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Watch U2’s Triumphant Performance of ‘The Electric Co.’ at 1983’s US Festival

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Last month, SPIN premiered an exclusive clip from the upcoming US Festival 1983: Days 1-3 concert DVD, which caught the Clash performing “Should I Stay or Should I Go” at the titular festival. Now, we’re offering a second snippet of the US Festival 1983 package, out December 3 via MVD. Above, watch footage of U2 blasting through “The Electric Co.,” the penultimate anthem from the Irish band’s 1980 debut album, Boy. In it, fresh-faced Bono scales the California stage and serenades the thousands-deep crowd below.

Directed by Glenn Aveni with Icon and Unuson acting as producers, US Festival 1983: Days 1-3 features another performance by U2, a live rendition of “Sunday Bloody Sunday,” seen on Rolling Stone. The fast-approaching DVD also packs in live music from Stevie Nicks, Men at Work, Judas Priest, INXS, Stray Cats, and more. Purchase the DVD through SeeOfSound or iTunes

Head over to PureVolume to watch Stray Cats play “Rock This Town” and Divinyls perform “Boys In Town,” swing by BrooklynVegan to spot Judas Priest “Breaking the Law” and check out InvisibleOranges to see Judas Priest do “You’ve Got Another Thing Coming.”