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25 February, 2009
The reviews of the new album are starting to arrive... pouring off the presses actually. Here's some of the early ones from the UK.
20 February, 2009
Rolling Stone gives the new record five stars and a glowing review. 'Bono knows he was born with a good weapon for making the right kind of trouble: the clean gleam and rocket's arc of that voice...'
16 February, 2009
As well as Fez, Morocco, the new album was written and recorded in three other cities.
16 February, 2009
'A search for soul in a brutal, confusing world, all bound together in narcotic melody and space age pop songs.' Neil McCormick of The Daily Telegraph really, really loves the new album.
15 February, 2009
'The work we did in Fez was the most joyous and liberating part of the whole album process. It was what I had always imagined being in U2 would be about: just playing music for the joy of it with no real end in sight.' Larry speaking to Sean O'Hagan of The Observer in the first, great set piece feature to capture the story behind No Line on the Horizon.
13 February, 2009
That's the verdict of Sean O'Hagan of The Observer, describing 'White as Snow' from the new album as 'a hymn to a dying soldier.'
27 January, 2009
'We came up with 'Sexy Boots' and everyone got very excited,' says Edge. 'But in the end we just thought it was a bit limiting so we took it in another direction.'
14 January, 2009
'It doesn't sound like anything we've done before and it doesn't really sound like anything that's happening at the moment...' Edge has been speaking from the studio to Mojo Magazine about how the album is coming together.
10 January, 2009
'Fully inhabiting the moment during that tiny dot of time after you've pressed 'record' is what makes it eternal.' What Frank Sinatra taught Bono.
05 January, 2009
'It's very raw and very to the point.' The band have been talking to Rolling Stone about the new songs.Rolling Stone visited the studio in London a few weeks before the end of recording. The new issue, on sale this week, has the low-down... but here's what they made of some of the tracks they heard then.
01 January, 2009
'I think it's some of the best music we've ever written.' That's Larry, speaking in the new issue of Q, which carries four in-depth interviews in a monster thirty page focus on the new record. Highlights from the interviews which took place at Olympic Studios in London, in the final weeks of recording
04 November, 2008
The band were in London last night, honouring Universal Music's Lucian Grainge, at the Music Industry Trust Awards.
24 August, 2008
Passion and politics : the early years, remastered, with extras
30 July, 2008
'Like all great rock, you feel you must have heard these songs somewhere else...' Original reviews: Boy, October and War.
07 February, 2008
'I was nearly hit by Adam Clayton's bass guitar as he swung the neck around, and then had to duck ...
24 January, 2008
'The first Imax movie that deserves to be called a work of art.' The New York Times likes 'U23D'... ...
12 January, 2008
'Takes the concert film to exhilarating new heights.' (Variety). On general release this month.
11 January, 2008
'3D cinema is back.' says The Independent in the UK. 'But this time it actually works.'


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10 January, 2008
20th anniversary reissue of an oft-maligned masterpiece
07 January, 2008
'U23D' 'amazes when the concert feels most alive,' reports Variety Magazine. 'Bono reaching out into the crowd, a girl ...
31 October, 2007
Get into a room with the band and 'everything is possible' explains Bono, in the 40th anniversary edition of ...
18 October, 2007
'The Joshua Tree is U2's most varied, subtle and accessible album,' wrote the reviewer in Rolling Stone in 1987. 'Although it doesn't contain any sure-fire smash hits. '
17 October, 2007
'The Joshua Tree is U2's most varied, subtle and accessible album,' wrote the reviewer in Rolling Stone in 1987. 'Although it doesn't contain any sure-fire smash hits. '
22 August, 2007
Never heard of him ? Edge clears up some early biographical misunderstandings in the September edition of Q. Here's some ...
16 August, 2007
Thirty years to the day since the death of Elvis Presley, check this tribute Bono wrote for Rolling Stone a ...