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Neil Young Recalls The Time Bono Tried To Give Him Song Writing ‘Advice’.

You might have felt angry last month when Bono gave you his new album without asking if you'd wanted it first. But imagine how Neil Young felt when the U2 frontman offered him some unsolicited...

Bono Apologises For Album Giveaway

Bono has apologised for giving U2's album away for free.The group triggered a backlash from angry iTunes users who were given their 'Songs of Innocence' LP as a free download and the frontman admits the...

The Edge Had 'Doubts' Over U2'S Album Download

U2 guitarist The Edge had ''doubts'' before they agreed for their album, 'Songs of Innocence' to be an automatic download.The rock band caused a stir when they released their latest album, 'Songs of Innocence' as...

Bono 'Despised' Catholics And Protestants Growing Up

Bono ''despised'' Catholics and Protestants while he was growing up in Ireland.The U2 frontman has admitted that he hated the religious groups that dominated and divided country during the 1970s.Talking to The Sun newspaper, Bono...

Bono Writes Song For Mother

Bono wrote a love song for his mother on U2's latest album. The 54-year-old singer paid tribute to his mum Iris on the band's 13th studio album, 'Songs of Innocence', and admits the autobiographical theme...

Lars Ulrich Inspired By U2 Album Download

Metallica's Lars Ulrich has praised U2 for giving away their album on iTunes.The drummer has come out in favour of U2's controversial decision to make their new album, 'Songs Of Innocence', an automatic and free...

U2 '70 Per Cent' Done With 14th Album

U2 have completed ''70 per cent'' of their 14th studio album. The Irish rockers recently released their 13th LP, 'Songs of Innocence', but bassist Adam Clayton has revealed the group are nearly ready to go...

Bono Announces U2 Tour Plans For Next Year And Defends ‘Songs Of Innocence’ Itunes Launch

Despite the backlash over their ‘free’ album Songs of Innocence, U2 frontman Bono has confirmed the band plans to embark on a world tour next year.Generous music makers U2Speaking to Absolute Radio the 54 year...

U2 To Tour Next Year

U2 are planning an arena tour next year.The Irish rockers are excited about going out on the road to promote new album 'Songs of Innocence' but don't want to play vast outdoor spaces this time...

George Clooney And Amal Alamuddin's Wedding Venue Switch

George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin were forced to switch their wedding venue.The couple - who are due to formally tie the knot on Monday (29.09.14) after a weekend of celebrations - reportedly had their hearts...

Bono Scared To Google His Name

Bono is ''afraid'' of Googling himself.The U2 frontman hates looking himself up on the internet but in the wake of criticism of his group's new album 'Songs of Innocence' - which was given away free...

U2 Delighted By Album Response

U2 think it has been ''amazing'' to get their music to a new audience.The 'One' rockers caused a stir earlier this month when their new album 'Songs of Innocence' was made available to iTunes users...

U2: Giveaway Was 'Punk Rock'

U2 insist their controversial album giveaway was ''punk rock''.The group have been widely criticised for making their 'Songs of Innocence' LP available for free on iTunes - with millions of users automatically receiving the tracks...

Sharon Osbourne Blasts U2'S New Record

Sharon Osbourne claims that U2's music is so mediocre that they have to give it away for free.The former 'X Factor' judge has hit out at the latest material from the band - which has...

Liam Neeson Writing Script With Bono

Liam Neeson is writing a movie script with Bono.The actor has been working with the U2 singer on the story for the last ''six years'' and he is very excited about the project.Neeson revealed: ''We...

U2 Criticised For Devaluing Music

U2 have been blasted for ''devaluing music'' by giving away their new album.The 'One' rockers' decision to make their 'Songs of Innocence' LP free on iTunes has been criticised by the Entertainment Retailers Association (ERA)...

Want To Know How To Remove U2'S 'Songs Of Innocence' From Itunes?

Apple has launched a tool to help iTunes users remove U2's new album Songs of Innocence, which was made available as a free download following a product launch event in California on Tuesday (September 9).U2...

U2'S Back Catalogue Gets Sales Bump After Surprise Album Release

Rockers U2 have seen an unexpected sales bump of their music catalogue despite mediocre download figures for their new album.The Beautiful Day hitmakers made a groundbreaking move last Tuesday (09Sep14) when they teamed up with...

U2 Unleashes Its New Album For Free. For Some.

It was announced today that Irish superband U2’s latest studio album, Songs of Innocence, will be released through Island Records on October 13. However, for U2.com subscribers that simply cannot wait that long, and for...

U2'S 'Iphone' Album 'Songs Of Innocence' Is "Kind Of Mindblowing"

Ok, so the stamp of approval in the headline comes from Bono himself, though take nothing away from U2 and their deal to release Songs of Innocence - their first album in 5 years -...

U2 Give Away Album For Free

U2 are giving away their 13th studio album for free. The Irish rockers - made up of Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen Jr - have made their latest offering 'Songs Of Innocence'...

Pharrell Williams Loves British Rain

Pharrell Williams loves British weather and claimed it helps create ''special'' music.The 'Happy' hitmaker - who appeared at the Nordoff Robbins O2 Silver Clefs Awards yesterday (04.07.14) - doesn't mind the rain in the UK...

Bono's Star-studded Birthday Bash

Bono celebrated his 54th birthday with a star-studded party on May 10.The U2 frontman invited everyone from Pharrell Williams to Jared Leto to help him mark the special day with a giant houseparty at the...

Rich Musician Paul Mccartney

Sir Paul McCartney, U2, Sir Elton John, and Simon Cowell are among the wealthiest people in music.The Beatles legend has scored fourth place in The Sunday Times' annual Rich List's Musician's list with a staggering...

George Clooney Throws Engagement Party

George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin enjoyed an engagement party at the weekend.The 'Monuments Men' actor - who proposed to the human rights lawyer at home last month - and his new fiancee were joined by...

Adam Clayton Was 'Out Of Control' Before Rehab

Adam Clayton credits Eric Clapton for his decision to seek treatment in rehab.The U2 rocker, who has struggled with depression since he was a teenager, admits that his addiction to alcohol took a serious toll...

Chris Martin Works Hard On Image

Chris Martin has to ''work really hard'' not to ''be a d**k''.The Coldplay singer admits it can be difficult being an arena rock frontman as ''only about 20 other people do'' it, and he has...

Bono Has Family Prayers In Bed

Bono and his family hold impromptu prayer sessions in their bed.The U2 singer gathers with wife Ali Hewson and their children Jordan, 24, Eve, 21, Elijah, 14, and John, 12, to ask for help for...

Coldplay To Release Another Album Next Year

Coldplay are planning to release another album next year. The 'Paradise' hitmakers, whose new record 'Ghost Stories' will be released next month and is a departure from their usual sound, are reportedly planning a more...

U2 Postpone New Album And Tour Until 2015

U2 fans have received some bad news news!The Irish rock band have had to cancel plans of releasing a new album and embarking on a new tour due to not being able to find enough...

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