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).
“We’re on the verge of irrelevance,” said Bono, clearly in bullish mood, during an interview with Zane Lowe yesterday (February 3rd).
U2 frontman Bono has been awarded France’s highest cultural honour in recognition of his music and humanitarian work.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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