Playlist: Listen to every song U2 plays at Tampa's Raymond James Stadium on June 14

Nothing from 'Zooropa,' unfortunately.

click to enlarge U2 plays Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida on June 14, 2017. - Tracy May
Tracy May
U2 plays Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida on June 14, 2017.

Irish megastars U2 played to a packed, soggy Raymond James Stadium in Tampa on June 14, 2017. Cathy Salustri was there, and had this to say in her review:

This tech-heavy show brought the big guns — over 1000 screens made up a backdrop, and they didn't seem remarkable until the video kicked into high gear after the first few songs. I realized why they wanted to get a few songs in before they launched into the video for "Where the Streets Have No Name": For the first 15 minutes after the footage started playing behind them, I don't think anyone saw anything else. It wasn't any one thing that made it spectacular; it was the movement of the camera and the places the video took us...

...As for the music, well, when the Edge got going, those strings saw Jesus. It was some Frampton-style playing that hit you square in your soul. Bono played the harmonica and joked that he couldn't and hell, I wish I couldn't play it like he couldn't play it. The Salvation Army joined them on screen — a pre-filmed, horn-heavy accompaniment.

Read the rest of the review here, and listen to the songs Bono Vox & co. played below.

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Read his 2016 intro letter and disclosures from 2022 and 2021. Ray Roa started freelancing for Creative Loafing Tampa in January 2011 and was hired as music editor in August 2016. He became Editor-In-Chief in August 2019. Past work can be seen at Suburban Apologist, Tampa Bay Times, Consequence of Sound and The...
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