When one of the biggest bands on the planet launches a mysterious countdown to a 'special announcement', you can't help but wonder what big news they have up their sleeve.

We ourselves were speculating that U2 might be announcing a tour for 2024, confirmation of their rumoured Las Vegas residency or even a release date for

However, it turned out that the 'big news' was just a run of dates at New York's Beacon Theatre for Bono and his 'Surrender' book tour.

It left a lot of fans feeling short-changed, particularly as it's only relevant news to those living in North America - and considering how Bono has done just one date in his hometown of Dublin.