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.

Bono: 'Nobody has deleted more U2 songs in the last five years than U2'

The U2 frontman has responded to 'Songs Of Innocence' criticism saying its his band's job to 'stir things up a little bit'
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U2

"Many, many people really, really like U2. It hasn't always been easy to remember that fact amid the caustic--and often hilarious--responses to the band's Sept. 9 release...
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U2's Bono thinks he has the solution to music piracy and declining album sales

Frontman says new development with Apple is 18 months from existence
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U2 Are Planning To Save The Music Business

U2 launched a million thinkpieces last week when they surprised the world with their new album Songs Of Innocence, beaming it automatically into the phones and computers ...
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Watch U2 on the News Events That Shaped Them

The members of U2 discuss the first news stories they recall from their childhoods
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Why U2 Released a Free Album on iTunes

The band members tell TIME how they came up with the release of "Songs of Innocence"
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U2’s Mission to Save Music

Will giving away their new album help persuade consumers to value music again?
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Exclusive: U2 and Apple Have Another Surprise for You

The four members of the legendary Irish band tell TIME about another new album in the works—and its secret Apple project that might just save the music industry
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Free U2 album accessed by 33 million iTunes users

Apple Senior Vice President Eddy Cue described the figure as 'record breaking'
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Sharon Osbourne to U2: 'You give your mediocre music away because no one wants to buy it'

Manager and TV personality also brands U2 'middle-aged political groupies'
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Daniel Lanois releasing a new LP, curated 'ANTI-Thesis' NYC show w/ Antlers, Tinariwen

The Antlers at Rough Trade in June (more by Amanda Hatfield) Producer/musician Daniel Lanois (known for work with Brian Eno, U2, Neil Young, Peter Gabriel and others) has...
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Entertainment Retailers Association call U2's album giveaway 'as damaging as piracy'

The trade organisation have called the giveaway 'a dismal failure'
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Top songs

The 5 most played U2 songs in the past year.

  • Pride (in the name of love)  492 plays
  • Desire  399 plays
  • Beautiful Day  383 plays
  • Vertigo  360 plays
  • Invisible  356 plays

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

  1. Absolute Classic Rock 2167 plays
  2. Absolute Radio 2033 plays
  3. Absolute Radio 90s 1512 plays
  4. Absolute 80s 1249 plays
  5. Absolute Radio 00s 939 plays
  6. Absolute Radio 70s 115 plays
  7. Absolute Radio 60s 115 plays

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