Daniel Lanois will appear on a special of The View, this Tuesday May 27th, midnight on RTÉ One television (Ireland).
Lanois is currently working on U2’s new album in Dublin and the South of France,and will talk to presenter John Kelly about the influences that have shaped his influential musical career.
More on the RTE website. And you can view an earlier performance by Lanois on RTE’s Other Voices on the show’s website.
The ‘Voices against Poverty’ concert in Rostock will be transmitted live on AOL Germany, next Thursday from 2.30pm (CET). For a list of participating artists and order of appearance, check the AOL website. Bono is due on at 7.38pm.
Star of the Sea tells the story of the passengers on a ship sailing from Ireland to New York in the winter of 1847. Among them refugees from the potato famine, an Anglo-irish Lord and his family, a budding novelist, a maharaja and a murderer.
Even before the ship sets sail, one or two unfortunate passengers die of hunger whilke others succumb to disease on board. It’s all carefully noted in the ship’s log by her captain.