Monday 21 August 2017

U2 back in town with wall-to-wall support at studio

Bono checks out U2 fans' graffiti at their Hanover Quay studio in Dublin
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Bono checks out U2 fans' graffiti at their Hanover Quay studio in Dublin yesterday
Bono with his niece Leah Hewson at last night's opening of her new art exhibition at the KTcontemporary gallery in Donnybrook

Edel O'Connell

U2 were back in town yesterday to record part of the band's newest studio album at their Hanover Quay studio.

U2 frontman Bono was spotted signing autographs for fans outside the band's Dublin studio, where many of their best-selling albums were recorded after the band bought the studios in the early 1990s.

He even took time to pose next to some of the graffiti left on the studio walls by fans of the band.

Among the excited fans waiting outside the band's studio yesterday was Gary Paul from Parkwest, Co Dublin, who asked Bono to sign his miniature 'Achtung Baby' Trabant car, which had been earlier signed by The Edge.

He later attended the opening of an exhibition of art by his niece, Leah Hewson, at the KTcontemporary gallery in Donnybrook.

Leah graduated last year from Dun Laoghaire Institute of Design, Art, and Technology. Her new exhibition, 'What's behind the Magic Door?', uses multimedia to explore the importance of preserving imagination,

Irish Independent

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