Note to those who haven’t seen the I+E show and want to be surprised: Spoilers galore throughout this story.
The Dennis Sheehan tributes. The onstage fan pow-wow. The falling literature. The light bulb. The SCREENS. Adam and his T-shirts. Edge and his mind-blowing guitar(s). Larry and his single snare drum. “Gloria.” Bono and Bruce (but not Bono and Alyssa).
Thank you, U2, for all that was the first leg of the Innocence + Experience tour.
The band has released a new black-and-white video of “Song For Someone” directed by Matt Mahurin, who also directed U2’s “Love Is Blindness” and “With Or Without You” videos. A previous extended video of “Song for Someone” featured Woody Harrelson.
[Ed. note: This is the 29th in a series of essays by the @U2 staff about U2-related visuals and videos. Some essays may be informational and educational, while others may be more personal.]
I became a U2 fan during The Joshua Tree era when I was still a kid. “I Still Haven’
Episode 7 of the @U2 podcast is now available, and we have a very international theme this week as we talk about the upcoming European leg of the Innocence + Experience tour. Special guests include Navid Sigari Majd, who’s part of the U2tour.de team, and our very own Aaron Govern — one of @U2’s staffers based in Europe.
I share the feelings of my fellow @U2 staffers who are missing U2 right now after having the time of our lives during the first leg of the I+E tour. We’re already waiting for the next batch of dates to be announced so we can get that incredible concert high again that only a U2 show can provide. I remember when night one in NYC started and I couldn’