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U2 concert screen collage containing images of Catalan independence supporters and Charlie Chaplin in ‘The Great Dictator’; Above the same collage in Madrid (@2.25)

Having announced that their current European tour would be based on standing up for “democratic European values”, the group’s concerts on the tours have opened with a powerful video collage of historical images on the theme of people power, accompanied by Charlie Chaplin’s famous pro-democracy speech from the film “The Great Dictator”.

However, the images of a huge Catalan crowd waving pro-independence estelada flags that appeared in the first concerts (above) on the tour had been chopped out before Thursday night’s show in Madrid…

U2 censor Catalan independence images from visuals for Madrid concerts (ElNacional.cat)

Thanks Ruadhan

Globalists.

Bloody globalists.

Taoiseach, Tánaiste in New York to launch bid for UN Security Council seat (RTÉ)

 

U2 – You’re The Best Thing About Me

A New U2 single released today featuring The Edge’s daughter, Sian Evans, on the cover.

The track, the first single from upcoming album Songs of Experience, received its first play on the Nicky Byrne Show with Jenny Greene, where it was introduced by longtime U2 confidant Dave Fanning.

Fight!

U2 premiere new single on 2fm (RTÉ)

Saturday’s Times ireland Edition

Joe Cluxton writes:

4 French planes did a flyover at the U2 concert with green white and orange contrails . Everyone keeps saying it was Irish Air Force. It wasn’t….

French acrobatic flyover during Saturday’s U2 concert

Irish Air Corp flyover during Bray Air Display yesterday

FLYTE!

Meanwhile…

Patrouille Tranchant

SON – Running To Stand Still

Olaf writes:

Having delivered a superb version of ‘Exit’ a few weeks ago, Susan O’Neill has recorded a second song from The Joshua Tree to coincide with U2’s Croke Park appearance.

Listen: SON Records U2’s Running To Stand Still For Hot Press (Hot Press)

Previously: Shaking The Tree

U2’s jet at Dublin Airport last week top) and Eamonn Jenkinson with the band’s plane at the airport during the original Joshua Tree tour (1987) dubbed the ‘Out Of Our Tree’ tour.

Gulp.

Kevin Jenkinson writes:

The U2 ‘Out Of Our Tree’ jet  at Dublin Airport in ’87 with my dad Eamonn…

Come a long way, in fairness.

Meanwhile…

Flyover during U@’s concert at Croke Park on Saturday

FIGHT!

Ahead of U2’s concert in Croke Park on Saturday…

A 747 crosses Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium in Louisville. Kentucky during a U2 concert last month.

Jack Jones writes:

Will the Garda helicopter fly by on the opening track as well on Saturday?