Achtoon Baby cartoons

Achtoon Baby

New U2 album

New U2 Album Info

U2 360 Tour Dates

U2360 at U2tours.com

"Let's just say he's on the border between something and nothing."

-- Bono, on Edge's nickname

@U2 home page

U2 was in the studio this week

@U2, December 18, 2009
By: m2

 

As soon as "Winter" was nominated for a Golden Globe award this week, Bono and Edge hit the publicity circuit and did a number of interviews -- mostly with movie-related media outlets -- to promote the song and help its chances of winning. Bono, in this interview with The Hollywood Reporter, says that U2 (or at least he and Edge) is in a Manhattan studio:

Where are you right now?

I'm in Manhattan. We're in the studio.

Are you working on a new album?

Yeah. We really didn't take a day off. We went straight from the stage, the Brandenburg Gate -- we played a concert for the reunification of Germany, the anniversary of that -- and the next day we went into the studio because we had this crescendo of excitement toward the end of the tour. We were playing better than we'd ever been playing. We thought, 'If we could just get this down, if we could get this feeling into some songs...' So that's what we did.

The interview was conducted on Tuesday. Earlier in the interview, Bono says Edge was working on an electronic version of "Winter" on Monday. As the 360 tour was winding down, there were reports that U2 would try to finish Songs of Ascent in Vancouver in November. That rumor later became December. But it seems like they may have settled on New York City, instead.

More U2 News

@U2 Calendar

April 26 2014

The Unforgettable Fire U2 Tribute Band Performance

Tonight in Troy

May 2 2014

LASERIUM® featuring U2

Tonight in Oakland

Full Calendar