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

May 16th, 2018

How did the audience at large react to it though? If the crowd was lukewarm, then the band would drop it. Just like… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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sayheybrian @u2gigs The problem is that they have such a huge back catalog that there’s no way to satisfy everyone. If my fave… https://t.co/djM02AbDBJ

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m80scott @u2gigs (Please RT) HEADS UP: The parking & traffic situation at @theforum in LA is HORRENDOUS! If you do not leave… https://t.co/NSWOQFMZy1

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We finally get a song from Pop after almost 13 years, and you want to get rid of it already? twitter.com/jackandemmett/…

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So far U2 have dropped Wild Horses and Song for Someone, switched All Because of You for Gloria, added Red Flag Day… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Well so far U2 have done 30 different songs across 7 concerts. Over the same span, JT17 had 24, I+E had 32, 360 had… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Waiting for fanart of MacPhisto with Shadow Man’s hat. Maybe add in The Fly’s glasses too. Inevitable for there to be some, right?

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U2 live from Inglewood - Red Flag Day youtu.be/wLXsWTP9L3Q Video courtesy of JEMS #U2eiTour

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U2 live from Inglewood - 13 (There Is A Light) youtu.be/5azpBlYnbJA Video courtesy of JEMS #U2eiTour

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m80scott @u2gigs As of 10:25 AM PST, for tonight’s LA concert at @theforum, there are 50 - 100 Upper Bowl side stage tickets… https://t.co/nyk55xlYlP

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U2 live from Inglewood Until The End Of The World youtu.be/L5fns23KDqY Video courtesy of JEMS. #U2eiTour

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Happy to share a few videos from the first U2 Inglewood concert courtesy of JEMS. First video is Raised By Wolves… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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bethandbono Edge hovering above the mortals during Pride. #U2eiTour https://t.co/pg90tYsNsd

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U2start Two weeks after the #U2eiTour opening night in Tulsa we now have a full audio recording of the show, thanks to tape… https://t.co/FvC5YfPhAK

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@Davey2112 I liked the megaphone in Bullet in 2015, but oh god it sounds awful in a song like Pride.

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U2OughtaBeInPix OTD in 2009, the world started to get its first glimpses of the unconventional new concert stage… being built up… https://t.co/R5hrsJOZp8

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@GnoccoFritto I would join you in putting down lots of dollarydoos to see this.

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@Lunnzies @U2 My two favourite songs on Pop, so I’m definitely with you.

(Though Mofo and Please win as my live fa… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@Lunnzies @U2 Hard to believe Gone hasn’t had its due since 2001. Especially since Bono had a literal suit of light… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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A bill to prohibit Bono from using megaphones, and for related purposes. #U2eiTour

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@AustenJo Yeah the intro felt a bit funny to me too. Kinda tuned out for much of the rest of the song, was bringing the site up-to-date.

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@CBarcaQC Oooh we agree on Love Is Bigger! Mark down this historic date, haha. American Soul has some energy live i… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Here is our write-up and the full setlist for the first night of #U2eiTour in Los Angeles: u2gigs.com/article1281.ht…

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@CBarcaQC It’s been great! Kept me entertained especially post-Acrobat, when the set mostly loses me. The only song… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@CBarcaQC Haha yeah, I can claim some pretty weird songs as “our song” from past relationships too. Fadeaway by Por… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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ManuelRamirez72 Setlist LAX 1st night! @@U2 @u2gigs @u2songs @u2_mx #U2eiTour https://t.co/G2y8JMyHul

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@CBarcaQC I dunno, when Bono’s singing “I can’t live… with you”, that doesn’t seem like something he should then… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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markpeterboro U2 setlist chart after the first show in Inglewood / Los Angeles (7 gigs) #setlistgeek #U2eiTour #U2LosAngeleshttps://t.co/GDcvArth0Z

 via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 8:03 AM, May 16th, 2018  via Twitter Web Client)

That’s the end of the gig, folks. Shout-out to @sherry5160 and @stevovertigo, whose very good feeds I used tonight—thanks so much! #U2eiTour

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beatsc @u2gigs feel like I am just leaving a great sermon at church. Thanks Bono, Larry, Adam and Edge. #U2eiTour2018

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@CBarcaQC I just can’t get behind Bono mumbling his way through the verses of WOWY, shouting over Edge’s solo, or l… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@AntonioMbass Never mind Bong for Someone, it’s Boring for Someone.

