2005-07-16 - Amsterdam, Netherlands - Amsterdam ArenA


Comments: Miss Sarajevo makes its Vertigo Tour debut. It had previously only been played twice before. Last performance of the full electric version of Who's Gonna Ride Your Wild Horses; all subsequent performances have been acoustic.
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songs per album

  1. How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb (8)
  2. The Joshua Tree (4)
  3. Achtung Baby (4)
  4. War (3)
  5. Boy (2)
  6. All That You Can't Leave Behind (2)
  7. Passengers (1)
  8. The Unforgettable Fire (1)

best song performances

  1. Who's Gonna Ride Your Wild Horses (9 votes)
  2. Original Of The Species (5 votes)
  3. Love And Peace Or Else (4 votes)
  4. Miss Sarajevo (4 votes)

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show attendees: 91

71 users from Netherlands:
Acrobad, Backdraft, BigGiRL, Bizzie, Coen, DutchU2Fan, Huts, Janneman71, Janus02, JeroenAFCA, Lunatick, MPDZU274, Maarten909, Malahide, Muad_zin, OneDayFly, Pasta, Patricku2fan, PiM1975, Remy, Scholekster, Steve93, TheChain67, TonyNL, TvO, U2015, U2C, U2Heerlen, WithStyle, backcorner, chiel76, cliff13, coldplayer, deejeeha, djdegreef, edbale69, emiel, erwinschot, ferrari, fv45pfap, geoffrey70, gill, gogme, harold28, il_famo, itisme, jeroenpolman, ladyhawkmoon, lucas, marco1971, martinvanderveen, mhooft, michelpas, mofoganda, one8ung, pierrecas, renebeike, robbertvadv, stevenu2, teaparty, thebelgian001, tk627, u2boy17, u2btalu2, u2joost, u2reiniertje, ver2go, wgjvvenrooij, wizardvanos, wobbel, woninck

6 from Germany:
Belgomofo, CElevate, Drunkchicken1, Laetzchen, VanHimmel, angelfish23

4 from Belgium: PatrickSilviaSanne, Thandor, bolleken, nicocoppens
3 from United Kingdom: Acrobat1954, ArtVandelay, vincey10
2 from Ireland: BYRNESI, Duq
1 from France: cyrille99
1 from Italy: valerio1975
1 from Afghanistan: ifiweregoing
1 from Canada: verheij

review by cesar_garza01

2 years ago


Good performance by the band, with minor mistakes in NYD (Bono tries to mask this saying that Edge changed the solo, but then he admits it was an accident).


Very good audience recording.
Recording: "Hours Of Fun" - 4 stars


They're Dutch, so they're amazing, singing loudly in all songs. You can hear a lot of chatting in the middle of some songs (like Miss Sarajevo), and it gets pretty annoying soon.


Dutch bootlegs are always great, and this is no exception. The setlist is great; in the European leg it usually was pretty rigid.
-- WGRYWH. This is the star of the night. Full band version, simply the best outside ZooTV.
-- The political trio LPOE-SBS-BTSS. The London bombings were still very recent and the songs sounded more relevant than ever.
-- 2nd performance ever of Miss Sarajevo (dedicated to Theo Van Gogh) and first time with Bono singing the Pavarotti part. I've heard better versions, but it was a nice surprise for the audience and they responded well.
-- One with Unchained Melody (and we can hear a guy singing it out of tune), like in the good old times.
-- Original Of The Species. Always glad to see it in the setlist.
-- The fact that they closed with 40 and not with an encore of Vertigo. Don't get me wrong, I like that song, and usually the encore was way better, but it's a waste to play it 2 times in the same show.

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