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U2 Festival Tour 1985 Leg VI
Europe

05/25/1985 Nurburgring Racecourse - Adenau/Koblenz, Germany
11 O'Clock Tick Tock, I Will Follow, Seconds, MLK, The Unforgettable Fire, Wire / Give Me Some Truth (snippet), Sunday Bloody Sunday, The Cry / The Electric Co. / Give Peace A Chance (snippet), A Sort Of Homecoming, Bad / Ruby Tuesday (snippet) / Sympathy For The Devil (snippet), October, New Year's Day, Pride (In The Name Of Love), Gloria, 40 / Do They Know It's Christmas (snippet) / We Are The World (snippet)

05/26/1985 Neckarstadion - Stuttgart, Germany
11 O'Clock Tick Tock, I Will Follow, Seconds, MLK, The Unforgettable Fire, Sunday Bloody Sunday, The Cry / The Electric Co. / Send In The Clowns (snippet) / Give Peace A Chance (snippet), Bad / Ruby Tuesday (snippet) / Sympathy For The Devil (snippet) / Walk On The Wild Side (snippet) / Norwegian Wood (snippet) / You've Got To Hide Your Love Away (snippet), October, New Year's Day, Pride (In The Name Of Love)
encores: 40 / Do They Know It's Christmas (snippet) / We Are The World (snippet)
comment: Bad runs for over fifteen minutes, making it one of the longest performances ever.

05/27/1985 Freigelaende Halle Muensterland - Muenster, Germany
11 O'Clock Tick Tock, I Will Follow, Gloria, Seconds, MLK, The Unforgettable Fire, Sunday Bloody Sunday, The Cry / The Electric Co. / Wooden Heart (snippet), Bad / Ruby Tuesday (snippet) / Sympathy For The Devil (snippet) / Walk On The Wild Side (snippet), October, New Year's Day, Pride (In The Name Of Love)
encores: 40 / We Are The World (snippet)

06/01/1985 St Jakob's Stadion - Basel, Switzerland
11 O'Clock Tick Tock, I Will Follow, Seconds, Gloria, MLK, The Unforgettable Fire, Sunday Bloody Sunday, The Cry / The Electric Co. / Give Peace A Chance (snippet), Bad / Ruby Tuesday (snippet) / Sympathy For The Devil (snippet) / Satellite Of Love (snippet) / Walk On The Wild Side (snippet) / Norwegian Wood (snippet), October, New Year's Day, Pride (In The Name Of Love)
encores: 40 / Do They Know It's Christmas (snippet) / We Are The World (snippet)

06/22/1985 Milton Keynes Bowl - Milton Keynes, England
11 O'Clock Tick Tock, I Will Follow, Seconds, The Unforgettable Fire, Wire / Give Me Some Truth (snippet), Sunday Bloody Sunday, The Cry / The Electric Co. / Wooden Heart (snippet) / Amazing Grace (snippet) / Ziggy Stardust (snippet), A Sort Of Homecoming, Rain / A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall (snippet), Bad / Ruby Tuesday (snippet) / Sympathy For The Devil (snippet), October, New Year's Day, Pride (In The Name Of Love)
encores: Party Girl, Gloria, 40 / Do They Know It's Christmas (snippet) / We Are The World (snippet)
comment: 'The Longest Day' concert. Line Up: The Faith Brothers, Spear Of Destiny, Billy Bragg, The Ramones, REM, U2

06/29/1985 Croke Park - Dublin, Ireland
11 O'Clock Tick Tock, I Will Follow, Seconds, MLK, The Unforgettable Fire, Wire / Give Me Some Truth (snippet), Sunday Bloody Sunday, A Sort Of Homecoming, The Cry / The Electric Co. / Give Peace A Chance (snippet), Bad / Ruby Tuesday (snippet) / Sympathy For The Devil (snippet) / Walk On The Wild Side (snippet), October, New Year's Day, Pride (In The Name Of Love)
encores: My Hometown, Out Of Control, Gloria, 40 / Do They Know It's Christmas (snippet) / We Are The World (snippet)
comment: Only time U2 cover Bruce Springsteen's My Hometown. Out Of Control finally reappears after missing the vast bulk of the tour; it was last played on 24 September 1984.

07/06/1985 Torhout Festival - Torhout, Belgium
11 O'Clock Tick Tock, I Will Follow, Seconds, MLK, The Unforgettable Fire, Wire / Give Me Some Truth (snippet), Sunday Bloody Sunday, The Cry / The Electric Co. / Wooden Heart (snippet) / Amazing Grace (snippet), A Sort Of Homecoming, Bad / Ruby Tuesday (snippet) / Sympathy For The Devil (snippet) / Walk On The Wild Side (snippet), October, New Year's Day, Pride (In The Name Of Love)
encores: Knockin' On Heaven's Door, Gloria, 40 / Do They Know It's Christmas (snippet)
comment: Festival Line up: The Ramones, REM, Lloyd Cole and the Commotions, The Style Council, Depeche Mode, Paul Young and the Royal Family, U2, Joe Cocker. Joe Cocker was originally meant to play after Depeche Mode but instead performs after U2. During U2's set, The Edge adds an extended instrumental intro to October.

07/07/1985 Festival Grounds - Werchter, Belgium
11 O'Clock Tick Tock, I Will Follow, Seconds, Out Of Control / Get Up Stand Up (snippet), MLK, The Unforgettable Fire, Wire, Sunday Bloody Sunday, The Cry / The Electric Co. / Amazing Grace (snippet), A Sort Of Homecoming, Bad / Norwegian Wood (snippet) / Ruby Tuesday (snippet) / Sympathy For The Devil (snippet) / Walk On The Wild Side (snippet), October, New Year's Day, Pride (In The Name Of Love)
encores: Party Girl, Gloria, 40 / Do They Know It's Christmas (snippet) / We Are The World (snippet)
comment: Final performances of Seconds and Wire. The Cry, a mini-song used as The Electric Co.'s intro, is used for the last time until 28 March 2005.

07/13/1985 Wembley Stadium - London, England
Sunday Bloody Sunday, Satellite Of Love (snippet) / Bad / Ruby Tuesday (snippet) / Sympathy For The Devil (snippet) / Walk On The Wild Side (snippet)
comment: 'Live Aid' concert. U2 were scheduled to play Pride (In The Name Of Love) third but it was cut from the setlist after Bad ran extremely overtime.

08/25/1985 Lark By The Lee Festival - Cork, Ireland
11 O'Clock Tick Tock, I Will Follow, Seconds, Sunday Bloody Sunday, The Cry / The Electric Co., October, New Year's Day, Pride (In The Name Of Love), Knockin' On Heaven's Door, Party Girl, Gloria, 40
comment: U2 makes an unannounced appearence at the festival. No full recording exists of the show, but a full handwritten setlist exists. It does not include Sunday Bloody Sunday or The Cry. Brief footage from the show broadcast by RTE, however, contains a clip of Sunday Bloody Sunday and we assume it was performed before The Electric Co., which was typical of the era. We have included The Cry with The Electric Co. because it would be highly abnormal if The Cry were not played - it had opened every performance of The Electric Co. for over four years. There is one other caveat with the above setlist: the handwritten set says Southern Man, not Knockin' On Heaven's Door. The latter has been reported by numerous sources over the years, so at present we have kept it in the setlist but please note Southern Man may have been played instead. Whatever the cover was, it was performed with Freddie White, an artist who had performed before U2's set. There are also rumours U2 played Bad. If you can provide any clarification about this setlist, do not hesitate to contact us.


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