U2 – SOI Promo Tour (Source: http://noticierou2.blogspot.com/)

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Por el momento el Promo Tour está conformado de la siguiente manera:

  • Domingo 12 de octubre, Che Tempo Che Fa, TV, Italia.
  • Martes 13 de octubre, Le Grand Journal, TV, Francia.
  • Miércoles 14 de octubre, Live Session with Jo Whiley, Radio, Inglaterra
  • Martes 21 de octubre, Later… with Jools Holland, TV, Inglaterra (repetición: viernes 24).
  • Viernes 24 de octubre, U2 – Unplugged & Talk, Radio, Alemania.

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SPIN COLLECTOR’S EDITION (DEC. 29, 2014) Source: AtU2.com

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Source: atu2.com/news/spin-collectors-edition-american-idyll.html

Photographer Anton Corbijn took the band into an American desert and drove away with iconic imagery.

Spin, October 16, 2014
By: Johnna Rizzo

(The following is an article from the Spin Collector’s Edition on U2, which is available now at newsstands and other retail venues including Barnes & Noble, Walmart, Target, CVS, Walgreens and more. This 100-page commemorative issue includes exclusive interviews such as the one below, provided by Spin, with frequent U2 photographer Anton Corbijn.)

What makes rock & roll pictures different?

Rock photography to me is documenting what’s happening on the road. I did it with musicians in the ’70s in Holland. But I see myself as an old-fashioned sort of portrait photographer who concentrated on musicians. You see very few instruments in my work. The photographs are usually taken outside of that context.

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“Our first Roadie” – U2.com

10 October 2014
‘Our First Roadie’

To mark the CD/Vinyl release of Songs of Innocence, the band have been speaking to The Sun newspaper in the UK. A great read with lots of new stories – here’s some highlights, follow the link (free registration) to read the two-part interview in full.

Bono on U2’s First Roadie
‘The Edge’s Ma was our first roadie. She had an orange VW Beetle and I don’t know how the band fitted into it. We had to put the gear on top. She went out on runs with us after midnight and we would plaster the city with entire rolls of wallpaper.
‘We’d open out the rolls, write our lyrics and splash them all over the movie posters. This is vandalism by the way… don’t try this at home.’

Larry on The Sweet
‘I was really into glam rock. I loved The Sweet… that’s where I started from and it was really hard to let go of that.’

Edge on Seeing The Clash
‘I meet a lot of people who were at The Clash. It’s one of those moments, a generational thing. If you were there, it’s indelibly imprinted on your memory.’

Bono on ‘What Made Us Want To Be In A Band In The First Place‘.
We went back to that period and listened to the music that had turned us on. For me it was like a floodgate moment. The melodies of The Ramones, that are like The Supremes, the innovation of Kraftwerk, Bowie’s Low and Heroes, The Clash, the genius of The Buzzcocks’ Pete Shelley, then our contemporaries like Joy Division and Teardrop Explodes.’

Larry on David Bowie
‘I was completely engaged with Bowie. That was the world I wanted to occupy whereas a lot of punk was a visceral thing…’

Bono on Chris Martin
‘We were playing with (Every Breaking Wave) for the last album and Chris talked us out of it. He said, ‘That one deserves to be finished.’ The half-baked version would have denied us this, so we owe him for that… he’s a genius and a very self-effacing guy. He’s one of our bodyguards.’

U2.com >> http://www.u2.com/news/title/our-first-roadie