Where Poets Speak Their Heart

Chilean Chancellor Soledad Alvear has announced activities to celebrate the centenary of poet Pablo Neruda. The activities include a wide range of cultural activities, such as lectures and meetings, around the world. Also, with the purpose of recognizing the influence…

U2’s new album vertigo reality?

Digital:CC, the Dublin based design company co-owned by Sebastian Clayton, have recently registered two domain names: U2vertigo.com and U2vertigo.net. This suggests ‘Vertigo’ is the new title, or is one of the titles currently being considered for U2’s new album. Read…

Bono in Bill’s Book

Reader Dave W. sent in these quotes from Bill Clinton’s book My Life. Bono gets three mentions, which – as Dave notes – is three more than Oprah, who got cut from the manuscript. Page 688: “When the event was…

U2 For Glasto 2005?

The NME is reporting that U2 is #1 on Glastonbury organizer Michael Eavis’ wish-list for Glastonbury 2005: Eavis said: “I’d like to get U2 headlining for next year and I’ll be making a phone call to them.” He told Virtual…

From Nancy to Bono, with love

Nancy Sinatra talks to Stuart Clark in the latest issue of Hot Press magazine. Clark asks her about U2’s ‘Two shots of, one shot of sad’, which she’s recorded on her new album ‘To Nancy, with love’. She says it…

Bono breaks Irish smoking laws

Swearing in the USA, drinking in the day and smoking in The Clarence. When will those rock stars behave like ordinary decent folk, eh? According to Irish news rag ‘The Star’, Bono breached his country’s radical new smoking laws last…

Steve Lillywhite says “U2 single finished”

Here’s the Edge pictured by Aaron Govern outside Hanover studios on Wednesday. Aaron writes: “Speaking to Edge he confirmed that the band would complete the album ‘by the end of June – first week of July at latest’. [ ……

Let’s Talk Africa

In his continuing efforts to educate people about the AIDS crisis in Africa, Bono has contributed to an HIV/AIDS awareness film titled “Positive Youth.” Developed by Concern and the Dublin AIDS Alliance, the film seeks to teach Irish teenagers about…

Bono does Wilde for Amnesty

Bono will be contributing to a charity video for Art for Amnesty. Art for Amnesty (in collaboration with Channel 4 and PBS) are releasing the video in October, on the 150th anniversary Oscar Wilde’s birthday. Artists participating will be reading…