German audience surprises Bono at the end of Northstar.
U2 returns to the city where their singer’s back was Vorsprunged durch Technik. The doctors and nurses get plenty thanks, especially ‘beautiful, beguiling’ nurse Imke. During “Until the End of the World”, presumably responding to the chiming noise The Edge’s guitar was making, Bono quotes from Leonard Cohen’s beautiful “Anthem”: “Ring the bells that still can ring, forget your perfect offering, there is a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in.” Then it’s from high brow to low brow as Bono sings “Moment of Surrender” wearing an FC Bayern Munich shirt.
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