If you wake up with an unexpected movie on your iCloud over the next few weeks, you’ll know who’s to blame.
The band has let it be known that they’re not springing their 13th album as part of the upcoming Apple campaign for the next iPhone.
Through all the confusion, U2 has officially remained committed to releasing the LP this year, despite reports that he was not satisfied with the work. Now, thinking has again shifted, with the band feeling confident about their new material and going ahead with plans to put out the No Line on the Horizon follow-up this year.
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According to director John Carney, the film, titled ‘Sing Street,’ will be set in the Eighties. “Obviously U2 were extremely prolific then, so they’ll bring that, and they’ve just been great sounding boards,” he explained.
The Irish band chose to leave the comforts of Studio 6B for the chilly Top of the Rock.
Their upcoming album is tentatively scheduled for a summer release.
“We’re taking all the energy around the Super Bowl and interest in what U2’s doing and flipping it into the fight against HIV AIDS.”
Jared Leto, Pharrell, U2 and Karen O from the Yeah Yeah Yeahs are all up for Oscar gold this year at the 86th Annual Academy Awards.
“We’re still working some things out,” Bono said of the group’s thirteenth studio album, which he said was being prepped for a June release date.