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I am going to cancel down the fraction to express tonight’s final song and its setlist position:

1/2

#U2eiTour

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Bono says of the last song “for some of us it is hard to believe we are not still kids. I’m 11! … Adam’s, like, w… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@U2start Alright, I’ve bowed to reality and put it in the set. Dear database, I’m sorry we must soil you each show.

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@CBarcaQC I love to think of how Exit could lead into Acrobat, that’d be devastatingly massive.

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@CBarcaQC With or Without You hasn’t sounded good live since 1992, a few rare performances notwithstanding, so I’m… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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25. Love Is Bigger Than Anything in Its Way. #U2eiTour

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@dghickey I was thinking much the same haha

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Invisible snippet at the end of One. #U2eiTour

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@CBarcaQC Agreed! Though at least MW still sounds good when its solo is played. I wouldn’t miss One in the slightest.

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24. Women of the World (snippet) / speech (snippet) / One #U2eiTour

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Bono has come out and sung to the end of Women of the World, so we will count that as a snippet at the start of One… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@keeprockingmate Yep, he shouted out “Mexico City in the house!” and tried on a couple of words of Spanish before the count-in.

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It’s the encore break now, with Women of the World over the PA. Remember, you can be part of it:… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@CBarcaQC I’m not convinced Wild Horses is dead just yet! It missed six shows before being played a second time in 2005, for instance.

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Long list of thank-yous at the end of City of Blinding Lights tonight, as usual. Anton Corbijn and Ryan Tedder get nods tonight. #U2eiTour

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@AntonioMbass @atu2 Who can do the best 13/26 number joke (assuming the set goes as expected).

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@CBarcaQC Yeah, definitely with you that the Salesforce performance was the best. I was surprised they gave it a ru… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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23. City of Blinding Lights. #U2eiTour

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@Giuseppie82 It was definitely a genuine mistake tonight.

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@jasoneccles We’ve been calling it a snippet of Bowie’s This Is Not America, but I (Ax) wasn’t doing the coverage w… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@CBarcaQC …not sure I’ve even listened to that piano-based version, come to think of it…

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@Forestmoss @enjoytheclaw Really do wish they’d iron out the second set to remove the whiplash of that transition!

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usckevin @u2gigs Staring At The Sun https://t.co/Q46V2cfHBM

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Oh Bono. Has to apologise to Edge. Needs a second go-around at the first line of Staring at the Sun. #U2eiTour

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After The Best Thing: “that was good! I felt good!”

19. Now it’s “a song about stubbornness”, Staring at the Sun #U2eiTour

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@CBarcaQC Yep, only seven performances total, three on IE Tour. I’d like the song a whole lot more if it didn’t hav… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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18. It’s the best of things, it’s the blurst of things. #U2eiTour

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Bono is talking about his family in the transition to The Best Thing. “Eve, going into show business, that’s a worry!” #U2eiTour

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Yep, I think a lot of fans would’ve paid a lot of money for U2 to come on stage, play only Acrobat, and walk off! I… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@CBarcaQC If California isn’t done tonight or tomorrow, it’s definitely on death’s door live, huh. Wonder if it wil… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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17. Macphisto, of course, means Acrobat. #U2eiTour

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Welcome, Macphisto. He reprises the “you can’t make this shit up!” line he threw in at Las Vegas 2, and the referen… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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bethandbono Sorry, The Edge. I’M NOT SORRY! #U2eiTour https://t.co/Wcc3wgxMw1

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@CBarcaQC If anything, Wolves is sounding even better this year than it did in 2015. Not sure Bono’s quite hit the… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@CBarcaQC You’re definitely in the minority there, since I see nothing complained of more re: the IE Tour than that version of EBW!

