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Wednesday, September 10, 2014
U2 To Release "Songs Of Innocence" On Interscope Records October 14th
ANNOUNCEMENT OF DATE FOR NEW ALBUM COMES ON THE HEELS OF HISTORIC ITUNES INITIATIVE YESTERDAY
U2's latest studio album Songs Of Innocence (Interscope Records), containing 11 new tracks, will be released on October 14th,
2014. The news comes after the album was gifted by Apple to over half a
billion iTunes Music Store customers worldwide yesterday.
Songs of Innocence is U2's most personal work to date, charting the
band's earliest influences from 70s rock and punk rock to early 80s
electronica and ambient music and giving insight into how and why the
band came together. The album deals with themes of home and family,
relationships and discovery and was recorded in Dublin, London, New York and Los Angeles and is produced by Danger Mouse, along with Paul Epworth, Ryan Tedder, Declan Gaffney and Flood.
The track listing for Songs Of Innocence is as follows:
The Miracle (of Joey Ramone) Every Breaking Wave California (There Is No End To Love) Song For Someone Iris (Hold Me Close) Volcano Raised By Wolves Cedarwood Road Sleep Like A Baby Tonight This Is Where You Can Reach Me Now The Troubles
In addition, U2 will be releasing a deluxe version of Songs Of
Innocence, which will contain an acoustic session of select songs from
the album plus four additional tracks: Lucifer's Hands The Crystal Ballroom The Troubles (Alternative version) Sleep Like A Baby Tonight (Alternative Perspective Mix by Tchad Blake)