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It was 33 years ago today (My first U2 concert)

April 24, 1985 — 33 years ago today I saw my first U2 concert at the Spectrum in Philly. The story begins a couple months earlier, on a Saturday morning when tickets for U2’s April 22 show in Philly went on sale. I couldn’t get to the mall early enough to line up for tickets, […]

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My U2 Liberation

Today, U2 fans around the world — including many of my dear friends and @U2 staffers — went to great lengths to track down U2’s latest Record Store Day release. It’s a vinyl version of “Lights Of Home,” one of the new tracks on last year’s album, Songs Of Experience. From what I can tell, […]

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Two Weeks with U2’s Songs Of Experience

It’s been about two weeks since U2 released its latest album, Songs Of Experience. Our crew at atu2.com has already published a group album review — something I declined to take part in because the deadline was way too soon for me to have anything intelligent to say about it. I did take part in […]

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Checking off a mini-bucket list item in California

You may know how much I love U2’s song, “California.” It’s easily my favorite from Songs Of Innocence and ranks really highly for me among U2’s entire catalog. The reason is simple: It does a great job of capturing the vibe of the southern California coast that I experienced and loved for four years while […]

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