The band members said they will keep their fans in the loop about another gig
Irish rock band U2 faced a snafu while performing in Berlin on Saturday. The lead singer, Bono, reportedly “suffered a complete loss of voice” causing the show to get called off.
According to CNN, the group issued a statement, saying that they are seeking medical advice and would keep their fans posted about the next gig. “We don’t know what has happened and we’re taking medical advice. We’re so sorry for tonight’s cancellation," said the release, adding, "Bono was in great form and great voice prior to the show and we were all looking forward to the second night in Berlin, but after a few songs, he suffered a complete loss of voice.”
Fan site for the band Atu2 also confirmed the same on Twitter. They wrote that during the show that the singer said the smoke machines had affected his voice. “Bono said that he’s not quite sure what’s happened at the end of Red Flag Day. He’s clearing his throat. ‘I think it’s the smoke. I can promise you I have not been talking, but this is like a giant cigar - I’ve lost my voice and I don’t know what to do’,” the fan site tweeted. The singer reportedly left the stage after attempting to sing “Beautiful Day”.
Actor Ashley Judd, who was also present att he concert, tweeted her support for the singer.
God bless this dear man and his naked, public vulnerability tonight. He burst on stage and sang “Blackout” with even more prowess and energy than last night. “Lights I’d Home” was… https://t.co/ReSnMtooom— ashley judd (@AshleyJudd) September 1, 2018
Last Updated 10:45 AM IST