Peace Songs

Jamaican-born producer and recording artist Jarvis Church has recorded U2’s “One” for “Peace Songs,” a double CD to benefit War Child Canada. Proceeds from the charity compilation, which includes songs from Avril Lavigne, Bryan Adams and Moby, will aid war-affected…

Would you slowdance with Willie?

Out on Legacy Recordings, ‘The Essential Willie Nelson’ featuring U2’s ‘Slow Dancing’, featuring Mickey Rapael on harmonica. Order from, or, you know, get one from your local record shop.

Peace be with you

Where have all the war songs gone, ask VH1 and they offer a top 20 of their choice. U2 make it to the list with Bullet The Blue Sky.

Bono & J-Lo Duet

Is this an early April Fool’s joke? Jennifer Lopez, J-Lo, Jenny — whatever she calls herself these days — has recorded a duet with Bono that might or might not be released.

Bono and the Missus

This photo was snapped at Mortons in West Hollywood during the Vanity Fair party — the party to attend following the Oscars. Us magazine (the source of our scan) reports that Bono and Ali “acted like newlyweds” at the party…

Gangs on DVD

Collectors take note: Miramax Home Entertainment has announced the street date of “Gangs of New York.” The Martin Scorsese film will be available on DVD on July 1 and will include U2’s video for “The Hands That Built America.” (Source:…

Miss Sarajevo Video

If MTV won’t show it, will: the Miss Sarajevo Video. And here she is, by the way, the real Miss S., flanked by The Edge and Bono.

Miss Sarajevo Is Da Bomb

During a time of war, UK music television and radio executives are reviewing their playlists and removing songs that could remind people of war, reports The Times. Execs say that banning certain songs is required so as not to upset… readers mailing list

Last night some of our readers started talking about the Oscars in the comments of an unrelated post. We don’t want to encourage this as we are not a forum or a chat board and we’d like to preserve our…

Adoring Bono

“There is a possibility — a slim one, but a possibility nonetheless — that on this night, after his speech ends, I will meet my hero. There is a chance that I will finally come face-to-face with Bono,” writes Jen…