Ancient Psalms For a State-Of-The-Art Tour

U2 have never been shy about using biblical imagery. Doing so has been a foundational poetic device throughout their 35-year catalog. Scripture has, at times, simply nuanced lyrics (such as the New Testament idea of “agape love” in “I Will Follow”), while at others, it has been directly referenced (note the use of Revelation 6:12-13 in “Fire”). For more examples of biblical influences in their music, see @U2’s page, Drawing Their Fish In The Sand.

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Poll Results: U2 Fans Prefer No Opening Act

For the first time in U2’s career as a headlining concert act, the band is playing shows on the Innocence + Experience tour without an opening act — and U2 fans generally prefer it that way.

A recent poll question here on @U2 asked, What’s your preference regarding opening acts at U2 concerts? More than 3,300 fans voted, and 70 percent of fans said they prefer that U2 perform without an opening act. The question was posted May 12 — two days before the tour began — and was online for about a month.

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U2 Videos & Photos: New York City 8

Under the “better late than never” category comes our collection of photos and videos from the 8th and final show that U2 performed at Madison Square Garden in New York City. It happened on July 31, 2015, and was the final show of the first leg of the Innocence + Experience tour. There were several very special moments, including the first performance of “Party Girl” since 2009,

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