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U2 lose Oscar to a cartoon

U2 once again lost at the Oscars. U2’s Golden Globe winning “Ordinary Love” was nominated for Best Original Song from Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom. The song was inspired by Nelson Mandela, taken right from his letters to his wife. Unfortunately, U2 lost to “Let it Go” from the Disney cartoon Frozen. Not sure how an important song…

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“Ordinary Love” vs “Invisible”

A week ago, I wrote I enjoyed “Ordinary Love” more than “Invisible.” But since the release of the video last night, “Invisible” has the edge – no pun intended. Even though I do not enjoy Larry’s buttoned-up collar, I love the video and seeing the intensity in Bono’s voice – especially when he is singing,…

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U2 Win Golden Globe for “Ordinary Love”

Last night U2 received a Golden Globe for Best Original Song for “Ordinary Love” from Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom. They beat out Coldplay for ”Atlas” from The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Robert Lopez for ”Let It Go” from Frozen, Justin Timberlake for “Please Mr. Kennedy” from Inside Llewyn Davis and Taylor Swift for “Sweeter Than Fiction” from One Chance. All four members of U2 were present…

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more changes for U2 as 2013 comes to an end

The past two months have been quite busy in the U2 world, after not much going on since the 360 Tour ended over two years ago. First, we got the news that U2’s fifth member Paul McGuinness will no longer be their manager – U2 will now be managed by Live Nation, more specifically Guy…

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From the LA Times, U2 talks about New Album due in April

U2 talks of new album in the works, Nelson Mandela U2 looks to Nelson Mandela for inspiration for its ‘Ordinary Love’ on the soundtrack of ‘Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom,’ and the collision of youth and hard-earned wisdom on its upcoming album. U2’s band members are Adam Clayton, left, the Edge, Larry Mullen Jr. and…

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U2’s Ordinary Love nominated for Golden Globe (and gets a remix)

For the fifth time, U2 has been nominated by the Hollywood Foreign Press for a Golden Globe for Best Original Song for “Ordinary Love” from Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom. Others in the category are Coldplay for “Atlas” from The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Robert Lopez for “Let It Go” from Frozen, Justin Timberlake for “Please Mr. Kennedy” from Inside Llewyn Davis and Taylor Swift for “Sweeter…

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Bono Remembers Nelson Mandela

Bono Honors The Man Who Could Not Cry Humor, humility and the ability to compromise were the marks of the man By BonoDec. 05, 2013  http://world.time.com/2013/12/05/bono-the-man-who-could-not-cry/ As an activist I have pretty much been doing what Nelson Mandela tells me since I was a teenager. He has been a forceful presence in my life going back to 1979,…