Apple Releases U2 Removal Tool (NOT a Joke)

Interesting that they’d do this.  But in the last week, the album has been likened to spam, junk mail and “waking up with herpes.” Someone apparently thinks that a little damage control is in order.

However, it should also be pointed out that the Songs of Innocence giveaway has driven 2 million downloads the last seven days. That’s double platinum by any measure. And that doesn’t count the huge uptick in sales from the band’s back catalogue. In other words, a lot of people still like U2 very, very much.

Nevertheless, click on the image if you wish to proceed.

U2 removal tool

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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