U2 launch their PopMart tour in a New York discount store.
- Title U2 Launch PopMart
- 1st Broadcast 12/02/1997
- ContributorMark Little (Reporter)
- Clip Duration 00:01:46
- Material Type Video
- Series title RTÉ News
- Clip title U2 Tour Launched In Discount Store
- Extended description
A Kmart store in Greenwich Village, New York is the site for the launch of U2's PopMart tour.
Inside the store U2 play to journalists and announce dates for their world tour.
One journalist asks, "In this setting you don't mean to suggest that your music is flimsily constructed from cheap materials is discountable and ultimately disposable do you?"
Bono replies "I agree with everything you say apart from discountable."
Larry Mullen talks about bringing the tour to Dublin and possibly the Phoenix Park.
Mark Little says that by the end of this tour U2 will be twenty years old.
A RTÉ News report from New York on the launch of U2's PopMart tour.
- Local keywords U2, Bono, Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen, Launch, Kmart, PopMart, Press Conference, Journalists
- Geographical coverage New York, United States of America
- Topic Arts and Culture
- Publisher Broadcaster RTÉ
- First broadcast channel RTÉ One
- Production year 1997
- Country of production Ireland
- Original identifier BN97/043
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- Item type part/extract
- Item colour Colour
- Item sound Mono
- Aspect ratio 4:3
- Language used English (eng)
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