"and you can dream... so dream out loud"
-U2, Acrobat
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Location
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Mark Crossley
Dublin
message to U2
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WePoy-MJvto&t=16m19s
Catherine Rowlands
Dublin
became a fan when she was 11
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W1arElaXWTc&t=12s
Catherine Rowlands
Dublin
message to U2
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W1arElaXWTc&t=6m26s
Catherine Rowlands
Dublin
didnt get to see them play live until popmart tour she was a late comer to the concert experience
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W1arElaXWTc&t=1m0s
Paul & Niah Duffy
Dublin
returning to the joshua tree tour 30 years later is emotional this is the album that encapsles everything U2 means to him
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e7sQBDgUTHI&t=18m0s
Mark Crossley
Dublin
travels to see U2 for the feeling of belonging the fans have become like a family to him
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WePoy-MJvto&t=6m36s
Mark Crossley
Dublin
mark doesnt hear the crowd its just him and the band good explanation of the experience in santa clara consumed by the band
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WePoy-MJvto&t=4m47s
Mark Crossley
Dublin
mark wants to be up front during shows to experience that connection with the band
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WePoy-MJvto&t=4m6s
Paul & Niah Duffy
Dublin
feels brilliant to bring his daughter to a show everybody has to see this band
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e7sQBDgUTHI&t=13m38s
Mark Crossley
Dublin
pre internet it was just his local friends that he new as fans and the journey to the shows was a challenge since facebook he now has friends all around the world he stays in touch with great moments of talking about his U2 family
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WePoy-MJvto&t=9m26s
Paul & Niah Duffy
Dublin
its easier to travel to see U2 now the world is a smaller place
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e7sQBDgUTHI&t=4m38s
Paul & Niah Duffy
Dublin
message to U2
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e7sQBDgUTHI&t=21m16s
Paul & Niah Duffy
Dublin
the fear fans feel now is how long will they go on for
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e7sQBDgUTHI&t=12m41s
Paul & Niah Duffy
Dublin
sunday march 9 1987 he read in the paper U2 might be at a TV studio very close to his home so he went to check it out and met the entire band and got to spend time with them FUNNY stories he met U2 at the studio on the day The Joshua Tree was released spent all day with them Edge showed how he gets his sound stood next to bono in the mens room
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e7sQBDgUTHI&t=6m17s
Catherine Rowlands
Dublin
she pleaded with her mom when U2 came to lancaster to let her go but her mom said no
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W1arElaXWTc&t=1m19s
Catherine Rowlands
Dublin
while other girls were playing with barbie dolls she was playing under a blood red sky GREAT
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W1arElaXWTc&t=37s
Mark Crossley
Dublin
songs now are touching him deeper because of things that have happened in life over the years
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WePoy-MJvto&t=13m14s
Paul & Niah Duffy
Dublin
became a u2 fan at 17 years old when War came out
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e7sQBDgUTHI&t=10s
Paul & Niah Duffy
Dublin
he took his daughter to see the joshua tree was very emotional for him
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e7sQBDgUTHI&t=14m45s
Mark Crossley
Dublin
if you want to be happy there is a song for it if you want to be mad there is a song whatever feeling there is a song
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WePoy-MJvto&t=14m19s
Paul & Niah Duffy
Dublin
U2 have done more for Ireland then anyone
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e7sQBDgUTHI&t=2m56s
Paul & Niah Duffy
Dublin
was a special time it was the first band all his friends got into at the same time then they came to belfast and played songs that were influenced by the troubles in belfast and he knew then this was not normal band and he would be fan for life
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e7sQBDgUTHI&t=30s
Mark Crossley
Dublin
U2 and the fans are his family VERY EMOTIONAL
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WePoy-MJvto&t=15m43s
Catherine Rowlands
Dublin
gloria was the song that hooked her and has stuck with her she named her daughter gloria never saw gloria live til IE tour glascow and she went to pieces
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W1arElaXWTc&t=2m55s
Catherine Rowlands
Dublin
she had more freedom when popmart came around and was able to see the show
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W1arElaXWTc&t=2m2s
Mark Crossley
Dublin
mark fantastic people in the GA line the fan experience means more to him now then the concert means more as he gets older
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WePoy-MJvto&t=7m23s
Mark Crossley
Dublin
