Archive | U2’s Music

What do smart college students listen to? U2!

A music news website, Consequence Of Sound, has just reported on a study involving colleges and universities. In the article “Smart people listen to Radiohead and dumb people listen to Beyoncé, according to study,” Alex Young reviews the data gleaned by the “Music That Makes You Dumb” project in which SAT scores from 1,352 institutions of […]

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U2's Best Guitar Songs

Gibson has named 10 Great U2 Guitar Songs in a recent feature. Predictably, “Mysterious Ways” and “With Or Without You” made the cut, but the rest of the selections are painfully mainstream. On my personal list, I would have included “The Fly,” “All I Want Is You” and “The Electric Co.” What would have made […]

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Worst U2 Cover Ever?

NME recently posted this question with a link to a video showing judges from The Voice singing “Beautiful Day.” The real highlight of Saturday night’s The Voice was this opening performance of U2’s ‘Beautiful Day’, which involved all four of the judges bellowing the song into submission, in the manner of a pack of mountain […]

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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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Miss Sarajevo

Inela Nogic was just 17 when she participated in the Miss Besieged Sarajevo pageant. She became an iconic figure due in part to the song “Miss Saraajevo,” which also used her picture on the single sleeve. In a recent interview in The Washington Post, Nogic talks about how she became an “accidental icon.” Nogic’s magical […]

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