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U2 Add Special Features on Re-Issued Albums

June 04, 2008 09:04:17 GMT

The Irish rockers are set to spoil their fans by giving some exclusive and rare items for their upcoming re-released records.


U2 Add Special Features on Re-Issued Albums
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Rock band U2 want to give their fans a special treat on their upcoming re-issued hit albums release on July 22. The Irish band that planned to re-release three of their early records "Boy", "War" and "October", will feature rare and unreleased material on each set.

For "Boy", the band plan to add six special materials which three of them are unreleased tracks, such as "Speed of Life," "Saturday Night" and "Cartoon World". Meanwhile three other songs that will also be included on it are re-mixes of "I Will Follow," "Boy-Girl" and "11 O'Clock Tick Tock" which haven't been released either.

On "War", the veteran rockers will be featuring an unreleased track "Angels Too Tied to the Ground", some remixes of "New Year's Day" and "Two Hearts Beat as One" and 7-inch single edit of "New Year's Day."

As for the last re-released set, "October", it will have a series of their taped live performances tracks at London's Hammersmith Palais and Boston's Paradise Theatre, "I Threw A Brick Through A Window" (played at Richard Skinner BBC session). More details of the track listing and CD format for the re-issued albums can be checked out at U2's official website.

Beside preparing to drop those re-released LPs, the band reportedly have started the recording for a new studio album. On the new record U2 are working with two producers Brian Eno and Daniel Lanois and the LP is rumored to be dropped by the end of this year.

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