East Rutherford, USA

Setlist: Breathe, Get On Your Boots, Mysterious Ways, Beautiful Day – Blackbird, No Line On The Horizon, Magnificent, Elevation, I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For – Stand By Me, Unknown Caller, Until the End of the World, Stay (Faraway, So Close), The Unforgettable Fire, City of Blinding Lights, Vertigo – It’s Only Rock and Roll, I’ll Go Crazy If I Don’t Go Crazy Tonight (Redanka Remix), Sunday Bloody Sunday, MLK, Walk On – You’ll Never Walk Alone, One, Amazing Grace, Where the Streets Have No Name, Ultraviolet, With or Without You, Moment of Surrender

Comments: Rather than four new songs at the start, U2 does two new songs, two crowd favorites, then two more new songs and two crowd favorites. It creates a great balance and keeps the energy going throughout the start of the show. Bono messes up the lyrics of Stay, leading to an extra long version of the song. One includes the ‘Hear us coming’ coda. Amazing Grace is played separately from One, with Bono even giving it a short introduction as it leads into ‘Streets.’ Bono namechecks a couple dozen people throughout the show, and announces at the end of the show that they set a new record tonight for most people ever at a Giants Stadium event. It’s the last time U2 will play this stadium, as it’s being torn down soon for a new one next door.

Download: U2 – 2009-09-24 – East Rutherford 2009 (2A)
Taper: scb
Location: Dead center, about 15 feet behind the circle
Source: DPA (B&K) 4023s > Sound Devices 722 @ 24 bit, 96khz 722 > Apple MacBook Pro > Wave Editor 1.4.6b1 (tracking, resample to 44.1khz, dither to 16 bit) > xACT 1.70 > flac > xACT (VBR mp3)

Download: U2 – 2009-09-24 – East Rutherford 2009 (2B)
Recorded by: u22utoo
Location: Dead center (one row from outer rail)
Lineage: CA-11 > Zoom H2 (Medium Gain) > San Disc > PC > Audacity (address Gain/volume issues*) CD Wave Editor > TLH .flac 6 > xACT (VBR mp3)

Download: U2 – 2009-09-24 – East Rutherford 2009 (2C)
Taper: Unknown
Lineage: Unknown

3 comments

  1. Margaret DeJesus - reply

    Awesome. It’s happily blasting on my ipod! Thanks a million again. These live recordings rock the casbah =)

  2. Joseph Ahorro - reply

    Hi Margaret, I am still waiting for the 9/23 show to be released. When it is, I’ll post it here!
    Joe

  3. Margaret DeJesus - reply

    Are you going to post the 9/23 show? Purdy please w a cherry on top? =) Your site is the best because I’m able to relive all the concerts I attend! It’s always in amazing quality too. Keep up the great work!

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