U2 record a filmed insert for the BBC programme 'Top of the Pops' on the roof of Dublin's Clarence Hotel.
- Title U2 Live on Roof of Clarence Hotel
- 1st Broadcast 27/09/2000
- ContributorColm Connolly (Reporter)
- Clip Duration 00:01:27
- Material Type Video
- Series title RTÉ News
- Clip title Beautiful Day on Roof of Clarence Hotel
- Extended description
Crowds on the quays of Dublin and other vantage points near the Clarence Hotel where U2 are to record 'Beautiful Day' for the BBC programme 'Top of the Pops'.
The band arrive at the Clarence Hotel in the rain Bono jokes with reporter Colm Connolly that it is not a beautiful day but it is a beautiful song. Bono explains that U2 could not make it to a recording of 'Top of the Pops' but invited the BBC to film in Dublin.
On the roof of the hotel five cameras record U2 playing 'Beautiful Day'.
Unable to attend a recording of the BBC programme 'Top of the Pops' U2 are filmed playing 'Beautiful Day' on the roof of the Clarence Hotel in Dublin. This recording was then shown on 'Top of the Pops'.
RTÉ News reported on this recording on 27 September 2000.
- Local keywords U2, Bono, Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen, Rock, Music, Pop, BBC, Television Recording, Television Cameras, Top of the Pops, Beautiful Day
- Geographical coverage Dublin, Ireland
- Genre News
- Topic Arts and Culture
- Publisher Broadcaster RTÉ
- First broadcast channel RTÉ One
- Production year 2000
- Country of production Ireland
- Original identifier BN00/271
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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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