The latest album is set for a more conventional release after U2 acknowledged its strategy backfired for Songs Of Innocence.
And the 2fm DJ, who was played the new album at Bono's Killiney home earlier this year, says the wait is well worth it. "We just went, 'Hold on a second - we've got to give ourselves a moment to think about this record and about how it relates to what's going on in the world'". But we have these songs.
Bono has said that U2 also needed time to cut down on the size of Songs Of Experience and wanted to return to the studio to fine-tune the music.
Johnson downs Spieth in Northern Trust playoff
Jordan Spieth birdied three of his last five holes to grab a three-shot lead after the third round of the Northern Trust . Johnson's putt curled around the cup before dropping in. "If I can continue to play the way I have been, I should be OK".
Iran, Saudi to Exchange Diplomatic Visits
The boycotting countries later issued a list of 13 demands to Qatar, including that Doha shut its diplomatic posts in Iran. Qatar ignored the demands and let a deadline to comply pass, creating an apparent stalemate in the crisis .
How much is gas?
DeHaan said the fact that global reserves are en route underscores the "severity of the situation". Waskevich was optimistic, however, that any Harvey-related gas price spike "shouldn't last long".
Russia's Sudan Ambassador Found Dead
Embassy staff said he showed signs of a heart attack, and that they called an ambulance but doctors were unable to save him. The diplomat died while swimming in his pool at his house, AFP reported , citing a diplomatic source.
Powerball Prize Soars to $700 Million
Money raised by the lottery in SC goes toward supporting college scholarships for SC citizens and other educational programs. Nick Bhimani, manager of the Chevron on Franklin Gateway in Marietta, said people "are playing very aggressively" right now.