Monthly Archives: May 2012

U2 Fan Survey 2012: Fourth Set of Results Available

The fourth set of results from the 2012 U2 Fan Survey is now available, and this one is all about U2′s concerts and live performances.
The survey was open from April 5th through April 30th of this year. We received completed responses from 3,530 fans … Continue reading »

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Column: off the record…, vol. 12-516

While many Americans view Memorial Day weekend as the official kickoff to the summer season, it’s easy to forget that Memorial Day was designed to pay tribute to those who bravely gave up their lives serving in the armed forces. U2′s music can once… Continue reading »

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Bono Reportedly to Join Aung San Suu Kyi on Stage in Dublin

The Irish Independent is reporting that Bono will appear on stage – and may sing — next month in Dublin during a concert honoring Aung San Suu Kyi. Amnesty International will present Suu Kyi with its Ambassador of Conscience award at the event, slate… Continue reading »

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Bono Honors Queen Elizabeth

Bono was in London Wednesday for a Diamond Jubilee celebration of the arts for Queen Elizabeth, who’s in her 60th year on the throne. As the Belfast Telegraph reports, Bono praised the Queen about her visit to Ireland last year: “I wanted to take this… Continue reading »

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U2 Fan Survey 2012: Third Set of Results Available

The third set of results from the 2012 U2 Fan Survey is now available, and it takes us through your votes on U2′s albums and songs.
As a reminder, the survey was open from April 5th through April 30th. We received completed responses from 3,530 fans i… Continue reading »

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Column: off the record…, vol. 12-515

It is that time of the year again when fans are anxiously awaiting the arrival of a new fan club CD and getting frustrated wondering when it will arrive. Given the past history of difficulties with these CDs, it is no surprise that people do get worr… Continue reading »

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Curbing Hunger With Bono

At the Global Food Summit in D.C. today, NBC’s Andrea Mitchell interviewed U2 frontman Bono about efforts to curb hunger in Africa.

“Hunger is a ridiculous thing. And we know what to do in order to fix it.  There’s, you know, these whole new app… 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 begin our look at 1988.
Mullen It Over, Star Hits
Larry: “I’m not prepared to give up my humanity for rock and roll. I’d give up anything but that…. Continue reading »

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Bono Performs at Jazz Foundation of America Concert

As expected, Bono performed Thursday night at the Jazz Foundation of America’s (JFA) annual concert and gala at the famous Apollo Theater in New York City. He sang “Angel Of Harlem” and — much like on the first leg of the 360 tour in 2009 — added in… Continue reading »

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U22 Song Order Revealed

We’ve known for several months what songs are on U22, the upcoming U2.com members-only CD, but only today has the final song order been posted on U2.com. Here are the 22 tracks as they’re spread over two CDs:
Disc One1. Even Better Than The Real Thing… Continue reading »

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