Monthly Archives: August 2012

Poll Results: U2 Fans Expect 2-3 More Studio Albums

Fans generally expect U2 to release 2-3 more studio albums before the band calls it a career. In mid-June, our home page poll question asked fans to guess how many more studio albums U2 will release and almost 63 percent of respondents said two or thr… Continue reading »

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Column: off the record…, vol. 12-529

Summer is finally at an end, although this year it seems to have been ending for a long time. In Pittsburgh, the cicadas started the first week of July, a whole month early. Following suit, my dogwood already has berries and its leaves are fading to r… Continue reading »

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Bono Sings with Gronemeyer in Germany

It seems that Bono made a surprise appearance Tuesday night in Germany, singing with his longtime friend Herbert Gronemeyer at the Metropolis Hall in Potsdam. We got an email this morning from @U2 reader Jules K., pointing us to a couple tweets and Fa… Continue reading »

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Bono & Edge take the stage … err, table … in St. Tropez

Bono & The Edge have been making the scene in St. Tropez, France over the past few days, and that included an impromptu singing performance on Sunday from their table at Club 55. It looks like they’re performing with young singer/songwriter Alex K… Continue reading »

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Column: off the record…, vol. 12-528

Although albums from U2 have been few and far between this last decade, I feel we have been spoiled when it comes to a release of material every year from the band. This has included videos, remastering projects, compilation albums, and even theatric… Continue reading »

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Gavin Friday: New U2 Material is ‘Quite Different’

Gavin Friday, U2′s longtime mate, appeared Saturday morning on RTE Radio One’s Weekend On One program and, in between playing some of his favorite songs, he also spoke with host Cathal Murray about a variety of topics … including U2. The short conve… Continue reading »

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U2 Lists: Top 10 Sentimental Collectibles

 [Ed. note: This is the 41st in a "U2 Lists" series, where @U2 staffers pick a topic and share their personal rankings on something U2-related.]
When I heard about the opportunity to put together a list of U2 collectibles, I thought, “This o… Continue reading »

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Column: off the record…, vol. 12-527

Happy birthday, Mr. The Edge! According to Bono, you’ve been on fire for 36 years now and I hope no one puts you out for a long time to come.

Because Mr. The Edge’s birthday was on Aug. 8 and because I hadn’t listened to it for quite a while, … Continue reading »

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@U2 Question of the Month: August 2012

Welcome to @U2′s Question of the Month for August 2012: What celebrity would you most like to see become a hardcore U2 fan, and why?
Please send your responses to atu2.com [at] gmail [dot] com by August 27. We’ll post your answers — and a new question — on Sep… Continue reading »

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@U2 QOM July 2012: Give U2 a Hometown Tour

U2 is visiting your hometown and they’ve asked you to be their guide! What would you show them and why? (Each month, @U2 puts a spotlight on U2 fans with our “Question of the Month.” We pose a question to our readers and invite answers of 200 words or … Continue reading »

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