u2 Archive

9 Mar 2017

The Joshua Tree: 30 Years Later

March 1987. I was on a choir tour during spring break, and I knew U2’s The Joshua Tree would be released while I was on tour. But I had to have it – the day it was released –
1 Aug 2015

13 Truly Bad Lyrics

Picking bad lyrics from pop music is like shooting fish in a barrel. It’s too easy. Pop music, in and of itself, is supposed to be about the hook, the melody, the chord progressions – not the lyrics.
20 May 2012

The Revised ‘Zooropa’

I’m scraping the bottom of the barrel here with “Zooropa.” This was unlike my recreation of such seminal U2 albums as The Joshua Tree and The Unforgettable Fire. I thought combining my least favorite U2 albums into