U2 to perform on TFI Friday

The rock band will appear with Chris Evans when the anarchic show returns this week

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Like iTunes users before them, viewers of TFI Friday this week will automatically have U2 automatically downloaded into their living rooms. 

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The rock band will join Take That,  Steve Coogan, Saoirse Ronant and Slaves for the first in the new ten-part series.

“We’re over the moon that we’ve got U2 on the show, they’re coming in specially, flying straight from a show in Antwerp and straight back to Cologne,” Chris Evans said in a statement. “It wouldn’t be the first episode of TFI without one of the biggest bands in the world, if not the biggest.”

That must hurt Take That’s feelings, at least a little.

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TFI Friday returns Friday 16th October 8pm on Channel 4