Apr
10
2011
Sao Paulo, BR (Estadio Morumbi)
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Estadio Morumbiwith Muse
Show Report
The heavens opened and drenched everyone ahead of the band taking the stage for the second night in Sao Paulo but this turned out to be a memorable night for all kinds of other reasons.

'Real Thing' opened the show and then, 'for special reasons, this is our first single' announced Bono as the band broke into a surprise that sounded as fresh and fierce as the day of its release in 1979.
'I had the feeling it was out of control
I was of the opinion it was out of control...'


Rain, what rain? 'Boots', Magnificent, Mysterious Ways, Elevation, the joint was jumping at Estadio Morumbi, it was well out of control.

'Mucho obrigado, Thank you to Muse,' said Bono. 'Extraordinarily talented musicians.'
'Nos amamos o Brazil... We love you... but you know that don't you?'

Still, everybody needs reassurance, so it was a good moment to make sure, he explained.
'Edge is a very insecure guy and asked me to check that you don't love other bands the way that you love us...'

The general ovation that followed suggested there wasn't too much to be concerned about, but still, as Bono continued,'You've had other lovers passing through - Oasis, Coldplay, now Muse - so Edge needs to know how much you love him.'

Brazil confirmed its undying love in the loudest possible terms. Tonight, in case of any doubt, Bono also confirmed it was Larry Mullen on drums and Adam Clayton on bass guitar.
'And if I wasn't insecure I wouldn't have become a singer - my name is Bono.
We try to serve you. We salute you...'

Special thanks went out to Governor Alckmin for the loan of Sao Paulo. 'No work tomorrow, is that right? U2 day. Its official! Alright new song, this is North Star.'

Beautiful Day segued into an stadium-wide sing-a-long of Singing in the Rain before Vertigo turned the stadium into clubland again. And then, out of nowhere, after Miss Sarajevo, a total surprise, the return of Zooropa, which hasn't been played live since the year it was released way back in another century.
'Zooropa... a bluer kind of white
Zooropa... it could be yours tonight.'


You know a track is making a little bit of musical history when it starts trending on Twitter which Zooropa did tonight - amazing moment for Brazilian U2 fans.

'Don't know what to say to you,' exlaimed Bono after 'Streets. 'What an unforgettable night. We will never forget this night. Good looking people!'

And with another special dedication of 'Moment of Surrender' to those in sorrow, 'mothers and fathers without children', after Thursday's events in Rio (see our clip from last night above), the second show in Sao Paulo came to a close.

