Many in the U2 community were a bit surprised at Bono’s videotaped introduction of Dierks Bentley at last night’s Academy of Country Music Awards ceremony. What many did not realize is that they have built a friendship through their shared interest in philanthropy and music. Bentley recorded “Pride (In The Name Of Love)” with fellow [...]
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Photographer Andrew Macpherson has been working with U2 for the past 20 years. His photos have been used for Rolling Stone, UK Vogue, and CD covers. Recently Macpherson shared his career insights and experiences with Marc Cameron at Fotorater.com. In regard to U2, he said: As a kid I’d listened to their early albums, and [...]
Davy Jones may have sung with the Monkees, but did you know he also moonlit as a singer with U2? It was June 21, 1997 when he took the stage with The Edge in Los Angeles to join in the karaoke for “Daydream Believer.” In honor of Jones’ passing today at the age of 66, [...]
Yesterday’s announcement of the final votes for the U2.com fan club gift U22 was both surprising and enlightening. U2.com reported that “tens of thousands of votes” were cast for this year’s subscribers gift. Over the three months of voting, U2.com asked a handful of guest contributors to offer their list of 22 songs they’d like [...]
In case you missed it, here’s an edited version of Ellen’s interview with Bono on her show today. Based on his outfit, the interview must have taken place yesterday as he’s wearing the same jacket as he wore on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player
The Rainforest Foundation UK’s 12 Days Of Christmas auction features the 20th Anniversary Achtung Baby Uber box, signed by all four members of U2. The box set joins 200 other auction items. The auction begins on November 15 and ends on November 27 via Ebay. The Rainforest Foundation was founded by Sting and Trudie Styler [...]
For those who ordered the Über Deluxe box set (and for those who wished they did), feast your eyes on the grand unveiling of the full box, courtesy of ampvisual: You can read more about the original design of Achtung Baby in the (Ăhk-tŏŏng Bāy-bi) Covered article in Issue 15 from Propaganda.
Fans might recall Adam Bevell’s excitement as he got pulled up by Bono to join U2 on stage in Nashville on July 2. He played “All I Want Is You” for his wife, Andrea, and the full band played along. Many in the stadium did not realize that Bevell was blind. At the end of [...]
Gizmodo reported today that David Bowie’s “Space Oddity” will be hitting shelves as an illustrated children’s book thanks to Andrew Kolb. I believe this ranks right up there will a must-have for any U2 fan who enjoyed the U2360 tour!
During the last episode of Season 25: Oprah Behind The Scenes, Oprah shared that she had never listened to U2’s music prior to interviewing Bono. She said that while taping her shows in Australia last year, she and her producers received texts inviting them to a party hosted by Bono. Despite the event’s midnight start [...]