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Re: New U2 album SONGS OF INNOCENCE
« Reply #210 on: November 07, 2014, 09:57:13 AM »
http://www.538.nl/programma/14/ruuddewild-nl/nieuws/1411/ruud-interviewt-exclusief-u2
Very interesting video of Bono and Larry being interviewed by a Dutch interviewer.

The first top discussed is Larry's tattoo.  He's had the tattoo for 18 years now.  He got it when his son Aaron was in the womb.  They symbol is a native American symbol for protection of the innocent.  They put the symbol on cradles of the new borns to protect them.  Larry only told the band of the meaning of the tattoo post-photo shoot.  Interesting for sure.  :)

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Re: New U2 album SONGS OF INNOCENCE
« Reply #211 on: November 08, 2014, 02:23:17 PM »
Nov 17-21, U2 will be on Fallon. I hope they do full band versions, maybe some songs they haven't done live yet.

I guess Conan O'Brien is not big enough anymore to start their US promos, which is a shame. Conan let them take over the whole show back in 2005, and btw, he's still Irish. He had the funniest take on the SOI /  Apple reactions...killer sarcasm.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wAxmGAZBBtY

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Re: New U2 album SONGS OF INNOCENCE
« Reply #212 on: November 10, 2014, 01:36:54 PM »
U2 and Tears for Fears on the same night!  Love it!!!!


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Re: New U2 album SONGS OF INNOCENCE
« Reply #213 on: November 10, 2014, 11:58:29 PM »
For anyone who might be interested, I'm making a mashup of sorts of the two versions of Sleep Like a Baby Tonight. I like the original in full but I liked the intro of the alternate version and added that to the beginning of the original. As well as one of the verses in the middle. It's not perfect, but if anyone would like to hear it, PM me and I'll send a copy.

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Re: New U2 album SONGS OF INNOCENCE
« Reply #214 on: December 01, 2014, 03:21:31 PM »
Not sure where else to post this... Larry, Adam and Edge will be performing as "U2 minus one" for the World AIDS Day Concert in Times Square tonight... with vocal duties handled by Bruce Springsteen and Chris Martin!   :o

http://www.u2.com/news/title/u2-minus-1-live-in-new-york-tonight

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Re: New U2 album SONGS OF INNOCENCE
« Reply #215 on: December 03, 2014, 01:05:06 PM »
The Edge confirmed in an interview that U2 will have to pull out of the KROQ Acoustic Christmas concert due to Bono's injuries.  :(

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Re: New U2 album SONGS OF INNOCENCE
« Reply #216 on: December 05, 2014, 11:52:10 AM »
Releasing that obscure white label vinyl paid off, as Songs of Innocence just got a Grammy nomination for Best Rock Album. Woot!

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Re: New U2 album SONGS OF INNOCENCE
« Reply #217 on: December 05, 2014, 12:13:53 PM »
The show is Feb. 8th, hopefully Bono is doing his therapy every day. That's going to be here pretty quickly.

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Re: New U2 album SONGS OF INNOCENCE
« Reply #218 on: December 05, 2014, 04:20:23 PM »
Releasing that obscure white label vinyl paid off, as Songs of Innocence just got a Grammy nomination for Best Rock Album. Woot!

Obscure and in a secure location in my collection :)  Thanks to you asking me about it and suggesting i call Amoeba to find out more...

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Re: New U2 album SONGS OF INNOCENCE
« Reply #219 on: December 09, 2014, 03:03:00 PM »
Every Breaking Wave single cover art


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Re: New U2 album SONGS OF INNOCENCE
« Reply #220 on: December 09, 2014, 04:38:48 PM »
Kinda looks like something from the HTDAAB Portgual photo shoot but good nonetheless.

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Re: New U2 album SONGS OF INNOCENCE
« Reply #221 on: December 09, 2014, 05:06:48 PM »
Kinda looks like something from the HTDAAB Portgual photo shoot but good nonetheless.

I was thinking the same thing! It looks like a lot of photos in the HTDAAB booklet.

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Re: New U2 album SONGS OF INNOCENCE
« Reply #222 on: December 09, 2014, 06:35:01 PM »
anyone know where that image came from?  Because it's reading HTDAAB to me as well.  :)

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Re: New U2 album SONGS OF INNOCENCE
« Reply #223 on: December 09, 2014, 07:45:34 PM »
I saw it first on https://twitter.com/U2UKFanfeed but it could have been easily 'shopped. A couple of dubious promos are on Ebay.

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Re: New U2 album SONGS OF INNOCENCE
« Reply #224 on: December 10, 2014, 10:46:54 AM »
We've been discussing this on Twitter a bit.

Every Breaking Wave has definitely been released to radio as a single. There is a Billboard article on U2's relationship with iHeartMedia (formerly Clear Channel) and their selection of EBW as the next single. Judging from what is on the iHeartRadio app, this seems to be the album version and not an edit.

That cover art is on U2's official press photo page, so that's definitely legit. I agree that it looks like a HTDAAB era photo.

I think that those promo CDs on eBay are probably legit. It's interesting that the sticker on them refers to a release date of January 12. I presume that date is for a single, though Aaron's sources are apparently telling him that any release will be digital only. I guess we can hope for a different mix/edit or some b-sides at least.

http://www.billboard.com/articles/business/6386064/u2-iheartmedia-hit-single-songs-of-innocence
http://cdn.u2.com/rmpphoto/U2_EveryBreakingWave_single_AW.jpg