Check out the footage of the U2 singer going in on what Nile Rodgers called the “most influential song of his career.”
The band’s first new song in three years is featured in the upcoming Nelson Mandela biopic, Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom, and the lyric video, which premiered today (Nov. 21) on Facebook, honors the man with a little harmless vandalism.
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.
U2 will release the song as a limited edition 10″ single.
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.’
U2 have been working on their 13th studio album, which could see its release by the end of the year. Will they delve into their past to forge into the future? Here are five directions the new U2 album could be going.
U2 are finally wrapping up their new album in New York, which has been in the works since their 2009-2011 world tour. It will be their first studio release since 2009′s No Line On The Horizon.
Bono appeared on CBS This Morning Thursday (May 16) to talk to host Charlie Rose about activism and music. Bono’s appearance comes on the heels of a new biography, The Frontman: Bono (In the Name of Power) […]
Last week, P!nk scored her fourth No. 1 Hot 100 hit with her moving duet “Just Give Me a Reason” featuring fun. frontman Nate Ruess. P!nk is no stranger to the top of the charts. […]
For over five decades, legendary music producer Quincy Jones has lent his talents to some of the most notable songs and albums in history. To recognize his 80th birthday, Jones was honored by many of […]
Their first collaboration was a funky “Party” off 4, but Beyoncé and André 3000 are teaming up now for a cover. Bey and the OutKast rapper will cover Amy Winehouse’s “Back to Black” for Baz Luhrmann’s forthcoming film adaptation of The Great Gatsby, out May 10, […]
With OneRepublic’s new album, Native (out today), leader Ryan Tedder wanted to show a more personal side of the band. He wanted each song to sound like it was straight from the heart, but written specifically for the fans. […]
In this edition of What’s That Song, Los Angeles based rock band Shiny Toy Guns took on the task of identifying several GRAMMY Record of the Year winners from the past. It is one of the oldest […]
U2 bassist Adam Clayton is suing his personal assistant, whom he says embezzled 2.8 million euro – roughly 3.5 million – from him over the course of four years.
As Facebook went public today, reports are calculating that Bono’s investment company, Elevation Partners, stands to make up to $1.5 billion off of the IPO.
“Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)” is the latest track in our countdown of the best festive music – and it’s a gold-stamped classic, named #1 in Rolling Stone’s list of The Greatest Rock and Roll […]
We’ve all been there before, cruising along the freeway with the top down when that one song comes on. You may hum over a few gray areas, or you might even take a leap of […]
[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]U2[/lastfm] performed “Stand By Me” with Somalian born rapper [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]K’naan[/lastfm] at TCF Bank Stadium in Minnesota on Saturday. The performance was intended to bring attention to the current famine in Somalia. The Twin […]
U2′s massively successful and innovative 360 Tour is finally winding down, and when the journey concludes it will be the most attended and highest-grossing concert tour in history. Live Nation Global Touring chairman Arthur Fogel […]
This just in…Bono has revealed himself to actually be a cyborg from the future! No, not really, but his recent surgery has made him stronger and ready to rock with [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]U2[/lastfm] for their massive […]
Photo by Getty Images [pullquote quote="I want you to think about a beautiful symphonic sound that came out of one man's saxophone." credit="Bono"]As any public relations man will know, the image of a band is […]
Do you feel beautiful today? Well, you should, because you are! Every Monday, we bring to you Mindful Monday–a collection of quotes and inspirational songs for you to meditate upon throughout the week. This week’s […]
We’re celebrating St. Patrick’s Day by highlighting our top 5 music videos from Irish singers and bands! Take a look at performances from [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]U2[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Van Morrison[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Sinead O’Connor[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]The Cranberries[/lastfm] and […]
Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images Bono had a very interesting way of describing the next [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]U2[/lastfm] album, which the band says is a big departure from their last.
Today is Martin Luther King Day in the USA. And while we still mourn his passing, we also need to remember that today is a day of celebration as well — a day for reflecting […]
In the comic books, it’s Spider-Man who swings in to save people… but in real life Bono and The Edge of world-famous super-group [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]U2[/lastfm] will be the ones who may save Spidey! The Spider-Man […]
Stadium rockers U2 look set to open up the new year with their thirteenth (yes, you read that correctly, thirteenth) studio album. Tentatively titled ‘Songs of Ascent’ we thought we would ask the Last.fm Trends […]