there is nothing else you do in life where you get that energy and feeling of family than a U2 concert its like a drug that takes you someplace else for a few hours the comedown isnt nice
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WePoy-MJvto&t=8m22s
Mark Crossley
Dublin
being up close allows you to see their faces as they react to the show too its very special a bond
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WePoy-MJvto&t=6m0s
Mark Crossley
Dublin
being back at the joshua tree in santa clara was just him and the band and he was in tears by the end
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WePoy-MJvto&t=12m50s
Catherine Rowlands
Dublin
she had a child young in life and life and responsibilities kept her from seeing U2 til Popmart
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W1arElaXWTc&t=1m47s
Catherine Rowlands
Dublin
u2s music is so powerful it hits her even when she is in a store and it comes on
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W1arElaXWTc&t=3m53s
Mark Crossley
Dublin
staying in touch thru social media has made it so that the fans seem to be closer and having a better time each tour now with the preshow gatherings and experiences in GA then sharing it on social media
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WePoy-MJvto&t=12m0s
Catherine Rowlands
Dublin
kathrine got to trade glasses with bono during a show and he took her camera and took a photo of her wearing his glasses it was an incredible moment of connection for her
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W1arElaXWTc&t=4m24s
Paul & Niah Duffy
Dublin
its great to have grown up in a house where U2 was always played its something she can share with her dad
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e7sQBDgUTHI&t=4m0s
Mark Crossley
Dublin
u2 has brought so many other facets and interests into his life
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WePoy-MJvto&t=10m56s
Paul & Niah Duffy
Dublin
joshua tree was the first album her dad introduced her to it was always being played in the car or at home
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e7sQBDgUTHI&t=3m39s
Paul & Niah Duffy
Dublin
still hears the core of U2 in the new albums and the music still connects with him but in a different way because he is older
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e7sQBDgUTHI&t=12m15s
Paul & Niah Duffy
Dublin
Paul was surprised U2 spent so much time with him at the TV studio though he says he shouldnt have been because he has always read what great guys they were with the fans that experience cemented them as part of the family they could do no wrong
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e7sQBDgUTHI&t=11m7s
Paul & Niah Duffy
Dublin
it was the music first but the way U2 addressed the issues faced by the irish was un heard of at the time
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e7sQBDgUTHI&t=1m42s
Paul & Niah Duffy
Dublin
met the band during Unforgettable fire tour briefly they took time with the fans
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e7sQBDgUTHI&t=6m2s
Paul & Niah Duffy
Dublin
has been a fan for 34 years since War album pre internet days he rode his bike into town center belfast to go to record store to find out any U2 news buy records and take them home each album was a new adventure where are we going with this next?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e7sQBDgUTHI&t=5m15s
Paul & Niah Duffy
Dublin
sharing U2 with her dad
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e7sQBDgUTHI&t=14m0s
Paul & Niah Duffy
Dublin
when you are young you look at bands as heros in a different way and they effect you in a different way but after 34 years with U2 he sees that the band portrayed an Ireland that he could buy into
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e7sQBDgUTHI&t=19m27s
Catherine Rowlands
Dublin
the fanbase is magical and at preshow parties its great to see all the people she has not seen since the last tour Theres no friends like U2 friends GREAT
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W1arElaXWTc&t=2m17s
Paul & Niah Duffy
Dublin
daughters take on being at the joshua tree
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e7sQBDgUTHI&t=16m14s
Catherine Rowlands
Dublin
discovered U2 watching the tube in england live under a blood red sky was broadcast Gloria just hit her
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W1arElaXWTc&t=21s
Karen Harrington
Dublin
the u2 community the friends you make are why we all go to see so many shows or see tribute bands even though non u2 family or friends dont get it
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X1vsTe3qXlU&t=3m43s
Scott Pattison
Dublin
the JT 30th anniversary shows make us feel nostalgic but U2 is not feeling nostalgic they are looking ahead bravely finishing the sets with a new song
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6GrDM7paFk&t=14m2s
Scott Pattison
Dublin
started listening to the albums Unforgettable fire was a huge impact on his family
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6GrDM7paFk&t=33s
Scott Pattison
Dublin
the joshua tree was a huge influence and impact made him form a band
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6GrDM7paFk&t=49s
Scott Pattison
Dublin
