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I would be let down as a fan to know there was a big difference between two nights as one of them is going to seem better than the other to many people no matter.

 

It is still U2 playing both nights, how bad can it be?! People can always find something to complain about if they try hard enough. It used to be what acoustic song Bono and Edge played on different nights, etc. 

 

I can't imagine they are going to rehearse the whole catalog and just go on the fly like Springsteen, though, seeing that U2 tend to put on more of a show than he does as far as multimedia, moving stages, and other things. So, if there are lighting, video, and other elements linked to certain songs, in certain orders, you lose some ability to just make it up as you go.

 

I was not complaining.  I was stating how I would feel.  I don't think it's gonna be exactly like Springsteen but they might have several options, all hooked up with the video, from which they can choose and make a distinct setlist each night.  If they did acoustic one night and electric the next, I think a lot of people would be very, very upset.  Saying I would be upset was not complaining.  I'm ecstatic.

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I don't see them making a show very acoustic and the other electric. Honestly, I would be surprise if that is the case. What I can see is the setlist and the videos on the screen being different. Plus I think U2 don't want to make fans angry by having a huge disparity between the two nights. After all they only allowed 2 tickets for the most loyal fans and going alone to watch a concert is kind of depressing. I have done before but is much better when you have a family or friend next to you. 

Either way, I was able to get tickets for one night and if they come back to the USA for a second leg of the tour I will try to get another. 

There's nothing at all depressing about going to a concert by yourself.  You can't really talk to anyone during a show anyway and people who talk every time there is a quiet enough moment to (like during acoustic moments) are usually being d-bags and ruining the show for those around them.  Will be going to two nights back to back on my own and meeting some new friends during the 8 hours or more of line-up before the show!

 

Well, that's fine if you like to go alone, but I like to have people I know next to me. It's a preference thing. 

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I don't know where people are getting the idea of acoustic one night and electric the next. It must be a rumor started by one person with no basis in any kind of known fact nor even a hint that it would be the case. So I think people need to quit worrying so much about that. I doubt that they would set up this way and I've found no evidence to think it would be set up like this.

 

In any case, I don't think it makes any difference because they will release a concert DVD after the tour ends like they always do and I'm sure it will include everything that is different since they film more than one night every time and combine it all together.

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I don't know where people are getting the idea of acoustic one night and electric the next. It must be a rumor started by one person with no basis in any kind of known fact nor even a hint that it would be the case. So I think people need to quit worrying so much about that. I doubt that they would set up this way and I've found no evidence to think it would be set up like this.

 

In any case, I don't think it makes any difference because they will release a concert DVD after the tour ends like they always do and I'm sure it will include everything that is different since they film more than one night every time and combine it all together.

Whatever they do; I just hope the camera view does not change every few seconds the way the last few concert dvds have.  It would be nice to look at something for more than 3-5 seconds.  

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I was not complaining.  I was stating how I would feel.  I don't think it's gonna be exactly like Springsteen but they might have several options, all hooked up with the video, from which they can choose and make a distinct setlist each night.  If they did acoustic one night and electric the next, I think a lot of people would be very, very upset.  Saying I would be upset was not complaining.  I'm ecstatic.

 

So when you used "people" it was in a generic sense, but when I said people it only meant you?! OK... if you say so, I guess. ;-)

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I am hoping for an alternating pair of stage personas. ;)

I am too...mr "innocence" and mr "experience...and bring back Maphisto please...my adolescent (ms. innocence) self has a huge crush!

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