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Matt: Berlin / Ax: Wollongong / Matkin: Toronto / Chris: NY

The below is an off-site archive of all most tweets posted by @u2gigs ever

May 2nd, 2018

atu2 There’s @pinkadam4ever on the bass #U2eiTour twitter.com/littleVYu/stat…

 via TweetDeck (retweeted on 3:58 AM, May 6th, 2018  via TweetDeck)

At the first performance, Bono said it “was the first and probably the last time we’ll ever play that”. 191 (known)… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Hey man, All Because of You is from MY generation! =P twitter.com/daveydave999/s…

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U2 ‘When the lights go out…’  On the road, two shows down, next stop San Jose.
#U2eiTour #U2 #U2SongsOfExperience https://t.co/6XdBY4sl34

 via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 3:51 AM, May 6th, 2018  via TweetDeck)

Admit it: you guys would miss it if Ax didn’t complain about 75% of the set and Matkin wasn’t wrong all the time! #U2eiTour

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@Blest2BAwitness @GerCoyne I can think of quite a few songs I’d call worse than either of them. Red Light, Grace, E… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

 via TweetDeck in reply to Blest2BAwitness

mysteriousdays Respect Existence or
Expect Resistance
#U2eiTour #U2

 via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 6:24 PM, May 5th, 2018  via TweetDeck)

It’s unfortunate that so many misunderstood the “I believe in the third world war” line. twitter.com/initapplette/s…

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I’m genuinely amazed that Boots seems to have picked up fans in the last 9 years. Where have you all been??

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@Lunnzies @ryanvivianlive I completely fucking lost it when they did Bad instead of LAPOE at that second Auckland s… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

 via Twitter Web Client in reply to Lunnzies

@Lunnzies You and me both. It also made sense as a replacement for Invisible - from an innocence-y themed non-album… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

 via Twitter Web Client in reply to Lunnzies

@michaelflan94 This is officially the worst opinion anybody has ever tweeted at us.

 via Twitter Web Client in reply to michaelflan94

@VitaloniL No reports of it being rehearsed. Very strange.

 via Twitter Web Client in reply to VitaloniL

bethandbono The Pink Adams Family! ???????? #U2eiTour https://t.co/2grEEzdYPm

 via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 9:26 AM, May 5th, 2018  via Tweetbot for iΟS)

@mikebara33 Yeah it wasn’t much of a surprise when it finally disappeared from the setlist. Nor did anybody at the… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

 via Twitter Web Client in reply to mikebara33

U2 Love Is Bigger Than Anything In It’s Way from St. Louis youtube.com/watch?v=lLeMVF… #U2eiTour

 via Tweetbot for Mac

U2 Pride (In The Name Of Love) from St. Louis youtube.com/watch?v=lYljyu… #U2eiTour

 via Tweetbot for Mac

@coribald Earthquake-simulation effects for “SHAKE! SHAKE!”

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@themikelaszlo Miami improved out of sight live. The studio version is one of U2’s most embarrassing moments, but M… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

 via Twitter Web Client in reply to themikelaszlo

@coribald I still remember someone trolling before the Vertigo Tour with claims that A Celebration had been rehears… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

 via Twitter Web Client in reply to coribald

@Rusty_Olson I wonder how many fans in 1987 were all “what the fuck, no 11 O’clock Tick Tock, seriously?! Have they lost their minds?”

 via Twitter Web Client in reply to Rusty_Olson

@Mnnbdt @Maideneer I suppose two people have to like it. It’d get lonely otherwise.

 via Twitter Web Client in reply to Mnnbdt

Matkin, I will have no slurs against A Celebration on this account! twitter.com/u2gigs/status/…

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Worse than Get On Your Boots? Worse than A Celebration? twitter.com/welshevs75/sta…

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U2 Love Is All We Have Left from St. Louis youtube.com/watch?v=38jQW1… #U2eiTour

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Thanks to joe, Stefan, and teacheronradio for streaming on mixlr tonight. Hope you enjoyed yourselves! Goodnight fr… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Here is our write-up and the full setlist from today’s #U2eiTour show in St Louis: u2gigs.com/article1274.ht…

