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Posted: 29 Mar 05, 09:54 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I think we have got lucky setlise wise as u2 were doing an even more boring setlist on their tourstart on 28-MAR-05 in San Diego ...

City Of Blinding Lights
Vertigo (mit 'Stories For Boys' Snippet)
The Cry / The Electric Co.
An Cath Dubh
Into The Heart
Beautiful Day (mit 'Blackbird' Snippet)
New Year's Day
Miracle Drug
Sometimes You Can't Make It On Your Own
Love And Peace Or Else
Sunday Bloody Sunday
Bullet The Blue Sky (mit 'The Hands That Built America' Snippet)
Running To Stand Still (mit 'Hallelujah' am Ende)

(Human Rights Video)

Zoo Station
The Fly
Elevation

(Break)

Pride (In the name of love)
Where The Streets Have No Name
One
All Because Of You
Yahweh
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Posted: 29 Mar 05, 10:35 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

No 'Walk On'
No 'With Or Without You'
No 'I Will Follow'
No 'Bad'
No 'Until The End Of The World'

That set list seems like half of the songs are boring. Too many songs from the new album, which are probably too mellow and quite dull when played live.

I was considering going to see them this fall, but now I'm changing my mind. The 60 bucks that I spent to see them on the 'Elevation Tour' in 2001 were all worth it. Now I'd have to pay 25% more to see such a boring set list.

Forget it, I'm saving all my money for Green Day and Queen.


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Posted: 29 Mar 05, 11:43 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

On the Elevation tour, U2 did 7-8 new songs routinely. Last night, they did 7 from HTDAAB. It's about the same in terms of new material, and I'm sure they'll adjust their set list as they go along.

There were a couple Elevation staples cut from this tour, like Bad or Walk On, but they replaced them with a few songs not performed live in quite some time such as Zoo Station and Running to Stand Still. With or Without You was even cut from the Elevation tour in 2001, so its absence here is not that unusual.

The big difference between U2 and Queen is that U2 has a new album, and thus new material, to promote. While Queen will stick to playing the greatest hits, U2 is willing to mix it up a bit more. I still plan on seeing them.


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Posted: 01 Mar 06, 20:52 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

U2 é tosco...


Bono Vox é um mala....

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Posted: 02 Mar 06, 10:48 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

U2's setlist from the Elevation Tour was better.

7 tracks from the 'HTDAAB' are just borefest. The album is just way too mellow to be played live. However, I have to give them kudos for including 4 tracks from 'Boy'.

What's up with opening shows with 'City Of Blinding Lights'? Rock bands don't open shows with pop ballads. Really bad choice to open a show with a Coldplay type of song. The first sing a rock band wants to do when opening a show is to pump up the audience. I remember seeing them at the Garden 5 years ago, and the crowd when nuts when they opened with 'Elevation'.


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Posted: 02 Mar 06, 17:05 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I think U2 should be more adventorous. I'm sick of Bullet The Blue Sky, Where The Streets Have No name and Pride In the Name Of Love- they were veteran songs on the Zoo Tv tour, never mind now. We need some songs from Pop- do something a bit different.


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Posted: 02 Mar 06, 17:36 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

IMO, bands should only play songs from a new album when they get a massive audience response. Green Day was able to get away with 6 tracks from 'American Idiot' on their setlist last year because those songs truly deserved to be played.

Metallica didn't have such a brilliant album when they released 'St. Anger'. However, they gave audiences what they wanted on their promo tour by only playing 2 songs from the new album, and sticking mostly to material from the pre-Black Album era.

The Stones came up with a quite decent album, and yet they only have 3 songs from their new album on their set list.

Now, back to HTDAAB, U2 should have played no more than 4 songs from that album. 'Vertigo', 'Sometimes You Can't Make It On Your Own', and 'City Of Blinding Lights' should have been there, and the rest is literally a borefest. However, I would have LOVED to hear 'Fast Cars', which wasn't included on the final cut of the album, but made it into some special edition releases. Now, that is a song that truly deserves to be played live.


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Posted: 02 Mar 06, 17:59 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Surely any U2 set would be boring by definition?

Judging by Live Aid where we get 8 minutes on one chord while Bono minces about in the crowd.

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Posted: 03 Mar 06, 12:10 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

You've got a point Thanks. I can't stand the speeches bono does. It's so nauseating- I think he does it before One to bore people so they won't notice his bad guitar playing.


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Posted: 03 Mar 06, 20:11 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Thanks wrote:

Surely any U2 set would be boring by definition?

Judging by Live Aid where we get 8 minutes on one chord while Bono minces about in the crowd.


