Screenshot_2014-10-21-17-49-41 0

(Video) U2 on “Later ….. With Jools Holland”

U2 was on Later …. With Jools Holland this evening for a live show which featured the first live performance of “Volcano” (which opened the showed) and “Every Breaking Wave”. You can download the mp3’s and watch the performance below.       On the show broadcast on Friday, they play ‘Volcano’, ‘Every Breaking Wave’ and ‘California (There Is No...

top 0

Why U2? #34 – The Color of Music

Every band has moods to their music, I think, although that’s less true with some artists than it is with others. Some artists seem to focus on one mood – anger, for instance – throughout their entire body of work. Most, though have at least a a couple of songs that delve into romance or depression or lust, just to...

wpid-wp-1413143976826.jpeg 9

Your Voices Will Be Heard…So Be Nice!

“Your voices will be heard!” I’ve heard some of you sing, it may be best to leave the singing to Bono while you hum silently along. More often than not, the voice(s) that are heard are the ones that remain echoing inside, destroying people. An annual theme for October is National Bully Awareness Month and the theme of voice is...

BONOISM (2) 0

Know Your Bonoisms, Part 16 – Apologizing Bono Style

“It’s gonna be hard to get Larry to say anything at all; it’s gonna be hard for Bono to stop talking. Adam, you’re going to get a lot about flower arranging and perfume.” Aw, Edge. It’s not often that we’re treated to your subtle brand of zen Presbyterian humor. But we were this week on #U2NoFilter, the Facebook Q&A session...

8412491006_1809f8f67e_cj 1

U2101 – Cedarwood Road

When I first listened to Songs of Innocence, there were, of course, a few songs that really stood out to me as potential favorites. Today’s topic was not one of them – most of those early faves were from the first half of the album. Song for Someone, Every Breaking Wave, etc. I think that I may have just been...