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Bit of a party night tonight, celebrating the birthday of Bono's daughter Eve, who was up on stage for Party Girl. Felt like the band were looser and more at ease on the stage, finding their feet as 360 gets underway. Were you at the show ? Some highlights from us below, add your own highlights at the bottom of the page.

1. The Space Ship felt like it was taller than the San Siro itself tonight. The discoball on top was actually higher than the roof of the stadium.

2. As the band arrived on stage fans on the floor gave them a distinctive and colourful welcome - holding up orange, green and white balloons. The audience was so loud by 'No Line', it was hard to make out what Bono was saying.

3. 'How do you like our Space Junk ? We think it's somewhere between a spaceship and a cactus flower...'

4. The set list was different again to the first two nights.

5. Bono Introduces Angel of Harlem as 'a song for Billie Holiday, tonight we dedicate it to Michael Jackson.' and ends it segueing into 'man in the mirror' before slipping into 'Stand by Me'.

6. Feels like the band are still working out how to live on the huge new stage. Still experimenting with how to connect with everyone in 360. Adam spent all of Beautiful Day out on the b-stage runway. Larry looks to be enjoying his nightly lap of honour with the djembe for 'Crazy'

7. At the beginning of Party Girl, Bono asks the audience to welcome his daughter Eve on stage, 'not the shy one in the family'. 'Wanna sing for my little girl Eve.' he explains. 'It's her birthday today. She's no longer a little girl but older and a beauty.' A stadium join the band in singing Eve happy birthday and Larry does the honours on the champagne, pouring glasses for father and daughter.

8. Plenty of famous faces at the show tonight including actors Woody Harrelson and Gael Garcia Bernal, designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana and Nicoletta Mantovani, the widow Luciano Pavarotti.

9. The leaders of the G8 meet in Italy this week, which offered a timely way into One tonight: 'It is well known that I have had some differences with your prime minister over promises that were made and not kept to the world's poor. Italians have given so many gifts to the world... modern physics.. the renaissance.. the piano... the gift of song... from Puccini to Luciano Pavarotti to Jovanotti. In the next few days, at the G8, your leader will decide where he stands on the gift of life for people far beyond your shores. If you think he should do what he promised for the poorest and most vunerable in Africa, you need to let him know because he is not Increasing aid as he said he would. He is slashing it. Do you think he should do what he promised? He still can. Tomorrow. Thursday. Friday. We'll be waiting to see if he does. I write songs... Berlusconi gets to write history... it's not too late for his chapter to end with dignity... I want to dedicate this song for him... it's called ONE.'