Judging by Live Aid, Queen did a full GH-set. They did it at the Magic Tour and they're still doing it on the Q+PR Tour. :P


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Posted: 03 Mar 06, 21:30 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Off course U2 's setlist isn't better....not any queen track on it

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Posted: 03 Mar 06, 22:00 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I saw the show on March 1st:

01. City Of Blinding Lights
02. Vertigo
03. Elevation
04. Until The End Of The World
05. New Year's Day
06. I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For
07. Beautiful Day (Buenos Aires version)
08. The First Time
09. Sometimes You Can't Make It On Your Own
10. Love And Peace Or Else
11. Sunday Bloody Sunday
12. Bullet The Blue Sky
13. Miss Sarajevo (in Italian)
14. Pride (In The Name Of Love)
15. Where The Streets Have No Name
16. One
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17. Zoo Station
18. The Fly
19. Mysterious Ways
20. With Or Without You
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21. Fast Cars
22. Yahweh
23. All I Want Is You+Love Is Blindness

It was absolutely fantastic with the band in great shape.

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Posted: 04 Mar 06, 01:17 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

That was a very cool setlist, Wilki. I saw them here in Monterrey, Mexico on February 12th and they seemed to have some lighting problems at the beginning. The screen didn't turn on until City of Blinding Lights, which was the 5th or 6th track. They opened with Vertigo (they closed the show with Vertigo aswell), then I Will Follow, I still haven't found what I'm looking for and The Electric Co. I know many of the hardcore fans enjoyed the addition of the Boy album tracks, but I would have prefered a setlist like the one they played in Mexico City some days later, including Zoo Station and The Fly, ass kicking tunes from Achtung Baby. Anyway, the show was very cool! :)

I saw the Rolling Stones a couple of days ago and it was a good show aswell, but I knew more tracks from Alejandra Guzman, the female singer who opened the show for them, haha :).

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Posted: 04 Mar 06, 01:23 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

wegotit wrote:

I think we have got lucky setlise wise as u2 were doing an even more boring setlist on their tourstart on 28-MAR-05 in San Diego ...

City Of Blinding Lights
Vertigo (mit 'Stories For Boys' Snippet)
The Cry / The Electric Co.
An Cath Dubh
Into The Heart
Beautiful Day (mit 'Blackbird' Snippet)
New Year's Day
Miracle Drug
Sometimes You Can't Make It On Your Own
Love And Peace Or Else
Sunday Bloody Sunday
Bullet The Blue Sky (mit 'The Hands That Built America' Snippet)
Running To Stand Still (mit 'Hallelujah' am Ende)

(Human Rights Video)

Zoo Station
The Fly
Elevation

(Break)

Pride (In the name of love)
Where The Streets Have No Name
One
All Because Of You
Yahweh
40


Hey! I attended that U2 gig in San Diego! I went home to California in a huff as I was POed because I didn't think I could get tickets to see Q+PR at Brixton.

Bono spent the day between the two San Diego shows walking around Ocean Beach mingling with the locals. The beach area was swarming, quite literally, with butterflies that day, making me think of what Brian wrote for Freddie in "The Show Must Go On."

It was a great show even WITH the civics lesson. Had tickets to see U2 again in October here in Washington, DC, but it clashed with one of the Q+PR gigs, LA, I think. I gave my U2 tickets to the same friend I gave my Stones tickets when their gig clashed with the Q+PR Aruba gig. I have my priorities.

BTW, U2 opening with "City of Blinding Lights" going right into "Vertigo" was brilliant.


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Posted: 04 Mar 06, 10:24 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

River Plate Stadium, Buenos Aires. March 1st and 2nd.

Please tell me where I can find U2 lossless bootlegs.

In eMule there are some mp3s from the radio broadcasts and also videos (including a DVD) from the partial TV broadcast of the 2nd show.

I recorded the first show on Hi-MD, but the sound it is mono sometimes due to heavy shaking.

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Posted: 04 Mar 06, 11:32 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

does anyone realize how weak Bono's voice really is??He uses every trick in the book to get thru a show.also how bad was duran duran in london-they kept the camera far from simon so they could audio overdubb the whole F'ing show!Paul im sorry-you are great!!!


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Posted: 04 Mar 06, 12:09 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Wilki wrote:

River Plate Stadium, Buenos Aires. March 1st and 2nd.

Please tell me where I can find U2 lossless bootlegs.



Go to www.u2torrents.com

Just like dimeadozen.org, but only U2.


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Posted: 09 Mar 06, 17:45 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

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You've got a point Thanks. I can't stand the speeches bono does. It's so nauseating- I think he does it before One to bore people so they won't notice his bad guitar playing.


I'd rather listen his speeches than him trying to do a falsetto.

The guy sucks at singing high as much as George Lucas sucks at writing dialogue on a screenplay.


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