Bono, The Edge, & Nile Rodgers

Cold Monday mornings aren’t easy for any of us, and sometimes you need to treat yourself to the spectacle of Bono singing a drunk-wedding-singer rendition of Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky.” Fortunately, we’ve got your hookup this morning. On Saturday, the charity (RED) raised a shit-ton of money for African relief efforts by holding an auction at Sotheby’s in New York City. During the auction itself, Bono and Coldplay frontman Chris Martin sat down at a piano to play a couple of songs: U2′s “Beautiful Day” and a cover of the late Lou Reed’s “Perfect Day.” But the auction afterparty was where things really got silly. Disco genius Nile Rodgers, who played guitar on and cowrote “Get Lucky,” was playing with his band Chic, and Bono, Edge, and the Beninoise singer Angélique Kidjo all sat in. Together, they did “Get Lucky,” Chic’s “Good Times,” and David Bowie’s “Let’s Dance,” all of which afforded Bono plenty of opportunities to look extremely goofy. Watch fan-made footage of all those performances below.


(via @U2)

U2′s new Danger Mouse-produced album is expected in April, and I, for one, hope it sounds exactly like all this.

[Img via Telegraph.]

Comments (2)
  1. So this is how U2 would sound if they reinvented themselves as a disco group? I like it!

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