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Old 07-17-2004, 10:36 AM   #1
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"The band that prays together, stays together."

"Even Adam Clayton appreciated the rich fun of this spiritual caper. Once in a while, he would look his interviewers in the eye, and deliver the killer line, completely deadpan. 'the band that prays together, stays together.' "

I found the new Uncut legends mag about U2, and came across this.

Does this mean after the next album/tour, they'll be another issue about them?, ye know, to be up to date.
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Old 07-24-2004, 04:45 PM   #2
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That phrase i thought was very profound, ermm..well i don't know..but i'll presume that there will be lots of press coverage when their album comes out especially in music mags
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I just got that mag yesterday!
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We don't know what Adam believes spiritually right? We just know that he isn't a Christian...unless I'm mistaken?
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We don't know what Adam believes spiritually right? We just know that he isn't a Christian...unless I'm mistaken?
I think that he's more spiritual than his earlier days. Everyone seems to hold on to his....I don't know, lack of religion from when he was younger, though.
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I think that he's more spiritual than his earlier days. Everyone seems to hold on to his....I don't know, lack of religion from when he was younger, though.
It's been at least twenty years since he first said he wasn't a Christian. That's a long time, things may have changed since then.

Bono said in Bill Flanagan's book that Adam was a believer, but I'd prefer to hear it from Adam himself.
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It's been at least twenty years since he first said he wasn't a Christian. That's a long time, things may have changed since then.

Bono said in Bill Flanagan's book that Adam was a believer, but I'd prefer to hear it from Adam himself.
this is news to me! what's Bill Flanagan's book?
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this is news to me! what's Bill Flanagan's book?
U2: At the End of the World. Its basically an account of U2 during the Zoo TV tour. Its utterly fascinating.
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But that seems like such a cheesy line for Adam...
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Adam, not cheesy? Remember, this is the man who said he'd be a giraffe....so he could meet other giraffes!
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But that seems like such a cheesy line for Adam...
Perhaps his tongue was planted very firmly in his cheek....
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The last I heard Adam is a believer, he just doesn't wear it on his sleeve like the other three. I've always envisioned a U2 video with Adam walking into an empty church, kneeling down and praying. Controversial, huh?
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The last I heard Adam is a believer, he just doesn't wear it on his sleeve like the other three. I've always envisioned a U2 video with Adam walking into an empty church, kneeling down and praying. Controversial, huh?
Not at all; I think it would be lovely.
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Not at all; I think it would be lovely.
what's lovely is your pseudonym

...and very clever!
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The last I heard Adam is a believer, he just doesn't wear it on his sleeve like the other three. I've always envisioned a U2 video with Adam walking into an empty church, kneeling down and praying. Controversial, huh?
But that would be wearing it on his sleeve.

There is a certain gospel virtue in not wearing it on your sleeve (the parable of the tax collector and the Pharisee). It's one I try and keep in mind.

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