As I said on Twitter earlier, my rule is that the live U2 I+E show is 50 times better than whatever we see and hear on the great streams that fans are sharing. So, with the stream from Sunday night’s show being really amazing, that means the live show will have to go down as one of the best of the tour so far — and, by all accounts from those who were there, it was.
U2 dusted off an October song that hadn’t been played in about 10 years,
Compromise has been a theme running through my house this week. From deciding where to take family trips this summer to choosing what’s for dinner and how to budget for it all, we have been making a few concessions to the kids so they will make some for us, too. To me, there are many forms of compromise. At the core, it’
U2’s first two shows in Chicago are in the books and we’ve posted nine videos total on our YouTube channel. You can subscribe there and get alerts whenever we add new videos, but in case you missed anything from Chicago 1 and 2, here’s a look at those nine videos. Great thanks to Gregorio Pulido for providing the bulk of these videos and letting us share them with you.
Chicago 1, June 24, 2015
Bono continued to fight what the Chicago papers called a “nagging bronchitis,” but that didn’t slow things down too much at U2’s second (of five) concerts in Chicago on Thursday night. Paul McGuinness was in attendance again, though no word about Mick Jagger dropping by for a second taste of Innocence + Experience. The band rehearsed one of its never-before-played songs, but it didn’t make the set list tonight. Maybe next time?
All the spoilers and setlist details are here:
After a week off, the Innocence + Experience tour resumed Wednesday night in Chicago. Unfortunately, fans learned in the afternoon that Bono was under the weather — he skipped doing the typical visit with fans waiting outside the arena in the afternoon. But he managed to press on throughout the show, though it was noticeable at times that his voice was a bit rougher than normal. One really interesting note: Former U2 manager Paul McGuinness was at the show,