The 2014 Academy Awards are well underway, with several musical performances dotting the filmic night, including, but not limited to, Bette Midler.
“I’ve found the more personal that I write, the more universal the song tends to be for some reason. A song can really take a life of its own after you put it out there.”
The Irish band chose to leave the comforts of Studio 6B for the chilly Top of the Rock.
Bono also used the opportunity to announce that despite appearances and rumors to the contrary, “Invisible” is not the first single from the new album.
Jared Leto, Pharrell, U2 and Karen O from the Yeah Yeah Yeahs are all up for Oscar gold this year at the 86th Annual Academy Awards.
“We’re still working some things out,” Bono said of the group’s thirteenth studio album, which he said was being prepped for a June release date.
U2 still haven’t announced a release date for their new album, but they’re already giving fans hints of what they should expect to hear on the follow-up to 2009′s ‘No Line on the Horizon.’
While the previous version of the song, featured on the soundtrack to the Mandela biopic, Mandela Long Walk to Freedom, was produced by Danger Mouse, this new one was helmed by Adele collaborator, Paul Epworth.
Their June 5, 1983, concert at the Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Colorado was an important moment that connected their underground roots and their Springsteen-ian ambitions.
Unless you were at Jony and Marc’s (RED) auction on Saturday (Nov 23) held at Sothebys New York, you probably weren’t aware that Bono got up on stage with Nile Rodgers and sang Daft Punk’s ubiquitous “Get Lucky”.
U2 have been hinting that their follow-up to 2009′s ‘No Line on the Horizon’ would be out soon and it seems they are now close to revealing an actual release date.
“Myself and my best friend Guggi would sit for hours listening to these street stories, thinking we knew what it was to walk on the wild side. We were 12 and 13,” he said.
U2 has a brand new song–their first in three years–but it wasn’t written for their long awaited follow-up to 2009′s ‘No Line On The Horizon.’
U2 are finally wrapping up their new album in New York, which has been in the works since their 2009-2011 world tour. It will be their first studio release since 2009′s No Line On The Horizon.
“I love so many things about John Lennon; he wrote the blueprint. But imagining wasn’t one of them. I’m more about doing, more about actions.” – Bono
With OneRepublic’s new album, ‘Native,’ leader Ryan Tedder wanted to show a more personal side of the band. He wanted each song to sound like it was straight from the heart, something he learned while on tour with U2.