The Rosary and the Microphone - Religious Impulse in U2’s Mediated Brand - Nicholas P. Greco

The Rosary and the Microphone - Religious Impulse in U2’s Mediated Brand - Nicholas P. Greco

From Underground to Overground: U2 from Boy to Rattle and Hum

The Rosary and the Microphone - Religious Impulse in U2’s Mediated Brand - Nicholas P. Greco

Nicholas P. Greco [+-]
Providence University College, Canada
Nicholas P. Greco is Associate Professor, Communications and Media, Providence University College, Canada. He is the author of David Bowie in Darkness (McFarland, 2015) and “Only if you are Really Interested”: Celebrity, Gender, Desire and the World of Morrissey (McFarland, 2011).

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This chapter serves as an overview of the critical reception of the band, identifying the types of discussions that continue to revolve around U2. The chapter maps out the band’s career, pointing out relevant events and defines the “outline” of the band’s mediated image, by setting out its development through time.

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Greco, Nicholas. From Underground to Overground: U2 from Boy to Rattle and Hum. The Rosary and the Microphone - Religious Impulse in U2’s Mediated Brand. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 17-36 Oct 2019. ISBN 9781781795552. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=31262. Date accessed: 14 May 2021 doi: 10.1558/equinox.31262. Oct 2019

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