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U2 - 2 Sides Live album flac Performer: U2
Title: 2 Sides Live
Style: Alternative Rock
Country: US
MP3 album: 1220 mb
FLAC album: 1112 mb
Rating: 4.9
Genre: Rock

In the United States, the double-disc version of the album (The Best of 1980-1990/The B-Sides) debuted and peaked at number two on the Billboard 200 during the week of 21 November 1998 with 237,500 copies sold  . Sunday Bloody Sunday" (from U2 Live at Red Rocks: Under a Blood Red Sky). Bad" (from Rattle and Hum). Where the Streets Have No Name".

Facing creative stagnation and a backlash following their documentary/double album, Rattle and Hum (1988), U2 reinvented themselves in the 1990s through a new musical direction and public image. U2 feared that following the overt rock of the War album and tour, they were in danger of becoming another "shrill", "sloganeering arena-rock band". They were confident that fans would embrace them as successors to the Who and Led Zeppelin, but according to Bono: "something just didn't feel right. stage, allowing the audience to surround them on all sides. To accommodate the stage configuration, a large four-legged structure nicknamed "The Claw" was built above the stage, with the sound system and a cylindrical, expanding video screen on top of it. At 164 feet (50 m) tall, it was the largest stage ever constructed. The tour visited Europe and North America in 2009.

The album jettisoned their scrappy guitar rock in favor of a moody, atmospheric sonic palette - highlighted by the dreamy opening song "A Sort of Homecoming," a hymn-like poem praising the restorative power of connection and communion. Bono's impassioned vocals curl around the gauzy music, notable for its beatific Edge guitar strokes and heartbeat-patter percussion. One is not about oneness," Bono said in U2 By U2. "It's about difference. It's not the old hippie idea of 'Let's all live together. It is a much more punk rock concept. It's anti-romantic: 'We are one but not the same.

The album was released on 5 November 2002 by Island Records, except in the United States where the album was released on the Interscope label as a single-disc CD compilation. The Best of 1990–2000 & B-Sides was released on the same day with a second disc featuring 14 of the b-side singles released from 1990 to 2000 and a bonus DVD with a trailer for the album and three other segments. U2 - The Best of 1990–2000 & B-sides (2002) 2CD+Bonus DVD.

There was confusion from the start because, despite its title, Three Sides Live in its British version, as Charisma GE 2002, had four concert sides. version, which determined the title, was made up of ten live cuts recorded on-stage in Germany in 1981, with Daryl Stuermer and Chester Thompson in the group's lineup, doing the leaner, more pop-oriented repertory that constituted the group's sound.


A1 The Ocean
A2 11 O'Clock Tick Tock
A3 Touch
A4 An Cat Dubh
A5 Into The Heart
A6 The Electric Co.
A7 Things To Make And Do
B1 Stories For Boys
B2 Twilight
B3 I Will Follow
B4 Out Of Control
B5 11 O'Clock Tick Tock
B6 The Ocean


According to "U2 Collector's Guide" (K2 Publishing, 1985) this is taken from the Warner Bros. Music Show radio only promo LP known as 2 Sides Live

Originally recorded live at the Paradise Theater, Boston, MA, March 6, 1981.

This version has glued artwork to white cardboard cover (wrap around).

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
WBMS 117 U2 2 Sides Live ‎(LP, Promo) Warner Bros. Records WBMS 117 US 1981
060 U2 Live In Boston ‎(LP, Unofficial, Neg) ME Records 060 UK Unknown
none U2 USA 81 ‎(CDr, Unofficial) Handmade Records none Unknown
8020 U2 2 Sides Live ‎(LP, Unofficial, Whi) Not On Label (U2) 8020 Brazil 1992
060 U2 Live In Boston ‎(LP, Unofficial) ME Records 060 UK Unknown