In a display of support and solidarity for the people of Ukraine, U2‘s Bono and The Edge have performed a surprise acoustic set in the capital Kyiv.

The performance in a Kyiv subway station-turned-bomb shelter came in response to a personal invitation to the band from Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky.

The stripped-back performance featured versions of the band’s hits “Desire” and “Vertigo” along with a cover version of the Ben E King classic “Stand By Me” which was dedicated to the Ukrainian people.

Bono and The Edge tweeted on Saturday that they had accepted the Ukrainian President’s invitation to play.

Check out the video of the performance here…


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