live aid the reaching to the crowd was a big influence on many but for him it was Larrys kick drum on the word Surrender it has had a huge impact on him musically there is something tribal about driving bass and drums Springsteen called it the chimes of heaven the whole thing is magic just magic GREAT
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6GrDM7paFk&t=2m6s
Karen Harrington
Dublin
her first time being on GA floor was emotional she cried and called her brother
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X1vsTe3qXlU&t=2m20s
Scott Pattison
Dublin
scott has a deep connection to the grand canal docks its where the band was its where they came when they made the video for Allison Stewart its where Gloria was filmed and that has deep spiritual meaning for him
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6GrDM7paFk&t=8m7s
Mark Crossley
Dublin
mark became a fan in 1984 used to go back to his dads at lunchtime with friends and listen to music U2 took over his life
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WePoy-MJvto&t=17s
Karen Harrington
Dublin
coming to dublin to see the show for her was about connecting with all their friends from around the world
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X1vsTe3qXlU&t=6m40s
Eddie Townsend
Dublin
being in dublin for a show is a dream come true trying to see all the U2 sites while he is there very excited
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HhWb0H9q3C8&t=7m39s
Scott Pattison
Dublin
they had dinner with friends from Twitter they have known online for 18 months but have only just met in person and that is a gift from U2 the internet has made community easier but it started before that with propaganda and the fan clubs and larrys sister sending things out its always been a part of U2
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6GrDM7paFk&t=13m2s
Scott Pattison
Dublin
was introduced to U2 in 1985 his first serious girlfriend was a U2 fan another friend played wide awake in America for him and he saw Live Aid and his whole musical world was blown apart
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6GrDM7paFk&t=0m0s
Eddie Townsend
Dublin
GA is unbeatable thats where the diehard fans are
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HhWb0H9q3C8&t=5m11s
Karen Harrington
Dublin
her daughter who appreciates U2 is able to experience this with her
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X1vsTe3qXlU&t=7m8s
Eddie Townsend
Dublin
U2 fans are not competitive they are supportive its like a big family
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HhWb0H9q3C8&t=6m18s
Scott Pattison
Dublin
he remembers hearing the sound of U2 most of the other music he listened to was much more polished U2 was raw
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6GrDM7paFk&t=1m15s
Scott Pattison
Dublin
The grand canal area is ground zero for U2 fans in Dublin
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6GrDM7paFk&t=9m48s
Karen Harrington
Dublin
it becomes more about the friends then the show
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X1vsTe3qXlU&t=4m9s
Eddie Townsend
Dublin
first time he saw U2 was Zoo TV tour
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HhWb0H9q3C8&t=1m56s
Scott Pattison
Dublin
bad speaks to our need to let go of stuff
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6GrDM7paFk&t=3m47s
Karen Harrington
Dublin
it goes to the concept of coexist she looks at some of her U2 friends and it doesnt matter political or cultural backgrounds its something that brings us all together
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X1vsTe3qXlU&t=4m32s
Karen Harrington
Dublin
U2 has an amazing way when they are performing of making you feel they are singing right to you
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X1vsTe3qXlU&t=3m16s
Mark Crossley
Dublin
first U2 concert was 1987 joshua tree wembley camped out overnight to get tickets took the train to london for the show made the biggest joshua tree flag for the show
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WePoy-MJvto&t=1m34s
Eddie Townsend
Dublin
Pride and Sunday bloody sunday are big songs for him they have stuck with him throughout his life
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HhWb0H9q3C8&t=4m8s
Scott Pattison
Dublin
its just 4 guys figuring out how to be in a band at every level but there is something spiritual about it that you cannot get away from
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6GrDM7paFk&t=5m49s
Karen Harrington
Dublin
she sees the people she has met because of the U2 experience and knows these are wonderful people she would have never known wtihout U2
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X1vsTe3qXlU&t=9m14s
Scott Pattison
Dublin
U2 has given us so many gifts but they have given us community as a gift because their music creates community
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6GrDM7paFk&t=12m18s
Karen Harrington
Dublin
her first concert she went to with her entire family it was a great experience elevation tour 2001
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X1vsTe3qXlU&t=1m26s
Scott Pattison
Dublin
he is a product of 80s music
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6GrDM7paFk&t=1m3s