Were you at Estadio Morumbi tonight? What was it like when Zooropa was played? What was your highlight ? Drop us a review and post a photo below.
184  Fan Reviews
leticiandretta - 12 April, 2011
u2
I was born, I was born, to listen to U2
RitaOliveira - 12 April, 2011
Unforgettable!
It was amazing, a unique thrill to participate in this historic show for this band I love so much. Thank you guys!
Iasmine - 12 April, 2011
Unforgettable
The best ever. I was expecting a lot, but it surprised me. As Bono said, this is not a cliché: "I love U2" The moment of With Or Without You was perfect... everybody singing it together... Please don't take too long to come to Brazil again.
betovol - 12 April, 2011
THE TRUE MOMENT OF SURRENDER
When Zooropa, Out Of Control and Pride (In The Name Of Love) were played, OH My GOD! I just could not believe it! A night for fans!! I LOVE YOU U2!
Adilson_1982 - 12 April, 2011
THANKS GUYS!
Unforgettable. Being in this great party will be forever in memory. Thanks guys and all the staff of the show!
lucinhaemer - 12 April, 2011
Awesome!!
That was my first big concert...and could not be more unforgetable... You guys rocked!!!! I love you!! Best track .... Streets...I cried like a baby!! LOL Memorable moment....when I saw you guys coming out the dressing room to the stage.... I was at yellow bleachers ..."behind" the stage... And I loved when Bono said IN PORTUGUESE: Amanhã ninguém trabalha! LOL>..That was the best!!! Thanks U2 for giving me such a wonderful day to remember!!
anacbc - 12 April, 2011
wonderfull night
I've been on sartuday and sunday shows They were wonderful, magnificent and Bono ,your voice was better and beautifull then ever. Thank you U2. I'll never forget these both nights. Brazil loves U2. I love U2
joaquimsc - 12 April, 2011
Moment of surrender
Great choice. My wife was crying because it is her adolescent dream. My son did insist in being there. I did jump, sing and smile all the time of the concert. This stage is amazing. Come back to Brasil ever, here is your home. Thank you very much U2 !
Sonia_Alda - 12 April, 2011
Magnificent
No more words than these and no more are needed,indeed, also, to describe U2's Shows in Brazil... I was there on saturday night and will be on wednesday again.. So PLEASE, PLEASE, U2... play Zooropa again!
kkberbat - 12 April, 2011
April 10th is unforgettable!
Thanks for the show on Sunday in Brazil! We will never forget this night! I love U2!!! You are the best concert in my life and I saw Vertigo Tour(2007) and Pearl Jam concert(2005). AMAZING !!!! When they had played Zooroopa was a great suprise! Magnificent,Beautiful Day and Vertigo are the best moment for me! Perfect !!! Unbelievable !!!! I'm in extase!
Luciana_Aidar - 12 April, 2011
Out of Control
Out of Control - The best track ever!!!! I and my husband, Cicero, worked as a ONE volunteer and he wrote something that describe this wonderful day: "Guys, yesterday was a beutiful day! I almost got out of control when I saw so many magnificent people moving in mysterious ways... But all was even better than the real thing, as our pride was in elevation and with us until the end of the world! I know that I still haven't found what I'm looking for, but with or wthout you, working for ONE was an amazing grace. Not even the ultraviolet rays from the burning sun or the scars on my feet (my wife told me, Cicero "get on your boots") that made that a Sunday, bloody Sunday, were enough to make me wish for a moment of surrender. And by following the north star, I know that I'll go crazy if I don't go crazy tonight in the city of bliding lights. Not Miss Sarajevo, nor Scarlet will be able to free me from this vertigo feeling, so it is better to walk on in a place called Zooropa, where the streets have no name... Oh, by the way... Does anyone remember the set list of yesterday?"
Mel_Nascimento - 12 April, 2011
Thank you very much U2 !
Thanks for the wonderful Saturday night! I waited for this moment for a long time and was one of the most intense night of my life for the past 30 years. Thank you for the respect and love shown to the Brazilian people. Long life U2 to continue moving words of love, peace and hope to the world! All my love to all of you ! ***In this picture we can see the sky opening up and the stars when the show started. Unbelievable!***
cristiana1980 - 12 April, 2011
Second Night - São Paulo
... Thank you for tonight ... the impact will last long in my life ...
bruce2012 - 12 April, 2011
april 10th !!
I´ve been to the 1998 and 2006 U2 shows here in Sao Paulo and now to 2nd 2011 night. I´m a huge Bruce Springsteen fan (18 shows between Europe, USA and Brasil)and Bruce should use the 360 stage, but without the technology. Amazing show !! On heavier songs Bono´s voice was a little lower, but still , what a great band live. U2 should(as bruce should)put more LIVE official CDS out !!! Oh, and vary the setlist a little more ,like Bruce does, if so I may have been to another night ...And try using the Lottery for the Inner Circle and Red Zone areas (make Bono ask Bruce how it works). You get a number on your hand and by 5 pm there´s a lottery and line forms - you don´t need to camp and it´s democracy (like Bono likes) !! Thanks U2, come back next tour !!! Blanco
thembellyfully - 12 April, 2011
*-*
São Paulo, April 10th :) Best night of my life,definitly. I´ve waited for like 5 years to watch them live, I´ve spend the weekend sleeping in front of Morumbi´s door, plus the chase for the goooolden U2 tickets... Teel ya what.. IT - WAS - WORTH - IT . :DDDDDDD I saw my beautiful briliant special band rigt in front of me.. Inner circlee its what it issssss \o/ Me, and I believe the rest of those who where there, felt like in a club with the best band in the world playing around us *-* It was MAAAGICAL :) I only hope to be alive to see this again, on some other U2 tour that´s for come, in the future, and wish happiness and everything that´s beeeest in the world for Bono, Edge, Adam and Larry and their families (: They rock! I love U2, there is no doubt! HAUASHDUDHUAHA ♥
Luiz_Campos - 12 April, 2011
speechless
Outstanding, amazing, unforgetable in all ways! In the words of a local newspaper: flawless! It was certainly the most wonderful spectacle ever! Thanks U2, hope to see you again soon in Brazil!
- 12 April, 2011
my best memories
U2 really took us to another planet: a planet of joy and love! This is really a spaceshiip that came from out here to bring us back to love and peace!
masseno - 12 April, 2011
10/04/2011 - Perfect Day - Sunday Beauti
Sunday wonderful Sunday in sao paulo! perfect day at the sound of U2. unforgettable !!!!!!!!!!!!!!
- 12 April, 2011
U2 360° Sçao Paulo 10/04/2011
