Monthly Archives: March 2012

Column: off the record…, vol. 12-507

Last week was a vacation for me. Although it was spring break, a time when students abandon their books and follow their appetites to Panama City or Miami Beach for the sun, surf and certain other amenities, I stuffed midterm papers and portfolios i… Continue reading »

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Adam Clayton & Dallas Schoo confirm: U2 is in the studio

I was a bit skeptical when an Irish Independent article yesterday mentioned that U2 is working on its next album, but this sounds much more re-assuring: Adam Clayton appeared on Irish radio on Tuesday of this week, mainly to talk about the Walk In My… Continue reading »

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U2 Lists: Top 10 U2 Song-Related Baby Names

[Ed. note: This is the 36th in a "U2 Lists" series, where @U2 staffers pick a topic and share their personal rankings on something U2-related.]
For those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, spring has arrived! I love the change to this season becau… Continue reading »

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Build A Well For Bono’s Birthday: A Decade Of H2OPE

The African Well Fund kicked off their 10th annual “Build A Well For Bono’s Birthday” campaign with the theme “A Decade Of H2OPE” in support of a water, sanitation and hygiene project in Burkina Faso for the schoolchildren in the region. From now unti… Continue reading »

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Build A Well For Bono’s Birthday: A Decade Of H2OPE

The African Well Fund has kicked off their 10th annual “Build A Well For Bono’s Birthday” campaign today. This year’s theme is A Decade Of H2OPE in support of a water, sanitation and hygiene project in Burkina Faso for the schoolchildren in the region… Continue reading »

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The Edge Strums Up Bids For Broadway Cares

The folks at Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark are donating a Stratocaster guitar used as a prop during the original version of the Broadway show in Nov. 2010 for the Broadway Cares Equity Fights AIDS fundraiser on eBay. Edge has signed it and the show’s … Continue reading »

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Daniel Lanois Heads to Canadian Hall of Fame, Discusses Achtung Baby

Longtime U2 collaborator/producer Daniel Lanois will be inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame this week and, in the lead up to that event, he’s talking to CBC Music about some of the albums he’s produced over the years — including U2′s Achtun… Continue reading »

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Column: off the record…, vol. 12-506

St. Patrick’s Day has come and gone for another year. I don’t do much to celebrate. My days of drinking green beer at the Tantramarsh Pub are behind me. But with all things Irish on the mind, I wanted to write something about U2 and Ireland. I went b… Continue reading »

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Like a Song: Bad

[Ed. note: This is the 65th 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.]
I distinctly remember the first time I heard a live version of “Bad,” after it was released on t… Continue reading »

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Happy Birthday, Bass-man!

March 13th snuck up on us this year, but it’s not too late to wish our favorite bass-man a Happy Birthday! Adam Clayton turns 52 today, so join us in singing…
Happy birthday to you!Happy birthday to you!Happy birthday, dear Adam,Happy birthday to yo… Continue reading »

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