Louis Walsh claims U2 would have been 'too demanding' to manage

Published date29 June 2022
Publication titleDublinLive (Ireland)
In an interview with the Sunday World, he revealed: "U2 would have been too difficult and too demanding. Paul McGuinness was the best man for them."

The music guru, who has managed the likes of Johnny Logan, Boyzone, Jedward and Westlife, also revealed that he may well "get involved" in managing a future Irish Eurovision act. He said: "If I got the right song and the right artist I'd definitely get involved. It's getting both that is the key."

He added: "I still love music. I still watch the charts, I still read up on everything I watch all the TV music shows. I watched Harry Styles on the BBC the other night.

"I follow everything. I'm like Elton John who loves the game. He loves the music and there's nothing he doesn't know about it."

Louis gave away some details about his new boyband, which he says is made up of "five Irish guys between the ages 16 and 20, and two of the boys are Asian Irish."

He explained: "I don't know when they will be unveiled, but they are recording and...

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