Monthly Archives: August 2011

August Forum Update

We’ve come to a quiet time for our favorite band as they rest up in order to renew the cycle of creating new material and then touring to bring it to their fans. While the band is relaxing, the @U2 Forum continues to rattle and hum along.
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Introducing Our Newest Feature: Like a Video

It’s a pleasure to introduce today our newest regular feature on @U2. It’s an essay series called “Like a Video” that begins with staff writer Tim Neufeld “unpacking” the visuals that U2 used during “Sunday Bloody Sunday” on the U2 360 tour. Why was e… Continue reading »

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Like A Video: Sunday Bloody Sunday, Live at the Rose Bowl

[Ed. note: This is the 1st in a series of essays by the @U2 staff about the visuals and videos that U2 has employed over the years to complement its music. Some essays may be informational and educational, while others may be more personal.]
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Poll Results: Almost 75% of U2 fans would want to see Spider-Man on Broadway

Almost 75% of U2 fans who responded to a recent poll question here on @U2 said they would probably want to see Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark if given the chance. We ran the poll question earlier this summer, after Spider-Man premiered in June. In resp… Continue reading »

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Column: off the record…, vol. 11-477

 
I am two decades late with my ZooTV confessional, but I feel that I need to come clean about something in my U2 fandom. Thanks to the robust network of like-minded U2 fans I became friends with through Propaganda’s Grapevine section, I r… Continue reading »

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Column: off the record…, vol. 11-476

I’ve been without a U2 concert for about four weeks now. Am I sad that none of the boxes on my calendar are filled with the words “U2 in (insert tour city here)”? Of course. But this column isn’t meant to be depressing. I wanted to write about the th… Continue reading »

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Julian Lennon: Bono’s Chest Pain Scare is False Alarm

The Irish Independent reports that Bono was taken to a Monaco hospital on August 17 after complaining about chest pains to his wife, Ali. After 48 hours of testing and observation, his heart doctor told him that he should take plenty of rest and disch… Continue reading »

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Bono OK After Chest Pain Scare

The Irish Independent reports that Bono was taken to a Monaco hospital on August 17 after complaining about chest pains to his wife, Ali. After 48 hours of testing and observation, doctor told him that he should take plenty of rest and discharged him…. Continue reading »

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Vintage U2

With over 6,000 items in our news archives, it’s a safe bet you haven’t read all of them! This month we start our look at 1987 with some more selections from Propaganda.
The Return Of Steve Lillywhite
“The great thing about U2 is the togethe… Continue reading »

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Like a Song: Where The Streets Have No Name (Live From Boston)

[Ed. note: This is the 59th 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.]
“Where The Streets Have No Name” is not just my favorite U2 song, but it’s my all-time favorite … Continue reading »

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