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Dublin: 2 °C Monday 19 March, 2018

U2 didn't show up to the Choice Music Prize, but there was tea ready for them anyway


LAST NIGHT, TRAD band The Gloaming won the Choice Music Prize for their self-titled debut album.

U2 were also nominated for Songs of Innocence, but Bono is currently housebound after breaking his arm in six places in a bike accident last year. It was unlikely that he or the band would show up, but the organisers were prepared either way.

The lads from Delorentos Instagrammed this picture of a ‘tea prep area’ set up specifically in the hopes of Bono or U2 arriving at the ceremony:

#backstage #MeteorChoice Source: delorentos

Aw. So hopeful. So misguidedly hopeful.

We have learned one thing, though: Tea is apparently the new sex, drugs and rock and roll.

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