I'm a lucky girl! You know... when everybody saw me with a u2 tshirt, they said me. "Where are you going?" And I said: I'm going to morumbi see U2. I wished scream this for everybody hear... I'M GOING TO SEE U2!!! My cousin and I had an unforgettable night! It was wonderful! I loved each second of the show. We love you! Come back soon to Brazil! Thank you for each word you said for us on Morumbi, this mean so much for us. U2 360° The best show of my life!
GabrielBazzi - 12 April, 2011
Zooropa for eternity
This moment will be always on my mind! Since 1993 and they played here in São Paulo. Magnificent!!! Thanx U2 for everything in my life.
blcbrasil - 12 April, 2011
Hands down the best live music concert E
I love live concerts and had the opportunity to see the likes of Stones, Clapton, Pink Floyd, Pearl Jam, Mr Paul MacCartney among others back in the day. I saw U2 play for the fist time in São Paulo back in 1998 at the Pop Mart tour and again in 2001 and 2005 in London at Elevation and Vertigo tour respectively. I also saw them at Live 8 performing live with Paul MacCartney on stage and that was amazing. But in the evening of April 9th, 2011U2 left me mesmerized and awestruck with their 360 tour. I had already watched their DVD Live at the Rose Bowl and knew it would be a great gig but nothing prepared me for what would become the best live concert of my entire life. I was already a huge fan of these four men but the weekend in São Paulo touched my existance forever and for that I am truly and utterly thankful.
eduardocorrea - 12 April, 2011
U2 360°
Special day in my life.
lucymendes - 12 April, 2011
Magnificent! Fantastic
Wow! I am spechless, no words to describe. Best show ever!! Bono was amazing, The Edge nailed on the guitar, and the other guys too. The claw was another great part of the show, you felt like you are in the stage with them. Thank you so much, we will never forget. Best track? Hard to pick one, I would say Elevation and One, cause the audience sing all along with Bono.
amanda_hadama - 12 April, 2011
Magnificent Sunday
April 10th, I arrived Morumbi at 6:30 am. The line was quite long already. Long day of expectation. But also, a very interesting one. I met a guy whose son is called Adam Clayton. He came all the way from Recife for the concert. There were three sisters and their father. I saw them during the show, hugging and jumping together – a real sweet family moment. I heard a husband and wife conversation. The wife asks: “Husband, what if Bono kisses me? Bono is not cheating. It’s Bono!” There was a man selling chocolate. He said it was Bono’s favourite. If you and he eat it at the same time, magic happens. And there were the volunteers of Amnesty International, One and Greenpeace, what brought so many thinking and discussion. It’s an U2 show! Well, I finally got into de inner circle. Hours later, U2 entered the stage. I couldn’t believe I was that close. The sensation was strange. I watched Popmart and Vertigo, but I was distant from the stage. It was like the virtual being materialized. And there they were – Edge very concentrated and genial; Larry always royal and handsome; Adam so full of light, kindness and sympathy with his white clothes and calm smile; and Bono … spreading beauty, enchantment, energy and divinity. Listen to the band I love playing all those songs of my heart was something very special. Bono’s voice was especially great and beautiful. Out of Control in the 360° tour. Beautiful Day joined with Blackbird. The beauty of North Star. Morumbi turned into the Milky Way during Moment of surrender. Zooropa on while the screen was breaking apart. Scarlet. One that used to be a song and became a concept. Walk on and its profound lyrics. The contagious energy of City of blinding lights. The dear Ultraviolet. The ones we’ve never get tired to listen to – With or without you, Where the streets have no name, I still haven’t found what I’m looking for. And some many others. U2 says goodbye. The stadium lights turn on. The dream is over. What can I say? I stood for an instant. I wondered how U2 tours are much more than music. It’s a rock concert, an audiovisual experience, an acting performance, dancing, poetry. Who told that art and technology are opposites? U2 mentioned many times how media manipulates people and how entertainment industry drugs us. And it’s interesting how the tools of media and entertainment are used by the band to do the contrary, to wake us up, to make us think about some many things. We are put in contact with the world’s wounds and ours. The question about if we’ve got a minute to think is like a needle in the heart. Surely, there are others moments, the moments of joy, fun, tenderness, love, enchantment, satisfaction, a sensation of communion with the universe. I know the text is very confused, full of disconnected ideas and grammar errors, and quite naïve. But, it expresses the millions of feelings and thoughts that are inside me. Take it like a pub conversation. After the show I was tired, happy and a bit melancholic. Above all I was extremely grateful for the moment I had had. I love you, guys. We all love you. There’s no reason to be insecure. True love lasts forever. You’ve got heart and soul. Big hugs and a noisy kiss on the cheek. See you on Wednesday.
Karl_b - 11 April, 2011
Out of this world.
I didn't think it was possible to cry the tears of joy I just did when I saw Zooropa played live! I can't believe they haven't played it like this before! They nailed it!!!! Bravo!
joaquimsc - 11 April, 2011
Where the streets...
My highlight is alway for Where the Streets Have No Name...the energy of this song can move and touch all the audience of Morumbi sunday night, after the rain. I was there with my wife and son. They were proud of being in front of the best musicians of the world, and their engagement with Human Rights. Come to Brazil ever !
marcelo_0774 - 11 April, 2011
Unforgetable sunday night in Sao Paulo.
The show was amazing!! Even the rain stopped to the opening and for the whole show. The most memorable moment for me was when Bono was singing Sunday Bloody Sunday just in front of the place where I was. Thank you Bono!!!
silvanademelo - 11 April, 2011
I simply love u
Please, please , please... Sing " with or without you" for me, at april 13... i'll be there.... Pleeeease... xxxxx I really love all of u... Sil
fabriciozago - 11 April, 2011
We love U2
Thanks for the show on Sunday in Brazil! We will never forget this night! We love U2!!!
scacheti - 11 April, 2011
Best night in my life!
I was in 1998 - Popmart and 2006 - Vertigo Tour and loved too much but this Tour - 360º was simply the best... Thank U all for this night!! My wife and our 2 children was there too.. simply amazing..
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