When Rock was that MUSIC

21Oct07

Just looking for some U2 stuff I ran into this video of one of my favourites songs ever done. It’s a live version of “Sunday Bloody Sunday“. Apart from the great song itself, watching this video reminded me what music used to be: art.
It seems like there’s not too much of that these days. The speech at the beginning is good, but what Bono says to the crowd just before the fourth minute is unvaluable…

I was just guessing, what would happen if a group had so much speech and politics in a concert nowadays? Probably they would be calified as “tiring”, “pain in the ass” or some other delightful adjective.

Well, here it is, judge by yourself:

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