Things are still in their rough state, but sounding really great. Accordingly, the narrative for the 2018 tour was reframed, using the lyric "Now you're at the other end of the telescope" from the Experience song "Love Is All We Have Left" as a guiding principle. The review criticized Bono's lyrics for their platitudes and attempts to tackle political subjects, saying, "Despite the blatant bid to sound modish and rejuvenated, U2 cannot help in certain respects but sound the same. [141] Songs of Experience was the sixth-best-selling album globally in 2017, selling 1.3 million copies.[142]. Island managing director Jon Turner said the label worked towards the album release for an estimated 18 months. [38] These issues were also addressed through the messages displayed on the video screens during the pre-show, such as "Don't shoot", "Herstory", "Refugees welcome", "Give peace a chance", "Vote", and "None of us are equal until all of us are equal". Due to the shift of global politics in a conservative direction, highlighted by the United Kingdom's Brexit referendum and the 2016 US presidential election, the band decided to delay Songs of Experience from its planned release in the fourth quarter of 2016 to reassess its tone and whether it was still communicating what they wanted it to. [11] The images were captured from the International Space Station and provided by astronaut Tim Kopra, who personally shot many of them. Para el inicio del verano de 1983 (30/05/83), Berlin apareció en uno de los tres días de conciertos del sur de California conocido como el “U.S. [37], Several political and social issues were discussed by Bono during the concerts, from racial issues to feminism. [19], Just as with the original tour, the omnidirectional nature of the production and the possibility of the band members being spread out during performances presented a challenge for the sound design. Simpson wrote, "It is not necessarily their best show... but it is certainly their most human. [43] For the European leg, "Love Is All We Have Left" and the accompanying AR segment were dropped from the opening sequence as a result of Treatment reworking the introduction video for Europe. [6], Production Resource Group (PRG), which has been involved in each U2 tour since 1992, began planning the Experience + Innocence Tour in September 2017. November 2018 hebt sich der Vorhang zum Finale: U2 beenden in Berlin ihre "eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE"-Tour nach 60 Konzerten in Amerika, Kanada und Europa mit knapp einer Million Besuchern. [17] Long-time U2 stage designer Willie Williams collaborated with Nexus Studios on the AR technology and with Treatment Studio to design the 3D avatar of Bono. Around this time, the Edge wrote a new song provisionally titled "Tightrope". "[3], Several other factors contributed to a delay. [87] In lieu of using a graphic framework or printing the album title on the cover, the designers represented the album's themes through the typography, Corbijn's photography, and the use of cyan in the packaging. [15], The AR segment of the show was viewed using the "U2 Experience" mobile app for iOS and Android devices,[16] which overlaid computer generated imagery over footage captured by a phone's camera. [122], Songs of Experience received mixed reviews. September 2014 (via, Höchstplatzierung, Gesamtwochen/​‑monate, Auszeichnung, Höchstplatzierung, Gesamtwochen, Auszeichnung, (Land/Region, Auszeichnungen, Verkäufe, Quellen), Interpreten mit den meisten verkauften Tonträgern weltweit, Interpreten mit den meisten verkauften Tonträgern in Deutschland, Template:Charttabelle/Wartung/Monatsdaten, Template:Charttabelle/Wartung/Charts inexistent, U2 (Band)/Auszeichnungen für Musikverkäufe,, „Creative Commons Attribution/Share Alike“, I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For, Even Better Than the Real Thing (Remixes), I’ll Go Crazy If I Don’t Go Crazy Tonight. Ultimately, the sound engineers hung the sound system from the venue ceilings in an oval ring, placing 12 arrays of Clair Global Cohesion CO-12 loudspeakers around the perimeter of the venue floor, each alternating between left and right channels for full stereo sound. [47][48] It accompanied a comic book–style animated video that depicted the members of U2 evolving from innocence to experience through their encounters with a shadowy figure who presented a business card for "Wormwood & Macphisto Inc. Bespoke Atonement Services". [14], U2 officially announced the Experience + Innocence Tour and its North American dates on 1 November 2017, the same day they announced the release date for Songs of Experience. U2 top Billboard dance club songs chart", "U2 Share Four Different Remixes Of Their Song 'Summer Of Love' In A New EP", "È Uscito Oggi 'Landlady', Il Nuovo Singolo Degli U2", "Album reviews: U2 - Songs of Experience, Van Morrison - Versatile, Neil Young - The Visitor, The Rolling Stones - On Air and more", "U2's 'Songs of Experience' Receives Mediocre Reviews, But Concert Ticket Album Bundle Disguises Poor Sales", "Pazz & Jop: It's Kendrick's and Cardi's World. [49], Having played their 1987 album The Joshua Tree in its entirety at each show of the prior year's Joshua Tree Tour 2017, U2 decided not to play any songs from the album on the Experience + Innocence Tour. En 1986, fueron llamados de nuevo para formar parte de una banda sonora, con lo que pasaron al ámbito más comercial con su éxito "Take My Breath Away", (número 1 en decenas de países), tema más importante de la taquillera película “Top Gun”. The discography of the Irish rock band U2 consists of 14 studio albums, one live album, three compilation albums, 67 singles, and nine extended plays (EPs). [49] He admitted later that mortality was already going to be a theme on the album before his health scare, as the subject was not often covered and he thought it was naturally suited for an album called Songs of Experience. [52] As a result of the episode, he decided to rework the album's lyrics. The band had been discussing which concert to film for the tour's video release and decided the rescheduled Berlin show would be optimal, since it would be the tour finale and in a city friendly to the band. He said that the lyrical rewrites to reflect the political climate resulted in the album being "full of references that can feel shoehorned in". "[2] When asked in 2017 about plans to continue the Innocence + Experience Tour, guitarist the Edge said, "We feel like that tour wasn't finished. [50] This segued into a performance of the 1991 song "Acrobat", which the band had never performed live prior to the tour. [31], After his time with U2 in Vancouver, Barlow was officially given the job of producer. It does not represent all shows throughout the tour.[78][79]. "[127] Terence Cawley of The Boston Globe said the album rarely deviates from the formula that U2 has followed since their 2000 album All That You Can't Leave Behind, in that it combines musical crescendos with uninsightful motivational lyrics. En el Reino Unido, "Take My Breath Away" fue relanzada dos veces: en 1988, con posición máxima en listas #52, y en 1990, con posición máxima #3. Released on 1 December 2017, it was produced by Jacknife Lee and Ryan Tedder with Steve Lillywhite, Andy Barlow, Jolyon Thomas, Brent Kutzle, Paul Epworth, Danger Mouse, and Declan Gaffney. They ultimately decided to focus it on something other than the band members and to continue the family theme from the cover of Songs of Innocence, which depicted Mullen with his son, Elvis. By his estimation, only 10 percent of his work took place in actual recording studios—most of it was done in dressing rooms, hotel rooms, and mansions. The tour made use of Ticketmaster's "Verified Fan" platform for combating ticket scalping, making U2 the first group to do so for an arena tour. The publication praised the group for being "determined not to rest on its laurels", but judged that their emphasis on newer material towards the end of the show at the expense of well-known hits was the one flaw of the concert. Produktionsland und -jahr: Datum: 29.03.2020. El último material disponible es el concierto "Terri Nunn & Berlin: All The Way In", que fue publicado para diciembre de 2009 en formato de DVD y CD, y contiene dos canciones nuevas que se anuncian formarán parte de un nuevo álbum. [29] The group continued to work on the album in their free time on the Innocence + Experience Tour. [57], The album's packaging was designed by Shaughn McGrath,[82] with the firm AMP Visual handling the album's design, art direction, and marketing.