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Copenhagen Live Thread #U2eiTour

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6 hours ago, yardie said:

Great to see those 3 new additions to the set list. Hope they stay in there for the rest of the tour!! 

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6 hours ago, Rich T. said:

Very gladly!   I had given up on them.  The little break since Madrid seems to have worked wonders.   I just listened to these three songs on YouTube, and they were full-on versions, not wimpified acoustic versions.  

I'd have to say that, out of nowhere, Copenhagen Night Two is the highlight of the tour to this point!

 

Let's see what happens in Hamburg now.

 

Yes - the new additions were very welcome and they did sound great! I'm glad that "Gloria" came back too.

However, in a detached and more objective analysis, they did come at a cost. I think I can speak for most (perhaps almost all(?)) that losing the "The Ocean/Iris/Cedarwood Road" section of the customary setlist for the three that were played instead was a real plus for this show; however, both SBS and UTEOTW were cut in addition - that (IMHO) mutes the exchange a bit. We're gaining three songs to lose five. Full marks for the three songs that were played, but that first intermission came awfully quickly...

I'm a bit curious to see how this show informs shows going forward - is this the new master setlist? Is this set version alternating with the more established one? Are most of the rules thrown out for the first portion of the show now (post-IWF, that is)? I am intrigued.

I was going to listen to the rest of the tour anyway, but now I/we have even more incentive! B)

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10 hours ago, Max Tsukino said:

U2 eXPERIENCE + INNOCENCE TOUR 2018

September 30, 2018    Copenhagen, DK    Royal Arena

#U2eiTour #LiveThreads #Copenhagen #U2 #womenoftheworldtakeover

  1. The Blackout
  2. Lights of Home
  3. I Will Follow
  4. Gloria
  5. Beautiful Day
  6. The Unforgettable Fire
  7. Stay (Faraway, So Close)
  8. Who's Gonna Ride Your Wild Horses

    iNTERMISSION: Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me
     
  9. Elevation (Influx Mix)
  10. Vertigo / Rebel Rebel (snippet)
  11. Even Better Than The Real Thing
  12. Acrobat
  13. You're The Best Thing About Me
  14. Summer of Love
  15. Pride (In the Name of Love)
  16. Get Out Of Your Own Way
  17. New Year's Day
  18. City of Blinding Lights

    iNTERMISSION: #womenoftheworldtakeover
     
  19. One
  20. Love is Bigger Than Anything in its Way
  21. 13 (There is a Light)

Sources: mixlr.com/doris286 | mixlr.com/u2gigs | Several Periscope Streams | http://u2gigs.com

:Bananaphisto:a change in the setlist! 

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These awesome setlist PLEASE for Hamburg 1 or 2.  ?

And now, congratulation at Joe O'Herlihy - 40 years the sound-guru of U2! ?

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They did Stay in the barricage. ??

 

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I'm trying to figure out how the new songs fit in with or change the narrative of IE/EI as one cohesive piece of work.   Time will tell if they keep these new songs in the setlist.  I can only guess and my guess is they do not. I'd love to hear them all live.  Iris/Cedarwood Road and UTEOTW were key parts of the show. No matter what they do, it gives one thing yet takes another.  Dmway's above post makes good points.  

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1 hour ago, Manohlive said:

I'm trying to figure out how the new songs fit in with or change the narrative of IE/EI as one cohesive piece of work.   Time will tell if they keep these new songs in the setlist.  I can only guess and my guess is they do not. I'd love to hear them all live.  Iris/Cedarwood Road and UTEOTW were key parts of the show. No matter what they do, it gives one thing yet takes another.  Dmway's above post makes good points.  

I'm torn because I loved those three they added, but also I love Iris/Cedarwood - the two best tracks from SOI in my eyes. 

When I heard they were rehearsing Stay and The Unforgettable Fire my immediate thoughts were: 1. YAY! 2. Stay could go in the Experience half, during the post-MacPhisto segment (Best Thing/Summer of Love). 3. The Unforgettable Fire could alternate with New Year's Day as the EU flag song. If they did that we wouldn't have to lose Iris or Cedarwood Road. 

I'd love Wild Horses as a way to kick off the encore (as it did on night 1 in Tulsa exactly five months ago today!), either before or instead of One. That's the U2 song I never thought I'd love to hear live until this tour started. 

I can take or leave Gloria - it's a great song, but having already heard it on I&E three years ago I'd rather have Red Flag Day or All Because of You. 

Still, tonight was fantastic and I'm immensely jealous of everyone who was there!

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On 9/30/2018 at 5:05 PM, bigwave said:

look forward to hearing your reviews - flag flashmob looked amazing, well organised

The flags in the crowd were totally awesome! 

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