Newswire: Bono’s guitar playing days may be over

For a change, all was not quiet on New Years’ Day in the land of U2 as Bono posted a lengthy blog post on the U2.com website discussing, among other topics, his terrible bike accident, the PR debacle of the free iTunes release of his band’s new record, his respect for his family, friends, and peers, and, of course, his sunglasses.

The open letter to the band’s fans was the Bono version of the classic family Christmas letter, detailing all of the cool things U2 was up to in 2014. He also praised his longtime friends and band mates The Edge (“he is U2’s lightning conductor, he moves like a very calm breeze”), Adam Clayton (“Adam’s bass playing on Songs Of Innocence was as fresh and original as his work on our first album”), and Larry Mullen, who helped give the band “their best” album …

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