Live 8 – Five concerts around the globe

After many years of refusing to stage anything like Live Aid ever again, Bob Geldof made the official announcement today confirming Live 8. Called this as a nod to the G8 summit, the concert will take place simultaneously in five…

Bono and Adam at Corbijn’s birthday party

The Dutch newspaper ‘Haagse Courant‘ (reg.req) reports Bono and Adam attended Anton Corbijn’s 50th birthday party in The Hague on Sunday night. Bono sang Golden Earring’s ‘Radar Love’ for Corbijn. Check out Roeli’s blog for a translation of the article….

Sunday Times – Review

The day the Pope stole my shades

U2 confirms Live 8

Could it be true? Jam! Music seems to be fairly certain anyway, and they’re referring to the Boston Globe (subscription) as their source. We are unable to read any sort of confirmation into the article as published by the Boston…

Director’s Label Collects Corbijn And Sednaoui

The Director’s Label, the company responsible for the excellent DVD retrospectives of music-video directors like Spike Jonze and Michel Gondry, have announced four new titles, including volumes devoted to Anton Corbijn and Stephane Sednaoui. Both have U2-related content: Corbijn’s edition…

Boston I, II, III pics

Boston 24/26/28-5 by Ayaz A. Asif

Philly I pics

Philadelphia 14/5 by Rob Wanenchak

Philly II pic

U2 Philadelphia 22/5 by Rob Wanenchak

International Hit Makers

U2 win Ivor Novello Award

Boston Uncommon

What does U2 have planned for Boston? Something unusual, if their soundcheck is any indication. Our girl on the scene reports hearing the band soundcheck “Crumbs from Your Table” and “Who’s Gonna Ride Your Wild Horses” this afternoon.