Monthly Archives: June 2011

U2 Set List: Miami, June 29, 2011

The U2 360 tour played Miami on Wednesday night and the crowd there heard a new song that hasn’t been played for a couple months. Bono and The Edge did an acoustic version of “North Star,” a song that hadn’t been played since Sao Paulo back on April 1… Continue reading »

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U2 360 Anaheim 2: Our Videos and Photos

We’re still catching up on photos and videos from the recent string of U2 360 shows. Below is our collection of stuff from the second U2 360 Anaheim concert on June 18, 2011. These are all provided by our staffer, Tim Neufeld. Enjoy!
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Column: off the record . . . vol. 11-468

Well, that was a wild couple of years.
U2 started talking up the follow-up to No Line On The Horizon even before the release of the latter in March 2009. At first, of course, this was going to be Songs Of Ascent, a companion album with “a more … Continue reading »

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How to Watch U2 at Glastonbury

U2 is due to go on stage at 10:00 pm local time Friday in Pilton, England, for what will be the band’s first appearance at the legendary Glastonbury Festival. Needless to say, U2 fans worldwide are anxious to watch it happen.
Although there are variou… Continue reading »

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Column: off the record . . . vol. 11-467

I’m sitting here in a currently rainy part of the Pacific Northwest, having a proper British tea and cream with a teapot nestled under a cozy. No, I’m not British, but I’ve always enjoyed the civility of teatime, for some reason. I got back into the… Continue reading »

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How Steve ‘The Closer’ Lillywhite Helped Spider-Man Turn On The Music

Superproducer Steve Lillywhite spoke with @U2 the day before Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark opened on Broadway and the album he produced of the show’s music dropped. After helping the show get loud, Lillywhite was told by Bono and The Edge to take thes… Continue reading »

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Like a Song: Zooropa

[Ed. note: This is the 57th in a series of personal essays by the @U2 staff about songs and/or albums that have had great meaning or impact in our lives.]
It may be one of the unsung heroes of U2′s catalogue, but Zooropa has always been on or near the… Continue reading »

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Spider-Man 2.0: The Reviews Are In

After six delays, Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark finally opened on Broadway on Tuesday night. The production was savaged months ago when many critics got fed up with waiting through months of previews and collectively decided that the world needed thei… Continue reading »

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Column: off the record . . . vol. 11-466

Last weekend, I had the privilege of spending the evening with 62,000 others at the U2 show in Seattle. I also had the responsibility of attempting to stream the show over my phone. Out of the 15 or so @U2ers and friends, my Sprint phone had the best… Continue reading »

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@U2-Tonight, at Last, I Am Coming Home

U2 in Seattle I spent Saturday afternoon, June 4, in the company of some of my warm, funny, smart colleagues from @U2. I spent Saturday evening inside U2′s music; inside myself.
It was a phenomenal day. The music was magic as only experts can make it: … Continue reading »

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