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Like A Video: Welcome to Zoo TV, Y’all!

[Ed. note: This is the 4th 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.]
The Zoo TV tour was the ultimate video, a two-and-a-half hour … Continue reading »

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Column: off the record…, vol. 11-488

Coldplay released a new album, Mylo Xyloto, late last month. It pulled off a No. 1 spot on the Billboard sales charts for the first week of sales. I expected that, but what surprised me were several news stories discussing Coldplay’s great success an… Continue reading »

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20 Years of Achtung Baby: Director Richie Smyth – Fly On The Wall (Part 3)

Third in a three-part series It’s well documented that U2 began a public love affair with dance music and the clubbing scene during the recording of Achtung Baby, although it wasn’t the first time they had dabbled with these: “Two Hea… Continue reading »

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What if … U2 never discovered irony?

[Editor’s note: This is the first in an occasional new series that looks at some aspect of U2′s history and asks the question, “What if that happened differently?” Future essays in the series will be published as @U2 staffers are inspired to ask, “Wha… Continue reading »

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Column: off the record . . . vol. 11-474

Happy birthday to Mr. The Edge! I’m a few hours early, but it’s probably August 8th wherever he is right now, so it counts.

Decisions, decisions.
Will you get the Achtung Baby anniversary edition? If so, will you get the uber expensive, Uber … Continue reading »

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Details: Achtung Baby 20th Anniversary Edition

Start saving! U2.com has just posted a link listing the various formats that will be available on October 31 in the U.K. and on November 1 in the U.S. Five physical editions will be available alongside digital only editions. The most difficult decisio… Continue reading »

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July Forum Recap

Our forum kept rolling in July with another strong month of contributions from our members. With the 360 tour winding down, it was put forward by one of our members that this tour was better than the Zoo TV tour. It didn’t take long for that assertion… Continue reading »

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