Karen Harrington
Dublin
became a U2 fan after college her younger brother turned her on to U2 in the early 80s but she didnt like U2 she went to a college that opened her eyes to other cultures and world experiences and she appreciated then U2s music and message
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X1vsTe3qXlU&t=8s
Eddie Townsend
Dublin
U2 is all he ever listens to
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HhWb0H9q3C8&t=3m36s
Eddie Townsend
Dublin
31 years later pride still feels special it gets better every time he sees them play it
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HhWb0H9q3C8&t=5m45s
Scott Pattison
Dublin
message to U2
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6GrDM7paFk&t=17m41s
Scott Pattison
Dublin
scott is a follower of Jesus and he finds Jesus in U2s music
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6GrDM7paFk&t=17m0s
Scott Pattison
Dublin
for many of us who started in the 80s with U2 we have gone through the same stages of life at close to the same time as they have
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6GrDM7paFk&t=6m52s
Karen Harrington
Dublin
message to U2
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X1vsTe3qXlU&t=9m47s
Scott Pattison
Dublin
The U2 fan community has been very supportive of December
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6GrDM7paFk&t=10m34s
Eddie Townsend
Dublin
message to U2
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HhWb0H9q3C8&t=8m12s
Eddie Townsend
Dublin
seeing U2 in Dublin was a dream so excited he got a Joshua tree tattoo
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HhWb0H9q3C8&t=2m46s
Scott Pattison
Dublin
there are people from all faiths or no faith that are all drawn to the music of U2
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6GrDM7paFk&t=7m39s
Scott Pattison
Dublin
they came from knowing nobody in the community in 2015 when they released allison stewart to haveing many close friends and so much love and support it is not deserved but is pure grace
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6GrDM7paFk&t=10m58s
Mark Crossley
Dublin
was at the front of the show in wembley and has been at the front of every show hes been to since it was a madhouse in the front of Wembley people being dragged out just crushed against the barricade
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WePoy-MJvto&t=2m19s
Scott Pattison
Dublin
U2 has defined who he is and who he wants to be they make you want to lift yourself and lift others up
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6GrDM7paFk&t=4m30s
Karen Harrington
Dublin
being at the 30th anniversary Joshua tree shows is huge for her because its the album that drew her to U2 but she missed the first tour
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X1vsTe3qXlU&t=5m36s
Karen Harrington
Dublin
she met Pat her boyfriend because of the U2 Tribute band unforgettable fire
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X1vsTe3qXlU&t=8m47s
Mark Crossley
Dublin
the three year buildup of passion for that first show was special used to go to birmingham every saturday buying everything that had U2 written on it proper U2 Junkies GREAT
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WePoy-MJvto&t=3m0s
Eddie Townsend
Dublin
seeing U2 the first time
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HhWb0H9q3C8&t=2m25s
Karen Harrington
Dublin
we travel for shows because its never the same because the crowd is always different
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X1vsTe3qXlU&t=7m52s
Scott Pattison
Dublin
the journey with U2 he has learned he is broken and that he needs to be healed and U2 music helps he has learned when you are generous with others you receive in return and he has learned to try to love others
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6GrDM7paFk&t=16m0s
Mark Crossley
Dublin
after listening to motorhead and queen when he heard pride and then electric co it blew him away it touched parts of his heart no other music ever has or can
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WePoy-MJvto&t=1m0s
David Roy & Stephen Hall
Dublin
part of what excites them about seeing u2 is the interaction and reaction of the band in New Zealand the fans did red balloons for one tree hill and it really moved the band
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GBFShPZCxng&t=3m16s
Myquel Petterson
Dublin
it is more than music the band is accessible
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Sw7OpIN7Nw&t=5m5s
Ric Peace
Dublin
ric has always been very shy but being in the band onstage helps him address being shy getting over his fear
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7wuFJPtvcw&t=9m28s
David Roy & Stephen Hall
Dublin
the U2 fans they meet in their travels become friends and the friendships are built on the shared experiences
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GBFShPZCxng&t=6m36s
Myquel Petterson
Dublin
he was able to interview bono he spoke to him about his vocal surgery and suggested they play some small gigs bono joked you should work for us later on they took his advice in Paris and London
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Sw7OpIN7Nw&t=6m8s
Myquel Petterson
Dublin
