- 05 Nov 14
U2 are to join house band The Roots for a week of The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon appearances, kicking off on Monday November 17.
They’ll be in late night chat show competition with Metallica who are doing the same, albeit nosier, thing on The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson.
Meanwhile, Trent Reznor, who knows a thing or two about giveaways himself, has joined the Songs Of Innocence debate.
“As an artist, when I make a piece of music, I'd like you to know it's out there,” the Nine Inch Nails man tells Billboard. “I don’t want to force it down your throat, but I would like you to know that if you'd like to, you might brush against it - it exists somewhere. So I can see the incentive behind what they wanted to do.
“I was with Bono that day. I was at the Apple event and we were hanging out after they did it. There's an immense sense of pride toward the album he just spent several years making. He was very proud of what he did.
“I think the misstep was the wording,” he continues. “If it would've been, 'Here it is, if you want it, come grab it...' I am assuming the momentum of that situation led to the oversight in not thinking that people might feel intruded upon.”