Monthly Archives: July 2013

Poll Results: U2 Fans Mixed About Possibility of Chris Martin on New Album

Ever since Chris Martin was spotted inside Electric Lady Studios while U2 was there working on the band’s new album, there’s been speculation that the Coldplay singer might make an appearance on a new song (or more). And there’s been a mix of joy and … Continue reading »

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Column: off the record…, vol. 13-577

Bono recently took part in an interview on Irish television with veteran broadcaster Gay Byrne that was broadcast in June. The program The Meaning Of Life involves Byrne interviewing a well-known public figure, exploring the person’s views on faith, … Continue reading »

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The @U2 Interview: Flood

Return to Zooropa
Twenty years ago this month, the summer leg of Zoo TV took what was already a strange, bewildering tour to a new place — the Land of Zooropa. As fans in Europe were hearing live performances of songs from U2′s surprise new album, Fl… Continue reading »

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Like A Video: The Sweetest Thing

[Ed. note: This is the 18th 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.]
What is the best way to apologize to your spouse when you’ve … Continue reading »

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Like A Video: The Sweetest Thing

[Ed. note: This is the 18th 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.]
What is the best way to apologize to your spouse when you’ve … Continue reading »

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U2 Lists: My Top ‘I Heart U2′ Songs

[Ed. note: This is the 51st in a "U2 Lists" series, where @U2 staffers pick a topic and share their personal rankings on something U2-related.]
I’ve been stuck on “Magnificent” lately. I listen to it mostly when I’m in my car, and, okay, I sing along … Continue reading »

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U2 Lists: My Top ‘I Heart U2′ Songs

[Ed. note: This is the 51st in a "U2 Lists" series, where @U2 staffers pick a topic and share their personal rankings on something U2-related.]
I’ve been stuck on “Magnificent” lately. I listen to it mostly when I’m in my car, and, okay, I sing along … Continue reading »

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Flood Talks About U2′s New Record & Staying Relevant

Can U2 be relevant in the current music scene? Can the band’s upcoming album be as popular as U2′s landmark albums of the past? Those are questions that are on not only the minds of U2 fans, but also on Bono’s mind, too.
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Column: off the record …, vol. 13-576

I don’t remember U2′s Live Aid set, 28 years ago on July 13th. I was at JFK Stadium that day — on the Philadelphia side of the event — and I remember Jack Nicholson introducing the band, who were appearing from London via satellite. But I have no r… Continue reading »

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Vintage U2

With nearly 8,000 items in our database, it’s a sure bet you haven’t read them all. This month we take a look at 1990, an arid desert when it comes to U2 news. Fortunately U2′s fan club magazine, Propaganda, comes to the rescue, along w… Continue reading »

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