U2101 – Walk to the Water

One of my favorite things about The Joshua Tree era of U2’s career is the quantity and quality of unique B-sides. There were six songs that were released on that album’s various singles that weren’t available at that time on any other releases. That’s more than half an album’s worth of new music, and what’s […] …read more

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U2101 – Springhill Mining Disaster

When it was decided in the early part of 1987 that U2 would not be performing their song “Red Hill Mining Town” live in concert, I imagine that the members of U2 were of the collective opinion that they wanted to do something else to show their solidarity with the mining communities of the UK. […] …read more

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U2101 – Heartland

Even though The Joshua Tree is U2’s best-selling album, there are some songs – outtakes and the like – which are connected to this record but are still slightly obscure. One such example is the “One Tree Hill Reprise”, which will be released in about three months on the thirtieth anniversary edition of The Joshua […] …read more

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ICYMI: U2’s Facebook Live Q&A

I’m on an island at a busy intersection – which (fact alert!) happens to be the only U2 lyric to contain the word “busy.” Like you, I have places to be and jobs to do – and yet, we all strive to stay plugged in to all things U2. If today’s Facebook Live Q&A was […] …read more

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