U2 became a big part of his life he introduced his wife to U2 she was from Afghanistan and had never heard U2 before he proposed to his wife at a U2 concert
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Sw7OpIN7Nw&t=2m40s
Ric Peace
Dublin
first U2 show was Zoo TV but it wasnt a good experience the stadium show sound was not good and it shattered his image of live music from live under a blood red sky
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7wuFJPtvcw&t=57s
David Roy & Stephen Hall
Dublin
the music is always there in their lives it is the soundtrack
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GBFShPZCxng&t=13m30s
Ric Peace
Dublin
when the shows are working for him now its way beyond the dream he had while singing in his bedroom
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7wuFJPtvcw&t=18m13s
David Roy & Stephen Hall
Dublin
being a fan from new zealand takes a big commitment to travel to see U2 they see it as an opportunity to travel and see other countries as well as the show they get to see friends from around the world GREAT
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GBFShPZCxng&t=5m54s
Ric Peace
Dublin
he was 15 years old singing in his room pretending to be like bono and his brother got into a band he started singing in cover bands seeking that connection with an audience
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7wuFJPtvcw&t=2m54s
David Roy & Stephen Hall
Dublin
all I want is you was played at his wedding Kite was played when his father died the songs take him to different eras of his life
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GBFShPZCxng&t=10m57s
Eddie Townsend
Dublin
it has been his dream to see U2 in Dublin and it is finally happening
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HhWb0H9q3C8&t=51s
Ric Peace
Dublin
U2 fans are extraordinarily compassionate and reach out to each other and help each other U2FT helps people around the world get tickets fans genuinely care for each other
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7wuFJPtvcw&t=8m33s
Eddie Townsend
Dublin
Pride was the song that hooked him a friend in school had played it for him its been a mad adventure for years and years
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HhWb0H9q3C8&t=1m5s
David Roy & Stephen Hall
Dublin
he can share U2 with his kids they grew up with their dad being a big U2 fan his daughter called with or without you the kissing song because bono kissed a girl on stage at the end of it on a DVD he took his daughter to Joshua Tree show in London 2017 and when they played with or without you she said dad its the kissing song
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GBFShPZCxng&t=14m1s
Ric Peace
Dublin
when he goes to see U2 he allows himself to enjoy the show as a fan when he watches live performances online or on TV then he is studying to be as exact as he can in recreating the moments for fans
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7wuFJPtvcw&t=14m48s
Ric Peace
Dublin
bonos connection to the audience is what made him want to be a singer
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7wuFJPtvcw&t=2m21s
David Roy & Stephen Hall
Dublin
New Zealand fans feel strongly for U2 because of the Greg Carroll connection but also Joshua Tree album coming on the strength of Unforgettable fire had a big connection in New Zealand
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GBFShPZCxng&t=1m20s
Myquel Petterson
Dublin
was in GA cue in amsterdam one freezing damp night and it got to him he was going to sell his tickets he had enough
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Sw7OpIN7Nw&t=4m20s
Ric Peace
Dublin
a word that sums up U2 would be drama they are theatrical in their performances and U2Baby works very hard to recreate those dramatic moments of particular shows and tours for fans
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7wuFJPtvcw&t=11m47s
Ric Peace
Dublin
the online U2 fan community is incredibly supportive of U2Baby
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7wuFJPtvcw&t=15m28s
Ric Peace
Dublin
its the raw emotion of performances like when Bonos voice cracks a bit that are better then the perfection and that is what he wants to pertray when he performs as Bono in U2Baby
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7wuFJPtvcw&t=4m8s
David Roy & Stephen Hall
Dublin
message to U2
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GBFShPZCxng&t=17m39s
Ric Peace
Dublin
hearing all the U2 fans singing the songs with him is like a choir it carries him if the show feels rough
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7wuFJPtvcw&t=7m49s
David Roy & Stephen Hall
Dublin
it will be a very sad day when they finally stop playing
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GBFShPZCxng&t=16m34s
Ric Peace
Dublin
U2 gave them the gift of the music which has created incredible experiences for Ric and his band
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7wuFJPtvcw&t=6m0s
Ric Peace
Dublin
starting U2Baby was almost an accident he could not find someone that could play like the edge then his brother got a peddle and cracked the Edge sound and convinced Ric to try again and after that it has all come down to the U2 community
