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Bono: 'I Want To Join Girls Aloud'
February 19, 2009
U2 frontman Bono has heaped praise on Girls Aloud and joked he would like to become the sixth member of the group.
The 48-year-old singer was speaking to The Sun at Earl's Court yesterday, when he made the joke saying he'd always wanted “to be in Girls Aloud”.
Bassist Adam Clayton then asked: “Which one?”
Enthusing about the five-piece, who scooped Best Single at the Brit Awards for 'The Promise', Bono blathered: “Seriously, I think Girls Aloud are at the cutting edge of pop music. They are a great band and deserve to be centre stage.
“They have everything a pop band should have - songs, the look, it’s all there.”
“We have been doing this a long time but I still get the same nerves about releasing an album as I did in the early days.
“The difference now is for new bands. They are under so much pressure to release their material for free.
“It’s different for us, we have a loyal fan base who buy our records. We can also make money from touring, thanks again to our fans, who go out and buy tickets.”
(by Scott Colothan)
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