Over the Edge

With their finest LP U2 stands and delivers More than any other rock band, U2 is associated with rock’s revived social consciousness. Whether it is as a result of, or in spite of, their professed Christian beliefs, U2 is one band that gives a damn. And their latest album, The Joshua Tree, delivers even deeper into […]

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At Home in Dublin

(Dublin, Ireland) — It’s raining downtown, but that doesn’t discourage shoppers along Grafton Street, one of the city’s busiest commercial areas. Dubliners appear so used to the rain that most of them don’t even carry umbrellas. Quips one merchant, “If you let the rain bother you here, you’ll live your life indoors.” The shoppers are […]

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Harmony’s sweet sound

A fiery blend of passion and spirituality have earned Ireland’s U2 acclaim as one of the decade’s top rock groups. Such past hits as the pacifist anthem Sundy Bloody Sunday and Pride (In the Name of Love), a homage to Martin Luther King, typify the band’s Christian, but never preachy, message. The Joshua Tree, the […]

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Band on The Run

U2 soars with a top album, a hot tour and songs of spirit and conscience He remembers it this way. Outside San Salvador, 30 or 40 miles up in the hills, mortars began to hit the village, and bombs cratered the hillside. Run. That was his first thought. And this was the second: Where? It […]

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