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RyanMcCaskill @u2gigs Wondering if Acrobat to Wild Horses to Best Thing would work. Agree sounds weird going from MacPhisto to Best Thing…

 via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 6:13 AM, May 5th, 2018  via TweetDeck)

JT_isOnline @u2gigs @Kaz_Matthew @atu2 @joe_ahorro Maybe Ally said: Bono, I want you back at 11. I don’t want you walking outs… https://t.co/WPuWKqj0F3

 via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 6:12 AM, May 5th, 2018  via TweetDeck)

@TheeEdge I’m honestly quite glad that I can’t imagine it.

 via TweetDeck in reply to TheeEdge

U2 ‘So glad that we are all still here…’ St. Louis #U2 #U2SongsOfExperience #U2eiTour #stlouis https://t.co/oHjYTIWq6W

 via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 6:10 AM, May 5th, 2018  via TweetDeck)

@atu2comSherry @Kaz_Matthew @atu2 @joe_ahorro Interesting, so they could have gone another hour if they wanted to (… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

 via TweetDeck in reply to atu2comSherry

It’s becoming too much of an issue, it’s affected multiple concerts over the last few tours. If security is that th… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Probably, but taking the innocence and bleeding straight into experience, for me would be beautiful. From the child… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@TheeEdge Oh it was, but a song about the moment you think you are about to die is hardly a happy ending to a show!

 via TweetDeck in reply to TheeEdge

@stuc2011 Yes, I’m quite curious how they will change things up there. The Pride/GOOYOW/Soul/COBL run won’t work in Europe one bit.

 via Twitter Web Client in reply to stuc2011

@Kaz_Matthew @atu2 @joe_ahorro Hard to know, depends if they had a curfew I guess.

 via TweetDeck in reply to Kaz_Matthew

A happy ending to a U2 concert seems unusual! Moment of Surrender, Wake Up Dead Man, One, Love Is Blindness, Little… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Previous encore starters over the last few years… Ultraviolet, Beautiful Day, Hold Me Thrill Me, Streets, City of… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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To me, there are two glaring absences from SOE: Little Things, as it has been played live already, and Summer of Lo… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Yep, thank you everybody! Thanks to Stefan for being able to stream some of the show for us, and thanks to the othe… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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The ending of the show is perfect theatre. The only problem, however, is that it basically rules out the band addin… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Well I guess my job for tonight is done. Over to Ax for the write-up! #U2eiTour

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By not playing it in act one U2 set up a prime opportunity to try the Song For Someone / 13 medley I’ve been advoca… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Surely 13 should lead into Streets, give the St Louis punters a JT tune after last year’s cancellation. #U2eiTour

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25. This will be the final song of the night unless something wild happens: 13 (There Is a Light). #U2eiTour

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Ax’s Hot Take #56,773: Love Is Bigger sounds the best of the SOE songs live, with The Blackout in second. #U2eiTour

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I’m all for changing up the sets night by night, but I can’t say that the changes tonight were a resounding success… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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I’ll be there so I hope so! twitter.com/KarenJPerras/s…

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@keeprockingmate But why was it applied to songs? Where did it make the jump from military to music?

 via TweetDeck in reply to keeprockingmate

24. Love Is Bigger Than Anything in Its Way. Soon as I (Ax) heard this song, I thought it’d be ideal for the encore, and so it is. #U2eiTour

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No “do you hear us coming” verse in One, just some ooh-oohs and “thank you for giving us a great life”. #U2eiTour

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I know that’s just a typo, but by God I love it. #U2eiTour twitter.com/fransis_zappa/…

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Why do we call them war horses? What is the etymology there? And why does it apply to songs? Some language question… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Just for the record, the quoted tweet is actually Matkin, not Ax! But I’m with him. Not sure WGRYWH was ideal as an… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Hockey and maple syrup!

 via TweetDeck in reply to u2gigs

Bono calls One “a prayer tonight for unity”. #U2eiTour

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It’s not a place, this country is to me the sound of hockey and politeness? twitter.com/u2gigs/status/…

