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.
"We thought: let's actually write songs. We wanted the record to be less vague, open-ended, atmospheric and impressionistic. To make it more straightforward, focused and concise."
- The Edge, on the band's approach to The Joshua Tree
did you know
Larry Mullen, Jr. plays bass on the opening of Zooropa.