Music History

U2’s guitar tech offers insight on how the band writes songs

Dallas Schoo has been working as U2’s guitar tech for longer than he can remember (more than 30 years!) so he’s been through virtually every stage of the group’s career. sat down with Schoo to pick his brain on how U2 songs come together. If you’re heading to the Songs of Experience tour sometime over the next 18 months, this may offer some new perspective on the music.

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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