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In pictures: U2 kick off 360 tour

U2 360 tour set in Barcelona

U2 have revealed an impressive stage set on the first date of their 360 world tour. It kicked off this week in Spain, at Barcelona's Nou Camp stadium.

U2 360 tour set in Barcelona

The design gives fans a clear view of the action, no matter where they happen to be stood. U2 reckon it's the first time a band has done a big tour this way.

U2 fans at Barcelona gig

Spanish fans at the gig showed their support for the band as they played songs from new album, No Line On The Horizon, as well as plenty of old favourites.

U2 and The Edge performing

Bono and The Edge show they've still got what it takes to lay down the rock and please the 90,000 fans packed into the home of the city's famous football club.

Bono performing in Barcelona

The tour hits the UK on 14 August when the band play the first of two nights at Wembley, before moving on to shows in Glasgow, Sheffield and Cardiff.



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