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"As a performer, I understand it takes a picture of me with the Pope or a president to get debt cancellation onto the front pages. Otherwise it's just too obscure a melody line." — Bono


U2 Concert: Aug 03, 1987 at Birmingham



Tour: Joshua Tree 2nd Leg (Europe) 
Venue: National Exhibition Centre Arena 
Location: BirminghamEngland 

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Attendance: 11,000  (Capacity: 11,000)


Opening Act(s):



Releases Represented:

  1. The Joshua Tree had 6 songs
  2. The Unforgettable Fire had 4 songs
  3. War had 3 songs
  4. Boy had 2 songs
  5. October had 2 songs
  6. Other U2 Songs had 2 songs
  7. Rattle And Hum had 1 songs

Comments: Taking the stage to Jimi Hendrix's version of the "Star Spangled Banner," U2 change the setlist around and open with "Bullet The Blue Sky." The show also marks the very first performance of "Silver And Gold."

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