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U2 performed a surprise busking session for New York subway commuters last night

They’ll play anywhere.

THIS WAS NO big stadium concert for U2 in New York last night – as their audience was just a bunch of people taking the train.

The band is in the middle of promoting their North American tour, and pitched up to a random New York subway platform for a few songs.

As part of a short set, the band did see fit to belt out Angel of Harlem – an appropriate choice

u2one Source: Instagram

And, of course, they were mobbed for selfies

u2two Source: Instagram

Some grainy footage has even appeared on Youtube

Source: nycsite/YouTube

The band will appear on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon this Friday, and Bono was even spotted cycling around Manhattan with the host

u2three Source: Instagram

When you’re next in New York, watch out for some world class busking when you’re taking the subway. It’s bound to happen again.

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