Comments: 40 features an extremely rare and brief snippet of Walk To The Water, a b-side of With Or Without You. Soundcheck was possibly the band but it could have been their techs - it is not known for sure which. Setlist and comment provided by U2gigs.com.
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Origins: Audience microphone
Equipment: CoolEdit 2000 (Sound Editor), Nero ROM (Sound Editor)
Lineage: Unknown audience source (likely a Walkman or similar) > ? > CD-R received in trade > Nero ROM > Cool Edit (fades, speed reduction) > FLAC > MP3
Bonus tracks: pro-shot TV footage (pre-broadcast) > ? > low-gen VHS tape purchased 5/88 > Emerson VCR > Nero ROM > Cool Edit (fades, etc.) > FLAC > MP3 (Lame, 192kbps)
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Audio / MP3
Bit rate: 192, bit depth: 16, sample rate: 44100, channels: 2
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