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Please tell me they haven’t dropped Wild Horses after just one night. It was brilliant in Tulsa, and three slow son… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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23. Encore begins with One. Bono’s giving his usual speech and thank-yous over the intro. “Thanks again for having… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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I’d include it if it was called Canadian Soul!

 via TweetDeck in reply to u2gigs

atu2 This intermission video features Sian Evans, wearing the SoE helmet and written social justice / human rights messages. #U2eiTour

 via TweetDeck (retweeted on 5:36 AM, May 5th, 2018  via Twitter Web Client)

I’m guessing Matkin really hates American Soul because he forgot to include it in the set before COBL. ;)

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atu2comSherry To be fair, all of us who were in Tulsa for the show didn’t get a lot of sleep last night either. twitter.com/u2gigs/status/…

 via TweetDeck (retweeted on 5:34 AM, May 5th, 2018  via Twitter Web Client)

I like the song, it’s one of the better post-Pop tunes, but it’s overdone live and it shouldn’t stand in for the Streets role.

 via Twitter Web Client in reply to u2gigs

Bono thanking the crew and others: Willie Williams, Smasher, Gavin Friday. “Give it up [for the crew], they didn’t… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Whatever Ax may say, I will forever love this song. #U2eiTour twitter.com/u2gigs/status/…

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@stuc2011 Haha I’m with you on American Soul! It does seem COBL is serving as a Claytons Streets: the Streets you h… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

 via Twitter Web Client in reply to stuc2011

@connachtpa Hell, Matkin, slagging myself as a troll is that good old Kiwi self-deprecation!

 via Twitter Web Client in reply to connachtpa

@stuc2011 Nor me (Ax). No need to keep this song around.

 via Twitter Web Client in reply to stuc2011

@ChrisRisheill Yeah, I (Ax) have been much less excited about it than many other fans. You have to be a pretty hard… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

 via Twitter Web Client in reply to ChrisRisheill

22. City of Blinding Lights, probably last song of the main set. #U2eiTour

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Oh my God, I LOVE that new intro to City of Blinding Lights. They didn’t have that in Tulsa! #U2eiTour

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@Rodrivox Honestly, Weigh True Words is the only song I really rate from the second album. I rarely return to the r… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

 via Twitter Web Client in reply to Rodrivox

@connachtpa That’s not fair Ax, you yourself think you’re a troll!

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@keirdubois I envy anyone who got to hear Do You Feel Loved. That song got a raw deal live. It would still work well today.

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@atu2 Aha. We’ve got that in our database but not counted as a song for the setlist total.

 via Twitter Web Client in reply to atu2

@doverwb If I remember right, the only recording of it that exists is 31 August 1984. The performance before and on… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@atu2 Have you miscounted or have I skipped a song? I count American Soul as 21st of the night.

 via Twitter Web Client in reply to atu2

@ZooTvAle Not in the slightest, but he looks the same. In the end Shadow Man is Bono’s protection; he sheltered him… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Bono shouting through the megaphone: “stand up for America! Stand up to America!” #U2eiTour

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21. American Soul, of course, follows GOO Your Own Way. #U2eiTour

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@doverwb They’ve pulled it off before though; the first few times they played it live they did it and it worked.

 via TweetDeck in reply to doverwb

@connachtpa Oh good at least one person doesn’t think I’m a troll whenever I take live set duties on this account, hah.

 via Twitter Web Client in reply to connachtpa

@bflamel Bono wearing his influences on his sleeve eh!

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@zaharadessert @popkewitz @U2 Indeed! As it happens I’ve only just got back from a trip to Wellington two days ago…. twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

 via Twitter Web Client in reply to zaharadessert

20. GOO Your Own Way starts as the crowd chant the outro of Pride. #U2eiTour

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If I ever meet Edge, I will ask why they never play that guitar part to completion a la the studio version (about 1… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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During Pride, Bono refers to St Louis as “the heartbeat of America”. “Tonight we dream with our eyes open!” #U2eiTour

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@zaharadessert @popkewitz Ha, and I’m originally from Wellington! Well, just north of there: Raumati Beach.

