Fray guitarist Joe King receives encouragement from U2 for new single ‘Need a Woman by Friday’


(John Carucci/ Associated Press )

Fray guitarist Joe King recently found out how supportive U2 can be when he sent his new single to the band.

After listening to “Need a Woman by Friday,” King said Bono told him in an email: “I need a song like this every Friday.”

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U2 New Album Leaked [AUDIO]: Bono Scats to The Edge on Guitar for Song from ‘10 Reasons to Exist’

By Ruhi Jiwani








A fan posted the above recording on YouTube and titled it “Another New Leaked U2 Jam Session-2013 (10 Reasons to Exist/Songs of Ascent).

It purports to be a recent recording of Bono working with the rest of the group to put together a new album which we have been expecting since 2010, as per The Guardian.

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John Lennon, U2, Larry Norman and a Trilogy of God Songs

by David Gilmour

John Lennon’s debut solo album, John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band (1970), includes the remarkable “God.” The former Beatles’ well known distrust of religion is on display in this album as he announces “There ain’t no Jesus gonna come / from the sky” (“I Found Out”), likens Jesus and Paul with junkies pushing cocaine (“I Found Out”), and with a nice conspiratorial touch, voices concern about a system that keeps people “doped with religion” (“Working Class Hero”). Believers think they are “so clever and classless and free,” but to Lennon they are “still fucking peasants / as far as I can see.” In “God” he adds, bluntly, “I don’t believe in Bible,” “I don’t believe in Jesus,” nor do I believe in I-Ching, tarot, Buddha, Mantra, Gita or Yoga.

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