Bono Calls Apple a ‘Religious Cult’ & ‘F***ing Annoyingly Quiet’ About Their Support For His RED Charity
Bono had a bone to pick with Apple over their extremely low key support of his charity, (Red) so he decided to let them know in the most public place imaginable.
According to director John Carney, the film, titled ‘Sing Street,’ will be set in the Eighties. “Obviously U2 were extremely prolific then, so they’ll bring that, and they’ve just been great sounding boards,” he explained.
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.