U2 will become radio presenters next year with their own channel, U2X Radio, featuring exclusive content for Sirius XM subscribers and Pandora listeners.

The band made the announcement of their SiriusXM partnership onstage in Tokyo and live on Howard Stern's channel Howard 100 on SiriusXM.

Along with Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen Jr in the presenter chairs, U2X Radio will feature archive concerts and recordings, playlists and "content celebrating their Dublin roots and much, much more".

U2X Radio will launch next year

"Generally when I open my mouth people prefer if I'm singing, but on U2X Radio, maybe they'll forgive me the odd interruption…" said Bono in a statement about the band's new channel.
 
"I'm not entirely sure what this is, but what it isn't is an opportunity to hear some bass solos… U2 24/7," offered Adam Clayton. "Welcome to the last 43 years of my life."
 
A matter-of-fact Larry Mullen Jr said: "It all sounds exhausting to me, but if people really want to listen to us for 24 hours a day, this is the way to do it."
 
The Edge added: "So I get to sit around having a laugh with my musician friends and playing our favorite music. As I always say, I have the best job in the world!"

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