Comments: Bono and Edge perform with an eight-piece string section for a CBS television special, Sinatra 100, broadcast on 6 December 2015 in honour of what would have been Frank Sinatra's 100th birthday. This is the first performance of Two Shots of Happy since 15 September 2009 and only its third performance ever. Setlist and comment provided by U2gigs.com.
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"Bono and Edge perform with an eight-piece string section for a CBS television special, Sinatra 100, broadcast on 6 December 2015 in honour of what would have been Frank Sinatra's 100th birthday. This is the first performance of Two Shots of Happy since 15 September 2009 and only its third performance ever." (u2gigs)
"Buzzwords on this record were trashy, throwaway, dark, sexy, and industrial (all good) and earnest, polite, sweet, righteous, rockist and linear (all bad). And Berlin ... became a conceptual backdrop for the record. The Berlin of the Thirties—decadent, sexual and dark—resonating against the Berlin of the Nineties—reborn, chaotic and optimistic..."
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The song 'Angel of Harlem' is about Billie Holiday (1915-1959), a (black) jazzsinger from Harlem, New York, USA.