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U2: Under A Blood Red Sky (Island Mini LP IMA3)

Adam Sweeting, Melody Maker, 26 November 1983

IT WAS only a matter of time before U2 released a live disc of some sort, since gruelling road-work has earned them a firm base on which to build their impressive American success. And, if some of their more recent theatrical excesses with flags and onstage mountaineering have distressed some observers, anyone who's caught the full blast of U2 at full tilt has to admit it's a rare old shiver.

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