Monthly Archives: October 2013

Happy Birthday, Larry Mullen Jr.!

It’s Halloween! That means one thing: lots of candy … err, it’s Larry Mullen Jr.’s birthday! Everyone’s favorite drummer (and fledgling movie star) turns 52 on Thursday, so please join us in wishing him a wonderful day.
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U2 Confirms ‘Ordinary Love’ Single, Lyric Video Coming Soon

U2.com has confirmed previous reports on this site and elsewhere that the band will release “Ordinary Love” as a 10-inch vinyl single on November 29th. That’s the special Black Friday event organized by the people behind Record Store Day, and includes… Continue reading »

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U2′s ‘Ordinary Love’ Vinyl Hits Indie Record Stores on November 29

U2′s new song, “Ordinary Love,” will be available as a 10-inch vinyl release on November 29th. That’s according to the Record Store Day website, which lists it among a long list of “special releases” that’ll be available on Black Friday, usually the … Continue reading »

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Column: off the record…, vol. 13-590

I have been busy with work projects and have not had a chance to participate in discussions on the 25th anniversary of Rattle And Hum. But all this coverage has sparked memories of one of my birthday presents from my 16th birthday. That year, my pare… Continue reading »

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Bono & The Edge Sing Happy Birthday for Harvard School of Public Health

Bono and The Edge made an appearance via video about an hour ago during a celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Harvard School of Public Health. We don’t know if it was a live satellite appearance, or if it was pre-taped (that’s my guess), but i… Continue reading »

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Like A Video: Angel Of Harlem (from Rattle And Hum)

[Ed. note: This is the 20th 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.]
When I first volunteered to write this essay, I was almost ce… Continue reading »

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Report: Full Version of ‘Ordinary Love’ Coming October 30

“Ordinary Love,” U2′s contribution to the Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom soundtrack, may be available for a full listen in one week.
The Irish Times is reporting that the full version of “Ordinary Love” will be available on U2.com and YouTube beginning… Continue reading »

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U2 Does A Photo Shoot in Bray (Video, Too)

Second photo shoot in two days Another day, another photo shoot for U2. Today’s shoot happened in the small community of Bray, south of Dublin and not far from where Bono and The Edge live. At this point, we have no idea who the photographer was. The b… Continue reading »

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U2 Does A Photo Shoot in Bray

Second photo shoot in two days Another day, another photo shoot for U2. Today’s shoot happened in the small community of Bray, south of Dublin and not far from where Bono and The Edge live. At this point, we have no idea who the photographer was. The b… Continue reading »

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Rattle And Hum at 25: An Interview with Dennis Bell

It’s one of the most memorable scenes in Rattle And Hum: U2, arguably the biggest band in the world at the time, walks into a small Harlem church with just a guitar and amp, Bono’s arm in a sling, and meets a choir made up of high school students and … Continue reading »

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