1989-12-26 - Dublin, Ireland - Point Depot

setlist

Comments: The verse Bono sings at the end of One Tree Hill is completely improvised; it is not a snippet. Part of a William Wordsworth poem is read at the start of Where The Streets Have No Name in tribute to the recently deceased Irish poet Samuel Beckett. This show features the first use of God Part II as an opener - the only other time it takes this role is on 5 January 1990 in Rotterdam.
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songs per album

  1. Rattle and Hum (8)
  2. The Joshua Tree (6)
  3. The Unforgettable Fire (2)
  4. War (2)
  5. October (1)

best song performances

  1. One Tree Hill (24 votes)
  2. All I Want Is You (19 votes)
  3. Where The Streets Have No Name (14 votes)
  4. Gloria (9 votes)
  5. Angel Of Harlem (9 votes)
  6. God Part II (7 votes)
  7. With Or Without You (7 votes)
  8. Love Rescue Me (7 votes)
  9. All Along The Watchtower (5 votes)
  10. Running To Stand Still (4 votes)
  11. Van Diemen's Land (3 votes)

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show attendees: 9

dillon
Ireland
aido
Ireland
Roy
Ireland
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review by MirrorballBoy

10 years ago

Performance

Brilliant, brilliant, brilliant. They nail simply EVERY single song on this one. The passion makes it their best concert of the LoveTown Dublin dates. The versions of Streets, With Or Without You, God Part II the very best around. The version of One Tree Hill is beyond words, you should get this show only for this performance. The band never sounded this good.

Sound

Perfect mix. Fantastic clear sound.

Audience

Although you can't hear them too much due to the mix, you just feel their enthusiasm. They certainly lift the band up to unbelievable heights.

Overall

Download this one now. At the moment I think it's the best gig U2 ever did. Nothing can top this I guess. Stand-out highlights: One Tree Hill, All I Want Is You, Streets, Desire, With Or Without You, Running To Stand Still and 40. Uhm, I should mention the whole gig as a highlight. It's even better than the new year's eve concert.

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