.. on the guestlist. “And the phone calls for tickets start coming in from people who you thought were dead.”
The New York Daily News talks to the Irving Plaza’s president about shoehorning U2 and other big acts into its small capacity space.
…I see another ‘classic’ U2 song, says Edge: “When I look at the world is a tune that started off like a really heavy full on rock and roll arrangement, It sounded too easy in the end, too predictable for us so we stripped it down, we kind of rearranged it in a much more constrained way. It’s a classic U2 song but probably done in a slightly different way.”
Put on your sunnies: this review glows. music365 seems to like Beautiful Day. It’s U2 with “no pretentious baggage”, they say.
Last week we reported on 73 year old Reg Cooper releasing his ‘Beautiful Day’ single, today we note that one of the new songs Pulp played at their secret gig on August 22 in London was called ‘Such a Beautiful Day’.
Jarvis announced “It’s a song about a dream I had.” Yes, we all think we are Bono sometimes.
Meanwhile, Madonna’s new album ‘Music’ contains a song called ‘Gone’…
“I have this idea in my head, just to write as if you’re dead–because when you’re dead, you know, you don’t care what people think and just go and say what you have to say.” – Bono, MTV
Just trying to make sense of U2’s new album title ‘All that you can’t leave behind’. We usually talk about the things you can’t take with you, when you go. When you die. You can’t take it with you, but you don’t want to leave it behind either. The things that matter. Your partner, your kids, your parents, your friends. Which is what supposedly the songs on the album are about. See? It all makes sense.