U2 Larry was 'uncomfortable' with album stunt

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U2 drummer Larry Mullen Jr has admitted he was “uncomfortable” with the band’s controversial Song Of Innocence stunt.

The Irish band came under fire from almost all quarters after they cut a deal with Apple which saw the 2014 album automatically downloaded free of charge to over 500 million iTunes users.

Apple later rolled out a ‘removal tool’ to allow users to get the album off of their devices.

Mullen Jr tells Q: “Was I uncomfortable with it? Yeah, at times I was. Afterwards I was particularly uncomfortable. Shit happens. But all of a sudden the ship is off the sandbank. We’re floating again.”

The furore over the stunt led U2 frontman Bono to apologise.