1989-12-18 - Amsterdam, Netherlands - Rai Europa Hal


Performance notes: Last performance of Hawkmoon 269, and its only performance outside Australia. This concert came to a premature close because of serious problems with Bono's voice that manifested especially seriously in God Part II. Concerts for the next two nights were cancelled and four replacement shows were performed early in January 1990 in Rotterdam. Because of the premature conclusion of the show, the usual encore with BB King and his band was not played, and accordingly this is the only Lovetown gig at which Angel Of Harlem, When Love Comes To Town, and Love Rescue Me were not performed.
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songs per album

  1. Rattle and Hum (6)
  2. The Unforgettable Fire (4)
  3. The Joshua Tree (2)
  4. War (2)
  5. Boy (1)

best song performances

  1. Hawkmoon 269 (4 votes)

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show attendees: 52

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4 from Belgium: PatrickSilviaSanne, Tuuru2, bspring1, josken
1 from United Kingdom: jamesed68

review by egi

7 years ago


Zo'n speciale ervaring, ipv Bono het publiek alles meezingen.
Kippenvel als ik eraan denk.


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Recording: Audience microphone - 4 stars


This part is only rated, not commented on


Kippevel als ik eraan terugdenk. Bono z'n stem compleet weg.
Microfoon naar het publiek gericht en meezingen. fantastisch

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"Amsterdam XXX Love Town"

  • Origins: Audience microphone
  • Credits: Cupido (Silver Manufacturer)
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Audience microphone

  • Origins: Audience microphone
  • Credits: Bobfather (Audio Taper)
  • Equipment: Soundforge (Sound Editor), Sony WM-D3 (Audio recording device), Aiwa CM30A (Microphone), Nakamichi CR-7E (Audio recording device), Marantz DR-6000 (Audio recording device)
  • Lineage: Aiwa cm 30 stereo mic > sony wm d3 cassette (dolby B) > nakamichi cr 7e (azimuth adjusted) > marantz dr 6000 > mac rip to disk > soundforge > flac
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"Welcome To Love Town"

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  • Credits: star records (Silver Manufacturer)
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"Hawkmoon 181289"

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