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U2: Rockin' in the Not So Free World (Part 1)

Gavin Martin, New Musical Express, 16 December 1989

Yen will I see you again?!!...In the first of an exclusive two part report on the band that more than any other has found a meaning for old-style rock 'n' roll fervour in the cool, calculating '80s, Gavin Martin went to Japan to witness the last night of U2's Love Comes to Town tour and observed the biggest band on the Globe tackle the inscrutable ethos of the East.

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