10. There was more, much more.... but why don't you tell us what it was ?

COMMENTS

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kite_333
26 July, 2009
Thanks for spending the money guys!
I have no idea how much the monster stage has cost you. I hope the extra tickets make it worth it for you also economically. But I have to tell you: for us, the fans, it's THE MOST AMAZING AND PRICELESS THING you ever came up with (ok, aside from your best music). I have now been to 8 or 9 of your gigs in the last 20 years, and so many more of other artists, and I have never, ever been able to enjoy a concert as much (except maybe that one time I managed to be in the first row at a concert when I was 15!). I am petite, and have a job, so I can't usually get there early. So I end up being in the middle, I get crushed, can't breathe, my neck hurts, I have to time my drinking because god forbid I should need the bathroom...and only get small glimpses of the band. The only alternative used to be getting numbered seats and miss the excitement of being closer to the action. So, well, I just wanted to say THANK YOU. Not just for the music, but for always thinking of your fans.
Anto83
23 July, 2009
speechless...
weeks on, there are no words that can describe what i felt that magic night, 8th July... Being an Ac Milan fan everything was that little bit more special! thank you for filling my life with emotions and passion through your music! U2 ticket 109 euro, bus to Milan 42 euro, Bono dissing Berlusclown in the San Siro? Priceless! I have a dream... Thank you Anto (Rimini)
sherry2610
19 July, 2009
Milan 07 07 09
the greatest gig I ever seen in Milan!!! Thanks U2, I love you Valentina
Sandro Siles
14 July, 2009
'Insane' Night
Not only was the 'Spacestation' spectacular, but the evening was electric. I came all the way from California to see this show and I was not disappointed. The San Siro Stadium shook all night and an estimated 100,000 stood the entire night to watch one of the greatest bands perform one of the greatest concerts. It will only get better from here.
Cloelia
13 July, 2009
july 7, 2009
Such a beatiful nigth, as the others when you and I were in the same part of the world. My highligths: 1. Larry standing and playing the drums 2. Edge beating his foot and playing the guitar 3. Adam completly absorbed playing the bass 4. Bono's "Wow" at our "With or without you" The show ended too early. P.S.: I did not vote Berlusconi. Ciao ed un bacio a tutti!!! Cloelia/Valeria
stanito
10 July, 2009
Ciao Milano
The best band & the best crowd! :))) The best 2 hours of my life
Getsy
10 July, 2009
07.07.09 MILANO,SAN SIRO
IT WAS INCREDIBLE CONCERT! U2 FOREVER:)))
valevalevale
10 July, 2009
milan 07/07/09
The most beautiful concert I've ever seen!Stand by me....Incredible!Thank you!
manutwo
10 July, 2009
Only love...
This is the 5th time I've seen U2 live and it's always been amazing. I really appreciate the way they always add something new to their performance and their music. I hope Adam, Bono, Edge and Larry felt that we were there for them and we were loud enough to make it a wonderful and unforgettable night. There's nothing that could keep me away from a U2 show. Ciao Manu - wish I had my voice back ;)
MATTEOPD
09 July, 2009
Swinging to the music
Great nite. Wish It was tuesday still. Thank you for bringing poetry and joyness in our life. You guys are the soundtrack of my and my wife's lives.
mimino
09 July, 2009
GREAT ROCK
THE GREATEST. ENERGY IS LIKE 20 YEARS AGO. THE SHOW IS GALACTIC FOR THE WODERFUL SCENE BUT THE MUSICAL SET IS ESSENTIAL . THANK YOU FOR "PARTY GIRL" AND "UNFORGETTABLE FIRE". LIVE VERSION OF "GET ON YOUR BOOTS" IS BETTER THAN STUDIO VERSION. I DON'T LIKE ONLY THE DISCO BOMB FOR "I'LL GO CRAZY IF I DON'T GO CRAZY TONIGHT". IT'S A WONDERFUL SONG. SING IT WITHOUT BOOM BOOM REMIX!
filipboy
09 July, 2009
electrical storm on Milano !!!
what started tuesday as a horrible trip by plane and bus trough storme and torrentiel rains for the four of us from Belgium to Milano, ended in the abslotue best U2 concert ever whitnessed. Beautifull stadium,stage and excelant italian audience. Thank U !!
kaliaragorn
09 July, 2009
U2 - U2's listeners
The best experience anyone can ever make by paying an entrance ticket. The rest is.. words. Love you, guys. Thank you for that night in Milan, come back to Italy, soon. And please.. don't stop MAKING MUSIC. This makes the difference between you and ALL THE OTHERS ever. ciao :)
Abbi
09 July, 2009
Bono: a great voice again!!
