Tuesday, October 14 2014
With its Apple-sponsored free public release, U2's Songs of Innocence betrays just how far the band has come from their past, despite its attempts to bring back a Dublinesque vision.
Sunday, November 6 2011
Watching your favorite band become irrelevant is like watching Michael Jordan unable to elevate high enough to dunk in his final year in the NBA.
Tuesday, October 11 2011
Pretty much everyone under the age of 35 views U2 as a bunch of overzealous assholes, but this 25-year-old can't help but still blast the group's 1991 masterpiece.
Wednesday, November 11 2009
This is, to be sure, U2 at their touring highpoint.
Sunday, March 1 2009
Hip-hop drum beats, strange reflections in ATM machines, mournful church organs, and a female boot fetish. Without question, No Line on the Horizon sounds like no other U2 album that came before it; whether that's a good thing or a bad thing remains to be seen ...
Thursday, January 10 2008
From Good Luck Chuck to Julie Taymor's ill-advised Beatlesque '60s tribute Across the Universe, PopMatters presents the dreck of 2007.
Thursday, October 11 2007
Thursday, September 27 2007
Friday, September 21 2007
Such structural spottiness -- great numbers punctuating humdrum character arcs -- is hardly unusual in a musical.