Bono says U2 is “going away now”
U2 wrapped up their ‘Experience + Innocence’ tour in Berlin last night (Nov 13) and singer Bono said something onstage that has their fans expecting the worst.
According to fan account U2gigs, Bono addressed the crowd at the Mercedes-Benz Arena, “We’ve been on the road for quite some time, just going on 40 years, and this last 4 years have been really something very special for us. We’re going away now…”. Of course now some fans are predicting doom and gloom. They’re done. Over. Career finale.
But surely this can’t be the case? IF they were going away for good, don’t you think they’d release a statement, rather than randomly at a show in Germany?
U2 recently played their hometown of Dublin (even broke out “Dirty Day” for the first time in 25 years) and during that performance Bono told the crowd about the band’s relationships with their fathers growing up in Dublin. “U2 was our way of getting out of their shadow. Our way of telling our fathers, ‘I’m not like you.’”
Is this the end of U2? Or is this just a much needed break after 4 years of working an album?