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This is U2's most developed and mature album both lyrically and musically...

Their third album finds U2 expanding the focus of its music to encompass worldwide issues without losing sight of their original focus: the individual. The new tracks depict reactions to war and the future, and their effect on emotions and relationships. This is U2's most developed and mature album both lyrically and musically. The percussion has been brought forward-it is no longer simply a backdrop for the vocals and guitar work, but shares center stage with them, and sometimes even takes the lead, as on "Sunday Bloody Sunday." The single, "New Years Day" is already a hit as a 12" and should receive the most play. Top cuts: those mentioned above, plus "Two Hearts Beat As One," "As Seconds Go By."

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26 May, 2017

Report and video on the way, meantime here’s the full set list.

24 May, 2017

Highlights from Houston, night six of #U2TheJoshuaTree2017

21 May, 2017

A mother and her son, taking in the show in Los Angeles.

20 May, 2017

Claudia Espinosa filed this review from the band’s opening night in LA.

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