U2 Help Out Spiderman
Bono and The Edge will write music for the Spidey musical
U2 stars Bono and The Edge are to pen songs for the forthcoming Spiderman musical.
Spider-Man, the Broadway musical adaptation of the Marvel Comics hero, will see the Irish rock giants will collaborate with director Julie Taymor to pen some arachnid-based show-tunes.
This wont be U2s first dalliance with comic book heroes; back in 1995 they contributed Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me to the movie Batman Forever, and The Edge recorded the theme to the Batman TV series in the US.
Meanwhile, back in spider-land, the new movie instalment Spiderman 3 hits cinemas this month, and also has an A-list soundtrack. The likes of The Killers, Flaming Lips, Snow Patrol and Yeah Yeah Yeahs are all contributors.