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7wuFJPtvcw&t=4m55s
Ric Peace
Dublin
performing for U2 fans can be empowering but also can obliterate your self confidence in an instant
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7wuFJPtvcw&t=10m23s
Eddie Townsend
Dublin
became a fan when he was 14 34 years ago joined a record club and bought their entire catalogue
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HhWb0H9q3C8&t=10s
Ric Peace
Dublin
went thru phases and sang their songs at home in his bedroom through a small speaker and an sm58 microphone after seeing bono at live aid that made him want to be a singer in a band
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7wuFJPtvcw&t=1m54s
David Roy & Stephen Hall
Dublin
they have been fans for 34 years they grew up with U2 every part of their lives there has been an album that related to it the music continues to resonate with them
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GBFShPZCxng&t=8m11s
Myquel Petterson
Dublin
message to U2
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Sw7OpIN7Nw&t=7m39s
David Roy & Stephen Hall
Dublin
he will take his U2 experiences with him to his grave thankful for each one of them
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GBFShPZCxng&t=15m28s
Ric Peace
Dublin
he doesnt feel like he is steeling U2s music but it is their music and U2Baby just want to recreate the feeling for the fans not just the sound or the look but the feeling they feel at the shows too
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7wuFJPtvcw&t=6m10s
Myquel Petterson
Dublin
first U2 concert was 18 years old
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Sw7OpIN7Nw&t=51s
David Roy & Stephen Hall
Dublin
there are lyrics that are very personal and have deeper meaning now as he experiences some of the same experiences as the band marriage death children
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GBFShPZCxng&t=8m44s
Ric Peace
Dublin
U2Baby wants to take fans back to the moments they witnessed at U2 shows that they cherish
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7wuFJPtvcw&t=13m56s
Ric Peace
Dublin
U2Baby shows are stressful for Ric they are not easy
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7wuFJPtvcw&t=16m32s
Ric Peace
Dublin
its the U2 fan community people like adrian with MIXLR that have made U2Baby possible
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7wuFJPtvcw&t=5m55s
David Roy & Stephen Hall
Dublin
both have been fans since the mid 80s saw U2 in new zealand on the love town tour
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GBFShPZCxng&t=15s
Myquel Petterson
Dublin
became a U2 fan hearing Sunday Bloody sunday at school
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Sw7OpIN7Nw&t=12s
David Roy & Stephen Hall
Dublin
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GBFShPZCxng&t=10m28s
David Roy & Stephen Hall
Dublin
One Tree Hill is always emotional in New Zealand but particularly on 360 tour because the band paid tribute to the minors lost in a mining disaster a few weeks prior to the gig
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GBFShPZCxng&t=2m16s
Ric Peace
Dublin
his first good live experience was on IE tour he liked the show and the sound
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7wuFJPtvcw&t=1m51s
David Roy & Stephen Hall
Dublin
remembers when the fly was released the cued up at a record store to buy the album at midnight great story about sneaking a camera and a lemon into Zoo TV show and tossing the lemon to Bono as he sings Lemon great photo of it
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GBFShPZCxng&t=11m36s
Myquel Petterson
Dublin
went to concert at slane castle on his honeymoon when she married him she also married U2 its part of him she had to deal with it FUNNY
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Sw7OpIN7Nw&t=3m36s
Ric Peace
Dublin
playing U2 he has learned fans have different relationships with the songs some love the old music some love the middle some love the new different fans gravitate to different periods of the bands career
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7wuFJPtvcw&t=6m41s
Myquel Petterson
Dublin
he has met so many people in the U2 community its all about sharing everyone has same passion
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Sw7OpIN7Nw&t=1m54s
Ric Peace
Dublin
U2 songs always tell a story and people draw off the meaning of it and thats why they feel its such an important part of their lives
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7wuFJPtvcw&t=7m20s
Aaron Govern
Dublin
U2 recognizes that fans go a long way to get tickets and travel to see them its almost like we are a gang and we've been allowed to join in BRILLIANT
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WlbByKX-w3Q&t=13m38s
Aaron Govern
Dublin
aaron feels they have a few more albums in them
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WlbByKX-w3Q&t=28m34s
Aaron Govern
Dublin
the u2 preshow fan gatherings are phenominal
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WlbByKX-w3Q&t=16m57s
Ash Barber
Dublin
twickenham JT 2017 show was his first U2 show
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TRcbZSt3gDg&t=2m51s
Ric Peace
Dublin
