… we think the best thing at U2.com is Willie’s Diary. We think a site needs a personal voice and that’s what the Diary is. Personal. A shining example from a recent entry:
[ … ] I passed all the familiar scenery of day to day touring – trucks, piles of flight cases, sleeping road crew, cardboard boxes of uncertain contents, makeshift arrangements of blue curtains concealing who knows what, gaffer tape signs stuck on the floor with directions to familiar destinations.
For some reason today all this ordinary stuff made me laugh, all this detritus of a rock tour piled out of sight of the general public, all the stuff that we cant leave behind. I think perhaps I saw for a minute that what we have spent our lives doing is really not normal behaviour, this glorious mistake which, against all odds, we have managed to turn into a career. [ … ]