Monthly Archives: April 2012

Poll Results: Rattle And Hum is U2 Fans’ Favorite U2 Movie

U2′s first foray into movie-making remains the favorite of U2 fans, according to a recent poll conducted here on @U2. In March, we asked “Which of these is your favorite movie?” and gave fans four choices. Among the more than 2,300 fans that voted, Ra… Continue reading »

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Bono, Edge attend Le Brocquy Memorial

Bono and The Edge were in attendance Saturday at a memorial service for Irish artist Louis le Brocquy, who died last week in Dublin. In 2003, Le Brocquy did a portrait of Bono for the country’s National Portrait Collection. More recently, Edge and wif… Continue reading »

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Column: off the record…, vol. 12-512

I’m not sure about you, but I feel relieved that all has gone quiet on the U2 promotion front. Over the last few years the number of U2 releases released for our aural and visual pleasure has seemed almost relentless. Since No Line On The Horizon in … Continue reading »

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U2, McGuinness at No. 5 on Sunday Times Rich List

This weekend The Sunday Times in London is publishing its annual “Rich List Music Millionaires Top 50.” This year it includes the wealthiest performers from the Republic of Ireland. Not surprisingly, U2/Paul McGuinness are on the l… Continue reading »

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U2, McGuinness at No. 5 on Sunday Times Rich List

This weekend The Sunday Times in London is publishing its annual “Rich List Music Millionaires Top 50.” This year it includes the wealthiest performers from the Republic of Ireland. Not surprisingly, U2/Paul McGuinness are on the l… Continue reading »

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Like A Video: I’ll Go Crazy If I Don’t Go Crazy Tonight

[Ed. note: This is the 9th in a series of essays by the @U2 staff about U2-related visuals and videos. Some essays may be informational and educational, while others may be more personal.]
While U2 has made a handful of videos for songs featured on mo… Continue reading »

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One Week Left: 2012 U2 Fan Survey Closing Soon

You’ve got about one week to take the 2012 U2 Fan Survey and make sure your voice is heard as fans all around the world choose things like their favorite songs, tour, band member and so much more.
The survey has been open since April 5th, and so far a… Continue reading »

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Vintage U2

With over 7,000 items in our news archives, it’s a safe bet you haven’t read all of them! This month we finish our look at 1987.
U2′s Passionate Voice, Rolling Stone
Bono: I felt like a rich man even when I had no money. I would live off my girlf… Continue reading »

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Column: off the record…, vol. 12-511

My birthday is tomorrow, and this month marks my first anniversary on the @U2 staff. So I’ve been thinking about what other special events occur in April. I share a birthday with the great William Shakespeare, and April is the month we file our tax r… Continue reading »

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U2 Nominated for 2012 Billboard Music Award

U2 is nominated in the Top Touring Artist category at the 2012 Billboard Music Awards, which will be announced next month in Las Vegas. Other artists nominated in the category are Bon Jovi, Taylor Swift, Take That and Roger Waters. U2′s 360 tour wrapp… Continue reading »

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