Vertigo Leg 1: 2005, US

Dec
15
2005

Beautiful Night in St Louis

First night with Kanye West opening up and for the first time on the tour, Bono arrives on stage ahead of the support act. He wants a special welcome from the U2 audience for the first of four nights with Kanye West. 'I want to introduce a truly great American voice,' he tells the St Louis audience.

Kanye performed with a DJ and a seven-piece string section - including a harp - and the U2 crowd were knocked out. He even headed out along the elipse stage to perform h is Grammy-winning 'Jesus Walks' which really blew people away. Later, when U2 were on stage, Bono slipped a snatch of Jesus Walks into Beautiful Day. We've had some great support acts this year and this is quite a climax. Just three shows to go for Vertigo '05, hard to believe. Here's the set list, more to come.

City of Blinding Lights
Vertigo
Elevation
Gloria
Still Haven't Found
Beautiful Day
Original of the Species
Sometimes You Can't Make it On Your Own
Love and Peace or Else
Sunday Bloody Sunday
Bullet The Blue Sky
Miss Sarajevo
Pride in the Name of Love
Where the Streets Have No Name
One

Until the End of the World
Mysterious Ways
With or Without You

Stuck in a Moment
Instant Karma
Yahweh
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