U2-wallpapers-early-years-5 1

Why U2 – Reason #22

Bono’s been publicly referring to U2 as a “punk band” as far back as I can remember. When I was a little bit younger, it used to make me cringe a little bit, because I LOVE punk rock, but I didn’t quite understand it then like I do now. In...

image 37

Van Diemen’s Land….Times Three!

You’re in my mind, all of the time, and I know it’s not enough, do you know what song has been rattling in my mind all week long? “Van Diemen’s Land”.  The song that Edge wrote about the land on the edge of nowhere has been rattling and humming in my...

Super Bowl XXXVI - Halftime Show 0

Know Your Bonoisms – Part 4

In this series, we’re continuing to study pretty much everything that falls under the category “things Bono says.” This week, we’re going to address Bono’s proclivity for changing lyrics. Bono’s penchant for substituting his original song lyrics with other words seems to have begun during the Zoo TV tour, and...

wowy 2

Covering U2 – With or Without You

With or Without You is undeniably one of U2′s most recognized songs, and I’d actually argue that It’s their signature piece – that’s definitely open to debate, though. What isn’t debatable is the epic and far-reaching influence the song has had, and it’s one of U2′s most covered songs. Listed...

image 10

In Science & In “The Lab Coat?”

“Let me introduce you to the scientist of the family.”  That was the introduction of The Edge by Bono at the Boston Garden on the Elevation DVD in 2001, what now seems like 100 years ago. Today, I’m going to introduce you to another scientist in the U2 family.  No, he’s...