U2 has always made it worth their fans’ while (and money) to join their fanclub. Last year, they offered a 2 CD box set of live tracks from their recent U2360 tour, called U22, exclusively to fan club members. This year, they’re offering even more performances from that tour, on a single 15-track CD called Edge’s Picks. As the name suggests, the tracklist was selected by U2 guitarist The Edge.
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Burmese freedom fighter Aung San Sun Kyi will be honored by Bono, Live Aid organizer/musician Bob Geldof, rapper Lupe Fiasco, actress Vanessa Redgrave and more at the Electric Burma concert. The sold-out benefit concert will […]
Great news, everyone! Rock Stars are still capable of surprising us with random acts of kindness. Bono is no exception. At [lastfm link_type="similar_artist_radio"]U2[/lastfm]‘s Nashville, TN concert, magic happened. A man in the front row had […]
It’s Irish Folklore week at Jack’s Summer School, and we’ve decided to take a close look at the works of legendary rockers U2. It’s easy to take a legendary band and point out their hits, […]
[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Elton John[/lastfm] is taking a step away from his piano to be a guest editor for The Independent, a British newspaper. The issue runs on December 1, which is World AIDS Day. All the […]
In case you haven’t heard, Spiderman: Turn Off the Dark will be the newest installment in the Spiderman franchise. Folks may be surprised to find out that Turn Off the Dark is not another movie, […]
What does it take to have a sit-down chat with [lastfm]U2[/lastfm] frontman [lastfm]Bono[/lastfm]? How about running a country of 141 million? Russian president Dmitry Medvedev had tea with [lastfm]Bono[/lastfm] on the eve of [lastfm]U2[/lastfm]‘s first ever show […]
The biggest band in the world and the biggest rapper in the world look poised to rock the land down under this fall, as [lastfm]Jay-Z[/lastfm] will the special guest the [lastfm]U2[/lastfm] 360 tour through Australia […]
It’s okay. Be honest. Pop was not [lastfm]U2[/lastfm]‘s finest hour, was it? The somewhat-cheesy, repetitive thump-thump-thump that was infecting Europe’s dance halls made it into tracks like “Discotheque” and “Do You Feel Loved?” and took […]