- 05 Mar 18
Great news for U2 fans: three of their classic albums are to be reissued as remastered vinyls pressed on 180gsm.
The three albums are 'All That You Can’t Leave Behind', 'Pop', 'Wide Awake In America', the four-track half live/half studio EP from 1985.
They will all be released on 13th April.
March 2018 marks the 21st anniversary of 'Pop', U2’s ninth studio album, which reached #1 in the UK, US, Ireland and 26 other countries around the world following its release in 1997.
It features the singles: Discothèque, Staring At The Sun, Last Night On Earth, Please, If God Will Send His Angels and Mofo. Remastered and pressed on 180gsm vinyl, this reissue includes a download card.
It was produced by Flood, with Howie B and Steve Osborne and recorded in Dublin (Hanover Quay, Windmill Lane, The Works) and Miami (South Beach Studios). I
The artwork has been faithfully reproduced from the original release, including a gatefold sleeve, printed inner sleeves and a lyrics insert.
Wide Awake In America is a four-track half live/half studio EP from 1985. Originally released only in North America and Japan, it was subsequently re-released internationally in the late 1980s. Side A features live performances of A Sort Of Homecoming and Bad from UK shows on The Unforgettable Fire tour in late 1984. Side B features two B-sides from the 12” single of The Unforgettable Fire – The Three Sunrises and Love Comes Tumbling.
Remastered and pressed on 180gsm vinyl, this reissue includes a download card and the artwork is a faithful reproduction of the original.
'All That You Can’t Leave Behind', the tenth studio album from U2, garnered multiple Grammy awards following its release in October 2000 and shot to #1 in 32 countries. Produced by Daniel Lanois and Brian Eno, and recorded in Dublin (HQ, Windmill Lane, Westland and Totally Wired) and the South of France, it includes the singles Beautiful Day, Stuck In A Moment You Can’t Get Out Of, Elevation and Walk On.
Remastered and pressed on 180gsm vinyl, this reissue also includes a download card. The artwork comprises a 16-page booklet featuring lyrics and photography by Anton Corbijn.
You can pre-order them on www.u2.fanfire.com
On Vinyl. From April. Reissues of Wide Awake In America, Pop and All That You Can't Leave Behind. #U2 #u2Pop #U2WAIA #U2ATYCLB #Vinyl
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— U2 (@U2) March 2, 2018