The atU2 Podcast

Talking all things U2 including new album news, tour dates, commentary, and community discussions from the staff of @U2.

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Butterflies Out Of it’s Mouth — A Discussion of How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb

January 19th, 2017 · 81 minutes

Jill, Ian, Becky, and Chris take a musical journey through How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb - U2’s 2004 album that helped keep the band on the top of the biggest band in the world fight.

B-Side #1: U2 Announces Joshua Tree Tour 2017

January 9th, 2017 · 17 minutes

For our first b-side we convene a panel of folks to chat about The Joshua Tree Tour announcement — ticket pricing, availability, and whether Drunk Chicken will make an appearance!

No Girly Hearts — A Discussion of All That You Can’t Leave Behind

January 5th, 2017 · 91 minutes

All that you fashion and all that you make can turn into a 90m discussion of All That You Can’t Leave Behind. Ian, Sherry, Tassoula, Marylinn, and Chris spend a little while chatting about the ups and downs of U2’s 2000 album.

Maybe I Had My Lemon Up My Butt — A Discussion of Pop

December 8th, 2016 · 88 minutes

Ian, Sherry, Marylinn, and Chris take on one of U2’s under-appreciated albums that had a complicated arrival to the world with a lot of flash on the surface. But we found a lot of depth once you got past the shine of the mirrorball.

Basking in Lemon — A Discussion of Zooropa

November 24th, 2016 · 74 minutes

A man builds a podcast, with guests and commentary. A man records a conversation so he can hear himself up close. Marylinn, Sherry, Ian, and Chris are talking Zooropa until the day begins at midnight so grab the nearest lemon and don’t go wandering too far.

Outside Podcast - A Discussion of Achtung Baby

November 5th, 2016 · 86 minutes

Adam prefers sandalwood and the atU2 crew prefer Achtung Baby. Sherry, Tassoula, Matt, and Chris try to talk like this and act like that to figure out which is the best song on the album (all of them).

I Know We’re Not Talking About the Film — A Discussion of Rattle & Hum

October 20th, 2016 · 84 minutes

It’s time for our musical journey - a look back at Rattle & Hum, U2’s 6th album. Kenny, Sherry, Aaron, and Chris are back to talk through the album as well as recap the fun had at both #U240 parties.

Crikey! They’ve Gone to the Popular Masses! — A Discussion of The Joshua Tree

October 6th, 2016 · 70 minutes

Becky, Kenny, Matt, and Chris are talking The Joshua Tree - U2’s biggest selling album to date. Join us as we trip through your wires, with or without you, until we still haven’t found what we’re looking for as we exit onto one tree hill.

Live From the Rock Hall of Fame with Dave Fanning

September 29th, 2016 · 48 minutes

From #U240 in Cleveland at the Rock Hall we recorded a live conversation with Dave Fanning about his history with U2 - stories of hearing new albums in Bono’s house, his thoughts on the Apple album release deal, Bob Dylan, The Beatles, social media, floppy disks, Bono’s charity work, Paul McGuinness' influence, and his thoughts on new U2 music. …

This is Bongolese Preserved for the Ages — A Discussion of The Unforgettable Fire

September 8th, 2016 · 77 minutes

Marylinn, Tassoula, Matt, and Chris are back discussing U2’s 1984 album The Unforgettable Fire. New producers on the record and a new location to record make for an interesting change from War — listen along in the dark with headphones on.