got into U2 when a friend at school played him Live under a blood red sky it was live and so different then everything else he got hooked by the energy of it
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7wuFJPtvcw&t=6s
Aaron Govern
Dublin
at 14 it was a real thrill to see the band he saw on top of the pops so close to him at the war tour show at that time it was pre MTV there was little information you had to work hard to find out about your band EXCELENT
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WlbByKX-w3Q&t=5m3s
Aaron Govern
Dublin
the concert at the point depot in 1989 when they said they had to go away aaron was there and they sure did reinvent themselves til the end of the world for aaron represents a different and more powerful U2
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WlbByKX-w3Q&t=22m24s
Aaron Govern
Dublin
in the 1980s being able to see where they recorded or going to larrys house and getting autographs was something that fans could do and it was a different kind of bond
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WlbByKX-w3Q&t=11m41s
Aaron Govern
Dublin
U2s new work still speaks to him Songs of Innocence deserves to be considered with their best albums and the IE tour was the best since Zoo TV for aaron
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WlbByKX-w3Q&t=23m25s
Matt Easter
Dublin
matt was not cured he still lives with cancer an U2 gets him thru
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PEGdfLEOICI&t=29m10s
Aaron Govern
Dublin
why he still goes to shows its getting harder to cue but easier to get tickets
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WlbByKX-w3Q&t=19m41s
Aaron Govern
Dublin
the uniqueness of Edges sound is what hooked aaron he loved the message and imagery of the boy and war albums
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WlbByKX-w3Q&t=3m16s
Aaron Govern
Dublin
aaron loves that bono can still recognize and remember longtime fans they have always realized their music is our music it is a special and sacred bond
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WlbByKX-w3Q&t=12m47s
Aaron Govern
Dublin
aaron had family in dublin and he had been into ska which died down his cousin was a dublin dj and he introduced aaron to U2 with the october album during the summer of 1982
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WlbByKX-w3Q&t=0m0s
Aaron Govern
Dublin
seeing the opening show in vancouver he felt transported back to 1987 being in university in his dorm listening to U2
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WlbByKX-w3Q&t=20m33s
Aaron Govern
Dublin
How U2 has dealt with the challenges in the world and life involvment with Amnesty international One is inspirational
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WlbByKX-w3Q&t=18m31s
Aaron Govern
Dublin
his cousin wrote to someone at windmill lane asking if his young cousin aaron who was coming to dublin could have a studio tour and they granted it he saw windmill lane when U2 was actually working there
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WlbByKX-w3Q&t=2m19s
Aaron Govern
Dublin
aaron has been a fan for 35 years it has made him very appreciative of life and the music great to have something that he has in common with his wife
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WlbByKX-w3Q&t=17m53s
Matt Easter
Dublin
message to U2
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PEGdfLEOICI&t=30m23s
Aaron Govern
Dublin
U2 consistently strikes at emotion and takes you to a moment in time he listens to U2 everyday and experiences being reminded of a moment
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WlbByKX-w3Q&t=21m32s
Ash Barber
Dublin
spent most of his life not understanding U2 and now he does
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TRcbZSt3gDg&t=32s
Ash Barber
Dublin
his understanding of U2 comes from how warm the fans are and how they embrace U2Baby
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TRcbZSt3gDg&t=42s
Aaron Govern
Dublin
aaron has been collecting U2 memorabilia since 1983 he has always wanted to collect it its always been a special part of being a U2 fan and he has made many friends who also collect U2 memorabilia and albums
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WlbByKX-w3Q&t=14m23s
Aaron Govern
Dublin
when aaron was a teen visiting dublin it was while all this U2 history was actually happening not in retrospect
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WlbByKX-w3Q&t=2m6s
Aaron Govern
Dublin
the music scene at the time was begging for a guitar sounding band and U2 delivered that
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WlbByKX-w3Q&t=3m41s
Aaron Govern
Dublin
U2 service and propaganda really set the stage for the relationship with the fans and the band getting front row tickets for Unforgettable Fire tour through U2 world service
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WlbByKX-w3Q&t=7m25s
Aaron Govern
Dublin
at the point depot show Aaron was scared U2 was ending when Bono said we have to dream it up again
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WlbByKX-w3Q&t=25m10s
Aaron Govern
Dublin
message to U2
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WlbByKX-w3Q&t=29m35s
Aaron Govern
Dublin
