A coronavirus-free story: Bono dropped a new song via a livestream

Okay, so it’s not totally coronavirus-free, but stay with me on this.

Yesterday–St. Patrick’s Day–Bono offered up a new song called “Let Your Love Be Known” on a Facebook livestream, saying it was “For the doctors, nurses, carers, on the front line, it’s you we’re singing to.”

Ireland is in lockdown, which effectively cancelled St. Patrick’s Day. As Jimmy Kimmel said in a video post, this is akin to Santa Claus dying on Christmas.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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