Jul
20
2011
East Rutherford, NJ, US (New Meadowlands Stadium)
82
New Meadowlands Stadiumwith Interpol
Show Report


'Give me one more chance, and you'll be satisfied.
Give me two more chances, you won't be denied.
Well my heart is where it's always been
My head is somewhere in between
Give me one more chance, let me be your lover tonight...'


When this tour began two years ago, 'Real Thing' wasn't even in the set, now it would be strange if the show didn't open with it. But nothing surprises with this band. Thirty years ago they were playing the Fast Lane, Asbury Park - before many of the 90,000 people here tonight were even a twinkle in the eye of their parents.

'So much has changed, so much hasn't', mused Bono. One thing that hasn't is 'Out of Control',  in the set in 1981 and in the set in 2011.

'New Jersey, hot summer night, where you gonna take us?'. Jumping aboard the U2360 spaceship, you never know where you'll be taken just that you'll never come back the same.

''Where we gonna go, New York, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, New Jersey.'

The band have had some unforgettable nights in New Jersey over the years, twenty four shows in East Rutherford alone and Bono just happened to have the original set list from that Asbury Park show back in another century.

'The Ocean, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock, I Will Follow, An Cat Dubh, Into the Heart, Another Time, Another Place, The Cry, The Electric Co., Things to Make and Do, Stories for Boys, Boy-Girl, Out of Control, and the encore was A Day Without Me, 11 O'Clock Tick Tock , The Ocean  and I Will Follow.'

Of the fifty-plus tracks they've  played on this tour, 'Out of Control' is not the only one from 'Boy ' to have found its way back into the U2360 set list - 'I Will Follow' still sounds like it could have been written yesterday. It was also on the set list in a club in London in 1981 on the night that The Who's Pete Townshend took a young American singer along to meet this new band from Ireland for the first time. They became firm friends and Bruce Springsteen was here tonight, when the band  paid tribute again  to the late, great Clarence Clemons.
'We're going to say one last goodbye in the company of some of his people, this is for the E Street Band and Bruce of course...'

'At the moment of surrender
I folded to my knees
I did not notice the passers-by
And they did not notice me...'


One of the longest sets of the tour tonight, 26 songs, but 'nothing much has changed' as Bono put it before the surprise closing number. 'Four Irish boys, out of control...'

Were you at the show tonight? When were you out of control and when was your moment of surrender? Write us your own review of the show and upload your photos below.

U2360° FANCAM in East Rutherford!
82  Fan Reviews
rcastroe - 14 July, 2011
"BAD" - for a memorable show!
I just dream of listening to BAD live... it is one of my very favorites and have never had the chance...
iosubb23 - 08 July, 2011
FORTY "40" Please
in the last concerts,the band should play the song forty "40" is a good way to go saying that this tour comes the end I will sing, sing a new song I will sing, sing a new song How long to sing this song? How long to sing this song?
3020sheri - 05 July, 2011
Unknown Caller
Flying in from Florida for one more magical night with my boys. This will be my last concert of the tour and I will miss you all terribly. Would LOVE to hear Unknown Caller.
sunny13 - 05 July, 2011
NYC two years running from the UK
Im hoping this is the MOFO of all concerts...(it better be - as its concert no8), as I still had to travel to NYC last year as i couldnt cancel my tickets! But still, got the sightseeing done and this time, its time to chill and hopefully catch up with some fellow U2 fans in NYC. If youre going to be there, click on my facebook page. Be nice to know what everyone is doing! https://www.facebook.com/pages/U2-360-Tour-72011-New-Meadowlands-Stadium-NJ-NY/117997448291319 Sunny
chris42 - 25 June, 2011
The Fly
Best track will be The Fly!
Silversurfer13 - 25 June, 2011
Its about time
I have been sitting on these tickets for year and half. I hope its better then 1st leg in 09. At least we have good openers Muse and now Interpol.
kirbdog - 20 June, 2011
U2 in NJ
Heading over from Dublin. Cant wait.
rikkealber - 20 June, 2011
U2 and NY can life get any better...?
Cant wait to be back in one of my all time favorite cities and to go there because of U2 is just the icing on the cake... Now that we are in NY can you please play "Angel of Harlem"? And looking forward to U2 and the crowd making this the best experience ever as this will be my last 360 concert :-(
Missile - 23 May, 2011
Set List
It looks like we are getting pretty much the same concert from 2009. I love U2 and think they are the greatest live band ever but to have the same setlist for the most part and the exact same encores is ridiculous. Change it up!
elindio - 13 April, 2011
second time
saw them in 09 in Jersey. show was amazing...this time I'm taking the whole family including my 11 & 9 yo boys.
RonaldvanDam - 21 March, 2011
- Awesome
Just awesome !!! Saw them during 09 in three other European Cities withing 14 days. Paris / France, one time, Amsterdam / Holland, two times and Dublin / Ireland, two times. Cannot wait to see them play in the US, hopefully they have a good playlist with some songs they don't play in Europe.
UIOUSA - 17 March, 2011
MY DREAM!!!!!
I can't wait to see Bono singing and listening in life his voice, really his voice is the best that i ever had heard i LOVE this rockband and is my DREAM!!! to see this guys playing good music that just they can do it!!!... i got my tickets since nov 2009 but unfortunately the show on 2010 was suspend for Bono's injury, thx to God that he is ok 4 rock again!!!! I'LL BE THERE!!!!!!! yeahh!!!! i'm just counting the days for the show start!!!
u2search - 06 March, 2011
Anniversary in the US
I'll be celebrating my 49th birthday with my first U2 show in the US on my first trip to New York. Have seen you in Europe several times.
myblurm - 13 February, 2011
Me and my hubby 25 year anniversary
My hubby and I will be sharing our 25th wedding anniversary with U2 on July 20th WOOOOOO HOOOOOOO......
PaulValen - 27 January, 2011
From Venezuela ready to take the spacesh
More than a concert this is a whole life's dream to me... please don't wake me up 'cause I'm walking on the clouds right now. So Bono, Larry, Adam and The Edge, see you real soon... you guys are my Rockstar Super Heros!!!
hwoldhouse - 24 January, 2011
I'll be there
So, I can't wait to be out there enjoing the most incredible show. From the best band of the real world.
donal718 - 13 December, 2010
Pride
The boys from crossmaglen,Armagh followed the band to NJ last and going this year again can' t wait, just hope that Pride is in the set list, Spud will have the tri-colour out for it.
khurt - 13 November, 2010
Won't miss this.
My wife and I missed the last tour. We met in college when she lived in the room next door and wondered why the only thing she heard on my CD player was U2.
jaanakulo - 05 November, 2010
Some tears cheers!
Today I had to cancel my ticket for NY/U2. Sorrow & pain. Silver & gold? Thank You U2 for the marvellous 360 shows in Europe. From all of us to all of U... All the best for the American part!
jnspellman - 01 November, 2010
U231 4 ME!!
Managed to get U230 under my belt in Paris which also happened to be a record crowd. Unless something amazing happens in the meantime with the Lotto this will be U231 for me and my second North American gig. Really looking forward to more new songs especially Mercy but really hope they ditch that awful 'Stingray Guitar' tune which is a joke opener to an amazing show.
Eddie Anderson - 27 October, 2010
# 40
This show will be my 40th time seeing the band.My first,04.01.85.Im sure this show will be as great as all the other times I have seen this great live band !!!
NelsonPires - 06 September, 2010
From Brazil @ NY
Make this NY show the best! Y´r great leaders... Continue helping the world to understand what make sense in this life... be happy! Here in Brazil we believe that we know...
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