Tag Archives: Beautiful Day

U2: Poem Before Beautiful Day in Edmonton

As has become a tradition now on this leg of the tour, Bono pulls a woman (or two or three!) from the audience and they read a poem or lyrics before Beautiful Day is played. This night was Neil Young’s … Continue reading

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U2: Poem read before Beautiful Day in Salt Lake City

This poem was read by the 3 sisters at the Salt Lake City show last night. The poem is called Utah and is by Minnie Hardy. Here’s the poem: Utah I’m glad to be here where the mountains rise Dazzling … Continue reading

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U2: Poem Read Before Beautiful Day in Denver

Last night in Denver, U2 (actually Bono, with a female fan), just before Beautiful Day, recited a poem. I spent some time deciphering the words and finally tracked it down. It is called The Garden by Susie Kerin (1870-1952), who … Continue reading

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U2: Melbourne Australia II Videos

I will update this through the day… U2 Concert or shopping mall? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ollMLD2sh7U U2 Walking out: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ZEdAnm5E2o Great clip of Stingray Guitar: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sYQ5NJdHZik Clip of Beautiful Day: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O0wc5oR7K48 I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NbEhqe1Q_tM Clip of Until … Continue reading

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U2: Melbourne Australia I Videos

I will update this as I find things today. I’m hoping to get Mercy, Bad and Scarlet at least! Bad: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qAQf8vzRwgI Scarlet: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=laobWWr7lNw Mercy: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wflSgpwYYnw Stingray Guitar/Beautiful Day: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y01f2dOwK1Y Where The Streets Have No Name: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oEU9XV4W9wk With Or Without You: … Continue reading

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U2: Rome Italy Videos

Many thanks to u2gigs for their endless, stellr work on these videos.. Bad/All I Want Is You: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kip6HM9AzGM Mercy: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yF0bbA3l1GM Hold Me Thrill Me Kiss Me Kill Me: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KYu5chrEUko Get On Your Boots: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6uEZAiDiGXU City of Blinding Lights: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IqJsTf_iLdY I … Continue reading

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U2: Coimbra Portugal II Videos

I’ll add videos here as I find them… Boy Falls From The Sky: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DwBJ7zLebFw With Or Without You/Moment of Surrender: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NPAzJOvY6FU Vertigo: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uWFYfm1FHJE Beautiful Day: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FoHtqYB3jas Elevation: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8bMFc-YXKps The Return of the Stingray Guitar: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hJLinvfFr6k

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U2: Seville Spain Videos

I will add what I can as I find them. u2gigs is off for this and the next two shows. Until The End of The World: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8aU1G9gFIhU Return of the Stingray Guitar/Beautiful Day: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w-G1L0Radi0 A second video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=js8yIPC7smk With Or … Continue reading

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U2: Full video Stingray Guitar

This was the intro piece we weren’t sure was a new song or not. Apparently it is and perhaps the first full U2 instrumental in years. Video includes Space Oddity and Beautiful Day.

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New 360 Opening for U2 – part of another new song?

Check out this video courtesy of u2place.com: What do you think? That middle section between Space Oddity and the start of Beautiful Day is intriguing. The crap sound doesn’t help so I can’t wait for some better sound and video … Continue reading

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