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U2: City of Manchester Stadium

Stephen Dalton, Times, The, 16 June 2005

STILL THRILLING huge audiences more than 25 years into their career, U2 become ever more impressive in their longevity, integrity, capacity for reinvention and willingness to tackle geopolitical issues. On Tuesday, Manchester witnessed the first UK show of 2005 by the Dublin quartet memorably dubbed "rock's last superpower" by Times critic David Sinclair when their Vertigo tour opened in San Diego back in March.

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