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A Tale of Two New U2 Books

One band. One city. One time period. Two new books. You probably know about North Side Story: U2 in Dublin, 1978 – 1983. It’s the brand-new limited-edition book U2.com is offering as this year’s thank-you gift for subscriptions to its fan club. Editor Niall Stokes collected Hot Press articles and then added some new interviews, lots of great [...]

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[PHOTOS] U22 Has Arrived

Like U2.com said a week ago, my U22 was on its way. It arrived this afternoon. I didn’t see how it came, it was just on the porch when I went to get the regular ol’ mail. There is a United States Postal Service tracking # on it, but it also says it is from “UPS [...]

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A Tasty U2.com Competition

This one takes the cake…literally! U2.com is asking fans to submit photos of their U2-inspired cakes and cupcakes for their latest competition. Based on what I’ve seen in doing a simple Google search for “U2 cake,” fans are very creative. We’ve even had some U2-inspired cakes here at @U2, too. The submission period is from [...]

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U2.com's Sweet 360 FanCam

We give U2.com a hard time every now and then when things don’t seem to be the way they should, and we try to give props when they do. Here’s one for the latter category: huge props for a very cool, 360-degree, 5-billion pixel “fancam” image from Sunday’s night’s concert in Johannesburg. It’s interactive — [...]

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Geography Tip for U2.com

If you’re a paying member of U2.com, I’m betting you got an email earlier today just like the one above. A lot of friends said they got this email, too. Thing is, U2.com — I’m not one of your European subscribers. I live in Washington state. And the folks I’ve been trading emails with today [...]

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U2.com's Chicago Lithograph Isn't From Chicago

Update, February 9: It only took about 24 hours — the lithograph description on U2.com/Fanfire now shows the correct concert. We also understand Fanfire is in the process of contacting EdgeFest to rectify the mistake. Nice job, folks. —————- U2.com/Fanfire is selling this Chicago 2009 U2 360 Tour lithograph for $100. The product page there [...]

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