U2101 – XXX (With Kendrick Lamar)

This week, I’m temporarily setting aside my ongoing series on Joshua Tree related songs to talk about another recent release, U2’s collaboration with West Coast rapper Kendrick Lamar, a song titled “XXX”. Unlike some other U2 fans that I’ve met, I actually enjoy good hip-hop music. These days, not a lot of it is what […] …read more

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Happy Record Store Day!

Some of us plan on visiting our local record store this weekend while others have no local record store to visit. Fortunately, we can all hear U2’s contribution to Record Store Day, the remixed Red Hill Mining Town with new Bono vocals, thanks to the magic of the Internet (and, in a late-breaking twist, Spotify). […] …read more

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U2101 – Red Hill Mining Town (2017 Mix)

I don’t usually write about remixes or alternate versions for these weekly articles, but today is a little bit of a special occasion, so I decided to make an exception. Just hours ago, as I write this, Irish radio personality (and long-time friend of the band) Dave Fanning premiered on his radio program the new […] …read more

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U2101 – Deep in the Heart

Since the announcement of U2’s Joshua Tree Tour 2017, I’ve been making an attempt to write these articles about songs that are related to The Joshua Tree, even if they didn’t make the final album. One such song is the topic of this week’s article, a B-side from the “I Still Haven’t Found What I’m […] …read more

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