u2 Archive

10 Mar 2012

The Revised ‘Joshua Tree’

At the risk of venturing into hyperbole, I could argue that The Joshua Tree changed my life. I was 18, at that dangerous intersection of life where teen angst meets free thinking and introspection. Everything had to have meaning
11 Feb 2012

The Revised ‘Unforgettable Fire’

I still remember the first time I heard U2. It was late 1984, and I was in the living room playing Nerf basketball and listening to the radio from my parents’ coffin-sized wood-paneled stereo. The DJ announced
5 Feb 2012

Playing God: Recreating U2 in Their Prime

I’ve had a love/hate relationship with U2 over the past 27 years. I first discovered them in 1985 when their album The Unforgettable Fire first hit America, and immediately latched onto the emotional, overtly political lyrics, the