Bono Ends Last U2 Show on Experience + Innocence Tour With Message: 'We're Going Away Now'

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Bono ended U2’s live performance in Berlin on Tuesday night time (Nov. 13) with some intriguing phrases concerning the band’s close to future. “We’ve been on the highway for fairly a while, simply occurring 40 years, and this final 4 years have been actually one thing particular for us,” Bono advised the gang on the finish of the present. “We’re going away now.”

Although U2 didn't elaborate on Bono’s message, followers are questioning what the remark means for the way forward for the band after a flurry of exercise over the previous two years, together with a 30th anniversary tour in assist of The Joshua Tree, the Dec. 2017 launch of Songs of Experience and the practically five-month world Experience stadium tour . Bono expressed his touring fatigue in an October interview with The Times, calling the band’s present Innocence + Experience tour “notably demanding.” “I can’t do as a lot as I used to,” Bono confessed. 

Even the Berlin present, which concluded the Experience + Innocence tour, was the results of rescheduling after Bono lower quick a present there earlier within the fall as a result of he misplaced his voice. 

U2 has not confirmed that they may both cease touring or making music. With the upcoming anniversaries of albums like 1980’s Boy, the band -- who spent nearly all of 2018 on the highway -- may simply be taking a well-deserved break earlier than heading on tour once more. A spokesperson for the group had no extra remark at press time.

Check out Bono’s full assertion shared by a U2 fan account.