Irish DJ Duped into Thinking He Played a New U2 Song

Uh, no.  The band was Dark Stares and the song was “Bad Machine.”  And given that Dave Fanning is a longtime U2 friend, you have to wonder how this happened.  More on the story at @U2.  (Thanks to Bobby for the link.)

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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