 via Twitter Web Client in reply to zaharadessert

Yes, that and the Decade of Difference performance are the two seminal in my (Matkin) opinion. #U2eiTour twitter.com/MarkCDarwin/st…

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20. Pride. The intro is at least something new for this longstanding warhorse. #U2eiTour

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@Drea104 Possibly, but my gut says it needs more of an edge to work. #U2eiTour

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@MarkCDarwin @JesseBasi There are a couple of Popmart shows where they got SATS electric right and it sounds GREAT…. twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

 via Twitter Web Client in reply to MarkCDarwin

SATS sounding a bit rough tonight, Bono refers to mood as “a bad acid trip”. You might recall that the band took qu… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Did someone say Staring at the Sun? twitter.com/drmistercody/s…

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Never gonna happen. That requires too much interplay with the acoustic and electric. Good as Edge is, he can’t play… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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19. Staring at the Sun, which Bono describes as “from our psychedelic period”. Though it’s one of the less adventur… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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I dunno Ax; Shadow Man is working up to that possession/corruption before by invoking the sin of Desire. That would… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@paulwalker87 It’s the best of Simpsons references, it’s the blurst of Simpsons references.

 via Twitter Web Client in reply to paulwalker87

Swap the order of Acrobat and Desire, and Best Thing won’t seem quite so weird in its placement. #U2eiTour

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Yes. I love this version of the song, but they are missing something between it and Acrobat. #U2eiTour twitter.com/hayitscarolina…

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@hayitscarolina Like watching a car slam into a brick wall.

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@Rusty_Olson I (Ax) am totally with you there. ATYCLB is my least favourite U2 album; HTDAAB is my favourite post-Pop.

 via Twitter Web Client in reply to Rusty_Olson

It’s, uh, just a smidge weird to follow Acrobat with Blurst Thing. #U2eiTour

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Hold Me Thrill Me is the only song that comes to mind immediately. #U2eiTour twitter.com/no_end_2_love/…

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18. “Showman gives you the front row to his heart” Bono intones over the intro of You’re the Best Thing About Me. Y… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Edge is just killing it tonight! Wow! What a finish! #U2eiTour

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Sherry dropping loads of truth right here. twitter.com/atu2/status/99…

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@daveweiss68 High praise indeed from Ax.

 via TweetDeck in reply to u2gigs

@MarkCDarwin Yeah Bono definitely flubbed a line there. But, early days at least.

 via Twitter Web Client in reply to MarkCDarwin

Either that was a seamless snippet or Bono flubbed the lyrics there! #U2eiTour

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It’s great to have MacPhisto back, but his voice gets better as the speech goes on.

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@Giuseppie82 He does sing some of them. I suppose it’s quite comparable to how Scarlet was used to open Walk On in 2010-11.

 via Twitter Web Client in reply to Giuseppie82

guidominguez @u2gigs I can’t believe they are playing those hits they played on JT30 and no Songs of JT at all! It is a bold mov… https://t.co/rAEuwab5Wf

 via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 4:58 AM, May 5th, 2018  via Twitter Web Client)

17. Don’t believe what you hear? You better get excited, it really is ACROBAT. #U2eiTour

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The spirit of Macphisto is possessing Bono now. #U2eiTour

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Bono: “greed, lust, deceit - all essentials for the showman in all his forms” #U2eiTour

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lulenn_ @u2gigs He got that line from Edge (min 1:12) youtu.be/VV94j9wzU2U

 via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 4:56 AM, May 5th, 2018  via TweetDeck)

Completely missed it here! Anyone able to confirm? #U2eiTour twitter.com/atu2/status/99…

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I generally agree, but that shredding solo into Watchtower was something fucking else.

 via Twitter Web Client in reply to u2gigs

Desire has “a beat made famous by Bo Diddley” according to Bono, but I didn’t catch if there was actually a snippet… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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No way, Ax. They have too many songs in the back catalogue to bother with covers! #U2eiTour

 via TweetDeck in reply to u2gigs

If we’re reviving things from U2’s past, let’s go with Desire + shredding solo + All Along the Watchtower from Love… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Toonamette @u2gigs I LOVE that line, dare I say it’s a bit flirty?

