Thursday, June 23, 2011

Set List for U2 in East Lansing, Michigan (Spartan Stadium): 26 June 2011


 [source 1: setlist.fm]
[source 2, with fan reviews, and one from Detroit Free Press]
[review #2: Detroit Free Press]
[review #3: Detroit Free Press]
[review: Detroit News]
[review #2: Detroit News]

Yep; I was there, with two sons: three of 65,000 plus! It's the highest-grossing tour in rock music history (expected $700 million gross), with the biggest set ever (179 foot high "claw"). I posted a whole album of photos (27) on my Facebook page. All album titles below are linked to Wikipedia descriptive pages.

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1. Even Better Than The Real Thing [from Achtung Baby, 1991]

2. The Fly [from Achtung Baby, 1991]

3. Mysterious Ways [from Achtung Baby, 1991]

4. Until The End Of The World [from Achtung Baby, 1991]

5. I Will Follow [from Boy, 1980]

6. Get On Your Boots [from No Line on the Horizon, 2009]

7. I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For (with "The Promised Land" snippet) [from The Joshua Tree, 1987]

8. Stay (Faraway, So Close!) [from Zooropa, 1993]

9. Beautiful Day (with "Space Oddity" snippet) [from All That You Can't Leave Behind, 2000]

10. Elevation [from All That You Can't Leave Behind, 2000]

11. Pride (In The Name Of Love) [from The Unforgettable Fire, 1984]

12.Miss Sarajevo [from Original Soundtracks 1, 1995]

13. Zooropa [from Zooropa, 1993]

14. City Of Blinding Lights [from How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb, 2004]

15. Vertigo (with "TV Eye" snippet) [from How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb, 2004]

16. I'll Go Crazy If I Don't Go Crazy Tonight (Remix Version, with "Discotheque", "Life During Wartime" and "Psycho Killer" snippets) [from No Line on the Horizon, 2009, and Pop, 1997; last two are Talking Heads songs]

17. Sunday Bloody Sunday [from War, 1983]

18. Scarlet [from October, 1981]

19. Walk On (with "You'll Never Walk Alone" snippet) [from All That You Can't Leave Behind, 2000]

Encore:

20. One [from Achtung Baby, 1991]

21. Where The Streets Have No Name (with "Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow" snippet) [from The Joshua Tree, 1987]

Encore 2:

22. Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me [from Batman Forever soundtrack, 1995]

23. With Or Without You [from The Joshua Tree, 1987]

24. Moment of Surrender (with "Jungleland" snippet) [from No Line on the Horizon, 2009]

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