I really enjoyed the show. Bono has a great, mean voice now. Like I havent heard maybe since the 80's!!! Great show! I was in the GA standing places and I could see a double show: the band in front of me and the crowd all around and very high above me! Amazing they played gems like In a Little While, Unforgettable Fire and Ultraviolet. Only one not so good thing: Moment of Surrender is not a great closing for the show. It leaves you with a unsatisfied need of jumping and screaming. IMHO I think It would be better to end the show with a more powerful song. BTW: BRAVO HOO DOO-A!!!! (U2 in italian spelling)
amcf
09 July, 2009
back to portugal...
the best show i've seen so far... see you agin in london...
dklw
09 July, 2009
u2 in milano
What a great evening.......al the way from holland to milan to see our heroes.It was a MAGNIFICENT night. Can't wait to see them in Amsterdam. Ciao Milano, greets Danny
speedyzito
09 July, 2009
Fantastico!
Fantastic, amazing night. Great show. Great stadium. Great audience. It was a beautiful evening. Mille grazie U2 and thanks to everybody else there! Love from Ostuni. Rosie xxx
08 July, 2009
between a man and a woman..
the MOST wonderful night of my life! thank you U2 for the passion, love and energy that you put in every song! I bought ticket for my girlfriend as a birthday present, she had a great romantic experience last night.. thanks, for all!
eleza
08 July, 2009
Thank you!!!!!!!
Last night was my first U2 concert...I'll remember this night forever...Thank you, thank you, thank you...Hope to see U soon here in Italy!
08 July, 2009
Amazing!
U2 Concert is a Show and a Party! Just like a dream! Thank's Guys! Juri from Milan
chiara_79
08 July, 2009
Thank you so much!!!!
thank you for giving me the most beautiful night i've ever had; thank you for all the emotion and the energy you gave to me yesterday and every day with your music....sorry for our prime minister!! chiara
Fatih
08 July, 2009
The Best Night of My Life !!!
U2.... I was in red drum, it was the best night of my life !!! I don't know much i can thank you... I will never forget this day... I hope one day people in Turkey can have a chance to see you too... You've got more things to do... more places to go... I love you all with all my heart.... I will follow you...
morvporvs
08 July, 2009
party night
Travelled from Scotland to see U2,well worth it,really enjoyed the new songs liveas well some of my all time classics , unforgetable fire and party girl.Thought the crowd were amazing , singing along , love the stage, was down the front at first , wanted to see the whole affect for last songs , so moved to the back and want a view with the crowd behind.I have seen U2 several times in Scotland and Dublin since 1987 , this was the best ever, cant wait until Croke park on the saturday for another party! Thanks Milano and thanks U2.
tina82
08 July, 2009
U2 belong to Italy
Thank you guys... you belong to everyone of us... and the whole of us belong to you... Italy belongs to U2!!! love, Davide
nikb
08 July, 2009
Oh No
Why do they insist on playing a ridiculous version of Crazy Tonight ???? Feels like a turkey along the lines of Miami on the Popmart tour. Hopefully by my next show in Dublin it will have gone. Great show in places, lacklustre in others.
goethe
08 July, 2009
Breathkatking night
I was actually there. I've seen them in Italy also in Reggio Emilia, but I liked last night more again. Top impressive moment, about rythm was when Larry started drumming 'I will not go crazy.." I was afraid we could crumble down from the second level of San Siro :-). The intro with Space Oddity by Bowie was also remarkable, and the first songs sequence by "No line..." superb. Can not describe the sensations: hope really that 4 Latins from Noth Europa, liked the gig in Italy... all the Best for tonight
chiara1974
08 July, 2009
still a great show
I was very impressed by this 30 year band who has the ability of making me dancing & nearly crying with new songs and old successes. thanks guys and yes...Bono is definetely the most fascinating man on earth.
Gabi Guimaraes
08 July, 2009
Happy Birthday...
... to little Eve (even though she's not so little anymore!)! What a beautiful girl! ... Missed "Electrical Storm" on the set, though!
Ninoska73
08 July, 2009
MAGNIFICENT!
I was there! It was the best show ever! that halfway between a spaceship and a cactus flower was amazing, but we were at tha back of the stage, and we wanted Bono to come more often to visit us!!! I wish I could be there tonight too! THANK YOU GUYS, SEE YOU AGAIN!
herbierohrer
08 July, 2009
sound qualitz in san siro
the show was great, but have senn better shows of the vertigo and elevation tour. the sound quality of the yesterdays performance was worse!
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