U2 and Philosophy: How to Decipher an Atomic Band (Popular Culture and Philosophy Book 21)

U2 and Philosophy: How to Decipher an Atomic Band (Popular Culture and Philosophy Book 21)

Mark A. Wrathall


Is it attainable to be a dedicated Christian and a rock celebrity? Can political activists make strong track? Do highly profitable rock bands really care approximately AIDS and poverty in Africa, or is it simply one other image-enhancing schtick? U2 and Philosophy ponders those and different seeming dichotomies within the occupation of the Irish supergroup. For over 20 years, U2 has been one of many largest acts in rock song. They’ve produced over a dozen platinum and multiplatinum files and received 15 Grammy Awards. Critics in every single place have praised the band’s considerate, advanced lyrics and the artistry in their tune. while, Bono, the group’s lead singer, has committed himself to political and social factors, blurring the road among rock superstar and revered statesman. delivering clean perception into the band’s tune and activism, those thought-provoking essays permits fanatics to find philosophy throughout the eyes of U2, and rediscover U2 in the course of the eyes of philosophers.

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