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U2 Did a Surprise Performance on an NYC Subway Platform

Published On 05/05/2015 Published On 05/05/2015

U2, or that really cool band who won over the world's heart by invading everyone's iPhones, surprised and delighted several New Yorkers on Monday with a pop-up concert exactly where we are at our most vulnerable, a busy subway platform at Grand Central Terminal.

The performance appears to have been set up by Jimmy Fallon as a lead-up to U2's rescheduled special appearance on The Tonight Show this Friday, according to a report by Stereogum. As seen in the below witness photos and videos, Bono and friends looked just like your typical subway platform buskers, especially with a chain cordoning them off from the masses.

 

#u2 #jimmyfallon #ny #metrostation #angelofharlem

A video posted by U2 italian fans (@u2italianfans)


h/t Gothamist

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Tony Merevick is Cities News Editor at Thrillist and is still trying to figure out how to remove that album from his iPhone. Send news tips to news@thrillist.com and follow him on Twitter @tonymerevick.

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