Bono says 'oops' about that album he forced on you

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Bono Says 'Oops' About That Album He Forced On You

If you're one of the 800 million iTunes users who had their phones violated by U2's new album 'Songs of Innocence', Bono would just like to say "oops."

Last month Apples CEO Tim Cook announced that all iTunes users were getting a free copy of U2's new album -- whether they wanted it or not. It turns out no one really wanted it.

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Pretty much everyone agreed the album was atrocious and was angry when they realized they couldn't delete it. The problem got so bad that Apple had to create a special support page to tell users how to remove the songs.

Now, Bono is personally apologizing. In a Facebook Q&A the band had to address the album release head-on when a viewer asked about the release, even calling it "rude." Bono's response: "Oops."

"I had this beautiful idea and we got carried away with ourselves. Artists are prone to that kind of thing," said the U2 frontman.

He continued, "Drop of megalomania, touch of generosity, dash of self-promotion, and deep fear that these songs that we poured our life into over the last few years mightn't be heard. There's a lot of noise out there. I guess we got a little noisy ourselves to get through it."

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