I was pleasantly surprised last night as I attended a press screening of The Lady, and counted multiple references to U2. The film chronicles the life of Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi and her amazing marriage to her British husband in light of the separation she endured from her family during years of house […]
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 […]
As part of the promotion for the upcoming DVD releases of From The Sky Down, U2 has posted two video clips from the documentary: Bono doing a solo acoustic version of “So Cruel” and The Edge doing a solo acoustic version of “Love Is Blindness.” I’ll shutup now and let you enjoy them both.
“Never has a band been more mockable, never has a band been more successful…” In a recent Slate article, Eric Hynes presents a comprehensive argument as to the lasting impact of their music. In the era of 99 cent downloads, U2 continues to conceive of albums as long-form journeys, with individual songs—like chapters in a […]
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.
Autumn has always been my favorite season. In my part of the world, the month of October turns green leaves to gorgeous shades of gold, red, brown and even burgundy. Its beauty always takes my breath away. Each year I find myself playing one of my favorite U2 albums a lot more often during this […]
I signed up for a Spotify Unlimited account last week, as soon as the service launched here in the US. Didn’t quite warm to it at first and thought I might cancel my paid account, but now that I’ve been playing with it for a few days, I’m probably going to go the other way […]
Derek Webb passed around his new cover of “One” today to welcome U2 to Nashville this weekend, as they will play Vanderbilt Stadium July 2. Webb, formerly — and now sometimes again — of Caedmon’s Call, is a Nashville-based singer-songwriter. A free download of Derek Webb’s version of “One” is here. (I’m not sure how […]
Irish Central has attempted to compile a list of their top 10 U2 songs. As self proclaimed U2 aficionados , they’ve admitted many gems have been omitted. With 12 studio albums and over 150 million albums sold worldwide, there are so many songs that could have made the cut. Take a look at their list […]
In a recent Rolling Stone readers poll, U2 took top honors for the Best Album of the 80s with their hit The Joshua Tree. Said to be a close race, the band beat out some of the top acts of all time, including Michael Jackson and Prince. The Top 10 are as follows: 1. U2, […]