Author Archive | Liseth

And They Called Him Bono English version available now

The English-language version of And They Called Him Bono, containing U2 interviews by Dutch journalist Bert van de Kamp, is now available in online stores. At the moment it’s only available on Lulu.com, but in a few weeks you’ll also be able to buy it from Amazon. This version contains the original English-language interviews. If you’d like [...]

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Neil McCormick shares his thoughts on Killing Bono

The film Killing Bono, based on Neil McCormicks book, premiered in Ireland on March 15 and will open in the UK on April 1st. In this blog post, Neil gives some insights into the making of the film, shares his thoughts on what it’s like to have his life made into a movie, and gives [...]

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Take these shoes… and make them fit

During one of the shows in Brussels, Bono exclaimed that “this tour is run by Belgians” because there are so many Belgians on the crew. But it wasn’t just people; the stage was also made by a Belgian company. Now it turns out Larry has added something less visible to that mix: orthopedic insoles. According [...]

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U2’s Shining Colors

You probably all know that feeling: you’re in a foreign country, you walk into a supermarket with a crystal clear plan of what you want to buy, but then…  you can’t find it for the life of you. None of the brands look familiar, all the colors are different and nothing is sorted the way [...]

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Bono in 225 photos

In honor of yer man’s 50th birthday today, Belgian newspaper Het Laatste Nieuws delved into the archives and compiled this gallery of 225 photos of Bono. It’s a nice mix of old and new and includes  those typical Bono stage moves we all know and love. (To go to the next picture, click “volgende” in [...]

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U2 go home: an impression

U2-madness was  sweeping over Dublin this weekend: U2 was everywhere,  it’s not just the shows themselves but the whole atmosphere around them that make Dublin concerts so special. Every pub played their music, coverbands cranked out U2 songs, the photo copy shop had a special U2 offer for photo prints and the local fast food [...]

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U2 & The Locals

With tens of thousands of U2 fans swarming into Dublin over the weekend, it must be a challenging time for those Dubliners not interested in the band. One of the local papers advised: if you don’t like U2, it’s probably best to head out of town this weekend. That’s exactly what many people did according [...]

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"Dag Amsterdam"

Now that Donal’s gone home to get some well-deserved rest and prepare for Dublin, I’ll take this opportunity to give you my impression of the two nights in Amsterdam. Actually,  I’ll stop right here, ‘cause I could just suffice with one word: WOW! Just kidding, I’ll give some more details ;). I’ve been to a [...]

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Bono's linguistic talents

For those of you who, like me, were wondering just what the heck Bono was trying to sing at the “Deine Stimme gegen Armut” show last week, here ‘s a web site with the lyrics. It includes a link to an English translation. Personally, I thought it a good sing, well fitted for the occasion. [...]

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