Monthly Archives: December 2012

Column: off the record…, vol. 12-547

In just a few days, we will be starting a brand-new year! It brings anticipation for things to come, whether it is new albums or visions that you dreamed out loud finally coming true. So the latest chatter about a new U2 album came up recently via P… Continue reading »

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Bono & Friends Busk Again on Christmas Eve in Dublin

For the fourth straight Christmas Eve, Bono and friends packed Grafton Street in Dublin during a busking session for charity. This year’s sing-a-long just ended within the last hour or so, which means details are still pretty sketchy. We know that Bon… Continue reading »

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Bono & Friends Busk Again on Christmas Eve in Dublin

For the fourth straight Christmas Eve, Bono and friends packed Grafton Street in Dublin during a busking session for charity. This year’s sing-a-long just ended within the last hour or so, which means details are still pretty sketchy. We know that Bon… Continue reading »

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Column: off the record…, vol. 12-546

This year marks the 25th anniversary of A Very Special Christmas, which featured U2′s cover of “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home).” The album has raised millions of dollars for the Special Olympics, but as producer Jimmy Iovine tells it, charity wasn… Continue reading »

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McGuinness: Expect a New U2 Album in 2013

Things continue to look up for a new U2 album next year. The Irish Independent asked Paul McGuinness if U2 will have a new album out in 2013, and McGuinness said fans can “certainly expect” one.
“2012 has been very busy. There’s always activity, so ce… Continue reading »

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U2 Lists: Top 10 End Of The World Songs

[Ed. note: This is the 45th in a "U2 Lists" series, where @U2 staffers pick a topic and share their personal rankings on something U2-related.]

Are you ready for the end of the world? The apocalypse, a common theme about the planet’s final demis… 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 continue our look at 1988.
U2 Embraces the Roots of Rock, The Los Angeles Times
“Nobody’s gonna know Bono as well as I do, and I tell you he’s cert… Continue reading »

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Bono Sings ‘I’ve Got You Under My Skin’ at Private Dublin Event

Entire Band in Attendance Bono was on stage Saturday night in Dublin, and the whole band was in attendance, but it wasn’t anything like a typical U2 performance. It happened during a private event where Dublin-based Jaime Nanci and The Blue Boys were p… Continue reading »

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From The Ground Up/Edge’s Picks Arrives: Here’s the Track List

We have the first report of a U2.com member getting the new membership gift. BK Garceau of Los Angeles shared the image at right with us via Twitter a few minutes ago. It shows the From The Ground Up book, the Edge’s Picks CD and a few of the extras -… Continue reading »

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Column: off the record…, vol. 12-545

There was a buzz recently about a song Bono has done with Kanye West and Swizz Beatz called “Skyscrapers.” Beatz had put a snippet on YouTube of himself listening to the track. The song is not newly recorded as we started hearing about this track bac… Continue reading »

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