“You’re not going to get this out of your head now and you will be saying, ‘Ah, poor old blind Bono.’”
“It’s not like Limp Bizkit got back together and snuck something into our pockets!”
The Black Keys’ drummer has nothing good to say about how the Irish rock legends released ‘Songs of Innocence’ via Apple and iTunes.
The song is the first single from the band’s surprise-released new album.
Included are songs from U2’s 13 full-length studio albums (Rattle and Hum is partially a studio album, so it counts), plus odds ‘n’ ends that weren’t live tracks or remixes included on U2’s two Best Of’s and its U218 singles collection, plus some recent one-off singles.
Windows offers up the new Everclear album on CD-Rom.
Will it be as self-proclaimed “punk rock” as the iCloud method? Only time will tell.
The vinyl creeps in just in time for the GRAMMY deadline of Sept. 30.
As the band explains on their website, the photograph on the cover is the band’s drummer “protecting his 18-year-old son.”
In the spirit of staying positive, below are ten examples of artistic risks that did pay off.