U2’s Bono apologized for downloading free album on the iPhone and iPad




Rock band U2 at the event in September Apple unveiled a new album «Songs of Innocence», which was distributed free of charge through the service iTunes. For a month the plate downloaded tens of millions of owners of iPhone and iPad. Leader of the Irish team Paul David Hewson, also known as Bono apologized for the addition of an album in music libraries of users iOS-devices.


The fact is that not all users iPhone and iPad Apple’s overall share giveaway album. Many were upset that the plate suddenly appeared in their library iTunes, and, depending on the settings could even be automatically downloaded to the device. And those who have not loaded tracks display has not been disabled by default, «Songs of Innocence» by itself appears in the list of albums.

Bono apologized for the fact that during the recording of the video interview in which the band members answered questions from users Facebook.

“Could you never release albums on iTunes, which is automatically loaded into playlists? It really tactless “, – said one of the members.

In response musician apologized, saying that they “did slightly overdone.”

After numerous complaints, Apple released a special tool to remove the «Songs of Innocence» of user accounts. To do this, go to this page, click the “Delete Album” and enter your registration information.

According to statistics from Apple, in the past month album «Songs of Innocence» downloaded nearly thirty million users, and 81 million people listened to a fragment within the promotion.

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