1981-06-08 - Geleen, Netherlands - Sportpark


Comments: 'Pinkpop Festival' - Other bands include New Adventures, Fischer Z, Madness, Michael Shenker Group, The Pretenders, Ian Dury & The Blockheads
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songs per album

  1. Boy (10)
  2. B-sides and singles (2)
  3. Other songs (1)

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show attendees: 4

4 users from Netherlands: Edwin_B, funhouses, gogme, madeye

review by cesar_garza01

3 years ago


This part is only rated, not commented on


Trevor remaster sounds great.
Recording: FM Aerial Broadcast - 4.5 stars


For a non-U2 crowd, they responded quite well. Bono was pleasantly surprised.


U2 playing at Pinkpop and the love affair with the Dutch is cemented in this show. The band tried to conquer the crowd but it was the crowd that conquered them. Bono said many times that they didn't expect such a warm welcome. I'm not really a fan of Boy/Girl, but this was the best live version I've heard with the I'm A Believer snippet (they did this other times, but not with this great sound). It was a lot of fun.
Other highlights: Twilight and I Will Follow at the encore. If you like the early days shows, definitely get this.

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FM Aerial Broadcast

  • Origins: FM Aerial Broadcast
  • Credits: Trevor (Remasterer)
  • Equipment: Adobe Audition (Sound Editor), CoolEdit 2000 (Sound Editor), CDWave (Sound Editor), Trader's Little Helper (Sound Editor)
  • Lineage: FM broadcast > analog master > 1st gen TDK SA cassette > Frontier Designs Tango 24 @ 44.1Khz,24bit > Waves IDR Type 1 dithering plug-in > WAV (16 bit) > WAVpack lossless compression > WAV > Cooledit Pro v1.2 (normalization at 100% w/dither) > CDWav 1.73 (track divisions) > MKWAct 0.9 beta 1 > SHN + .skt > Trader's Little Helper 2.0.1 > WAV > Adobe Audition 3.0 + Har-Bal 2.3 (remastering) > CD Wave Editor 1.96.1 (track divisions) > Trader's Little Helper 2.0.1 > FLAC v1.2.1 encoding (level 6) > FLAC
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  • Downloads: 425
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"Pictures In Grey"

  • Origins: FM Aerial Broadcast, CD Silver
  • Credits: Tube (Silver Manufacturer)
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Bit depth: 16, sample rate: 44100, channels: 2
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  1. Adam performing
  2. Adam and Bono
  3. Bono playing with the microfone
  4. U2 rocking
  5. Bono and Adam
  6. Adam on stage
  7. Adam rocking