 via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 4:53 AM, May 5th, 2018  via TweetDeck)

It may not have the sirens, but god damn that bass is straight from the Hollywood Mix and I LOVE it! #U2eiTour

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Bono asks: “Who needs innocence when experience is more fun? … Experience brings us everything we think we want…. twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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“Alright, let’s get this party started!” Bono exhorts during the outro reprise of Vertigo. No snippet tonight though! #U2eiTour

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So… theory is that mysterious wheel will come into play next? #U2eiTour

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You know you run a setlist website when: you prefer Vertigo over Elevation live because there’s a greater chance of… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@JT_isOnline Hahaha yes if anybody’s going to advocate for dropping either of them it’s gonna be me. HMTMKMKM live… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Reference to a certain man’s fixation on Mexico? “How far are we from the border?” Bono asks before Vertigo, as he did in Tulsa #U2eiTour

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@hangingoninquie I’d say this is the majority opinion among hardcore fans! Whenever it gets played we get a whole b… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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My wife will tan your hide if she catches you saying that! #U2eiTour twitter.com/hangingoninqui…

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Rusty_Olson All of this! It was a fire-breathing dragon in the encore of the Popmart show I saw in Dallas. twitter.com/u2gigs/status/…

 via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 4:46 AM, May 5th, 2018  via Twitter Web Client)

To my ears, Edge’s guitar during the “Woos” still has that little difference in it; I can only describe it as a little roll. #U2eiTour

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@DrDreHistorian @pappy90 Yes, I’m abusing my position to like this with two accounts, such is the degree of my concurrence.

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Oops, Intermission over! Time for Elevation with the Influx intro! #U2eiTour

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I idly began writing something about this thread earlier today. If enough people are interested I might post it in… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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My thoughts on using a taped Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me? PLAY THE BIG BLOODY BEAST LIVE. #U2eiTour

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Reg1385WZ Hey! WTF! All the way to St Louis & you don’t do the Wolf song? #PISSED #U2eiTour

 via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 4:37 AM, May 5th, 2018  via Twitter Web Client)

That was a Love Reign O’er Me snippet in UTEOTW unless I misheard. Psalm 23 again snippeted during the outro. #U2eiTour

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@Toonamette I (Ax) prefer SFS because it has slightly more life to it, but that’s not saying much for me!

 via Twitter Web Client in reply to Toonamette

hippycatpilates @MarkCDarwin @u2gigs Reading the setlist before hearing show #1, I was not enthusiastic. After hearing it all toge… https://t.co/qnNw3ECyzv

 via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 4:36 AM, May 5th, 2018  via Twitter Web Client)

Bono asks for the bass to be turned up during UTEOTW. “Let’s feel the bass! We feeling the bass? Stay on the bass.”… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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I’m not so sure about using the samples and explosions without Raised By Wolves. They still make sense tied to Sund… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Very long intro to it though, as they have to wait for Larry to get to his drums before really kicking the song off! #U2eiTour

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Psalm 23 snippeted over the intro of Until the End of the World. #U2eiTour

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U2 have kept the samples and explosion used as an intro to Raised By Wolves, but gone straight into Until the End o… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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INTERESTING! U2 keep the post-SBS car bomb and go directly into Until the End of the World with it instead of Raise… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@hippycatpilates Please would fit so well with the current climate too; U2 could do so much with it.

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Agreed. They dropped it for most of ZooTV because it was dull and lacked energy. When they brought it back on PopMa… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@mbergs12 I (Ax) kept accidentally forgetting to put Pride in setlists last year when I updated the database, that’… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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This is the first IE/EI Tour show to not have Song for Someone. Fair enough I say, as it seems a bit redundant to p… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@mbergs12 I only noted one song as a warhorse. Need more than 280 characters to list all of them!

