02 August 1997
Gothenburg show - Blonde bombshells.
Gothenburg show - Blonde bombshells. Newly repaired stadium welcomes PopMart with an almost exclusively blonde audience.
Show day, Gothenburg. The first of four sold out shows in Scandinavia, which should be a fun run. Amazing shape, this stadium and a particularly attractive sight when completely full of punters, as it was tonight. This was the stadium we should have played in on the Joshua Tree tour, but it was out of commission, having been damaged by intense audience bouncing at a Bruce Springsteen gig. We ended up playing a 'car park' type site by the docks, so as the band played there were enormous freight vessels floating by in the background. Anyhow, the newly mended stadium can now withstand the shocks, which was just as well, as there was an enormous amount of audience bouncing at this show too. Amazing to see a stadium sized crowd almost solely composed of blonde heads!