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Re: What infrequently-performed songs have you seen U2 play?
« Reply #15 on: February 24, 2017, 09:24:56 AM »
Scarlet
Zooropa
The Troubles
Ordinary Love
Volcano
Lucifer's Hands

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Re: What infrequently-performed songs have you seen U2 play?
« Reply #16 on: February 24, 2017, 12:50:35 PM »
Your Blue Room
The Unforgettable Fire
Ultra Violet
Scarlet
Zooropa
Out of Control
Lucifer's Hands
Ordinary Love

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Re: What infrequently-performed songs have you seen U2 play?
« Reply #17 on: February 24, 2017, 03:16:07 PM »
Well, I'm going to my first U2 show on June 18, so I will let you all know then! ;)

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Re: What infrequently-performed songs have you seen U2 play?
« Reply #18 on: February 24, 2017, 05:14:24 PM »
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Two Hearts Beat as One

When I saw that they played "Two Hearts" for the first time in 2015 (first time for many decades, not first time ever), I felt actual pain in my stomach.  I think it was the most jealous that I've ever been, of anyone or anything, ever!

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Re: What infrequently-performed songs have you seen U2 play?
« Reply #19 on: February 24, 2017, 06:17:56 PM »
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Re: What infrequently-performed songs have you seen U2 play?
« Reply #20 on: February 24, 2017, 06:23:12 PM »
In terms of rarities it depends on the tour - e.g. I saw 40 on the last tour but that was an expected song at my early U2 shows.  Back in the 80s the setlists were fairly standard but a  few covers were thrown in from TJT tour, so I heard Maggie’s Farm, C’mon Everybody and Springhill Mining Disaster.  In the 90s I heard Dancing Queen, Zooropa and Babyface.  In the 00’s Wake Up Dead Man, Gone and Who’s Gonna Ride Your Wild Horses. 

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Re: What infrequently-performed songs have you seen U2 play?
« Reply #21 on: February 25, 2017, 03:25:50 PM »
In terms of songs that are actually almos never played, as opposed to one or two-time set list anchors, the first two that come to mind are One Tree Hill and The Crystal Ballroom.

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Re: What infrequently-performed songs have you seen U2 play?
« Reply #22 on: February 26, 2017, 01:07:05 AM »
On the ZOOTV/Zooropa  tour I saw Babyface played which is hardly a regular in any set. I've seen Stay twice now, including on the 360 Tour as the acoustic song in place of Stuck in a Moment which was the standard number most nights in that slot. Does Zooropa count? It was a rarity for years but got plenty of airings on I&E. I saw the only (I think) All I Want Is You on the I&E tour. Hardly a rarity but it was for that tour. Looking forward to adding One Tree Hill to the list!

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Re: What infrequently-performed songs have you seen U2 play?
« Reply #23 on: February 26, 2017, 06:53:12 AM »
I saw One Tree Hill on the 360 tour, Crystal Ballroom last tour, The First Time on the Vertigo tour when it was played in its entirety for the first time, and I saw What's Going On played for the first time on the Elevation tour.

I'm still waiting to hear 40 end a show, though...hopefully on the coming tour. 

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Re: What infrequently-performed songs have you seen U2 play?
« Reply #24 on: February 26, 2017, 07:00:29 AM »
Volcano (1 time)
Wake Up Dead Man (1 time)
What's Going On (1 time)
Whiskey In The Jar (1 time)
Your Blue Room (1 time)

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Re: What infrequently-performed songs have you seen U2 play?
« Reply #25 on: February 26, 2017, 09:17:13 AM »
So Cruel on the Zoo TV Tour
Spanish Eyes/One Tree Hill on the JT Tour
The Ground Beneath Her Feet/Wild Honey on Elevation
Fast Cars on the Vertigo Tour...and a really messy version of Party Girl at Madison Sq. Garden
Seconds/Knockin' on Heaven's Door on the UF Tour

There have been others but those are the ones off the top off my head...

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Re: What infrequently-performed songs have you seen U2 play?
« Reply #26 on: February 26, 2017, 09:27:42 AM »
So Cruel
If God Will Send His Angels
Miami
The Ocean

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Re: What infrequently-performed songs have you seen U2 play?
« Reply #27 on: February 26, 2017, 09:51:56 AM »
This is a fun thread! - Thanks to u2gigs.com for the details

Crystal Ballroom (only played 2 times)
Electrical Storm (only played 3 times)
Window in the Skies (played 5 times)
The Troubles (2 times) (played 5 times)
Mercy (played 10 times)
Volcano (2 times) (played 11 times)
The Saints Are Coming (played 14 times)
Ordinary Love (played 15 times)
Fast Cars (played 16 times)
Spanish Eyes (played 17 times)


« Last Edit: February 26, 2017, 09:57:37 AM by Cstoney73 »

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Re: What infrequently-performed songs have you seen U2 play?
« Reply #28 on: February 26, 2017, 09:58:08 AM »
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This is a fun thread! - Thanks to u2gigs.com for the details

Electrical Storm (only played 3 times)
Window in the Skies (played 5 times)
The Troubles (played 5 times)
Volcano (played 11 times)


Absolute crime that none of these became at least semi-regulars in their sets.

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Re: What infrequently-performed songs have you seen U2 play?
« Reply #29 on: February 26, 2017, 02:19:57 PM »
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