Bono on Radio1

Bono visits with Jo Whiley on BBC1 as part of the press during the early part of the Vertigo Tour. Bono meets with her at the venue just after one of the Brussels shows and discusses Live-8, etc.  First aired June 13th, 2005.

This one’s got some sound issues… so turn down the bass until we find a better copy.

U2 VH1 Spotlight Excerpts (9 parts)

Excerpts from the VH1 All Access Spotlight: U2 special. Clips found originally at the VH1.com website.  First aired April 14th, 2005.

U2 on Access Hollywood

Entire band does a short interview as the Vertigo Tour gets well under way for Access Hollywood. The most infamous part of this interview is when the band are presented with a U2 iPod, and at least Larry has no idea how it works.  First aired April 5th, 2005.

MTV Europe Interview

MTV Europe full band interview at Hanover Quay Dublin, seemingly just before the band left to start rehearsals for the Vertigo Tour in the US. Particularly interesting is hearing Larry’s “no BS” description of how not having Bono in the studio affected the band.  First aired March 9th, 2005.

Bono on BBC2 Album Chart Show (6 parts)

Bono visits with Simon Mayo as “How To Dismantle…” is released. Relaxed conversation from Bono featuring a discussion of many of the key album tracks.  First aired November 22nd, 2004.

Jo Whiley From Hannover Quay (5 parts)

Another great full band interview from Jo Whiley. This interview was earlier in the day before U2 performed on BBC1 later in the day. Jo talks to the entire band as they arrive at different times to the studio at Hannover Quay.  First aired November 16th, 2004.

U2 on BBC1 with Zane Lowe (2 parts)

As part of U2 day on BBC1, Zane Lowe visited the band in the studio. This represents the short interview segment before the band played live in the studio.  First aired November 16th, 2004.

Bono’s Briefcase Returned

In 1981, just after a show in Portland Oregon, Bono had his briefcase stolen. The big deal here was that Bono had the lyrics to U2’s second album, October, in that briefcase. This short NBC news report discusses the return of that briefcase after 23 years. For a more detailed look at this story, visit the U2log.com report.  First aired October 21st, 2004.