U2 The Video Archives 2009-2010 VOLUME XXIV


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1. The 25th Anniversary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Concert 10/29/09: U2 perform Vertigo and Magnificent. Later U2 are joined by Bruce Springsteen and Patti Smith singing “Because the Night”? Sure, makes sense: rocker-poets finding spirituality in desire. Then Bruce and U2 exchange lead vocals on I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For.  U2 and Mick Jagger doing “Gimme Shelter,” with Fergie of the Black Eyed Peas singing the crucial female vocal part. U2 closes with Mick Jagger on “Stuck In A  Moment”

2. Hope For Haiti Now Earthquake Relief 01/15/10: Bono performs with Rihanna and Jay Z

3. Sundance Spectacle: Elvis Costello with Bono And The Edge 12/09/09: Elvis starts the show with his cover of Mysterious Ways. An in-depth interview follows with Bono and The Edge. Stuck In A Moment You Can’t Get Out Of It is performed by Bono and Edge along with Elvis Costello and his band. Interview continues with discussion about Brian Eno. Acoustic version of Stay (Faraway, So Close) with Edge on acoustic guitar. Interview continues with the discussion of Live Aid and the work since then. Two Shots Of Happy, One Shot Of Sad sung by Bono solo with a pianist. Interview continues about when Bono first met his wife Annie. Last song live is a medley of Pump It Up / Get On Your Boots performed by Bono and Edge along with Elvis Costello and his band.

4. The 2009 MTV Video Music Awards 11/05/09: One Love and Sunday Bloody Sunday featuring Jay Z LIVE

5. The Seven Ages of Rock n Roll 2007: “Stadium Rock” U2 are profiled including particular attention of how U2 used Live Aid as a platform to jump into world domination and how the Zoo TV tour followed years later and what it meant at the time.

6.  Island 50 1959-2009 05/28/09: U2 joined Senegalese artist Baaba Maal on stage tonight as part of London’s celebrations for Island 50. Baaba and Yusuf Islam (Cat Stevens) were sharing the bill at Shepherd’s Bush Empire. The band joined Baaba Maal for a version of U2’s 0ne to the surprise of the sold out crowd. Introducing U2 Baaba said, “I have a friend a brother who really takes care of everything. We share the respect of Nelson Mandela’s vision. We need people to understand. We didn’t make it yet but we are on the way. As we continue fighting poverty especially on the continent of Africa”. As Bono. The Edge, Larry and Adam joined onstage. The room was a glow with phones in the air as the crowd took pictures of this crazy moment. And then they started with a rousing chorus of One Love by Bob Marley. Baaba Maal left the stage before U2 continued with a semi acoustic version of Vertigo. Chris Blackwell is in the room looking happy with the preceedings and gets a shout out from Bono.

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