Re: u2 and sock puppets

Robbie Robinson ([email protected])
Thu, 06 Aug 1998 20:28:07 -0700

[email protected] wrote:
> so i'm up late channel zapping, when i come upon "sifl and olly", this
> strange sock puppet show on acid that mtv shows at 12:30 am. when the
> show cuts to a commercial, they have this feature called "rock facts".
> the question was - "what did the band u2 use instead of electricity to
> power the recording of their early albums?" so i decided to take the
> bite, and waited through the commercials to see what their answer
> would be. show starts again, and while the screen says "answer: this
> is about as true as atlantis", sifl and olly do a voiceover, saying,
> "i heard they used fermented potatoes, to like symbolize the irish
> plight, or something." just thought i'd share this bit of pointless
> u2-related trivia with wire:)
> -ana

Jeez ana, aren't fermented potatoes, uh, like, GIN!
U2's early albums were Gin powered! The truth comes out:p
(I thought it was only Adam back then ;)


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