U2's Bono: 'We'd Be Happy To End Our Career Now'

U2 frontman Bono has raised questions about the band's future.

U2's Bono: 'We'd Be Happy To End Our Career Now'
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U2 frontman Bono has raised questions about the band's future. The singer has admitted the Irish four-piece, who are set to re-issue their 1991 album "Achtung Baby" on Monday (October 31), have become irritated by him questioning the relevance of the rock veterans in the current musical climate. He told Rolling Stone magazine: "I'm not so sure the future hasn't dried up. The band are like, 'Will you shut up about being irrelevant?' We'd be very pleased to end on [2009 studio album] 'No Line On The Horizon' [but] I doubt that." Guitarist The Edge said the four-piece, who recently completed their "360" world tour, hinted that the band may return next year but "it's equally possible that they won't". Bono said if the band do return it is likely to be some time off. He added: "We have so many [new] songs, some of our best. But I'm putting some time aside to just go and get lost in the music. I want to take my young boys and my wife and just disappear with my iPod Nano and some books and an acoustic guitar." Thanks for the report to NME.com.

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    slaveskinJACKET
    Thanks for telling us the same exact thing you told us yesterday, plus an acoustic guitar and an iPod nano.
    Pagan_Poetry
    and just disappear with my iPod Nano
    What are you going to do with the extra two hundred bucks you just made, Bono? Buy a new pair of shades? I won't lie, I think Bono's a moron, but I like old U2. I guess it wouldn't matter to me (key words, to me) if they broke up now because I'm not a fan of their new stuff, but I'm sure many are. I still think some of their earlier albums are great. Maybe they should make one more album with those songs they have written and then call it a day.
    Iliekgitaz
    DON'T!!! -seriously I think I'm the only one on UG who actually likes U2 :/ -
    Alfredo_La_Vipa
    They should do a collabo with Metallica after their done with Lou Reed. They can have Big TWO concerts instead of Big Four.
    b_flo
    slaveskinJACKET wrote: Thanks for telling us the same exact thing you told us yesterday, plus an acoustic guitar and an iPod nano.
    I agree with you on this one! What the hell UG? Nothing else to write about? Tomorrow, it will be the same article with a different headline...and maybe adding new shades.
    cyanide02
    Pagan_Poetry wrote: and just disappear with my iPod Nano What are you going to do with the extra two hundred bucks you just made, Bono? Buy a new pair of shades? I won't lie, I think Bono's a moron, but I like old U2. I guess it wouldn't matter to me (key words, to me) if they broke up now because I'm not a fan of their new stuff, but I'm sure many are. I still think some of their earlier albums are great. Maybe they should make one more album with those songs they have written and then call it a day.
    Took the words right out of my mouth about that iPod comment. What an actual douche.