News featuring U2

The following news stories mention U2. Stories are compiled from a hand-picked selection of popular music news sites based in Great Britain, Europe and the United States. Updated less than 5 hours ago.

’15 Jan 25 Sun

Sunday 25th January

  • U2 – “Every Breaking Wave” (New Version)

    U2 have released a radio-ready version of the second Songs Of Innocence single “Every Breaking Wave.” Compared to the album version, it’s stripped down and, as @U2 points out, closer to the version that the band played at shows during the Songs Of Innocence promotional tour last year. The track is impacting radio this week. [...]

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’15 Jan 23 Fri

Friday 23rd January

’15 Jan 3 Sat

Saturday 3rd January

’15 Jan 2 Fri

Friday 2nd January

  • Injuries may prevent Bono from ever playing guitar again

    U2 frontman reveals new details of "high energy bicycle accident" and subsequent injuries.

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  • POP ETC – “Running In Circles”

    POP ETC recently shared covers of artists ranging from U2 to the Beach Boys to Gin Blossoms to Wham! in what now appears to be a warmup for a new album cycle. On New Year’s Eve the band shared a new original song, and it’s the best thing they’ve released since changing their name (Morning [...]

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  • Bono Reflects on 2014, Fears He May Never Play Guitar Again

    U2 caused some controversy in 2014 with the release tactics used for their latest record Songs of Innocence. But the year also saw frontman Bono involved in a serious bike crash.   The singer has taken some time during his recovery to reflect on the past year with an A to Z list of musings on the last twelve months. His introduction reads: "The consequences of this freak accident are significant enough that I will have to concentrate hard to be ready for the U2 tour in fitness terms… as a result I have cancelled every public appearance and decided this missive is all the...

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  • Bono says he may never play guitar again after cycling accident

    In an emotional post on U2’s website, the frontman says his recovery from a serious bike accident in Central Park, New York, has been more difficult than expected

    U2 frontman Bono has said he may never play guitar again as a result of his bike accident last year. In an emotional post on the band’s website, the singer said: “Recovery has been more difficult than I thought … As I write this, it is not clear that I will ever play guitar again. The band have reminded me that neither they nor western civilization are depending on this.”

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Monday 29th December

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Saturday 20th December

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Wednesday 10th December

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