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2014-09-09 16:24:47

ANNOUNCEMENT OF DATE FOR NEW ALBUM COMES ON THE HEELS OF HISTORIC ITUNES INITIATIVE TODAY SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U2's latest studio album Songs Of Innocence (Interscope Records), containing 11 new tracks, will be released on October 14(th), 2014. The news comes after the album was gifted by Apple to over half a billion iTunes Music Store customers worldwide earlier today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140909/144673 Songs of Innocence is U2's...

2014-04-04 23:40:51

Campaign honoring U2 lead singer's 54th birthday will fund a community-based water and sanitation project in Angola. Schenectady, N.Y. (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 The African Well Fund (http://www.africanwellfund.org) is hosting the 12th Annual Build a Well for Bono's Birthday fundraiser (http://www.africanwellfund.org/Bono-Well-2014.html) April 1–May 10 to benefit a community-based water and sanitation project in the Ebo municipality of the Kwanza Sul Province in Angola. The...

2014-02-04 08:31:07

Song Is Now Available on iTunes for $1.29, With All Proceeds to the Global Fund NEW YORK, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U2 teamed up with (RED) and Bank of America for the fight against AIDS with a Super Bowl commercial which featured the band performing a new song, "Invisible." With over 3 million free downloads on iTunes February 2-3, the song generated more than $3 million from Bank of America to support the work of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. (Logo:...

2014-02-01 00:20:35

LINK TO "INVISIBLE" TRAILER: http://youtu.be/4cQvAXLiadQ SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Super Bowl Sunday, February 2nd, for a period of just 24 hours, a new U2 song titled "Invisible" will be globally available via iTunes as a free download to benefit (RED). For every download, the Global Fund - via (RED) - will receive a $1 donation from Bank of America with the total donation dependent on how many people worldwide download the track. This new partnership...

2014-01-23 16:22:39

Partnership will deliver more than $10 million to fight AIDS and launch with free download of new U2 song debuting during Super Bowl NEW YORK, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (RED), rock group U2 and Bank of America today announced a partnership that will generate more than $10 million to fight AIDS. Details are available at www.bankofamerica.com/RED. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140123/NY51738-a) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140123/NY51738LOGO-b) The...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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