Bono Talks New Album Pressure

U2 feel challenged, he says

Returning Irish rock giants U2 are due to release a new album, and in a recent interview singer Bono revealed the group are still under pressure.

Formed in Dublin in the late 70s, U2 have grown to become perhaps the world’s most recognisable rock group. Their tours are mammoth affairs, with the band’s stadium built music finding an audience of millions.

U2 are due to release new album ‘No Line On The Horizon’ next month. The record has been preceded by the single ‘Get On Your Boots’, which U2 performed at last week’s Brit Awards.

In a new interview singer Bono revealed the group found it hard to satisfy their fanbase. “A lot of people have a U2 album, why would they want another one?” the singer told the BBC.

“It’s a very good question and we have to fight very hard to explain why we think, it’s worth coming along for the ride with us, we really do. That’s not false, that’s how we feel.”

Guitarist The Edge revealed the band’s comeback single had been inspired by the punk rock of their youth. “Although it couldn’t be a more simple guitar idea, it’s just the punk rock chords,” he said.

“It’s back to the Ramones, Buzzcocks. It’s like the simplest form possible, but just the right distortion pedal.”

U2 release new album ‘No Line On The Horizon’ on March 2nd.

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