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U2 Will Return to Punk Rock Roots on New Album

The album’s lyrics are said to focus on the “collision between hard-earned wisdom and youthful hunger.”

12/19/2013

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Bono Honors Nelson Mandela with Second Version of U2’s ‘Ordinary Love’

While the previous version of the song, featured on the soundtrack to the Mandela biopic, Mandela Long Walk to Freedom, was produced by Danger Mouse, this new one was helmed by Adele collaborator, Paul Epworth.

12/16/2013

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Bono Reflects On Nelson Mandela’s Life & Work

As the world mourns South African leader and humanitarian Nelson Mandela after his death Thursday (Dec. 5th), many are remembering the anti-apartheid icon with heartfelt tributes and reflections for his lasting legacy, not only in […]

12/06/2013

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Watch Bono Cover Daft Punk’s ‘Get Lucky’ With Nile Rodgers

Check out the footage of the U2 singer going in on what Nile Rodgers called the “most influential song of his career.”

11/25/2013

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Not Fade Away: U2 Set Their Sights On America With ‘Under A Blood Red Sky’

Their June 5, 1983 concert at the Red Rocks amphitheater in Colorado would prove an important step in taking them from their underground roots and their Springsteen-ian ambitions. They filmed the show for a live “home video” (as they were called in those pre-DVD days), Live At Red Rocks; two of the songs from that would also be used for the Under A Blood Red Sky EP (which also included performances recorded in Boston and Germany).

11/21/2013

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U2 Set to Release New Album in Early 2014

Billboard reports that the band is looking to release their new album in April with plans to announce the official date in a commercial at this year’s Super Bowl, which will air February 2.

11/13/2013

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Bono Remembers Lou Reed in a Touching Eulogy

In his eulogy, Bono recalls the first time he met Reed, on the Amnesty International Conspiracy of Hope tour in 1986. He writes of how he and Reed bonded over poetry, specifically James Joyce. The two would go on form a friendship that involved swapping short-stories by Delmore Schwartz and poems by Seamus Heaney.

11/07/2013

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Listen To U2’s First New Song In Three Years

U2 has a brand new song–their first in three years–but it wasn’t written for their long awaited follow-up to 2009’s ‘No Line On The Horizon.’

10/21/2013

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Watch Bono Do A Spot On Bill Clinton Impersonation

Turns out, U2’s frontman does a pretty spot-on impression of Bill Clinton. Check it out!

09/26/2013

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