2001-08-21 - London, England - Earl's Court Arena


Comments: Early in the morning on the day of this show, Bono's father Bob Hewson passed away. Bono was at his dad's bedside in Dublin at the time, but still flew to London to perform. He was visibly emotional during the concert. He sang "another soul leaves the world, my old man" at the end of Beautiful Day, and dedicated Kite to his father, stating that "he's no longer ill ... he's free". On a statistical note, this show featured the last performance of 11 O'clock Tick Tock until 28 May 2015.
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songs per album

  1. All That You Can't Leave Behind (7)
  2. Achtung Baby (4)
  3. The Joshua Tree (3)
  4. War (2)
  5. Pop (2)
  6. B-sides and singles (1)
  7. Zooropa (1)
  8. The Unforgettable Fire (1)

best song performances

  1. Kite (5 votes)

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review by patou2

4 years ago


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Recording: Audience microphone - 3.5 stars


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This day Bono's father passed away. He sounds very emotional . Highlights: Kite, Gone ( excellent) 11 o clock tick tock, Wake up dead man, Stay , Mysterious ways and Bullet the blue sky ( different lyrics)

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