Under a Blood Red Sky It was the Live at Red Rocks concert video more than the live EP — both included on the Deluxe Edition Under a Blood Red… Under a Blood Red Sky It was the Live at Red Rocks concert video more than the live EP — both included on the Deluxe Edition Under a Blood Red… 2008-09-30 U2 Rock
Music Review

Under a Blood Red Sky (Deluxe Edition) (2008)

EW's GRADE
A-

Details Release Date: Sep 30, 2008; Lead Performance: U2; Genre: Rock

It was the Live at Red Rocks concert video more than the live EP — both included on the Deluxe Edition Under a Blood Red Sky with unreleased material — that put the spotlight on four lads with a gift for rat-a-tat-tat anthems. Performing against a dramatic backdrop (rocks, fire, rain), U2 works with an urgency that would be diminished by subsequent superstardom and messianic posings. Essential for ''Sunday Bloody Sunday'' — as sung by a youthful dreamer with a weakness for white flags. A–

Originally posted Sep 30, 2008 Published in issue #1015 Oct 10, 2008 Order article reprints
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