Bill Flannigan Bono Interview

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Bill Flannigan Bono Interview
« on: October 18, 2017, 08:30:19 PM »
Key points:

Flannigan likes SOE more than Achtung Baby
This album is very much about Bono as a father
Book of Your Heart is a bonus track- confirms there will be a deluxe version of the album (also means there's room for Much More Better which is expected to be 1 of the 12 songs)
Flannigan called Edges guitar on The lights to home (golden guitar)
Summer of Love- very light happy song with dark undertone you have to really listen to, to understand. (I think he's referring to Lady GAGA)
Landlady is on the 12 song tracklist. - it's about Ali taking care of him

Current confirmed album songs (non deluxe):
Love is bigger than anything...
Love is all we have left
Much more better
Little Things
Blackout
American Soul
Best Thing
Landlady
Summer of Love
Lights of Home
The Showman

Bonus/unconfirmed:
Book of Your Heart
Get out of your own way
Red Flag Day
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Re: Bill Flannigan Bono Interview
« Reply #1 on: October 18, 2017, 08:35:12 PM »
Ah, man...it's really getting exciting now!

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Re: Bill Flannigan Bono Interview
« Reply #2 on: October 18, 2017, 08:37:22 PM »
Ah, man...it's really getting exciting now!

I think its more than likely Get Out of Your own Way is one of the 12 standard album songs. Red flag day too.
Theres some older song titles since the release of SOI but its possible they became any of these songs:

Where the Shadows Fall
Tightrope
Civilization
Instrument Flying


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Re: Bill Flannigan Bono Interview
« Reply #4 on: October 18, 2017, 10:27:59 PM »
http://www.u2songs.com/news/revelations_about_songs_of_experience_on_written_in_my_soul

Hey what do you know!
“Summer of Love” is a sexy song, but a dark undertow, and the song deals with Aleppo. It starts as a couple in a position of privilege talking about moving to California and moving on in life, but as the song shifts it becomes a song about refugees drowning, trying to get to a better life. Bono: “It’s so light a listen, you can miss the dark undertow in it. It’s a beautiful sexy song.” Bono talks about looking out on the Mediterranean at his home in France, and realizing it was the same water that refugees are dying in, risking everything to flee war.


Lyric: “I’ve been thinking of the west coast, but not the one everyone knows” (a reference to Syria)
^ i think I might've mentioned that lyric before 😁. Maybe lady Gaga really is on the track


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Re: Bill Flannigan Bono Interview
« Reply #5 on: October 18, 2017, 10:33:39 PM »
1. Love is all we have left

?. Get out of your own way
?. American Soul
?. Summer of love


11. Showman
12. Little things

according to Bono, those 3 songs are in the right order and showman goes into little thing(last song).

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Re: Bill Flannigan Bono Interview
« Reply #6 on: October 19, 2017, 02:33:23 AM »
Very nice! Is there a link to the interview?
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Re: Bill Flannigan Bono Interview
« Reply #7 on: October 19, 2017, 02:42:11 AM »
BOOOM ... Book of your heart!!! I knew my list was correct!!!!

Much More Better is not on my list


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Re: Bill Flannigan Bono Interview
« Reply #8 on: October 19, 2017, 02:44:28 AM »


That's your 15 songs


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Re: Bill Flannigan Bono Interview
« Reply #9 on: October 19, 2017, 03:10:07 AM »
Very nice! Is there a link to the interview?

Only if you are a Sirius xm subscriber.


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Re: Bill Flannigan Bono Interview
« Reply #10 on: October 19, 2017, 03:15:07 AM »
Very nice! Is there a link to the interview?

Only if you are a Sirius xm subscriber.


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Re: Bill Flannigan Bono Interview
« Reply #11 on: October 19, 2017, 05:16:34 AM »
Book of your heart could be interesting. I just don't know why, but I have that kind of feeling (based on really nothing).

I hope the vinyl edition is automatically Deluxe! Otherwise I have to buy two editions, and that's not really my thing  ;)
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Re: Bill Flannigan Bono Interview
« Reply #12 on: October 19, 2017, 06:58:30 AM »
I hope tomorrow the official statement will come from the group.
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Re: Bill Flannigan Bono Interview
« Reply #13 on: October 19, 2017, 07:23:46 AM »
https://player.siriusxm.com/#/player/on-demand

You can get a free trial for Sirius XM. it's interesting
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Re: Bill Flannigan Bono Interview
« Reply #14 on: October 19, 2017, 07:44:39 AM »
Blackout is more modified - more effects on bono's voice.

We'll see  ;). I'm still sure it will be a great live track
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