Maddie (peachy_ewan_muf) wrote in u2,

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U2 to Collaborate with Green Day

I don't know if any of you heard about this, but I read about it on a Green Day website.

The Saints Are Coming
As promised, we are very proud to unveil the big news we've hinted at. In the coming weeks, we'll be going into the studio with U2 to record a cover of the song "The Saints Are Coming," which was originally recorded by Scottish punk band, The Skids. We were asked by U2 to record the song with them to benefit Music Rising (, an organization that replaces instruments musicians lost in Hurricane Katrina's wake. One year later, the devastation is still fresh in our minds, and we'd like to keep it in yours. New Orleans has always been a special city to us, being a hotbed of music and creativity, and it's hard to believe parts of the gulf region still remain devastated. We feel that it's important to continue to raise awareness.

I, myself, am pretty excited. Most Green Day fans seem EXTREMELY dissapointed. What do you all think?
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