Accidentally received a front row seat at my first ever U2 concert. Pop Mart in Edmonton Canada had assigned floor seating and my single seat in row 30-something was a speaker tower. I got upgraded to a row-end next to the catwalk. Best upgrade ever.
"My father was a working class man, who loved the opera, and if ever I sat down with him, he'd have one thing to say: "Just take off the fucking glasses, would you?""
-Bono, during the 2005-11-04 Las Vegas show.
did you know
The name Achtung Baby was chosen so that their new album could not be taken seriously because on their last album Rattle and Hum, they were critically attacked. Achtung means attention is German: "Attention, Baby," is the literal translation.