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 album’s lyrics are said to focus on the “collision between hard-earned wisdom and youthful hunger.”
Check out the footage of the U2 singer going in on what Nile Rodgers called the “most influential song of his career.”
Their June 5, 1983 concert at the Red Rocks amphitheater in Colorado would prove an important step in taking them from their underground roots and their Springsteen-ian ambitions. They filmed the show for a live “home video” (as they were called in those pre-DVD days), Live At Red Rocks; two of the songs from that would also be used for the Under A Blood Red Sky EP (which also included performances recorded in Boston and Germany).
Michael Stipe is one of many fellow musicians, actors and designers participating in an auction from Re/Create New York for Hurricane Sandy relief. Others participating include Kanye West, Anne Hathaway, Julianne Moore, Selena Gomez, Marc […]
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.
Legendary rock band U2 knows a thing or two about recruiting fan club members. The group is releasing a new compilation album exclusively to U2.com subscribers.
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.
For those of you keeping close tabs on Bono’s recent surgery and recovery—and the resulting postponement of [lastfm]U2[/lastfm]’s North American dates—the band’s Web site has posted a message from none other than The Edge himself. […]