Bono & The Edge Team Up With David Letterman For New Disney+ Special
Chattanooga, TN – The Pulse:
The teaser has been released for the new Disney+ special, Bono & The Edge: A Sort of Homecoming, With Dave Letterman. Rolling Stone reported the show will premiere on St. Patrick’s Day, March 17th — the same day U2‘s new album of songs reimagined from their catalogue, named Songs Of Surrender is also released. The doc, which spotlights the U2 leaders heading back home to Dublin, Ireland marks the legendary TV host’s first trip to the country.
The special was directed by Morgan Neville, best known for his documentaries 20 Feet From Stardom, Won’t You Be My Neighbor? and Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain.
Letterman joked in the doc’s official statement, writing, “Recently, I won a radio contest. Winner gets to visit Dublin with Bono and The Edge (radio contest part not true, but I feel like a winner). They showed me around, introduced me to their musician friends, and performed some of their greatest songs in a small theater. It’s a great tour. Get in touch with them — I’m told there are still availabilities. I’m the luckiest man on the planet. (There are no availabilities).”
The Edge explained that ultimately with U2, the more things change, the more they stay the same: