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U2 Lists: Top 10 Career-Defining Moments

[Ed. note: This is the 35th in a "U2 Lists" series, where @U2 staffers pick a topic and share their personal rankings on something U2-related.]
Most successful bands at some point have a moment in their career when they ask, “What’s next? Where d… Continue reading »

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Poll Results: ‘Ultraviolet’ is Favorite Song from Achtung Baby

As part of our celebration of Achtung Baby’s 20th anniversary in November, we asked a couple poll questions on our home page about that album — the first of which invited our readers to choose a favorite song from Achtung Baby. A whopping 5,255 votes… Continue reading »

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Bono and Chris Martin honor Anton Corbijn

Bono was in Amsterdam this afternoon, where he and Chris Martin honored photographer Anton Corbijn, who received a lifetime achievement award from a Dutch culture funding organization. 
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20 Years of Achtung Baby: Bill Flanagan On His Favorite U2 Album

Bill Flanagan is an MTV Networks executive, author of the novel Evening’s Empire and U2 At The End Of The World. He is … heck, need I say more? Introducing Bill Flanagan to U2 fans is a bit like asking them, “Have you heard the album U2 made ri… Continue reading »

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20 Years of Achtung Baby: Why Achtung Baby Is U2′s Greatest Album

The Joshua Tree is an amazing album, the record many U2 fans and music critics call the band’s best. It’s tough to argue against that claim. In fact, I think the opening three tracks stack up against any three tracks from any other album in history. A… Continue reading »

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20 Years of Achtung Baby: Radio Airplay in the U.S.

Twenty years after its release, Achtung Baby remains a popular album on U.S. radio stations. Over the past 12 months, every song on the album except one has been played on U.S. commercial radio. And if that’s not enough to show how popular the album s… Continue reading »

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Bono And Edge Perform For Clinton Foundation

Bono and Edge joined Stevie Wonder, Lady Gaga, Usher, Kenny Chesney, K’Naan and Juanes at the Hollywood Bowl on Saturday for the concert A Decade of Difference to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the William J. Clinton Foundation.
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Q Magazine’s Achtung Baby Covers CD Update

As mentioned in this week’s Off The Record column, Q magazine is collaborating with a handful of artists for a Achtung Baby covers disc. Joining Glasvegas will be Jack White doing “Love Is Blindness,” Depeche Mode performing “So Cruel,”… Continue reading »

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U2 360 Pittsburgh: Our Videos & Photos

U2 played Pittsburgh’s Heinz Field back on July 26 and we had a bunch of @U2 staffers there. (Here we are right after the show!) That means we also have a lot of photos and videos from the show that we’re finally ready to share with everyone. We’ll st… Continue reading »

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50 Things to Love About The Edge on His 50th Birthday

It would have been easy to fill this list with only music, clip after clip of goose bump-inducing moments, but there’s so much more to this man than his arsenal of guitars, amps, pedals, echo units and other toys.  His talent is not merely his a… Continue reading »

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