U2: At the End of the World

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The most intimate and appreciative biography of  the mega rock band U2 to date--by the author to  whom the band gave complete access.  

When U2 took the stage for their three-year Zoo TV  world tour in 1991, Bill Flanagan was there--in  the bus, on the plane, in the recording studio and  well after hours with the biggest rock band in the  world. A tour that began to support the hugely  successful Achtung Baby record and ended with a  second, even more successful record, Zooropa, took U2  to the far reaches of the world, playing to over a  hundred sold-out arenas in over forty  cities.

U2 At The End Of The World  takes you on the world tour and drops you off at  the cultural intersection where rock stars meet  politicians; where writers, directors, and models all  wind up backstage with U2. You're there when the  band meets Bill Clinton in a Chicago hotel room;  when Salman Rushdie comes out of hiding to join the  band onstage at Wembley Arena in London; when  Frank Sinatra and Bono record their famous duet,  "I've Got You Under My Skin." And finally,  when the band performs their last Zoo TV concert in  Tokyo in 1993 and nearly collapses from physical  and mental exhaustion, you are there with them  waiting for the end of the world. Augmented with  sleek photos by renowned photographer Anton Corbijn,   U2 At The End Of The World is the  most definitive book on the band to  date.

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"Rarely has a rock biography been as  insightful or as much fun. It reads like a James  Joyce-meets-Hunter Thompson novel. It's the literary  equivalent of the Zoo TV tour--a brash,  ambitious marathon with a momentum all its  own."-- Boston Globe

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U2 at the End of the World takes you across four continents over four years with the biggest rock band of the last decade. In that time U2 shares adventures and ideas with a host of cultural big shots, including Bill Clinton and Mick Jagger, Salman Rushdie and Pearl Jam, Wim Wenders and R.E.M. From Dublin to Mexico, Tokyo to Hollywood, U2 at the End of the World takes you to the strange intersection where art and politics meet. Here is the eyewitness story of the battles behind the making of U2's multi-platinum Achtung Baby, the studio experiments that produced the critically acclaimed Zooropa, and U2's ambitious plans for the future. Here is a close-up account of the business of rock stardom - with details of giant record contracts, promoter battles, and a look behind the scenes of Zoo TV - the biggest concert tour ever undertaken. Most important, here is an unprecedented look inside the songwriting and record making of U2, a group who has never before opened up their creative process to anyone outside the band.

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Descrizione libro Delta. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Paperback. 544 pages. Dimensions: 9.0in. x 6.1in. x 1.3in.The most intimate and appreciative biography ofthe mega rock band U2 to date--by the author towhom the band gave complete access. When U2 took the stage for their three-year Zoo TVworld tour in 1991, Bill Flanagan was there--inthe bus, on the plane, in the recording studio andwell after hours with the biggest rock band in theworld. A tour that began to support the hugelysuccessful Achtung Baby record and ended with asecond, even more successful record, Zooropa, took U2to the far reaches of the world, playing to over ahundred sold-out arenas in over fortycities. U2 At The End Of The Worldtakes you on the world tour and drops you off atthe cultural intersection where rock stars meetpoliticians; where writers, directors, and models allwind up backstage with U2. Youre there when theband meets Bill Clinton in a Chicago hotel room;when Salman Rushdie comes out of hiding to join theband onstage at Wembley Arena in London; whenFrank Sinatra and Bono record their famous duet, Ive Got You Under My Skin. And finally, when the band performs their last Zoo TV concert inTokyo in 1993 and nearly collapses from physicaland mental exhaustion, you are there with themwaiting for the end of the world. Augmented withsleek photos by renowned photographer Anton Corbijn, U2 At The End Of The World is themost definitive book on the band todate. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Codice libro della libreria 9780385311571

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