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U2101 – Sometimes You Can’t Make It On Your Own

With the recent news about U2 recording a video in Dublin, I couldn’t help but be reminded of a previous video which was filmed in that fair city, and so I decided to write about “Sometimes You Can’t Make It On Your Own” (SYCMIOYO) for today’s article. SYCMIOYO was first mentioned (to me, anyway) in a newspaper article about the...

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U2 “Blue” It!

U2 fans, is your orange the new black?  Are you green with envy that most other bands have created 4 CD’s in the time it takes U2 to make one?  Do you feel this purple haze won’t lift and you cannot kiss the sky?  Social media is abuzz right now with some of the most colorful language, none of which...

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Know Your Bonoisms, Part 9 – Bono in the Pop Era

Thanks to FXX, which aired every episode of The Simpsons ever made over the past week, I was finally able to see U2’s appearance for the first time in 16 years (even though my daughter has the DVR set to record what seems like every Simpsons ever, the “Trash of the Titans” episode is never, ever on. If you have...

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Covering U2 – More Third Party Remixes

Continuing our discussion from Monday about “Original of the Species”, I thought that today I’d start off by mentioning the Killahurtz Casa de Angeles mix of that song, which first came to my attention back in 2006, right around the same time as the last show of the Vertigo tour. The song appeared initially online, and although it hasn’t been...

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No GA Line on the Horizon!

Did you know that the average person spends approximately two years of their lives waiting in line, which conveniently provides me a reason to never, ever join a GA line for a U2 show.  Say it ain’t so, Joe!  Oh, it is so and you know why I refuse to be part of any GA line, other than a total waste...