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Bono: U2's Album Release on iTunes Was “Megalomania”

Bono has issued a mea culpa to iTunes users who were unhappy to discover the new U2 record in their music library.

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Liz Raftery

Bono has issued a mea culpa to iTunes users who were unhappy to discover the new U2 record in their music library.

"Oops, I'm sorry about that," Bono wrote during a Q&A session on Facebook in response to one user who complained aboutSongs of Innocence, which was made available for free automatic download for all iTunes subscribers last month.

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He continued: "I had this beautiful idea and we got carried away with ourselves. Artists are prone to that kind of thing. 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."

Physical copies of Songs of Innocence hit shelves this week.

After being inundated with complaints, Apple was forced to develop a tool that would allow users to delete the album with a single click.

"There's a lot of noise out there," Bono said during the Facebook Q&A. "I guess we got a little noisy ourselves to get through it."

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