U2: "Took you down a dead end street / Mixing the bitter with the sweet"
I spent at least a good hour+ last night watching Zoo TV tour footage on YouTube from U2, and then I open my email this morning to find that Cara has fantastically read my mind with this little outtake snippet gem from that era, off an obscure promo cd:
Two Shots of Happy, One Shot of Sad (Airplane Version) - Bono
I missed the Zoo TV tour (look at this opener! Music starts at 4:15 after the video sensory overload, and what a song, with those grinding, excoriating guitar licks) . . .
. . . But I caught the PopMart one in '97, a tour that which usually started each show with the insanely awesome song 'Mofo', and the effortlessly cool 4 strutting their way in through cadres of adoring fans in fine swaggering fashion. I do find myself loving the excess of that whole 5-year era: