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U2 Drops New Song With 'Slumdog Millionaire' Composer Ahead of First India Concert

U2 has released its first new music in two years – a collaboration with Indian artist A.R. Rahman that promotes peace. “Ahimsa” is an atmospheric and airy song with soothing backing vocals provided by Rahman’s two daughters. The single takes its name from the Sanskrit word for non-violence. “This ...
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U2 Salutes Australian Firefighters as Thanks for Saving Lives in Local Wildfires

With dozens of wildfires burning across New South Wales, Australia, firefighters are flying in from across the continent to lend a hand. And a few of those brave souls got a sendoff to remember at the airport in Melbourne. U2 , always aware of what’s going on in the world, ran into dozens of...
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Kenny G Joins Madonna, Michael Jackson, U2, ‘Weird Al’ as Only Artists to Do This

Kenny G has played his saxophone into the record books. He became just the fifth artist to score top 40 hits in each of the last four decades. The 63-year-old joined exclusive company by being featured on Kanye West ’s new album Jesus is King . Kenny G plays on the track “Use This Gospel” with...
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U2 to Finish 2019 'The Joshua Tree' Tour With First Trip to India

U2 has announced one final show for 2019, and it’s in a place they’ve never played before. The Irish icons have performed rare concerts in countries like Greece, Israel and Russia, but they’ve never made it to India, until now. U2 will end their 2019 The Joshua Tree tour in Mumbai. The country of 1...
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The Song U2 Has Played Live the Most

U2 has been one of the top-grossing touring acts for decades. In 2018, their Experience + Innocence tour took in more than $126 million thanks to nearly a million dedicated fans. The Irish band’s stage-shows have evolved over the years into multi-media attacks on the senses – a far cry from their...
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1979 U2 Concert Bootleg Recently Uncovered, Thought to Be Their Oldest Show Recording

U2 fans are notoriously willing to go the extra mile for the iconic rockers. In a recent deep dive by fan site ATU2 Tours, a recording that’s believed to be the oldest bootleg of one of their concerts was uncovered. The bootleg recording was taken during their August 11, 1979 Dublin, Ireland show...
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5 Irish Rock Bands to Blast Today

Saint Patrick's Day marks the one day of the year where even if you're not an environmentalist, you will take pride in going green. It's the one day where "everybody's Irish," so why not go all the way and listen to some of the best knuckle-busting Irish rock bands in the history of music! U2 If we...
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U2 Reissue of Joshua Tree Due Out This June

Being one of the biggest bands in the world, U2 has become almost synonymous with "sold-out stadium." On March 9, 1987, U2 released their fifth album, Joshua Tree , and in honor of the album’s 30th anniversary, a reissue is due out June 2, featuring remixes, demos, studio outtakes, B-sides, and...
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99-5 The Mountain Celebrates the 30th Anniversary of U2's The Joshua Tree Album

99-5 The Mountain is celebrating the 30th Anniversary of U2's Album, The Joshua Tree. In addition to honoring the album throughout the day, we will be playing the entire album in the 6pm hour today (March 9th)! Check out some videos from The Joshua Tree below. Video of U2 - Where The Streets Have...
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U2: The Joshua Tree Tour 2017 Coming To A Stadium Near You

Just days after teasing some "very special shows" to honor 30 years of The Joshua Tree LP, U2 have released 2017 stadium tour dates where they will perform the 1987 album in its entirety. The 30th anniversary tour kicks off in Vancouver on May 12 and includes U2's first ever U.S. headline...
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