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2018-02-21: Management Principles

Paul McGuinness, the man behind Principle Management, attended and dropped out of Trinity College in Dublin. He got his start in the entertainment industry while attending Trinity, directing plays and hiring bands for dances. He left school to work in films, and his first big project was as assistant director for a film by John Boorman called Zardoz. His first foray into management in the...

2018-02-16: The History Mix: Passengers Distinctive Forms

It isn’t very often we find new versions of older songs, and it is always a joy when we do. Thanks to Arthem Kouzmin we have found a new version of a song from the Passengers album, “One Minute Warning”.

Passengers was a project that U2 worked with Brian Eno on, and as Eno was considered as part of the band they renamed themselves Passengers for the album. The album was a collection of...

2018-02-11: Vinyl Reissues for Four Recordings

A listing of upcoming records at the Jungle Records record store in Denmark holds a surprise. Four U2 releases are listed for release in April. All four releases are listed for April 6, 2018. The listings are:

  • Pop (Reissue) 2LP
  • All That You Can’t Leave Behind (Reissue)
  • Wide Awake in America (Reissue) EP
  • Best of 1980 – 1990 (Reissue) 2LP

The prices of these are listed as 30.84...

2018-02-05: Summer of Love Delivered to Dutch Radio

On January 16, 2018, Dutch Radio DJ Ruud de Wild claimed on air that U2’s next single will be “Summer of Love.” De Wild is a well known DJ in The Netherlands and hosts a regular show on NPO2. It appears that this has indeed been the case at least in The Netherlands where airplay of “Summer of Love” has spiked since Friday afternoon. But it appears that the song has only been released in The...

2018-02-01: The History Mix: Summer of Love, Oakenfold and Perfecto

“Summer of Love” To Be Next Single?

Signs are mounting that “Summer of Love” will be the song that follows “Get Out of Your Own Way” for promotion of the album Songs of Experience. “Get Out of Your Own Way” started being pushed at radio stations as early as November 2017, but it was a couple of months later that the video for the song, as well as a couple of remixes were released, and a big...

2018-01-28: Songs of Experience: Your Answers (The Songs) Part Two

On January 8, 2018, we asked a series of 24 questions related to the album Songs of Experience, roughly a month after the album had been released. We gathered answers from our readers until January 23, 2018. The questions were available for two full weeks. In that time we received nearly 2000 responses. We have to take a minute to thank everyone for the responses, and hope you had some fun...

2018-01-28: Songs of Experience: Your Answers (The Album) Part One

On January 8, 2018, we asked a series of 24 questions related to the album Songs of Experience, roughly a month after the album had been released. We gathered answers from our readers until January 23, 2018. The questions were available for two full weeks. In that time we received nearly 2000 responses. We have to take a minute to thank everyone for the responses, and hope you had some fun...

2018-01-26: Ireland Rumours, Additional Shows and More for U2 Tour

With today’s General On-Sale for tickets for leg 2 of the eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE off to a good pace, several new shows have already been announced as happening at U2.Com/Tour.

These include shows at:

  • Berlin, Saturday, September 1 (A second show for Berlin)
  • Cologne, Wednesday, September 5 (A second show for Cologne)
  • Paris, Wednesday, September 12 (A third show for Paris)
  • Lisbon,...

2018-01-24: New Remixes of “Get Out Of Your Own Way” Coming Friday

On Friday, January 26, 2018, we are told U2 will release new remixes of “Get Out of Your Own Way”. The remixes are being done by Afrojack. Afrojack, is a Dutch DJ, record producer and remixer, and runs his own label Wall Recordings, and has worked with artists including David Guetta, Madonna, Beyonce and Pitbull. In a 2014 interview Afrojack first mentions aspirations to work with u2 someday...

2018-01-23: U2 and Kendrick Lamar Plan for the Grammy Awards

Updated: January 23, 2017

Word has reached us via a reliable source in the entertainment industry that U2 and Kendrick Lamar will be performing together at the upcoming Grammy Awards. The Awards are being held next Sunday, January 28 in New York City.

The show will be opened by a performance by Kendrick Lamar of his song “XXX” from last year’s chart-topping album DAMN. Bono, and possibly...

2018-01-21: U2 Experience + Innocence Tour Leg Two Questions and Answers

U2 experience and innocence tour questions and answers

Last Updated: January 29, 2018, 7:35pm GMT

All times mentioned below are local times to the venue unless otherwise noted.

U2 announced the second leg of the eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE TOUR on January 15, 2018. This will be the second leg of the tour, following a North American leg that was announced last November. Additional dates were added to the second leg of the tour, and these were...

2018-01-12: The Crystal Ball: What’s Coming Next?

Updated: January 14, 2017

Achtung Tour Babies!

With the flurry of rumours going around about tour dates and tour cities, we checked in with our sources, and have been told the tour announcement will happen next week. As of yesterday some dates were now finalized, but at that point they were still trying putting the final details together about a few dates. That included choosing between...