U2

U2 have released twelve studio albums, sold over 150 million records worldwide
during a career spanning thirty years and collected countless prestigious
awards, including a whopping 22 Grammys, more than any other band. Known for
extravagant and energetic live shows and political activism, the group fronted
by Bono is arguably the biggest band on earth. In 1978, a young ... read more

Archive interview

We trawled through the dusty archives at One Golden Square to find this brilliant bumper-length interview with U2, recorded in 2000 with Chris Evans.Is Adam parking the car? What's Bono's favourite breakfast? Listen and find out.

U2 New Album 'Very Much On For This Year'

The group haven't released an album for five years, so expect big things from the band...
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U2 reportedly set to release new album 'before the end of the year'

Tabloid reports also suggest the band could perform in London as part of iTunes festival
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My fave Music Vault finds: R.E.M., U2, Blondie and more

Whitney shares a few of the concert videos she's loving from the huge YouTube channel.
Posted 9 July 2.48am — Comment on this

Music Vault brings more than 13,000 concert videos to YouTube

Never got to see James Brown in concert? Want to relive early U2, Bob Dylan or the Rolling Stones?
Posted 8 July 10.13pm — Comment on this

We Were Promised Jetpacks releasing a new LP, touring (dates and new song stream)

photo by Eoin Carey Scottish indie rockers We Were Promised Jetpacks are set to release their third album, Unraveling, on FatCat this year. Its first single, "Safety in N...
Posted 8 July 7.24pm — Comment on this

U2 fan records snippet of 'new track 'Song For Something' from outside Bono's beach house

Spanish fan site claims to have heard new material from outside French property
Posted 4 July 12.08pm — Comment on this

Fan Records New U2 Song Blasting From Bono’s Beach House — Again

U2 were supposed to make a big return this year with a new Danger Mouse-produced album. They released the new single “Invisible,” they shot a Super Bowl comme...
Posted 3 July 2.55pm — Comment on this

U2's Bono calls Apple a 'religious cult' for not publically supporting his charity RED

"Apple is so fucking annoyingly quiet," said the frontman
Posted 25 June 12.04pm — Comment on this

Negativland Pay Tribute To Casey Kasem By Offering Their Kasem-Rant-Samping Song For Remix

In 1991, Negativland, a long-running “culture-jamming” experimental band, released “The Letter U And The Numeral 2,” a dinky synth version of U2&#...
Posted 17 June 8.38pm — Comment on this

Sajid Javid's first keynote speech as Culture Secretary: 'I like Star Trek. I like U2'

Culture Secretary Sajid Javid joked about Star Trek and defended his banker background as he argued that too many Britons feel "culturally disenfranchised"
Posted 6 June 4.34pm — Comment on this

U2's Bono and The Edge join board of directors at guitar manufacturer Fender

The musicians will be working with Fender on new ideas
Posted 29 May 1.29pm — Comment on this

U2 working with 'Once' director John Carney on new musical film

'Sing Street' is based on director John Carney's childhood
Posted 23 May 2.28pm — Comment on this

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Top songs

The 5 most played U2 songs in the past year.

  • Pride (in the name of love)  486 plays
  • Desire  388 plays
  • Beautiful Day  368 plays
  • Where the streets have no name  367 plays
  • Vertigo  347 plays

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Absolute Radio stations playing songs by U2 over the past year.

  1. Absolute Classic Rock 2139 plays
  2. Absolute Radio 1934 plays
  3. Absolute Radio 90s 1495 plays
  4. Absolute 80s 1275 plays
  5. Absolute Radio 00s 956 plays
  6. Absolute Radio 70s 137 plays
  7. Absolute Radio 60s 137 plays

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