U2 Magazine 04


Initially published: 1982-08
Author: Geoff Parkyn, Editor


This is the fourth issue of U2’s first fan club magazine. The magazine is simple, black and white text on regular sized paper, stapled in the middle. The cover adds a bit of colour. The magazine was edited by Geoff Parkyn for the entire run.

Contents include:

  • News (Summer Tour)
  • Belgian Show review
  • Coming Up for Eire (U2 Article)
  • Music to Stranger in a Strange Land
  • Lyrics for Tomorrow
  • Lyrics for Rejoice
  • Lyrics for October
  • Lyrics for 11 O’Clock Tick Tock
  • Music to Scarlet
  • Bono Vox and the Lypton Village
  • Pen Pals and Swops
  • Letters

The article “Coming up for Eire” was initially published in Sounds magazine in September of 1979, and was one of the first articles on U2 in a British music paper. At the end of this issue is a best wishes for Ali and Bono on their wedding.