its phenominal that U2 has kept the quality of their work at such a high level there is not a bad U2 record or bad song
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WlbByKX-w3Q&t=22m48s
Aaron Govern
Dublin
one of the special things about U2 is that there are different kinds of fans fans that love the concerts fans that love the music fans that collect memorabilia
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WlbByKX-w3Q&t=15m14s
Ash Barber
Dublin
he learned from watching adam its so theatrical but its just 4 guys and a 160 foot screen FUNNY
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TRcbZSt3gDg&t=3m7s
Matt Easter
Dublin
he went into new zealand and was in a club and was told the real bono was turned away
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PEGdfLEOICI&t=27m36s
Aaron Govern
Dublin
zoo TV was an information overload experience
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WlbByKX-w3Q&t=27m45s
Ash Barber
Dublin
loves to hear the audienace sing along
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TRcbZSt3gDg&t=2m42s
Aaron Govern
Dublin
pre internet you would only see U2 fans you knew at the next tour now in the past 10 years since facebook and twitter fans stay in touch and there are greater opportunities to swap tickets and meet up
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WlbByKX-w3Q&t=15m56s
Ash Barber
Dublin
because the songs are stories and messages everyone has something they relate to in a U2 song and so the fans relationship is with the songs and thats why they like the tributes
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TRcbZSt3gDg&t=2m24s
Aaron Govern
Dublin
being a fan with access to dublin in the 1980s meant access to the band Aaron walked up to Larrys house and asked his father to have larry sign some albums and he did
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WlbByKX-w3Q&t=9m52s
Aaron Govern
Dublin
seeing the war tour it was smaller even at the back you could see the band you were close you could see the band entering the gig much easier there was access
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WlbByKX-w3Q&t=4m21s
Ash Barber
Dublin
his favorite song to play changes at the moment its exit
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TRcbZSt3gDg&t=4m11s
Ash Barber
Dublin
the fan preshows are just as important to the fans as the actual show its people from all over the world
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TRcbZSt3gDg&t=1m29s
Ash Barber
Dublin
ash became a fan when he started playing in the tribute act U2Baby
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TRcbZSt3gDg&t=10s
Aaron Govern
Dublin
aaron loved the reinvention of U2 immediately
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WlbByKX-w3Q&t=26m45s
Matt Easter
Dublin
he still puts on the cowboy hat and glasses and when he does its like fuel it ignites him
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PEGdfLEOICI&t=29m27s
Ash Barber
Dublin
its a challenge to cover u2 because the fans are so invested in the music
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TRcbZSt3gDg&t=5m9s
Aaron Govern
Dublin
joined U2 world service in 1983 at the very beginning and then was a member of propaganda U2 service was great because you could write in to them and get an actual reply
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WlbByKX-w3Q&t=5m56s
Aaron Govern
Dublin
the relationship with the fans goes back all those years but its also the same people in the organization like Joe O Willie Sam Dallas when you go to a show you see the same faces youve seen for 30 years its like meeting up with old friends
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WlbByKX-w3Q&t=9m0s
Aaron Govern
Dublin
aaron really got into U2 as a big fan in 1983 with War seeing New Years Day on Top of the Pops and within 6 weeks he went to his first U2 concert he was 14 it was his first concert and he was hooked from then
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WlbByKX-w3Q&t=44s
Aaron Govern
Dublin
having family in dublin made a big difference he would go over to dublin to visit as a young teen and he would go to all the U2 sites Mount Temple Trinity Grand Canal Windmill lane
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WlbByKX-w3Q&t=1m33s
Ash Barber
Dublin
U2 fans buy into the tribute bands
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TRcbZSt3gDg&t=1m49s
Ash Barber
Dublin
doing the U2 tribute he has become a fan of U2
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TRcbZSt3gDg&t=6m23
Matt Easter
Dublin
when he went to australia in 2006 U2 had not been there in many years the Australian fans went CRAZY for U2
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PEGdfLEOICI&t=16m26s
Matt Easter
Dublin
U2 has more than influenced him they have become part of who he is
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PEGdfLEOICI&t=20m42s
Matt Easter
Dublin
he remembers putting on the slane castle DVD every day when recovering and it gave him strength
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PEGdfLEOICI&t=10m53s
Matt Easter
Dublin
how can you not travel for U2 to see them in dublin in their hometown is the greatest
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PEGdfLEOICI&t=15m16s