Let the U2 Memes Begin!

In case you haven’t seen it, this will be the official artwork for the physical release of U2’s Songs of Innocence next month.  It’s Larry embracing his son, an image that’s meant to evoke memories of the covers of both the Boy and War albums.

u2 - Songs of Innocence

This is the kind of image that the Internet loves. The memes have already begun. See?

U2-Songs of Innocence Meme

 

And so it begins. It’s only going to get weirder, of course. (Larry is watching this situation on our behalf.)

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ 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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