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2018-09-16: U2 Fan Club Gifts Survey: The Results

The U2.com membership comes with some very good perks, like exclusive content, exclusive downloads, contests, members-only space on Zootopia, pre-sale codes for when there is a tour, a voucher for the U2 shop, and last but not least, a subscribers only gift. Next year’s gift should be announced in a couple of months. Last Monday, September 10th, we asked about your thoughts and ideas...

2018-09-15: For Your Consideration: New Printing of Songs of Experience for Awards Season

Musical awards season is about to start full force. And today we want to take a look at the process from releasing an album, to becoming a nominated recording. We will also take a look at U2’s attempts to get people to consider “You’re The Best Thing About Me” and Songs of Experience for Grammy Awards, including a look at a special pressing of the album that is currently being sent out to...

2018-08-31: U2eiTOUR Leg Two Pre-Show and Post-Show Songs

This article deals with the second leg of the U2eiTour. For leg one, please visit here. This article was last updated on September 9, 2018, with information from the second show in Paris.

SPOILERS: This article does contain spoilers about the new opening for the shows in Europe.

With each new tour we like to keep track of the music by other artists that U2 use throughout the production,...

2018-08-29: U2 Rehearsals in Berlin

SPOILERS AHEAD. USE CAUTION.

U2 have been rehearsing today in Berlin for the opening show of their second leg of the #U2eiTour. The band was present at the venue yesterday, but no rehearsals were documented and no music could be heard outside the venue. Today however a number of songs have been heard by the crew at U2Tour.De, who are documenting the whole thing as it happens on their...

2018-08-28: Summer of Love: U2 Meets Fifth Harmony

Update: August 30, 2018

Just a few updates to this story as we have obtained additional information:

  • There will be no commercial release on August 31, 2018. More releases to promote “Summer of Love” are coming (see story below) but there will NOT be a commercial release tomorrow.
  • Rusty Egan will be dropping his “Sunset Mix” done with HP Hoeger of “Summer of Love” on his show on...

2018-08-20: The Crystal Ball: Tour Setup, Singles, Home Video

Well, summer holidays are coming to a close for the band. Although Bono, The Edge, Larry and Adam may have a few days left, the crew and tour staff are beginning to convene in Berlin starting today. They will be in Berlin, preparing for the shows, and starting to set up the stage. The stage was shipped to Belgium shortly after the end of the North American leg, and is now in transport from...

2018-08-14: Summer of Love: Interview with TILT & Danny Stubbs

On Friday, U2 released a four track remix EP for “Summer of Love” featuring four new remixes of the title track. The song was released at digital store fronts worldwide, and is available on streaming services, such as Spotify, as well.

We spent part of the day on Friday with one-half of TILT, and Danny Stubbs who were involved in one of the mixes, the “TILT & Danny Stubbs Perfecto...

2018-08-02: SiriusXM By the Numbers

The SiriusXM U2 Channel has ended as of the early morning of July 31, 2018. Throughout the two months that the station was active we’ve been tracking what has been played on the station. We’ve tracked 26599 items, including ads, interviews, and all of the songs that have been played. We believe we’ve managed to capture most of the data over this time, and do not believe we have any major...

2018-08-01: Summer of Love and Red Flag Day Singles

We have been told that “Summer of Love” is slated to be the next single from U2 and will be commercially released in conjunction with the new leg of the Experience + Innocence tour. The song is also expected to be released to radio worldwide and will be promoted with a commercial remix EP, which should be released in the next few weeks, potentially as soon as this Friday. [Update: August 2,...

2018-07-27: The History Mix: U2’s Catalog Reissues

In recent years we’ve seen a number of reissues of U2’s back catalog in a variety of formats, both physical and digital. We get a lot of questions about each, especially when new releases come out, so we wanted to take a few minutes and go through some of the more recent releases of U2’s back catalog for you. Links throughout the article will lead you to the discography entries for many of...

2018-07-24: Contest: Love is Bigger

CONTEST UPDATE AUGUST 13, 2018:

The latest winners of the daily contest were Alan I and Roibeard O. The grand prize winner was Paul R. We have contacted our final winners to let them know.

Many thanks to everyone who participated in the daily trivia, and all who shared and liked for a chance to win. We appreciate your interest in the site and hope to have more giveaways soon. A full...

2018-07-20: U2 Hits #1 on the Dance Club Charts on Billboard

U2 have reached #1 in the Dance Club Chart this week, published by Billboard Magazine in the USA. The song charting is their newest single, “Love is Bigger Than Anything in its Way” and the song has been on the charts for 10 weeks, slowly climbing towards the top. The song has been supported by a large number of promotional remixes aimed at DJs over the last two months. The song appeared...