New York: Remember a couple of weeks back we posted about Grammy Possibilities? Sure you do. In the music business to be considered for a Grammy, music must be released before the end of October. Songs of Innocence had a subtle album release which allowed U2 to qualify for entry for consideration.
Songs of Experience could still release before 2016 runs out (after all, its predecessor dropped with little warning), but the Barcelona interview could hint towards a revised timeline, with a 2017 release more likely.
"It's not finished yet, but you will like it," replied Bono. "In terms of lyrics it is stronger than [1983 album] War; it has more clarity."
A global tour will have to take into consideration South America; let's consider this. If the tour kicks off in Miami ( Florida ) the boys could then pack up quickly and head off to Mexico, Peru, Chile, Brazil and return to NYC and swing across America during the summer when stadium tours most often happen.
Making logical routing of a tour that needs to take into a count Central and South America which would be in Summer season early January. Now, of course, this is pure speculation on our behalf. However, most of us have worked in the industry, so we do have some experience with tour schedules.