The free release of U2's new album "Songs of Innocence" on iTunes for free may be dubbed innovative in some camps but, except for the potential reach, it's difficult to call a free giveaway of something lots of people will want innovative. But, though I don't see the free release as an innovative move for music, I do think U2's appearance, the theme of their album and the connection to their earlier release on the iPod made their participation in Apple's event a nice older but wiser, back for a fresh start moment for both parties. Daniel Kreps at Rolling...

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