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 (email@example.com)
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
[the band is thrilled to be playing with B.B. King
If we could find somebody to play chords... I'm no good with chords. I'm horrible with chords.
Um... yeah... well, uh, the Edge can do that.
Referenced in State of Grace
Freedom For My People
Written by Sterling Magee, Bobby Robinson
and Macie Mabins
Performed by Sterling Magee (guitar/percussion/vocals) and Adam Gussov on Harmonica See more