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U2 Reveal Official Album Cover to ‘Songs of Innocence’

As the band explains on their website, the photograph on the cover is the band’s drummer “protecting his 18-year-old son.”

09/26/2014

So in the spirit of staying positive, below are ten examples of artistic risks that did pay off.

Yes, We Like Your New Direction: 10 Artistic ‘Left Turns’ That Worked Out

In the spirit of staying positive, below are ten examples of artistic risks that did pay off.

09/25/2014

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Bono: ‘No One Has Deleted More U2 Songs in the Last Five Years Than the Members of U2′

“And people feel like, ‘Not them again!’ But it is us again, and we’ve brought the tunes and we can play ‘em.”

09/19/2014

(Courtesy of Interscope Records)

U2 is Working on Another Surprise Project With Apple

U2 giving away their album for free via iTunes isn’t the only surprise project the band has in store for fans. It’s not even the only surprise project they have in the works with Apple.

09/19/2014

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Bono Calls U2’s Surprise iTunes Album Release ‘Punk Rock': ‘Annoy People and Get in Their Faces’

Just to be clear, Bono knows how invasive it was to drop his surprise album in your iCloud — but that was the point. In an interview this morning, the U2 frontman opened up about the band’s release method.

09/18/2014

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Sharon Osbourne Says U2 Gave Away ‘Mediocre Music’ for Free Because ‘No One Wants to Buy It’

The always outspoken Osbourne matriarch is not impressed by U2’s move, in case you were wondering.

09/17/2014

(Courtesy Island Def Jam)

Watch Fall Out Boy Help You Delete the New U2 Album

The band will take the problem off your hands. Literally.

09/17/2014

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