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Heart in a Suitcase

In the evolution of U2’s music, many things become clear if seen in the light of the new world tour. The key passage is the one from the penultimate album, Pop, released in the spring of 1997, and the last one, All That You Can’t Leave Behind, released at the end of October 2000.

In the evolution of U2’s music, many things become clear if seen in the light of the new world tour. The key passage is the one from the penultimate album, Pop, released in the spring of 1997, and the last one, All That You Can’t Leave Behind, released at the end of October 2000.

America who?

September 11 in first person

“We’ve been attacked,” Sheila Andres told me when I opened the door. Seven-thirty in the morning, and the first thing I thought of, still half-asleep, was an invasion of raccoons or deer from the hills. But that was a silly hypothesis, so I asked her to explain. She told me about the hijacked planes and the twin towers, and a number of other things that had to do with Boston and the Pentagon and ended with “It’s the end of the world”—considering she was the one saying them, I might as well have been taking those words literally.