TRIBUTE: Celebrating 30 Years of U2’s ‘The Joshua Tree’
Happy 30th Anniversary to U2’s The Joshua Tree, originally released March 9, 1987. [Buy via Amazon TRIBUTE: Celebrating 30 Years of U2’s ‘The Joshua Tree’ Musically and thematically inspired by U2’s conflicted connection to America, ‘The Joshua Tree U2 political and cultural parallels the U2 bassist identifies between the New Right driven, Thatcher/Reagan presumably be introduced to its undeniable brilliance. Photo: Anton Corbijn In January 1986, when U2 album artwork captures U2’s irresolute stance when it came to fully embracing America and Americanism well. A prime case in point is the fact that Clayton and his U2 comrades Paul “Bono” Hewson, David
Song Stuck in Our Heads Today: U2’s “Staring at the Sun” (1997)
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READERS’ POLL RESULTS: Your Favorite U2 Album of All Time Revealed
U2 U2 have crafted many classic albums, but which one is YOUR favorite? (1980) (6) How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb (2004) (5) No Line on the Horizon (2009) (4) EXPLORE U2 READERS’ POLL RESULTS: Your Favorite U2 Album of All Time Revealed Many thanks to everyone who recently voted for their favorite U2 album as part of Albumism’s new ’s discography via Amazon | iTunes READ MORE About U2 here VIEW Previous Readers’ Polls here
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 25 Years of U2’s ‘Achtung Baby’
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 25 Years of U2’s ‘Achtung Baby’ days of my youth. In 1988, U2 followed up The Joshua Tree with Rattle and Hum, a hodge-podge of an U2 Happy 25th Anniversary to U2’s Achtung Baby, originally released in the UK November 18, 1991 and in An intriguing juxtaposition of the abrasive & discordant with the melodic & resonant, ‘Achtung Baby’ remains one of U2’s crowning achievements. triumph of songcraft, U2’s ambitious fifth studio album is arguably one of the finest, most fully U2’s seventh studio LP were fraught with tension, as while Bono and The Edge were advocating for the put the work in and figure out the ideas and hone those ideas down." On Achtung Baby, U2 pushed their
Happy Birthday to Bono, Born May 10, 1960
music. In 1987, U2 rose to superstardom with The Joshua Tree and Bono was quickly placed in the be major influences on his songwriting in U2's early years. The band that would become U2 formed in band U2 has always stood unequivocally for hope, faith, and love -- and in so doing has touched U2 gain a reputation for live performance. U2's relentless touring schedule quickly boosted his U2 touring for over the better part of three years at the end of the '80s, U2 temporarily stepped out of the
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U2 second wife Morleigh Steinberg through her collaborations with the band. As a member of U2 and as an vocalist of the rock band U2. A member of the group since its inception, he has recorded 13 studio albums School he formed a band with his fellow students and elder brother Dik that would evolve into U2 American roots music, industrial music, and alternative rock. With U2, the Edge has also played sound that has become a signature of U2's music. The Edge was born in England to a Welsh family, and
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(Gnarls Barkley, Beck, Gorillaz) and mixed by Nigel Godrich (Radiohead, R.E.M., U2), The Getaway
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Winehouse. “If U2 had signed to any other record label, our second album (1981’s October) would have had , Traffic, and U2, among many others. Also featured are interviews with Blackwell, Bono, The Edge, Brian
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, Wind & Fire, David Bowie, Aretha Franklin, Common, U2, Public Enemy, and Miles Davis, among many
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Synchronicity. U2’s War. What do these three classic albums have in common? Well, for whatever it’s
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Scissor Sisters' debut. Keane opened several shows during U2's 2005 tour in support of their debut internalizing the epic sounds of their set list, which included songs by Oasis, U2, and the Beatles
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onetime Band-mates Danko and Hudson as well as U2, Peter Gabriel, Daniel Lanois, and Gil Evans
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Jackson, U2, Janet Jackson, Tina Turner and Björk, among them. A major-label contract with Mercury
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 15 Years of Coldplay’s ‘A Rush of Blood to the Head’
carried across “Daylight” which echoes the big arena sound of U2’s “Beautiful Day” without losing U2. With its slow build and pounding drums, “Politik” announces their intent fittingly, kicking off
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 25 Years of Blur’s Debut Album ‘Leisure’
, what the band would do next. I had a similar feeling when I first heard U2’s debut Boy. You just
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entitled Nancy Sinatra, an ambitious set which included contributions from members of U2, Pulp
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, while 1991 saw the release of their hit medley of U2's "Where the Streets Have No Name" and Frankie
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