it was the end of a long week where i spent 4 nights at the fleet center watching U2 play. by the end, i'd started to think of the fleet center as home. it was quite an experience. i still can't believe i met bono. we met everyone but the edge, but bono left me speechless. i can't believe i stood outside the fleet center last year with bono and his arm around me. it is all i could think of as i was coming back from lowell last night. wish i had web space so i could post my picture with him.
and last night i was watching abc family broadcast part of the elevation concert from boston, and was transported back to last summer. i was a tad upset that they cut out what i considered to be the most phenomenal, most important part of the concert: bullet the blue sky.
it had been transformed into a performance art masterpiece, addressing the issue of gun violence in america, gangster/rapper shootings, the shooting of john lennon, gun laws the youth of america killing each other. this was all pre-september 11 so it was very timely and important. and it still is. i think the public at large needs to see this. it literally blew me away every night i saw it performed last summer. but i guess, abc can't air bono saying "pull the trigger, rock and roll nigger."
if you haven't seen the elevation tour dvd or video, go buy it or rent it at least and watch. it is amazing