U2 premiere new song in Japan

Bono gives best of track first airing

U2 gave a live premiere to their new track ‘Window In The Skies’ as their ‘Vertigo’ world tour finally hit Japan earlier today (November 29).

The band played the first of three shows at Saitama Super Arena. The dates, originally meant to take place in Yokohama, were postponed due to family illness earlier this year.

‘Window In The Skies’ appears on the band’s current singles compilation ‘U218 Singles’. It’s due to be released as a single in January.

The band’s current single ‘The Saints Are Coming’ was also performed in the encore.

The set was:

‘City Of Blinding Lights’



‘I Will Follow’

‘I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For’

‘Beautiful Day’

‘Window In The Skies’

‘Walk On’

‘Sometimes You Can’t Make It On Your Own’


‘Sunday Bloody Sunday’

‘Bullet The Blue Sky’

‘Miss Sarajevo’

‘Pride (In The Name Of Love)’

‘Where The Streets Have No Name’


‘The Fly’

‘Mysterious Ways’

‘With Or Without You’

‘The Saints Are Coming’

‘Angel Of Harlem’

‘One Tree Hill’

U2 play the venue again tomorrow (November 30) and again on December 4, before the Pacific leg of the tour wraps up at Honolulu’s Aloha Stadium on December 12.