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Bono review – U2 frontman’s pared back ‘solo in Soho’ show is a triumph
Forsaking the stadium for the Palladium, Bono’s intimate show retraced his past to prove that his unforgettable fire still burns

Jonathan Freedland

17, Nov, 2022 @12:20 AM

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Surrender: 40 Songs, One Story by Bono review – from Boy to Mandela
In his long but fascinating memoir, the self-confessed ‘speechifying’ U2 frontman isn’t shy of exploring the roots of his pomposity, faith and ‘white saviour’ activism

Kitty Empire

06, Nov, 2022 @7:01 AM

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Surrender: 40 Songs, One Story by Bono review – a rattling good yarn
The U2 frontman’s autobiography is bracingly self-aware, albeit stuffed full of famous names

Dorian Lynskey

29, Oct, 2022 @6:30 AM

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‘She was never spoken of again’: Bono recounts his mother’s death in new memoir
In an extract published in the New Yorker, the U2 frontman details the loss that spurred him to music

Janine Israel

20, Sep, 2022 @4:57 AM

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Kennedy Center Honors 2022: George Clooney, U2 and Gladys Knight among honourees
Christian pop singer Amy Grant and Cuban-American composer Tania León also recognised for prestigious yearly award

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

22, Jul, 2022 @9:41 AM

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Bono tells of his secret half-brother and of family forgiveness
The U2 singer, interviewed on Desert Island Discs, describes his regrets about his teenage behaviour and explains his mocked ‘poem’ about Ukraine

Vanessa Thorpe

26, Jun, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Bono, don’t be ashamed of U2, they put on a great show | Rebecca Nicholson
For razzle-dazzle they can’t be beaten and we could all do with more of it these days

Rebecca Nicholson

22, Jan, 2022 @3:00 PM

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What links Scarlett Johansson to the football fan with the flare up his bum?
Take a trip down the rabbit hole, passing a porcupine punk rocker, Diego Maradona and a Booker winner

Larry Ryan

22, Jan, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Can’t stand U2? Nor can Bono
The singer has announced that he hates the band’s name, most of their songs, and the sound of his own voice. Is this just an attempt to win new fans?

19, Jan, 2022 @2:17 PM

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Red Hot at 30: how compilations used big music stars to combat Aids
Over three decades, artists like David Bowie, Madonna and George Michael all gave their names, and music, to a project that aimed to shine a light for those who needed it most

Jim Farber

25, Sep, 2020 @7:25 AM

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Why Marc Bolan was 'the perfect pop star', by Elton John, U2 and more
The T Rex singer captivated generations with his strutting music and hyper-sexual charisma. As a tribute album is released, stars explain why he is glam’s greatest icon

Alexis Petridis

04, Sep, 2020 @5:00 AM

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U2's 40 greatest songs – ranked!
As Bono turns 60, we look back at how the Irish greats turned scratchy post-punk into a stadium-filling proposition – and continue to move with the times

Alexis Petridis

21, May, 2020 @11:05 AM

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