Posts Tagged ‘bono’

U2 track ‘Invisible’ raises £1.9m for Bono’s (RED) foundation

Posted on 05 Feb 2014 at 10:06am

U2 have raised a reported £1.9m for Bono‘s (RED) foundation since ‘Invisible‘ was released as a free download on iTunes following its premiere during the Super Bowl coverage in the States on Sunday (February 2nd).

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Bono admits U2 are ‘on the verge of irrelevance’

Posted on 04 Feb 2014 at 5:16am

“We’re on the verge of irrelevance,” said Bono, clearly in bullish mood, during an interview with Zane Lowe yesterday (February 3rd).

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Bono describes New York as the ‘complete universe’ of Lou Reed’s songwriting

Posted on 13 Nov 2013 at 4:09am

U2 frontman Bono has left his thoughts on Lou Reed after the legendary songwriter’s death last month.

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U2 frontman Bono ‘loves Mick Jagger’s wrinkles’

Posted on 25 Jul 2013 at 5:32am

U2‘s Bono has been rallying against the public perception of Mick Jagger only being interested in money – and has also said he loves the Rolling Stones frontman’s wrinkles.

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Bono receives France’s highest cultural honour

Posted on 17 Jul 2013 at 6:26am

U2 frontman Bono has been awarded France’s highest cultural honour in recognition of his music and humanitarian work.

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Bono confirms U2 have begun work on a new album

Posted on 17 Jan 2013 at 3:37am

U2 frontman Bono has confirmed the band have tentatively begun work on a thirteenth studio effort, but admitted they are happy to wait ten years if it takes that long to get the album right.

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Soundbites: Oasis didn’t give a shit about fans, Alan McGee’s back & more!

Posted on 15 Sep 2012 at 6:14am

In today’s Soundbites - our look back at the past week’s news, features, videos and tabloid gossip – Noel Gallagher upsets a few Oasis fans, but Alan McGee cheers them up, there’s some shocking revelations from Led Zeppelin, Paul McCartney and Bernard Sumner, and this week’s most popular video is highlighted.

Soundbites: Noel Gallagher cries like a baby, Bono definitely isn’t a billionaire, The Broken Needles review

Posted on 19 May 2012 at 8:16am

In today’s Soundbites - our look back at the past week’s news, reviews, and tabloid gossip – , Manchester City reduce Noel Gallagher to tears, Alan McGee may fulfill a public duty by returning to music, Axl Rose defends his lame ass, Bono is absolutely not a billionaire, The Beatles walking backwards fetches a few grand, the latest Broken Needles track is reviewed and our pick of the week’s new videos is selected.

Bono’s Charity Advert Banned In The UK

Posted on 08 Oct 2011 at 6:18am

An advert for Bono‘s One charity has been banned in the UK over fears it could be too political.

The 60 second advert has brought together stars such as George Clooney and Colin Farrell to promote the charity’s cause, but regulatory body Clearcast, which deals with the approval of advertisements in the UK, has taken the decision to block the short film.

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U2 Frontman’s Stake in Facebook Valued at Nearly 1 Billion Dollars

Posted on 16 Aug 2011 at 12:14pm

U2 frontman Bono’s investment firm Elevation Partners could be looking at a profit of almost $800m on its stake in Facebook, it has been reported. It’s now valued at $975m – more than four times the $210m it paid in November 2009

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