The singer has announced that he hates the band’s name, most of their songs, and the sound of his own voice.
Q: So, self-deprecation is part of his new image. A: Maybe. You could suggest that, now U2 are less relevant than in previous years, he is adopting a James Blunt-style self-awareness to remain in the public eye. A: Interesting. What’s your second theory? A: That he’s finally listened to a U2 album.