U2 has a special bond with Italy, a connection that started 30 years ago in 1985 in Milan and will continue into 2015 in Turin. A love affair with 30 years of amazing shows, special performances, new friends and enthusiastic Italian fans. In this slideshow we explore the background of this love affair and guide you through 30 years of Italian history for U2.
"The last two records were very personal, with a kind of three piece at their heart, the primary colours of rock - bass, guitars and drum. But what we’re about now is of the same order as the transition that took us from The Joshua Tree to Achtung Baby."
- Bono, September 2008
did you know
The ring Bono wears on his pinky was given to him by Larry, not Ali, and it's a fish.