Bono Is Apologizing for Putting Music in Your iTunes That You Didn't Ask for

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Remember that U2 album that randomly popped up in your iTunes library for free?

Bono is apologizing for putting it there.

While speaking in a session on Facebook, the band's frontman said the decision to drop the album in every iTunes user's library around the world was a "drop of megalomania, a touch of generosity," according to the BBC.

Some of the attendees still seemed to be holding a grudge about the whole thing though, with one questioner saying, "Can you please never release an album on iTunes that automatically downloads to peoples playlists ever again? It's really rude."

"Oops I'm sorry about that," Bono replied, adding, "I had this beautiful idea and we got carried away with ourselves. Artists are prone to that kind of thing."

"A drop of megalomania, a touch of generosity, a dash of self-promotion and deep fear that these songs that we poured our life into over the last few years mightn't be heard," he continued. "There's a lot of noise out there. I guess we got a little noisy ourselves to get through it."

After some users complained at the time that the Songs of Innocence album had been added to their library without permission, Apple later released a one-click tool to allow all customers to remove it.

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