Las Vegas, USA

Venue: Sam Boyd Stadium

Setlist: Breathe, Get On Your Boots, Magnificent, Mysterious Ways, Beautiful Day – In God’s Country – Fix You, I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For – Viva Las Vegas, Stuck In A Moment, No Line On The Horizon, Elevation, In A Little While, Unknown Caller, Until the End of the World, The Unforgettable Fire, City of Blinding Lights, Vertigo – All These Things That I’ve Done, 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: The guest list is a who’s who of family, statesman, and celebrities: President Bill Clinton, Bobby Shriver, Chris Martin, Sean Penn, Paris Hilton, Edge’s mom and dad, Ali Hewson, Morleigh Steinberg and Anne Acheson, etc. (Too many to name.) Terry Lawless is shown on the videoscreen as he plays during Unknown Caller. In A Little While features a new ending, with ISS astronaut Frank DeWinne speaking the final verse (on videotape). One includes the ‘Hear us coming’ coda. The show features a number of video and other elements that are new in the last couple weeks, including fan-submitted videos during Unknown Caller.

Download: U2 – 2009-10-23 – Las Vegas 2009 (1A)
Taper: u22utoo
Position: In the Inner Circle, on the outer rail, dead centre
Lineage: CA-11 > Zoom H2 (Medium Gain) > San Disc > PC > CD Wave Editor > TLH .flac encode level 6 (align on sector boundaries – not needed) > xACT (VBR mp3)

U2 - 2009-10-23 - Las Vegas 2009 (1B)

Download: U2 – 2009-10-23 – Las Vegas 2009 (1B)
Taper: chrisedge
Location: Sec 222 Row High
Lineage: iRiver IHP-140 > Adobe Audition (Fade in/out & Levels) > CDWav (for track splitting) > FLAC Frontend (FLAC) > xACT (VBR mp3)

U2 - 2009-10-23 - Las Vegas 2009 (1C)

Download: U2 – 2009-10-23 – Las Vegas 2009 (1C) – Faith vs. Luck
Taper: Noskis
Location: Section 127, Row 2
Lineage: USB 2.0 > Adobe Audition (Normalized to 100% & fades in/out) > CD Wave (Track Splitting) > FLAC Frontend (Level 8) > xACT (VBR mp3)

U2 - 2009-10-23 - Las Vegas 2009 (1D)

Download: U2 – 2009-10-23 – Las Vegas 2009 (1D)
2 Source Audience-Matrix (u22utoo and chrisedge)
Mixer: Whatever

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