“And people feel like, ‘Not them again!’ But it is us again, and we’ve brought the tunes and we can play ’em.”
Just to be clear, Bono knows how invasive it was to drop his surprise album in your iCloud — but that was the point. In an interview this morning, the U2 frontman opened up about the band’s release method.
If you wake up with an unexpected movie on your iCloud over the next few weeks, you’ll know who’s to blame.
The band has let it be known that they’re not springing their 13th album as part of the upcoming Apple campaign for the next iPhone.
Through all the confusion, U2 has officially remained committed to releasing the LP this year, despite reports that he was not satisfied with the work. Now, thinking has again shifted, with the band feeling confident about their new material and going ahead with plans to put out the No Line on the Horizon follow-up this year.
Bono Calls Apple a ‘Religious Cult’ & ‘F***ing Annoyingly Quiet’ About Their Support For His RED Charity
Bono had a bone to pick with Apple over their extremely low key support of his charity, (Red) so he decided to let them know in the most public place imaginable.
According to director John Carney, the film, titled ‘Sing Street,’ will be set in the Eighties. “Obviously U2 were extremely prolific then, so they’ll bring that, and they’ve just been great sounding boards,” he explained.
The 2014 Academy Awards are well underway, with several musical performances dotting the filmic night, including, but not limited to, Bette Midler.
The Irish band chose to leave the comforts of Studio 6B for the chilly Top of the Rock.
Their upcoming album is tentatively scheduled for a summer release.