1987-04-29 - Rosemont, Illinois - Rosemont Horizon


setlist

Comments: This show has been immortalised in the famous bootleg Rock's Hottest Ticket, titled after a Time magazine headline about U2 from earlier in 1987. This is one of the most popular unofficial U2 releases.
Setlist and comment provided by U2gigs.com.

songs per album

  1. The Joshua Tree (9)
  2. The Unforgettable Fire (4)
  3. War (3)
  4. October (2)
  5. Boy (1)
  6. Other songs (1)

best song performances

  1. With Or Without You (8 votes)
  2. Exit (5 votes)
  3. I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For (5 votes)
  4. Mothers Of The Disappeared (5 votes)
  5. Bad (4 votes)

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show attendees: 9

danesgirl
Illinois
heyrocker
Sweden
tmricci
Wisconsin
4 users from Illinois: MLKMWS, brightonpark, danesgirl, raynman009
1 from Poland: Drzewaszewski
1 from Sweden: heyrocker
1 from Connecticut: numda01
1 from Wisconsin: tmricci
1 from Florida: TDarby719

review by gogme

4 hours ago

Performance

Strange that this show is recognized as an 'iconic' Joshua Tree Tour show. Some songs are performed badly. Bullet for instance is out of sync somehow, like Bono is on a different BPM as other band members.

Sound

This part is only rated, not commented on
Recording: "Rock's Hottest Ticket" - 5 stars

Audience

Nothing beats the European crowds during this tour. In those days the American arena's had chairs on the floor...

Overall

U2 played a lot of shows during the Joshua Tree Tour that were much more 'iconic' as this one was.

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Welcome to our audio page, on this page you can download lossy (MP3) and sometimes even the lossless (mostly FLAC) audio recordings (also known as bootlegs) of this show. The available recordings are sorted on the type of recording and the quality of the recording.

  • Recordings available: 2
  • Show downloads: 4182

shirts of innocence

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"Rock's Hottest Ticket"

  • Origins: CD Silver
  • Credits: Octopus (Silver Manufacturer)
  • Lineage: Original silver CDs > EAC (secure mode) > WAV > mkwACT (0.97beta) > SHN > mp3
  • Quality based on reviews:
  • Downloads: 391
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Audio / MP3

Bit rate: 192, bit depth: 16, sample rate: 44100, channels: 2
Download via Mega.co.nz
Audio samples

Audience microphone

  • Origins: Audience microphone
  • Equipment: AKG C460B (Microphone)
  • Lineage: Akg 460 B W/uls 61 Capsule > Wm-d5
  • Quality based on reviews:
  • Downloads: 3372

Audio / MP3

Bit depth: 16, sample rate: 44100, channels: 2
Download via Mediafire.com
Audio samples

Welcome to our photo page, on this page you can view and download high resolution and high quality photos of this show. No low resolution or low quality photos are accepted, you only see the very best of the best. Of course you can also upload your own high resolution and high quality photos easily.

  1. Edge, Bono and Adam