Vertigo Leg 1: 2005, US

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'Information Age'

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11 April 2011
'Information Age'
Sao Paulo. Day off.

It appears that last night’s performance of Zooropa triggered something of a global online storm, actually making into the top ten most worldwide ‘trends’ on Twitter at one point during the evening. What it is to be alive in the information age, where a single song, played in Brazil sends echoes and ripples all over the planet. I’m so happy that the band took the plunge and went for it.  I love the boldness of the mood they’re in at the moment.

Despite feeling astonishingly improved in the lung department I still didn’t make it out of the hotel today. This was partly as a nod toward convalescence, though in truth mostly just to get through the backlog of chores and email awaiting me.  We have a lot to get done during this upcoming break and I know that the three short weeks will fly past and we’ll be in Mexico before we know it.

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Mars_Girl
17 April, 2011
Stay bold!
I love that the band is in a "bold mood"!!!! Hearing them play Zooropa filled me with such indescribable joy... the likes of which I felt when they added Scarlet--an obscure song from my *favorite* U2 album--to the set list. Way two go, guys!! I look forward to seeing the band play in Denver, E. Lansing, Nashville, Philly, and Pittsburgh!!!! I hope some of these songs survive. Great Out of Control play on Sao Paulo 2, too!!!
JMLU2
17 April, 2011
Nice to see changes
Its nice to see changes, bringing back songs that you havent heard in awhile, or only been played a few times is a Great Idea. I would like to see more thrown in a setlist Ex: Hawkmoon 269, Acrobat, Zooropa........... I have been following since the start of the 360 tour, and yes there have been some great changes in the setlist, I would rather hear a few songs that dont get played all the time Ex: New Years Day, Sunday Bloody Sunday, I Will Follow,...... You hear these tunes everywhere, on the radio....... lets hear something you havent heard in a while, of have not been played live alot. Its been alittle boring hearing these same songs now for almost 2 years, CHANGE IT UP ALITTLE MORE , throw some oldies in there,......Zooropa, Hawkmoon, Acrobat, Out of Control, The Electric Co. ..........I would much rather hear those then NYD, SBS, IWF......just sayin thanks for reading this
jonathanmooney71
14 April, 2011
Bold mood
As there was no Irish dates this year I will be seeing the guys play meadowlands in July really hope the bold mood persists the 90,s is my favourite period of music from u2 but mind you I love all their music but that period from achtung baby to pop is special
scout6
14 April, 2011
gonna fly
Time is going to fly for all of you between now and Mexico, I'm sure. I hope it does because that means you'll be that much closer to your Canadian dates too.
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