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U2101 – Original of the Species

As fanatical as I am about U2, I can find something personal that relates to me in almost every U2 song. Some, though. are easier than others. Some speak to me so immediately, and on such a deep personal level that it almost feels like Bono’s been watching my life from a distance and pulling inspiration from it. I tend...

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Why U2? #27 – U2′s “Formula” For Success

Even before they could play their instruments, U2 had passion. In some early reviews that were published in NME magazine, our guys were even made fun of for this fact. I don’t remember the exact words, but some snarky writer wrote something like “U2 believes that the quality is directly proportionate to the passion.”, as if U2′s music and success...

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This Has To Be U2′s Dumbest Move…Right?

If you release a U2 CD in a forest & no one knows it, does it still sell more than No Line on the Horizon?  So, word on the street is that U2 is planning to release their latest CD with absolutely no fanfare or announcements, Beyoncé style, in which can only be described as one of the dumbest moves...

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U2 new album rumors, and deleted tweets continue

We are quickly reaching the end of August and the U2 new album rumors are as hot and heavy as ever. Rumor is that U2 could be in LA this week.  “U2 is recording some material” according to The Edge’s cousin Ciara Lawrence who tweeted about this on August 22 2014. But as with all informative tweets related to the new U2 album, it has since...

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Know Your Bonoisms, Part 8 – Bono and Ali’s Love Story

To mark the 32nd anniversary of Bono’s marriage to Ali Hewson, this week’s Bonoisms will be a collection of quotes from the man about his wife – strictly things he has said about the early days of their relationship. In other words, I won’t regurgitate the “I need her more than she needs me” quote you’ve read a hundred times...