Bono sings like a girl

“Some male and female singers have exactly the same voice, just shifted in pitch.” DJ Danny Baker coined the phrase the “Seven Percent Solution” for the phenomenon as described by Brunel University engineer and designer Dan Lockton. What on earth…

Holiday Horse Play

Continuing a family tradition, Bono took his wife and children to Leopardstown Racecourse on St. Stephen’s Day (Dec. 26) to enjoy the races and presumably place a few bets.

The Ubiquitous Singer

Among the books U2 fans can look forward to reading in the coming year is one that pokes fun of Bono’s accessibility and visibility to the public. Everyone’s Got a Bono Story, the debut novel from Irish journalist Anne Marie…

These City Lights

At the very bottom of our collective u2log.com Christmas stocking, we found this little excerpt of U2 performing Neon Lights, engineered by Richard Rainey. Another gift of love from us to you.

A Norwegian would…

… but not the same. Kurt Nilsen represents Norway in the World Idol competition and he’s doing a bloody good job of it too, thanks very much. He picked ‘Beautiful Day’ for the finale, but has sung both ‘Stuck in…

More Cheers for Tears

“Time Enough for Tears” has been nominated for a Golden Globe award in the category of Best Original Song. The awards ceremony takes place in Los Angeles on January 25, 2004. “Time Enough for Tears” features on the “In America”…

Time Enough For Tears nominated in BFCA Awards

“Time Enough For Tears”, written by Bono/Friday/Seezer and available on the In America soundtrack, has been nominated in the Best Song Category of the BFCA Critics’ Choice Awards.

On yer bike, it’s magic

One of Bono’s earliest influences was a book on cycling called “Merlyn the Magician and the Pacific Coast Highway” by journalist Tom Davies, he told Underworld’s Karl Hyde in Uncut magazine. The Western Mail tracked down Davies, their former employee,…

Le Nozze di Pavarotti

Bono, The Edge and their wives Ali and Morleigh attended Luciano Pavarotti’s wedding to Nicoletta Mantovani in Modena on Saturday, December 13. According to AFP, Bono sang “Stand By Me” with Zucchero, joined by Edge on guitar, at the end…