Venue: Ataturk Stadium
Setlist: Return of the Stingray Guitar, Beautiful Day – Always Forever Now, New Year’s Day, Get On Your Boots, Magnificent, Mysterious Ways – My Sweet Lord, Elevation, Until The End Of The World, I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For, Pride, In A Little While, Miss Sarajevo, City of Blinding Lights, Vertigo, I’ll Go Crazy… (remix) – Discotheque – John I’m Only Dancing, Sunday Bloody Sunday – Get Up Stand Up, Mothers of the Disappeared, Yigidim Aslanim, 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: U2 soundchecks Mercy and Mothers Of The Disappeared in the afternoon, but only one makes an appearance during the show. Mothers is dedicated to Fehmi Tosun, who disappeared in Turkey in 1995 and is mentioned on the Pop album notes. Turkish folk singer Zulfu Livaneli comes on stage to sing it with Bono, then sings one of his own songs, Yigidim Aslanim, with Bono. (A fan also sang his own song at a U2 show on Oct. 10, 1992.) Earlier, U2’s crew joined Snow Patrol on stage for ‘Chasing Cars’ – it’s the last time Snow Patrol opens for U2 this year. U2’s first show in Turkey attracts about 50,000 fans, making it the biggest rock concert in the country’s history.
Download: U2 – 2010-09-06 – Istanbul 2010 (1A)
Position: Tribune East – Section Lower – Door N – Block 329 – Row 23
Equipment: SP-CMC-4 > SP-SPSB-1 Battery Box @107HZ > Olympus LS-10 (24/96)
Transfer: Kingston SD-HC SD6 16Go > USB 2.0 > WAV > SoundForge 9.0 (downsampling 16/44) > CD Wave Editor (tracking) > Trader’s Little Helper > FLAC (8) > xACT (VBR mp3)