Archive | U2’s Music

The U2 Paradox

“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 […]

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Happy 30th Anniversary to U2's October

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 […]

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Derek Webb's ONE from Nashville

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 […]

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U2's Top 10 Best Tunes

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 […]

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Quick Tip, From One Fan to Another

Do this: 1.) Put on the best pair of headphones you own. Not little earbuds. Real, honest-to-goodness headphones. 2.) Cue up the live version of “Ultraviolet” from the Pasadena DVD/concert. 3.) Turn up the volume as high as your ears will let you. 4.) Turn off the lights. Put yourself in complete darkness. 5.) Hit […]

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