Although we disagree with their billing it as a possible replacement for missing the Elevation tour, it could be quite interesting. So if you are going to be in the Sacramento, Cal. area, check out Dale Scholl’s Dance/Art Homage to U2.
Leo Kysela, the “shining star” of the Austrian soul and blues scene will be playing U2 songs at various shows in Austria this month. You can hear some examples of his covers on his website. “A voice with an intensity as may well be unique in the German-
speaking countries.” I’ll say. (thx Daniel)
Two different patterns to download for Halloween at GoateeStyle.com. (thx Tim)
So halloween is coming up and you’re not sure what to wear and you’ve blown all your money on the Greatest Hits collection coming out? Jeremy Klaszus at the Calgary Sun has tips on how to be Bono for under $20 (Canadian – so that’s like $4US!)
Adrian Young, drummer of No Doubt believes U2 picked up something from touring with them: “We pick up things from every band we see. I saw Kiss a few years ago, and you could pick up things from that. With U2, I think they picked up something from us too. Toward the end of the tour, their energy on stage was a little higher, and I think they moved around stage a little bit more than before. I think they looked at what we were doing and said, ‘Whoa! That looks like fun.’ ”
German TelCom “T-Online” is offering some U2 promotional clips on their site, while Dutch provider “Planet Internet” has some footage of Anton Corbijn directing the video for Electrical Storm for broadband and dial in modems, though we have not been able make these work for us.
If the Quicktime version didn’t satisfy you, you can now grab the mp3 version here.