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U2 have skipped Song for Someone and gone straight to Sunday Bloody Sunday (though those of you who looked at the s… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Sunday Bloody Sunday is next, with Song for Someone knocked out of the arena for tonight. #U2eiTour

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I’ll be honest, it didn’t really stand out to me at all at my two concerts in 2015. #U2eiTour twitter.com/mbergs12/statu…

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Bono puts more energy into Cedarwood tonight than in Tulsa, but it’s not quite at I+E levels just yet! #U2eiTour

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Mofo falls into the same problem that A Sort of Homecoming did last tour (yes, I went there). The casuals today don… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@coribald I can’t believe Gone hasn’t been played since 2001. It’s such an exceptional live rocker—and hardly obscu… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Cedarwood Road is absolutely my (Ax) favourite song from SOI and it works very well live, so I’m pretty pleased it’… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@guidominguez Didn’t think you were, just enjoying the conversation =)

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Worth mentioning that Iris isn’t exactly the same as on I+E. Shortened opening verse and I think the first chorus is skipped? #U2eiTour

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@Toonamette Mofo would work just as well thematically and HEAPS of people have been pleading for it.

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@PhilSounds Yeah, chucking out all the JT songs while keeping other songs played every night last year is daft.

 via Twitter Web Client in reply to PhilSounds

Toonamette @u2gigs the ocean into iris is beautiful, almost had tears in my eyes #U2eiTour

 via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 4:19 AM, May 5th, 2018  via Twitter Web Client)

I’ll raise you a mole digging in a hole. twitter.com/bijans/status/…

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@tanya_az2 Which I (Ax) finda silly statement. It’s so clearly a War-era song, especially given its genesis at a War Tour soundcheck.

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You can tell Ax is back because our Twitter feed is now full of complaints! #U2eiTour

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The Ocean serves as an extended piece for Bono to talk about his mother and introduce the next song, Iris (Hold Me Close). #U2eiTour

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@tanya_az2 Bono has said in the past that it was on the wrong album, that it is really the first song on the Joshua Tree.

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The quoted tweet is definitely Matkin. I wouldn’t even notice if they booted ABOY out. About 150 U2 songs I’d rathe… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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For the record, All Because of You is the first song from How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb not called Vertigo or Cit… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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The Ocean; All Because of You into this one works surprisingly well I think. ABOY is very underrated; the guitar is sublime. #U2eiTour

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He means with the “Maybe the time is right” and without the final verse from the album version.

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I’m not sure what you guys are talking about? It was done all last year…

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At least you’re honest about it! twitter.com/Giantandre/sta…

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(A personal favorite)

Also, multple people have contacted us about statistics regarding All Because of You, confusing it with All I Want Is You. #U2eiTour

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Ax will know for certain, but I think early performances included it every now and then. twitter.com/AntonioMbass/s…

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I (Ax) am mystified by All Because of You’s revival, to be quite frank. There are so many songs that fans have clam… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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It’s a surprising choice, but it sounds pretty damn good with that opening! twitter.com/u2gigs/status/…

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Bono does the “Maybe the time is right” lyric, but holds off on the Golden age verse. #U2eiTour

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7. All Because of You sticks around in the set after its surprise resurrection. #U2eiTour

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I (Ax) tire of some of the old warhorses. Pride, for instance, has almost never sounded better live than the studio… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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With the Shadow Man on this tour as well, they could easily slot in Exit! twitter.com/SilRigote/stat…

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Bono is introducing the band during Edge’s piano solo in New Year’s Day. #U2eiTour

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Eh, it was more menacing last year. Bring back that darkness, Adam!

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Bono again asks forgiveness for last year’s cancellation, this time over New Year’s Day’s intro: “So we came a year… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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6. TOUR DEBUT of New Year’s Day. #U2eiTour

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In that case i think it’s fairly understandable; his voice was still not really there after it basically collapsed… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Snippet of Lennon’s Mother in I Will Follow. #U2eiTour

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Lunnzies @u2gigs Looks to me like it’s a “solution” to people who don’t have the app. My first reaction was to be mad that t… https://t.co/pI1injT9tj

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“Sorry about last year!” Bono says at the start of I Will Follow. Sorry enough to give them a taste of some JT song… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Beautiful Day ends with a Many Rivers to Cross snippet. #U2eiTour

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@guidominguez Yes, the St. Peter’s String Version would have been my pick for album opener. I wonder if we should l… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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