Episode #14 - A lifetime of U2 memories with Ashley Judd
Ashley Judd is known as an American actress and political activist but she has also been a longtime U2 fan and a friend of the band. In honour of Bono's 60th birthday Ashley shares with us how she became a fan, how Bono's friendship inspired her in her political activism and what birthday present she will give Bono for his 60th birthday. A lifetime of memories and anecdotes spanning more than 30 years of fandom and friendship.
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This is it, next step is we all become roadies. Imagine if they took all of us as roadies that would be a cool time.
what they said
"What I did was push the performance aspect very hard, often to the point of recklessness. I think that musical recklessness goes a long way on records. You don't hear enough of it."
- Daniel Lanois, on recording the Achtung Baby album
did you know
The Mexican movie "Siete Dias" was the movie that once inspired U2 to return to Mexico.