[@u2.com] Aug. 6, 2010 – Olympic Stadum – Turin, Italy
Today, U2 recommences their 360 tour in Turin, Italy. On one hand, I’m excited to hear the new songs and that Bono has recovered from his back surgery well enough to tour again. On the other hand, I’m pretty gutted that I’m not going back to Europe this summer to see U2 again :( I feel like I’m missing a family reunion!
There are a couple of reasons why I had to make this decision. First (and not regrettably), a couple of my friends are getting married this summer, and I wouldn’t want to miss their special occasions, even for U2. Flying back and forth from Europe and North America was not economically feasible. Second, since I plan to see U2 in Australia and South America in the coming month, it made more sense to save my money for those concert trips as opposed to seeing U2 again in Europe, where I had seen them there 8 times during the 2005 Vertigo tour, and 10 times during last summer’s 360 European leg. Undoubtedly, I’ll once again continue to upload bootlegs of the recently played concerts and will listen with great eagerness to the new songs!