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2018-01-21: U2 and Kendrick Lamar Plan for the Grammy Awards

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 the rest of U2, will join...

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

U2 experience and innocence tour questions and answers

Last Updated: January 21, 2018 14:35 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.

While we here at U2Songs.Com will try to answer questions about this new...

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...

2018-01-08: Exploration of Experience

2018-01-07: Fan Club Vinyl: Most Still Waiting

If you haven’t yet received your 2017 gift from U2.Com, don’t panic yet! Most of us haven’t received the vinyl set yet. Although some copies have started to ship and are turning up in mailboxes daily around the world, the majority of those expecting this vinyl set have not yet received them yet.

We’ve taken to Twitter and Facebook to ask whether or not subscribers of U2.Com have received...

2017-12-30: The History Mix: Joshua Tree 2017 Merchandise Oddities

Hard to believe one year ago today we were still waiting for news where the new tour, The Joshua Tree 2017 would visit. Before The Joshua Tree 2017 fades into everyone’s memories, we thought we would take one final look back to look at some of the merchandise that many may not have seen along the way. Some of the odd bits and pieces related to the tour, but not available at every merchandise...

2017-12-28: U2 Live in London / U2 Live at the BBC

There have been a number of variations of U2’s “Live in London” special, also known as “Live at the BBC” that have been shown. We attempt below to track down the variations in these specials.

CTV Canada: “Live in London”
Playback: https://www.ctv.ca/U2-Live-in-London/Video (region restricted)
Originally Aired: Sunday December 17, 2017
Time: 48 minutes (Aired over one hour with commercials)...

2017-12-17: U2 Live from London Special First Airing

Tonight, Canada network CTV is showing a special presentation, “U2: Live from London”. While originally advertised as being aired at 10pm ET, a last minute change in scheduling saw it air in the Atlantic Region and Montreal at 7pm ET instead.

The content of the show is the performance that U2 recorded on November 16, 2017 at the Abbey Road Studios in London, England. Accompanying U2 is a...

2017-12-17: A Look Back at the Songs of Experience Singles to Date

Back in August of 2015, we took a look at U2’s single releases, or rather lack thereof, in support of Songs of Innocence. To date, it remains their first and only LP for which no retail physical singles were produced. The band did finally come through in September of that year with a digital single for “Song for Someone,” complete with a live version as a B-side, albeit only on streaming...

2017-12-12: Jingle Balls Playlist by U2: Deezer

U2 have contributed a playlist of Christmas favorites on the music streaming service Deezer. The playlist is called “Jingle Balls: the U2 Christmas Cracker“ and the information for the list is as follows: “This Christmas selection by U2 is a throwback to their ‘Jingle Balls’ residency in Dublin in the late 70s.” The full playlist contains twenty tracks and runs 1 hour and 6 minutes. It is...

2017-12-06: Swag from An Experience of Songs (New York)

Bono has spoken a lot about the lyrics on this new album, Songs of Experience, and how they are letters. Back in September he told Rolling Stone, “I know U2 go into every album like it’s their last one but even more this time I wanted the people around me that I loved to know exactly how I felt. So a lot of the songs are kind of letters, letters to Ali, letters to my sons and daughters,...

2017-12-05: A Sound of Drum and Bass: The U2Songs Staff Reviews Songs of Experience

Sometimes the hype surrounding an album release gets so big that the music gets lost in the shuffle.

Here at U2Songs we’ve been bringing you the latest updates on the launch of SOE, from listening parties in Los Angeles and New York to a promotional contest in Poland. We’ve got articles on single releases, artwork, packaging, and of course, the Great Ticketing Discussion.

But what...