Torino, Italia

Venue: Olympic Stadium

Setlist: Return of the Stingray Guitar, Beautiful Day, Magnificent, Get On Your Boots, Mysterious Ways – My Sweet Lord, Happy Birthday, I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For, North Star, Glastonbury, Elevation, In A Little While, Miss Sarajevo, Until the End of the World, The Unforgettable Fire, City of Blinding Lights, Vertigo, Discotheque – I’ll Go Crazy If I Don’t Go Crazy Tonight (remix), Sunday Bloody Sunday, MLK, Walk On – You’ll Never Walk Alone, One, Amazing Grace – Where the Streets Have No Name, Hold Me Thrill Me Kiss Me Kill Me, With or Without You, Moment of Surrender

Comments: After the Space Oddity intro music, U2 plays a two-minute rock riff called ‘Return of the Stingray Guitar’ to start the show. Still with the house lights on, Beautiful Day is the first traditional song played. Bono sings Happy Birthday for Edge, who’ll be 49 in two days, during band introductions. Bono and Edge debut a new acoustic song called North Star, followed immediately by a much louder new tune called Glastonbury. Bono sings a bit of Discotheque at the start of the Crazy remix. ‘Hold Me, Thrill Me’ is played for the first time since March 21, 1998, at the last show of the PopMart Tour. Two months removed from back surgery, Bono appears to go through the show full bore, and with no problems.

Download: U2 – 2010-08-06 – Torino 2010 (1A)
Taper: Romeo
Lineage: Neumann km140 > Denecke PS-2 > Marantz PMD661 (16 bit – 44.1 KHz) > Cool Edit > CD Wave > xACT (VBR mp3)

Download: U2 – 2010-08-06- Torino 2010 (1B)
Taper : bedoc
Material : SP-CMC-4 > SP-SPSB-1 Battery Box @107HZ > Olympus LS-10 (24/96)
Position : Curva Sud 3 Anello
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)

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