Do You Remember Rock ‘n’ Roll Radio? Bullet Sex pistols u tour Blue Sky is performed for the first time since 9 December 2006. Desire is played in full electric form for the first time since 10 December 1993.
Out Of Control is performed on the opening night of a tour for the first time since 29 August 1984, the first show of the Unforgettable Fire Tour. BB King and at the end Bono paid tribute to him, remarking that “the thrill will never be gone”. Miracle Drug is performed for the first time since 28 November 2005. Tour debuts by Angel Of Harlem, Bad, California, and One. Out of Control, Do You Remember Rock ‘n’ Roll Radio? This show featured the 700th live performance of With Or Without You. Angel Of Harlem before When Love Comes To Town but it was performed afterwards.
First performance of The Electric Co. The Troubles was, after With Or Without You, but it was not performed. One was dedicated to Dave Goldberg, at whose funeral Bono recently sang. This show features the 300th live performance of Even Better Than The Real Thing. First performance of In God’s Country since 2 December 2001 and the only one of the tour. It was not on the printed setlist, and was performed with an audience member on rhythm guitar.
During Mysterious Ways and Desire, Bono brought three sisters on stage to dance. This show features the 400th live performance of Beautiful Day. Larry accidentally started Vertigo a song early and played its drum intro while the rest of the band launched into Out Of Control. During Pride, Bono acknowledged Ireland’s vote in favour of marriage equality with a passionate and enthusiastic mid-song speech and altered one lyric to “they cannot take your gay pride”. Sweetest Thing is performed with a Bono impersonator in the crowd, Joseph Hier of the tribute band Hollywood U2. U2’s longtime tour manager Dennis Sheehan passed away after the previous night’s concert. Bono spoke extensively about Sheehan before both Iris and 40.
Beautiful Day and With Or Without You. Bono sung the melody of Also Sprach Zarathustra as Edge’s piano rose onto stage for Every Breaking Wave. Tour debuts of Elevation and Stuck In A Moment. Tour debut of All I Want Is You. Out Of Control was listed second on the printed setlist but The Electric Co. One was listed as the last song but 40 was performed instead.