Where have you seen it?
It is the guitar that The Edge is seen with in the "Wild Irish Rose" video. It also is seen in a number of Hansa Studios/Achtung
Baby sessions-era photos that were in Propaganda, Musician and Rolling Stone magazines; amongst others. And it was played
during the 1992-93 ZOOTV & Zooropa tours.
Where have you heard it?
Live: The Fly & Desire (during the ZOOTV and Zooropa tours)
Video: U2 Live In Sydney (VHS), "Wild Irish Rose" video
What are the details?
This is a pewter finish 1989 'Eric Clapton model' Fender Stratocaster. Rene' Castro, who painted the various Love Town
tour sets, painted this guitar with a snake and skeleton and some mauve spreckles. It has Fender Golden Lace Sensor pickups.
During the tour, it appeard to have a white pickguard but this was replaced by with a mauve coloured mirror pickguard. (As
seen in the 2/2003-2/2004 "Pride In The Name Of Love: 20 Years of U2" special exhibit at Cleveland's Rock And Roll Hall Of