I've been thinking about how out of character it is for U2 to look back like this... I mean come on - many on here will remember Bono's mantra on Popmart: "Kiss the future, fuck the past".
I am wondering if it's a way to allow them to fast forward a bit at on the next leg of I+E. That could be the "Experience" leg, if you will. Assuming we ever see that album, and I'm not holding my breath, lol.
So - when I+E was announced, the band originally wanted to play one night of old tunes followed by one night of newer stuff.
Now - and this is my own interpretation - that COUL