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Bono: “What do you desire tonight, Los Angeles? A quiet night in? I don’t think so!” Like in Las Vegas, he introduc… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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16. Desire. Bono flubs the intro speech, accidentally asking “who needs experience?” rather than “who needs innocen… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Some Bowie at the end of Vertigo: snippet of The Jean Genie. #U2eiTour

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@CBarcaQC Agreed except for EBW. The neutered piano version is a snoozer; I had assumed it would survive to this to… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Dougstar00 @u2gigs Appeared on the doors first album “O show me the way to the next whiskey bar” possibly John or Robbie are at tonight’s show

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14. Elevation opens the second set. It’s Influx Mix time. #U2eiTour

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Turns out the first of the snippets in UTEOTW tonight was in fact a Kurt Weill song, which The Doors covered. twitter.com/maxtsukino/sta…

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It’s intermission time now. Until the End of the World ended with William Blake’s Hear the Voice of the Bard, which… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Until the End of the World has a snippet of The Doors’ Alabama Song: “show me the way to the next whiskey bar…” #U2eiTour

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Folks, I flubbed it in the tweet above—or didn’t flub it, in that I hadn’t missed a record after all. Details in th… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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13. Until the End of the World. Its intro is the Psalm 23 snippet that leads out of Raised By Wolves. #U2eiTour

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@bodyinasoul Hmm, wonder what that could be? Not quite Promenade or Transmission…

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12. Raised By Wolves. Mixlr just picked up somebody scream at the explosion in the intro sequence. #U2eiTour

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Wait, false alarm. Tonight is The Ocean’s seventh consecutive performance; it was done at nine straight shows from… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Sunday Bloody Sunday has a snippet of When Johnny Comes Marching Home. #U2eiTour

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@matuheve Well exactly! That’s why I’ve got to pay close attention for whether Bono slips in the snippets or not -… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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11. Sunday Bloody Sunday. #U2eiTour

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@Rodrivox I will accept Bong for Someone, but not Song for Someone.

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I’ve been so focused on Gloria working its way towards a possible post-1980s record number of consecutive shows tha… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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10. “Let’s take you on a trip down Cedarwood Road.” #U2eiTour

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@harbinger384 Yeah I’m surprised they mixed up the order a bit there. It worked fine as it was! Other parts of the… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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kironcmukherjee With U2 shows on the west coast, my goal every night is just to make it through “Iris”. The #U2eiTour rework deserv… https://t.co/VgnZKBSiug

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Here is our mainpage article with the full setlist in progress from Los Angeles night one of the #U2eiTour: u2gigs.com/article1281.ht…

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9. You probably know by now what song The Ocean segues into: it’s Iris. #U2eiTour

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Hah, always nice to pick up a shout-out from the official site. twitter.com/CBarcaQC/statu…

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8. The Ocean. No snippet at the end of Beautiful Day. #U2eiTour

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@keirdubois Nope. Only 4 performances since 1985: one in 1989 and those three in 2015. It would be a good choice indeed.

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Great, cheers! I assumed the usual snippet would be there, but don’t want to add anything without confirmation. Tha… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Beautiful Day has a shout-out: “see the world in green and blue/Gabby Giffords right in front of you”. #U2eiTour

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@keirdubois Agreed. If I were them I’d possibly have one more older song of the stature of I Will Follow - not a bi… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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7. Beautiful Day. I’m sorry, my feed buffered at just the wrong time to confirm or deny a snippet at the end of Glo… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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I agree with this. “Baby let’s get in the water, in the water…” was a great lead-in to those first notes of The O… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@thombullock Hasn’t a patch on Winter Beats if you ask me.

