From the St Petersburg Times comes a blurb about how Bono fulfills his fatherly duties while rocking the world:
You know, I’m watching his progress on e-mail. There’s something very sad about that.
Dutch newspaper De Gelderlander has a small U2 ‘special’ in their current issue. It’s in Dutch. They interview Arnhem locals, including H
Danish video… no, not that kind. U2daily.com is making some video footage of U2’s show in Copenhagen available.
Typhoon Yutu (pronounced U2) is currently battering Hong Kong. Chaos theory at work: Bono spouts out hot air in one location, it intersects a cold front in another and bam, you’re stuck in a weather pattern you can’t get out of — this is Hong Kong’s second typhoon this month.
Brasilian TV channel ‘Globo’ recently aired the version of the Walk On video that was shot in Rio de Janeiro. Our reader Rosa Carvalho reports: It starts with the boys leaving the hotel, walking along the beach, playing football. They sign some autographs, talk to people in the streets
The media spin is all about Christopher Walken’s dance moves in FatBoy Slim’s “Weapon of Choice” video. So much spin in fact that you wouldn’t realize that there were other MTV Video Music Nominations that came out Monday.
U2’s “Beautiful Day” is up for Video of the Year while “Elevation Remix” goes into the running for Best Group Video, Best Video from a Film, Best Editing in a Video and Best Special Effects in a Video
The MTV Music Awards will be Sept. 6 in New York. The band will perform live at the awards.
ETS have ticket/hotel packages for you to see U2 in Ireland on September 1st: Book now and mention U2log.com’s code: B9-CF.
Several sources report how U2 got a fit of the giggles when Ronan Keating suggested he support the band on tour.
We think part of the story was omitted. It should read: “Bono and the lads have been friends with him for years so they had the decency to wait until he had gone away before bursting out laughing. Then they went and gave the gig to The Corrs, who have so much more streetcred“.