U2 - DUBLIN, DEC 26, 1989

August 17, 2020 – 5:52 am

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U2
Dublin 1226 Day 1 [1989] [Moonchild Records MC045, 2CD]

Lovetown Tour Soundboard Series. Live at the Point Depot, Dublin, Ireland; December 26, 1989. Very good soundboard.

Said to be one of the best shows U2 ever played.

Thanks to jesusmahdi for sharing the show at Dime.

Notes:

The verse Bono sings at the end of One Tree Hill is completely improvised; it is not a snippet. Part of a William Wordsworth poem is read at the start of Where The Streets Have No Name in tribute to the recently deceased Irish poet Samuel Beckett. This show features the first use of God Part II as an opener - the only other time it takes this role is on January 5, 1990 in Rotterdam.

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Disc 1
Track 101. Introduction 0:21
Track 102. God Part II  3:31
Track 103. Desire 3:15
Track 104. All Along The Watchtower 4:05
Track 105. All I Want Is You 5:14
Track 106. Where The Streets Have No Name 5:41
Track 107. Gloria 4:49
Track 108. I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For 6:07
Track 109. MLK 1:43
Track 110. One Tree Hill 5:35
Track 111. Van Diemen’s Land 2:54
44 mins

Disc 2
Track 201. The Star Spangled Banner 0:33
Track 202. Bullet The Blue Sky 4:43
Track 203. Running To Stand Still 5:03
Track 204. New Year’s Day 4:44
Track 205. Pride (in The Name Of Love) 7:07
Track 206. Angel Of Harlem 4:23
Track 207. When Love Comes To Town * 4:46
Track 208. Love Rescue Me * 8:16
Track 209. With Or Withour You 5:18
Track 210. 40 4:56
50 mins

Lineup:
Paul ‘Bono Vox’ Hewson - vocals
Dave ‘The Edge’ Evans - guitar, keyboards, backing vocals, programming
Adam Clayton - bass
Larry Mullen Jr - drums
* with BB King

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  1. 8 Responses to “U2 - DUBLIN, DEC 26, 1989”

  2. This looks great! With BB King even better. Thanks BigO!

    By BigE on Aug 17, 2020

  3. “Running to Stand Still” is one of my favorite U2 songs.

    By Mark on Aug 17, 2020

  4. Thanks for posting this, bigO! Great to hear some live stuff from this period of their career!

    By Perry Maxwell on Aug 17, 2020

  5. Bono once wrote to Captain Beefheart expressing the desire to work together and write something maybe. The Captain sent him a hand written reply, that said
    “Dear Bongo, No!”

    By swappers on Aug 17, 2020

  6. Rumor has it this is a band of Big Uns

    By U L E on Aug 17, 2020

  7. With Bono being the Biggest Un

    By U L E on Aug 17, 2020

  8. I don’t have this one. Can’t wait to listen. Thank you

    By Matt on Aug 28, 2020

  9. Matt. Do u wanna cum in my drink after a listen

    By Mark on Aug 28, 2020

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