In the afternoon the band soundchecks Pride, Streets, All I Want is You, Mercy and Desire. The concert is sold out and there are a lot of people around the stadium still looking for tickets. The weather is good… a dry show for a change. As per usual in Paris, entry to the stadium is chaotic. Gates fail to open simultaneously and according to some reports some people get hurt. Inside the stadium it’s not much better – the GA area is too full.
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File under “We have the technology”. Pretty cool fan-created multicam mix video of Breathe as performed by U2 at Stade de France in Paris.
Only 20 years young, U2 are re-releasing The Joshua Tree to celebrate its birthday:
Though the always-exciting format details are still trickling in, we know this: new liner notes abound, and the CD/DVD combo contains five portfolio prints, whatever that might mean. The DVD supposedly sports both film from a July 1987 show at Paris’ Hippodrome and the documentary Outside It’s America, but, again, that’s tentative.
It’s set for release November 20th.