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Surprise, surprise, surprise! You get the new U2 album! You get the new U2 album! Everyone is getting the new U2 album! I could keep this up for days. 409 more words

Random Thoughts

Review: U2 - Songs Of Innocence

U2 never bargained on their new album being so controversial. Controversial can be good, but not quite the way in which it happened for ‘Songs Of Innocence’. 1,131 more words

Achtung Baby


Like the rest of the iTunes world, I got the new U2 album Songs of Innocence for free.  Of course I downloaded it to my iPhone as quick as I could. 674 more words


U2: The Great Divide

Last I left off, my relationship with U2 was struggling. A few years ago, I was forced to remove my rose-coloured glasses, and come to terms with who they are, and though I will always be a fan, I can also freely admit to their flaws. 1,157 more words


"Who is U2?" and other funny reactions to Apple's auto-download.

On September 9th, 500 million Apple users were given U2‘s newest album, Songs of Innocence, without prior knowledge. Apple described the surprise as “A big moment in music history”—and it certainly was, for many unpredicted reasons. 596 more words


I want to run, I want to hide.


It’s 1985. I am 14, and onto the salvaged record player in my bedroom, a piece of vinyl is carefully placed onto the platter. It will change my musical sensibilities forever. 1,447 more words

Daily Life

Apple iTunes users download 2 million copies of new U2 album; 17 other U2 albums in iTunes top 100 chart

“iTunes users have downloaded more than 2 million copies of “Songs of Innocence” since Tuesday, according to people familiar with the album’s performance,” Peter Kafka reports for Re/code. 152 more words