Monthly Archives: September 2011

U2′s From The Sky Down: BBC One – Oct. 9

From the Sky Down’s worldwide television premiere is less than two weeks away! BBC One viewers will be able to watch it on October 9. The viewing schedule is as follows:
10:25 p.m. – except Northern Ireland and Wales10:45 p.m. – Northern Ireland only1… Continue reading »

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‘Beautiful Day’ Ranks 15th in VH-1 List

U2′s “Beautiful Day” has landed in the No. 15 spot on VH-1′s latest list: “100 Greatest Songs of the ’00s.” That’s the only U2 song on the list, which is topped by Beyoncé’s “Crazy In Love.” “Beautiful Day” is the second-highest rated rock song… Continue reading »

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Q Magazine’s Achtung Baby CD – October 25

The much-anticipated Q magazine commissioned Achtung Baby compiliation CD is set to hit newsstands on October 25. As reported, the 12 studio tracks will be performed by Depeche Mode, Patti Smith, Damian Rice, Glasvegas, Jack White and others. The disc… Continue reading »

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Column: off the record … vol. 11-481

It was 35 years ago today that these six school boys from Mount Temple Comprehensive crammed into the Mullen family kitchen to audition for Larry Mullen: Peter Martin, Ivan McCormick, Paul Hewson, David Evans, Dick Evans and Adam Clayton. Neil McCorm… Continue reading »

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Column: off the record . . . vol. 11-481

It was 35 years ago today that these six school boys from Mount Temple Comprehensive crammed into the Mullen family kitchen to audition for Larry Mullen: Peter Martin, Ivan McCormick, Paul Hewson, David Evans, Dick Evans and Adam Clayton. Neil McCorm… Continue reading »

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VIDEO: Watch Larry Mullen in Man On The Train movie trailer

Larry Mullen’s first real starring turn on the big screen is still on track. Moviefone is reporting that the film will be available through Video On Demand channels as of October 28th, and will have a “limited theatrical release” after that. Alternati… Continue reading »

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U2 Lists: Top 7 U2 Funeral Songs

[Ed. note: This is the 30th in a "U2 Lists" series, where @U2 staffers pick a topic and share their personal rankings on something U2-related.]
Death is not an easy topic for many people to discuss. Whether it’s facing the loss of a parent, spous… Continue reading »

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New Series: ‘What if…?’

Can you imagine if U2 hadn’t taken a left turn with Achtung Baby? Would the band still be around today? Would you be reading this? Would @U2 even exist? Hypothetical questions like that are the subject of “What if…?”, a new series that we’ve just la… Continue reading »

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What if … U2 never discovered irony?

[Editor’s note: This is the first in an occasional new series that looks at some aspect of U2′s history and asks the question, “What if that happened differently?” Future essays in the series will be published as @U2 staffers are inspired to ask, “Wha… Continue reading »

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Now Open: U2 360 Photo Contest!

We know there are a lot of great photographers in our readership, and that means there were also a lot of great photos from the U2 360 tour. It won’t be easy, but we’re looking to find the best photo out there in our U2 360 Photo Contest that’s now op… Continue reading »

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