Monthly Archives: January 2013

Poll Results: No U2 Christmas Album, Please

U2 fans aren’t very interested in an album of Christmas songs; they want real U2 music.
During December, we ran a survey on our home page asking if fans would like U2 to release a Christmas album as long as it didn’t interfere with a normal U2 release… Continue reading »

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Poll Results: No U2 Christmas Album, Please

U2 fans aren’t very interested in an album of Christmas songs; they want real U2 music.
During December, we ran a survey on our home page asking if fans would like U2 to release a Christmas album as long as it didn’t interfere with a normal U2 release… Continue reading »

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Column: off the record…, vol. 13-551

For the past eight years, I’ve been managing the @U2 Calendar. For those of you who aren’t familiar with the page, it’s a place where we list band appearances, tour dates, memorable birthdays and anniversaries in the U2 world, plus a limited amount o… Continue reading »

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Edge: New U2 Album ‘Around the End of the Summer’

Bono, The Edge and Adam were all on hand Thursday night as longtime friend Guggi opened a new art exhibit at Kerlin Gallery in Dublin. (Here’s a bunch of photos.) But the newsworthy part of the night, for U2 fans at least, is what The Edge said to a w… Continue reading »

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U2 Lists: Top 5 U2 Remixers

[Ed. note: This is the 46th in a "U2 Lists" series, where @U2 staffers pick a topic and share their personal rankings on something U2-related.]
As a U2 fan, it’s easy to find strong opinions on the band’s work. You can debate about what decade th… Continue reading »

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Edge Talks About U2′s Support of Music Education in Dublin Appearance

The Edge made an appearance in Dublin Monday for a planned media event announcing new funding for Music Generation. That’s the nationwide music education program that U2 first backed in 2009. As The Independent reports, Music Generation is partnering … Continue reading »

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Announcing the 2013 U2 Conference Mainstream/Popular Track

8 Sessions Total, 5 of Which are Open for Speaker Pitches @U2 is thrilled to be part of the second U2 Conference, which is coming up on April 26-27 in Cleveland, Ohio. We were involved in the first conference three years ago as promoters, but for this … Continue reading »

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Column: off the record…, vol. 13-550

I know we are getting on in the new year and the 2012 holidays are quickly becoming a distant memory. But I want to share one small piece of holiday cheer.
I participated in the @U2 holiday card exchange for the first time and am so glad I did. Call … 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 finish our look at 1988, ending with an amusing item from The National Enquirer.
The Band To Weaken Its Vision?, The L.A. Times
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Column: off the record…, vol. 13-549

U2 is the James Bond of music. Or maybe it’s the other way around. The two have seldom crossed paths — to my knowledge, the only actual linkage is the GoldenEye theme song written by Bono and Edge and sung by Tina Turner — but parallels between U… Continue reading »

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