend the "Boy Brussels" recording.
Recording: "Boy Brussels" - 3.5 stars

Audience

The audience is certainly there and cheers quite enthusiastically after every song. Bono talks with them before almost every song. The crowd was happy to be there and they were engaged with the performance!

Overall

The highlights are Stories For Boys (outstanding performance), 11 O'Clock Tick Tock, and Another Time, Another Place. Even though the setlist is incomplete, that doesn't stop this show from being an awesome glimpse into early U2! Definitely recommend for any U2 fan!

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"2017 Re-broadcast on MELODY TV"

  • Origins: DVB-C Television Broadcast
  • Credits: Julien (Recording transferer), BigGiRL (Uploader)
  • Lineage: [MELODY TV] > DVB-C > Freebox Revolution > TS Doctor > .ts (192kb/s @48kHz) > Adobe Audition > .wav (16/48) > fre:ac > mp3
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"Boy Brussels"

  • Origins: FM Aerial Broadcast
  • Lineage: RTBF broadcast > [unknown capture] > .shn > TLH > .flac [ > fre:ac > mp3]
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