Monthly Archives: June 2012

Poll Results: U2 Fans Don’t Trust Bono on New Album News

Poor Bono. For years he’s been the main mouthpiece of the band, especially when it comes to talking about what U2 is doing in the studio and how the band’s new albums are progressing, sounding and so forth. He’s known for grand statements, like the co… Continue reading »

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Column: off the record…, vol. 12-520

It’s been a busy news week for the members of U2, hasn’t it? Between Bono’s globe-hopping with his new BFF, Aung San Suu Kyi, Edge’s failed attempt – once again – to develop property he owns in Malibu, Adam’s testimony in the trial agains… Continue reading »

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Like A Song: Who’s Gonna Ride Your Wild Horses

[Ed. note: This is the 68th 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.]
Let’s talk about love, shall we? And we’ll use “Who’s Gonna Ride Your Wild Horses,” one of … Continue reading »

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Bono Sings, Speaks For Aung San Suu Kyi

Saying he was “star struck” at her side, Bono helped honor Aung San Suu Kyi with his words and songs at separate events today in Norway and Ireland.
The day began with the two taking part in a panel discussion during a peace forum in Oslo. Afterward, … Continue reading »

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Column: off the record…, vol. 12-519

It’s Father’s Day in the U.S., and our hard-rockin’ daddies in U2 gave us the gift of U22 this week. There aren’t enough words to adequately describe the fabulousness of this fan club thank you-gift. From the quality of the presentation and the… Continue reading »

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Bono Talks More About U2′s Studio Work

Bono’s been talking some more about U2′s recent work in the studio. He did an interview with the Irish Voice that has a couple signature Bono-isms (Edge is on fire, “We’ve hit a vein”) and some specific praise for the bass player:
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Poll Results: U2 Fans Prefer The Fly

U2 fans like The Fly better than MacPhisto by almost a 2-to-1 margin. In mid-April, we asked fans to choose which of Bono’s two primary Zoo TV characters they preferred. After more than 3,600 votes were cast, The Fly won easily, 66.1 percent to 33.9 p… Continue reading »

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U2 Lists: Top 9 Songs for a Father’s Day Playlist

 [Ed. note: This is the 39th in a "U2 Lists" series, where @U2 staffers pick a topic and share their personal rankings on something U2-related.]
In celebration of Father’s Day, it’s not hard to imagine that the members of U2 have done some h… Continue reading »

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Filmmakers share stories of queuing up in a U2 General Admission Line

If you’ve ever queued up for general admission at a U2 concert, you can bet that you’ve had one of the most unique experiences on the planet. Furthermore, if you’ve waited all day in line for a great spot in the inner circle or up against the rail, yo… Continue reading »

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Edge’s Mom, Gwenda, Has Passed Away

For the second time in less than a year, one of U2 has lost a mom. Edge’s mother, Gwenda Evans, died Monday in Dublin after a short illness, according to The Sun. Edge’s cousin, Ciara, who is Gwenda’s niece, was on Twitter earlier today responding to … Continue reading »

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