Distorted Space sounds, powerful guitar sound in the boiler of the AWD-Arena, mega-impact of the world stars U2 before 57 000 fans sold out!
“Beautiful Day” - and what a beautiful day!
Front man Bono is dancing on the outer ring of the gigantic spaceship stage: with typical cool sunglasses, black leather outfit. Fog, light explosion, hit fireworks. Crazy good, these Irishmen. Your superheated “360” show brings the stadium quickly to a boil. U2 rock Hannover!
And in the middle: President Christian Wulff (51, white shirt with no tie) and First Lady Bettina (36, black pantsuit know). Insider, Bettina Wulff is that for years a big fan of Bono - for his music, but also because of its commitment to Human rights and the environment. Wulff: “That’s why I have given her the inside cards for Christmas.” Half an hour before the show gave it a meeting behind the stage.
Wulff, “Bono is an impressive personality, credibility and a great model to make the responsibility of African popular!”
It was long uncertain whether Wulff after the rise in the Bellevue Palace are actually for the U2 concert. Security concerns! Compromise: Only rocked the presidential couple with the interior. Then when it got dark, brought bodyguards for security reasons the other two for a place.
Iconic pieces of three decades, thundered from the speakers: “New Year’s Day,” “Where The Streets Have No Name”, “Still have not found what I’m looking for”. In between songs from the new album “No Line On The Horizon” (“Magnificent”, “Got Your Boots On”).
Again and again inspired Bono with personal notes, even neighboring Maschseefest as “the festival of beer drinking mentioned outside.”
At the finale Bono recalled the late 96-hero Robert Enke, sang the mega seller “With or without you” and “One”. Soulful goosebumps-end …