Zach Schlein who writes for Miami New times just slammed the mic on the ground when it comes to U2. All of the concerns of U2’s relevance made abundantly clear from this writer perspective.
U2 has been working on their new album for some time, and yes we have all heard about the band’s desire to be relevant. Zach provides a clear picture of millennial wants and music tastes. Zach writes” They love avocados and the dog Snapchat filter. They reject the concept of napkins and are reluctant to buy homes, possibly because their budgets are only big enough to account for avocados. They love sharing about politics on social media, whether it be expressing their profound distaste for the commander-in-chief or posting poorly drawn frogs.” The article goes on and on about the errors of the band in the view of today’s music fans. Questions how much longer must this go on. Most dedicated U2 fans are well over 40 and pretty much consider millennial pikers or punters when it comes to musical understanding Zach does have some insights to what millennial music fans want today. Now it takes balls to put it out on the table for all to read. For that, sure makes for an interesting article. Save the hate comments and bashing this is not the first writer to throw some shade at the boys from Dublin and frankly, Zach is not the last. You can read all Zach’s comments on Miami New Times