Monthly Archives: January 2014

U2 Teases ‘Invisible,’ Bono Says It’s Not First Single

Also Says U2 Will Keep Working on Album for ‘A Couple of Months’ Now we know for certain: “Invisible” is from U2′s next album, but it’s not the first single. That’s the word from Bono in a new USA Today article about the band’s partnership with (RED) a… Continue reading »

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Like A Video: MLK/Where The Streets Have No Name (Super Bowl XXXVI)

[Ed. note: This is the 22nd 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.]
There have been some amazing Super Bowl halftime performances… Continue reading »

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Column: off the record…, vol. 14-603

If I had to give Guy Oseary a report card thus far for his efforts as U2’s manager, he’d be scoring a solid “A.”The fact that there’s so much buzz around this band not just in our tribal circles, but everywhere, speaks w… Continue reading »

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Bono Calls ‘Invisible’ a ‘Sneak Peek’ of New U2 Album

Bono is in Davos today for a variety of appearances at the World Economic Forum — more on that in a moment.
He did a radio interview from there with Pat Kenny on Ireland’s Newstalk FM, and the bit we’re most interested in surrounds the new song, “Inv… Continue reading »

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Guy Oseary on Billboard Power 100

Billboard has made a list of the 100 most powerful people in music industry. Guy Oseary, U2′s new manager, is No. 38.
A profile at the site describes him as a manager and investor, including investments with Ashton Kutcher in companies like Sound… Continue reading »

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#U2Chat on Twitter: Friday at 11 am ET, Hosted by @atu2

We’ve had this idea in our heads for a little while now to do regular Twitter chats with fans around the world on Twitter. And with U2 getting active again, now seems like the perfect time to start!
Tomorrow — Friday, January 24 — we’ll host the fir… Continue reading »

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U2, Bank of America and (RED) Make ‘Invisible’ Free on Super Bowl Sunday

U2′s new song, “Invisible” will be released on February 2nd — Super Bowl Sunday — as part of a fund raising project with (RED) and Bank of America.
The song will be featured in a commercial during the Super Bowl, and offered as a free download on iT… Continue reading »

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Achtoon Baby: Are U2 Too Big for Twitter?

It would be cool if the members of U2 were active on Facebook, but for a lot of us it would be a zillion times better if they were on Twitter. Imagine the fun they’d have chatting back and forth with each other and with fans like us, right?
After drea… Continue reading »

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Welcome Our New Staff Writer: Fernanda Bottini (and Two New Forum Mods)

It’s usually a pretty big production around here when we bring on new staff members: We advertise open positions, review candidates, announce the names of our new staffers, etc.
But that wasn’t the case with our latest staff addition. Fernanda Bottini… Continue reading »

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Column: off the record…, vol. 14-602

This one’s for Super Bowl followers: Hope you’re happy tonight, M2! (Credit to always excellent The Oatmeal for the cartoon)

After their win at the Golden Globes last week, I don’t think anyone was too surprised when U2 showed up on the Acade… Continue reading »

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