The U2start Podcast brings you insights into the world of U2 and U2 fans. We talk with passionate and dedicated fans and take you with us in an adventure around the world following U2 on their 2019 Joshua Tree tour.
Episode #5 - From Auckland to Brisbane with a Longtime U2 Collector
A day before the show in Brisbane we are joined in the city by Scott from Canada. Scott has been collecting U2 memorabilia for over 30 years and has build up quite the collection. We talk about his favourite items, how items are valued, what his collection looks like and how to find more rare items. We also look back on the first two shows of the tour in Auckland and share an update from the ground in Brisbane.
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Great to hear from a fellow Canadian. I'm from Ontario and we have a strong community here. I enjoyed hearing the stories from Down Under.
Overall Canada has a exceptional strong community of u2 fans... as an example for the first shows this tour i think there were 5 or 6 individual in the top 20 for GA in Auckland! (just from Edmonton)..
"In the shower, which is a natural echo chamber, I sing like I never have sung on a record. But the way I always try to sing on records. Completely bollocks naked!"
- Bono, YahooChat, 12 March 2000
did you know
Many musicians have been influenced by the work of U2. There are several cover versions of U2 songs by bands such as Pet Shop Boys, Pearl Jam and The Chimes, and musicians such as Cassandra Wilson, Joe Cocker and Johnny Cash.