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Offline jlemire33

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Letter from Bono on U2.com
« on: January 01, 2015, 01:23:19 PM »
Whoa, REALLY long letter from Bono just posted on U2.com:

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Re: Letter from Bono on U2.com
« Reply #1 on: January 01, 2015, 01:42:17 PM »
I'm reading through it. It's a great read. The photo of his "kids" at 10 Cedarwood Road is priceless.
Very interesting part about the SOI cover: "The cover of the U2 album is, I think, our best.".
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Re: Letter from Bono on U2.com
« Reply #2 on: January 01, 2015, 01:43:53 PM »
Very unexpected but nice. Get well Bono :)

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Re: Letter from Bono on U2.com
« Reply #3 on: January 01, 2015, 01:51:42 PM »
Lots of discussion about how hard rehab has been. Glad, though, that he is cautiously optimistic about being ready for the tour. This part made me laugh:

"Recovery has been more difficult than I thought... As I write this, it is not clear that I will ever play guitar again. The band have reminded me that neither they nor Western civilization are depending on this."

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Re: Letter from Bono on U2.com
« Reply #4 on: January 01, 2015, 01:55:54 PM »
A lovely piece nasty x Ray

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Re: Letter from Bono on U2.com
« Reply #5 on: January 01, 2015, 01:58:10 PM »
B is for " BOO ! " please quit praising Kanye.

C is for " COOL " the rest was a bit long but kinda Cool.
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« Reply #6 on: January 01, 2015, 02:07:43 PM »
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A lovely piece nasty x Ray
The x-ray reminded me of that "Titanium" song

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Re: Letter from Bono on U2.com
« Reply #7 on: January 01, 2015, 02:08:49 PM »
I'm nervous after reading that about whether it's realistic to expect him to be in touring condition by mid-May. I also get a bit nervous hearing he's on Percocets because I know those puppies can be addictive as hell.

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« Reply #8 on: January 01, 2015, 02:10:15 PM »
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I'm nervous after reading that about whether it's realistic to expect him to be in touring condition by mid-May. I also get a bit nervous hearing he's on Percocets because I know those puppies can be addictive as hell.

+1 :-\

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Re: Letter from Bono on U2.com
« Reply #9 on: January 01, 2015, 02:24:54 PM »
Interesting view into his head.

A bit rambling at times, but that is quite charming in its own way as it is genuine.

The Bono of the written word is always more interesting and sincere (just more real) than the one we see repeating bonoisms parrot fashion in interviews.

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Re: Letter from Bono on U2.com
« Reply #10 on: January 01, 2015, 02:25:28 PM »
That was really (mostly) fun to read. He must be exhausting to live with, but I love him.

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Re: Letter from Bono on U2.com
« Reply #11 on: January 01, 2015, 02:31:52 PM »
That was a fun read with some sweet and interesting thoughts thrown in. Always good to hear from him.:)

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Re: Letter from Bono on U2.com
« Reply #12 on: January 01, 2015, 03:08:28 PM »
Fantastic. It somehow strips all the BS away whilst being typically Bono. And as usual gets me thinking and engaging with important ideas which I too easily put to the back of my mind.

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Re: Letter from Bono on U2.com
« Reply #13 on: January 01, 2015, 03:26:35 PM »
A great read - really enjoyed it

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Re: Letter from Bono on U2.com
« Reply #14 on: January 01, 2015, 03:31:22 PM »
I think he is being overly dramatic when he says that he will never play guitar again.