Monthly Archives: July 2012

Achtoon Baby: Questioning U2′s Work Ethic (part 2)

What if U2′s explanations for taking so long to release an album were used by Average Joes in everyday jobs? Have you ever tried to tell the boss that you’re not in a rush or you want to see where the mood takes you? In her latest Achtoon Baby, Kelly … Continue reading »

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Column: off the record…, vol. 12-525

I tuned in this weekend to the rebroadcast of U2′s third concert in Sao Paulo, Brazil, which the folks at U2.com delivered to its subscribers to mark the one-year anniversary of the last show of the 360 tour. I was quickly transported back to the sho… Continue reading »

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New ‘Streets’ Remix Featured on Summer Olympics Album

If you watched the Summer Olympics opening ceremony on Friday night, you may have heard U2′s “Where The Streets Have No Name” and “Beautiful Day” playing in the stadium as some of the athletes walked in the parade of nations. And you may have noticed … Continue reading »

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U2 Featured in New RTE Online Archives

U2 has its own section inside a new online archive from Ireland’s RTE. The archive is part of RTE’s 50th anniversary celebration, and for U2 fans, it includes audio and video clips covering pretty much the band’s entire career — including some early … Continue reading »

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Like a Video: Walk On, The Story of Aung San Suu Kyi

[Ed. note: This is the 11th 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.]
It was just a year ago, on July 30, that U2 took to the stage… Continue reading »

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Bono Appears on Big Brother Africa

Bono made an appearance Tuesday on the Big Brother Africa Stargame reality TV show. He showed up in a pre-recorded video that was shown to stunned housemates, thanking them for growing a garden as part of a project with The ONE Campaign. We have no id… Continue reading »

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Column: off the record…, vol. 12-524

I am a huge music fan, not just of U2, but pretty much any genre. I will approach most things with an open mind and some pop tunes really stick with me. I took the opportunity to see Katy Perry: Part of Me 3D at the movie theater on opening night. Ev… Continue reading »

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U22 Lyrics Now Available

U22, the latest fan club-only release for paid U2.com members, has just about made its way around the world. And, if you’re listening in and looking for some help with what Bono is saying and/or singing, look no further. Our lyrics guru, Ian Ryan, has… Continue reading »

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U2 Lists: Top 12 Songs For Summer Travel

 [Ed. note: This is the 40th in a "U2 Lists" series, where @U2 staffers pick a topic and share their personal rankings on something U2-related.]
It’s summer vacation season, and whether you are traveling by plane, boat, train or automobile, … Continue reading »

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Column: off the record…, vol. 12-523

As a social media manager in my day job, I’m constantly trying to come up with innovative ways to engage our audience through the most popular channels. Recently we launched a Pinterest page, so our ambassador team is now generating ideas for contest… Continue reading »

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