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The Waterfront

Belfast, United Kingdom

May 18, 1998

Show notes

This was the historic “Concert for Yes” event which saw David Trimble and John Hume lock hands on stage as a final push for a yes vote ahead of the referendum on the Good Friday Agreement.

”Numbskull” and ”Jesus Says” were performed live for the first time.

Bono and Edge of U2 performed with Ash for “Don’t Let Me Down” and “Give Peace a Chance” while Larry and Adam of U2 also joined on “One” and “Stand By Me”.

Note this is a partial set list and the order is incorrect.

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Set list

  1. Lose Control
  2. Girl From Mars
  3. A Life Less Ordinary
  4. Projects (Known as ”Pickefoo” at the time)
  5. Jesus Says (Known as ”Velvets” at the time)
  6. Wild Surf (Known as ”Fifties Song” at the time)
  7. Numbskull
  8. Oh Yeah
  9. Goldfinger
  10. Where Is Our Love Going?
  11. Kung Fu
  12. Don’t Let Me Down (The Beatles cover)
  13. Give Peace a Chance (Plastic Ono Band cover)
  14. One (U2 cover with “Hear Us Coming” snippet)
  15. Stand by Me (Ben E. King cover)