The Truth Sets Bono Free

Oprah: So when do you really have a good time? Bono: When I’m playing with the band. Bono is interviewed by Oprah Winfrey in the April issue of O magazine. In the interview, which was conducted in South Africa after…

McGuinness Honored at Music Week Awards

Paul McGuinness received the Strat Award at the Music Week Awards last week in London. The award, which is named in memory of Tony Stratton-Smith (the founder of Charisma Records), is presented to an individual who has made an outstanding…

Bono is Crazy in Love for Beyonce

Bono appeared in a video message at the NAACP Image Awards, which aired last night on FOX. The message was sent to honor and congratulate Beyoncé ‹nowles, who was named Entertainer of the Year. In the video message, Bono spoke of…

To Any Sinatra, Doesn’t Matter Which, With Love

The N.M.E. is reporting that Nancy Sinatra will release her version of “Two Shots Of Happy, One Shot Of Sad” on her new album, To Nancy, With Love, for the relaunched Attack label (now piloted by Morrissey — Moz also…

46664.com backstage report

A double DVD and three CDs of the 46664 concert will be released on April 5th. Some time ago German website U2tour.de published a backstage report of the concert which by popular demand has now been translated into English. The…

Live Aid DVD release

It’s like they know it’s Christmas all over again: Live Aid is to be released on DVD at long last. The right to release the 16 hour concert will be auctioned off. All proceeds will go into the Band Aid…

Bill Carter’s psycho-geographic hot point

US writer Bill Carter, who we all remember from the Zooropa Sarajevo link ups, is interviewed by Peter Murphy in Hot Press magazine. Carter is in Europe to promote his book ‘Fools rush in‘. He reminisces about the late Bill…

Wish I Could Be Like Dave Fanning

U2 provided a video tribute and performance of The Kinks’ “David Watts” at the Meteor Music Awards Monday night to honor 2FM’s Dave Fanning, who received a music industry award. Changing the title and lyrics to “Dave Fanning,” the band…

Corbijn working on book and DVD

Anton Corbijn, speaking to Dutch music site 3voor12, revealed he is: 1. working on a U2 book, to appear this Christmas. The book, which may well be the one mentioned in our previous post, will contain previously unseen photographs of…

Book Peddlers

U2 is shopping for a publisher to produce a book about the band’s career. According to MTV, the proposed title of the U2 retrospective is In the Name of Love: U2 by U2 and its author might be Rock and…