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August 3rd, 2004

(no subject) @ 01:34 am

I'm currently feelin: sleepy sleepy
I'm currently hearin: The Frames - Angel at my Table

'Lo, all.

I'm Kyr and I'm new to the community. However, I've been on eljay for over a year and a U2 fan for nearly five. The brevity isn't my fault, I was born too late. Some of you might recognise me from the old Zootopia. I was one of the merry band of Bonoists and a ficcie too :-)

But to business!

Did I see/hear something over this weekend about John Kerry using U2's music without permission and something about a royalties argument? I only saw the story briefly (in the Irish Sunday Tribune in case any of you have it) but that was the gist I think. Can anyone shed more light?
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Date:August 2nd, 2004 05:49 pm (UTC)
I know I heard Beautiful Day last Thursday after Kerry acceppted the Democratic nomination. I don't know if there was a copyright issue because of it though...
Date:August 2nd, 2004 06:48 pm (UTC)
Wow! I saw this post right after I read the article on @U2! Weird.

I dont remember exactly what it said, just that John didn't have permission for the song but he was asking for it, the fax is just still pending. I hope they give the go-ahead!
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Date:August 2nd, 2004 07:05 pm (UTC)
here ya are, love.

way to be late to the party. ;-)
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Date:August 4th, 2004 04:33 pm (UTC)
I'm always feckin' late.
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Date:August 3rd, 2004 12:35 pm (UTC)
i heard them play it after kerry's speech (which i watched, and which, i think, was fabulous), but i thought it was just a song that they were playing. haha! wow.

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