This film documents the 1987 North American tour of the great rock band, U2. Fresh with their success of their best selling album, The Joshua Tree, the band plays monster gigs. Along the way, the band takes the opportunity in indulge in some special musical activities like playing with BB King and performing "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking" with a famous church choir. All the while, concert footage of the band's biggest hits on tour is featured while Bono speaks his mind on the problems of his homeland. Written by
Kenneth Chisholm (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Did You Know?
Bono was advised to cut his "fuck the revolution" speech during the instrumental to "Sunday Bloody Sunday" from the film, as it was claimed that IRA paramilitaries had added Bono to their hit-lists. The outburst, in response to the Enniskillen bombing that killed eleven people and wounded many more, stayed in the film anyway. See more
[Talking about going to Graceland and seeing Elvis' house
When I got there I enjoyed it and all but seeing the grave and the eternal flame and all that, it seemed very distant. I wish he hadn't been buried in the, um, in the back yard, I really wish he'd been buried somewhere where I couldn't have gone, I would have felt better, you know.
I don't know why, you know, it's just one of those things.
Referenced in State of Grace
Silver And Gold
Recorded live at McNichols Arena Denver CO See more