Congratulations to U2 for their big night at the Grammys last week, taking home 5 awards, including Song of the Year and Rock Album of the Year. Of course, Bono, Edge, Adam, and Larry are frequent readers of this blog...congratulations guys.
The word is that U2 is the early favorite to win the 2007 Grammy for Best Children's Recording for their powerful version of Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes, performed with some very special guests. I love Edge's backing vocals. (By the way, this years winner for Best Musical Album for Children was Songs from the Neighborhood - The Music of Mr. Rogers).
U2 will be coming to Japan in April for the first time in many, many years. They'll be playing Nissan Stadium in Yokohama, the home of the 2002 World Cup Final. I saw U2 play several times as a younger lad...the last time being 2 consecutive nights at the Los Angeles Colosseum for the the Joshua Tree tour, and I'm really thrilled to see them in Yokohama. I'm interested to see what kind of crowd they draw...I rarely meet U2 fans here, but if they are playing Yokohama Stadium, there must be quite a few. I'll give you a brief review after the show and let you know if they play Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes.
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