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2021-05-12: Bono Contributes song to Citizen Penn Documentary

Bono has contributed music to a new documentary, Citizen Penn which debuted on Discovery Plus this month. The song, used over the end titles of the documentary is called “Eden: To Find Love” and is written by Linda Perry and Bono, and is performed by Bono.

NOTE: Song Audio via YouTube

The documentary debuted on Discovery Plus on May 6, and follows Sean Penn, founder of CORE, and the...

2021-05-04: Bono and Edge to join Martin Garrix on UEFA Euro Song

Update: May 11, 2021

A press release claiming to be from Sony Music Netherlands has been shared with us. Sony distributes Garrix’s STMPD RCRDS label on which the single is being released.

The release details that Bono has written the lyrics for “We Are the People” and has created melodies for the song. The Edge has created the lead guitar riffs for the song, based on a musical track that...

2021-04-28: The Crystal Ball: What Comes Next

It has been some time since we have taken a look into the future. To be honest, there has not been much to discuss. There aren’t many reliable rumours out there at the moment. We continue to only publish rumours that come from reliable sources, and things we can confirm via multiple avenues. It appears the pandemic have slowed a lot of things down, including the rumours about upcoming U2...

2021-04-17: Bono with DMX: Skyscrapers this Summer?

Update (May 11, 2021):

The new DMX album, Exodus will be released on May 28, 2021 via Def Jam Records. The track listing has not yet been confirmed but it is expected to include “Skyscrapers” with Bono.

Original Story (April 17, 2021):

DMX was the stage name of rapper Earl Simmons. DMX passed away on April 9, 2021 after being rushed to hospital a week earlier following a heart attack....

2021-04-11: The Virtual Road: Innocence in Paris

Yesterday was the fourth and final episode of U2’s The Virtual Road a four part series of concerts being streamed on YouTube as part of an ongoing project to refresh U2’s online video properties. This fourth show was a 2015 show filmed in Paris France at the end of the iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE tour, and released on DVD and Blu Ray in 2016.

The show premiered at 2:00pm EST. This was a similar...

2021-04-07: U2 Fire: Record Store Day 2021 Questions and Answers

IMAGE: U2’s RSD 2021 Offering: “Fire” 40th Anniversary Edition Side A

Record Store Day 2021 is being split into two events, one on June 12, and one on July 17. The split is an attempt to manage crowd sizes in retail stores. The day has also been delayed from the usual April date in hopes that would help with the Covid-19 issues.

U2 is issuing a picture disc of “Fire” on the first date...

2021-04-02: The Virtual Road: PopMart Mexico City

Yesterday was the third episode of U2’s The Virtual Road, a four part series of concerts being streamed on YouTube as part of an ongoing project between YouTube and Universal to refresh U2’s online video properties. The band showed their 1997 show from Mexico City, as a stream on YouTube, premiering at 9:40pm EST. That was a similar start time to last week’s Red Rocks show, and far later...

2021-03-26: The Virtual Road: Red Rocks

Yesterday was the second episode of U2’s The Virtual Road, a four part series of concerts being streamed on YouTube as part of an ongoing project between YouTube and Universal to refresh U2’s online video properties.

For those who didn’t watch, things started later yesterday. While the Slane Castle show kicked off at 7:30pm GMT, the Red Rocks show started didn’t air until 1:40am GMT. This...

2021-03-18: The Virtual Road: Slane Castle

Updates: (March 20, 2021)

Just a few updates about the Slane Castle performance now that it’s been taken down from YouTube:

  • The show was removed from YouTube approximately 60 hours after the original broadcast ended. That’s an additional 12 hours over the 48 hours originally promised.
  • The final view count on the video shortly before it was removed from YouTube was 448,614 people who...

2021-03-15: U2 Announce “The Virtual Road”

U2 have announced a new venture called The Virtual Road which will feature four concert videos streaming in full on YouTube. Each concert will be made available for free for 48 hours on YouTube and will be newly remastered at 1080p. Along with the videos, exclusive merchandise will be available via for each show.

2021-03-11: What Might Have Been: The Best of 1980-1990 DVD

When U2 released The Best of 1980-1990 video compilation in April 1999, DVD was still a relatively new consumer format. In fact, DVD would not surpass VHS in sales until 2002. The Best of 1980-1990 was released only on VHS in most countries, and on LaserDisc in France. It was additionally released on DVD’s digital predecessor, Video CD, in a handful of Asian countries, but the resolution...

2021-03-03: Happy Anniversary Pop!

Did you know?

  • Pop was originally planned for an October 14, 1996 release.
  • The album was started in mid-1995 with producer Nellee Hooper.
  • The final mixes were still being tweaked right up until the day The Edge got on a plane to deliver the final copy of the album.
  • Two 30 second clips from an electronic press kit leaked on October 26, 1996. This was U2’s first widely publicized...