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I’ve gotta say, I think this is a bold start for a band in U2’s position. First six songs: 4 are from 2017 and 2 ar… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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6. Gloria! It’s still with us, huzzah! Inching closer to beating that run of six consecutive shows from 2005… #U2eiTour

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@Rodrivox U2, you lads better not chuck out Gloria entirely.

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Yes, this is the sort of thing you think about when you run a setlist website. I am entirely conscious of how ridic… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Phew, Red Flag Day means I will have at least one stat to include in our write-up. Those write-ups can be a challen… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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5. Red Flag Day! Back after missing one show! This is its third performance ever. #U2eiTour

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Did Bono sneak a little snippet (Lennon’s Mother?) in there or not? I didn’t catch every word of the speech, and he… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Bono gives Los Angeles a big shout-out during I Will Follow and tells it to be proud of its imagination. #U2eiTour

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4. Bono relives 1980: “We’re a band from the northside of Dublin, we’re called U2. This is our newest song! I Will Follow!” #U2eiTour

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So, will I Will Follow remain fourth, or will Beautiful Day return to this position? I liked IWF there, personally. #U2eiTour

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@ledhed1234 @themadirishman3 @atu2 That’s so audience members at the end looking straight down the catwalk can also… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@Rodrivox Imagine anything that’s not a speech opening the encore…!

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3. Time to take a squiz at the Lights of Home. #U2eiTour

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2. Time for an extinction event: The Blackout. #U2eiTour

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Haha yes I did notice that on the LV2 setlist. Nice sneaky one, U2. #U2eiTour twitter.com/JereVenencia13…

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1. Los Angeles Is All We Have Left #U2eiTour

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@atu2 Haha perfect! Glad to know you’re not on the wrong side of history. ;)

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ST_U2 @u2gigs I just want to hear Larry and Adam play something from Pop…

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The intro music is playing, and again it is Gallagher’s It’s A Beautiful World. Hot take: bring back Winter Beats! #U2eiTour

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bethandbono The floor is huuuuuuge at LA 1. #U2eiTour https://t.co/VOuWE2jXtt

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themadirishman3 @u2gigs @atu2 Almost ready! https://t.co/jluMaY4tm3

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U2 want you to be a part of the #womenoftheworldtakeover chorus in the #U2eiTour encore video, so if you want to be… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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If you vote Song for Someone on this poll, you’re officially wrong.

On that note, hi, this is Ax (who else on this… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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kironcmukherjee “The Goo Goo Dolls would have had the soup all figured out by now…” is a fire line, and I am still laughing at th… https://t.co/NdQ3sMGOvW

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lucas_venencia @U2start @u2gigs @atu2 not the best seat in the house but at least I’m in !!! https://t.co/8RdX6asQUH

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stevovertigo I will attempt Mixlr tonight! ???? for a great signal! mixlr.com/steve-judd @u2 @u2gigs @atu2 @atu2comSherryhttps://t.co/HxdW6xvzQ4

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U2 Stage view @theforum …. #U2eiTour #theforum #la https://t.co/2TG54Tdurz

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brotherhoodof90 @U2 show #100…what an absolutely amazing trip it’s been…Couldn’t have made it w/out my wife and some incredible… https://t.co/L8RiHAzPs2

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Very cool; interesting to see the and had considered Stay for the PopMart tour! twitter.com/MarkCDarwin/st…

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NateU2 Tonight’s vantage point will be E-Stage, Edge side “crease.” Watch for my @PeriscopeCo tonight (@nateu2).

@atu2https://t.co/gNYIps603C

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UnverifedFan Why do I feel like I have a better chance of getting selected for the @SIRIUSXM @U2 show than I did for #VerifiedFan?
@u2gigs @atu2

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I’d be happy just knowing what it is for. It’ll probably be something completely inconsequential, or a red herring… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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boopityba Bono is going through his preshow ritual of routine stretches and yodels. The Edge is noodling on his favorite six… https://t.co/YdJnPSVkZI

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Well then happy belated birthday Mr. Eno! twitter.com/RockWalkLondon…

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@CBarcaQC Cheers. Were you at the show?

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