On June 30, 2009, U2 released their space station 360 in Barcelona. It was the beginning of a tour that lasted two years, with 110 presentations in 30 countries to an audience of 7 million people. With this, the band won the brand to have the most lucrative tour of all music history, grossing more than $ 700 million.
In this debut tour, more than 90,000 people packed the Camp Nou with tickets that were sold in just 54 minutes.
U2 presented the world with "The Claw" - The Claw - which would become the greatest symbol of the tour. A huge metal structure 50 meters and 390 tons, which occupied half the pitch of the stadium. "The Claw" was inspired by the work the Holy Family, the Catalan architect Antoni Gaudi.
Moreover, in an innovative way, U2 has managed to bring the audience very close to the band, with fans all around the stage. This new concept of 360 ° gave a clearer view of the show and allowed the entry of more people, allowing the reduction of ticket prices.