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2017-11-22: Two Songs Sent to Radio: “Get Out of Your Own Way” and “American Soul”

On Monday we wrote a quick piece about “American Soul” being sent to radio in the UK. Since that time we’ve received a few pieces of information which leads us to update the article at this time.

Back in late August fans were left wondering what U2 were up to when they delivered “The Blackout” in video format and “You’re The Best Thing About Me” to radio. The Edge later explained that they...

2017-11-22: U2 Manager Guy Oseary Responds to Fans’ Concerns of E+I Tour Pre-Sales

Late Tuesday, U2 manager Guy Oseary sent a formal response to fans’ concerns over the band’s eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE Tour ticket pre-sales process. A group of U2 fans worldwide — many of whom work on U2 fan sites — presented those concerns to U2 and its management last Friday in a letter that addressed, among other issues, how pre-sale codes were distributed, how pre-sale tickets were allotted...

2017-11-21: For Love Or Money? General Sales & Verified Resellers

We ran an experiment today. We wrote a little program, that monitored a ticket reselling site’s U2 listings throughout the day (outside of TM), before and after the General Sales started for the public.
During the Ticketmaster General Sales, the Verified Resale tickets were also enabled, basically allowing the reselling of tickets from within Ticketmaster.
The resulting data was fed into...

2017-11-21: U2 Experience and Innocence Tour Questions and Answers

Last Updated: November 21, 2017 6:52EST

U2 announced the eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE TOUR on November 1, 2017. The only announced dates are those for North America at this time. While we here at U2Songs.Com will try to answer questions, your first source of information on the tour should always be U2.Com. Here are some useful links at that site which you should read fully before asking for...

2017-11-20: Second Radio Single: American Soul

Well it’s official, we finally have a second song from Songs of Experience being delivered to radio. “American Soul” has been delivered to radio throughout Europe as a digital only file starting today, November 20, 2017. The version released to radio is a digital file available in different formats, but all versions are 04:21 in length. The digital artwork is not present, or uses the album...

2017-11-18: Update on eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE tour pre-sales with initial response from Guy Oseary

On Friday, Nov. 17, a collective of about three dozen fans from around the world, several of whom work for U2 fan sites, contacted U2 and their management to present the concerns many fans have expressed since the eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE tour pre-sales started last Tuesday.

With nothing but the utmost respect and admiration for the members of U2, we have complete faith that the band will...

2017-11-16: Experience and Innocence Presale Update

U2.Com Presale

We have heard from a lot of people that are disappointed in the presale this week. We’ve also heard from a number of people who had a smooth transaction and are happy owners of 2 tickets to see U2. If you are in the disappointed category please remember that there are other opportunities to buy tickets, and general sales are next week on November 20th. There also may be an...

2017-11-01: U2 Announce Details of New Album Songs of Experience and the Experience + Innocence Tour 2018

U2 ANNOUNCE DETAILS OF NEW ALBUM SONGS OF EXPERIENCE AND THE eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE Tour 2018

NEW STUDIO ALBUM OUT DECEMBER 1st ON INTERSCOPE RECORDS IN THE U.S. AND UNIVERSAL CANADA

TICKETS ON SALE TO THE PUBLIC MONDAY, NOVEMBER 20TH 2017

CITI PRE-SALE TICKETS POWERED BY VERIFIED FAN AVAILABLE THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 16TH 2017

NEW TRACK “GET OUT OF YOUR OWN WAY” AVAILABLE...

2017-10-31: Multiple Songs of Experience Letters

Letters are showing up promoting Songs of Experience in several countries, with reports of letters in Canada, the UK, and the USA to date. What are these letters?

This morning conversation on Twitter got off to a start when Johnny (Bigwave) posted an image of the letter he had received in the mail. The letter said “Songs of Experience” across the top, and had 13 numbered items on the list....

2017-10-30: Songs of Experience Updates: October 30

Cover and Formats

We’ve been able to confirm artwork for three different versions of the album:


Extra Deluxe Box Set


Regular Vinyl (2-Disc)


Deluxe CD

Two editions on CD are listed. A deluxe version and a regular version. Both are listed as single CD releases in communications to retailers. The regular edition will come in jewel case packaging, while the deluxe version will come...

2017-10-30: Songs of Experience Extra Deluxe Box

[Thank to U2 Argentina – Official on Facebook for information that has contributed to this article.]

Songs of Innocence Extra Deluxe Edition

We are now able to show you images from the Extra Deluxe Box set, that we first told you about last week. The box, we were told, would contain three discs, we assumed vinyl because it was listed as a vinyl box set, but it appears that instead from the photo, it maybe two vinyl and a CD....

2017-10-29: Songs of Experience Promotional Tour

Appearances and Possible Appearances:

  • CONFIRMED: Nov. 3: Cannes, France (NRJ Awards) Bono and Adam of U2 to perform with Kygo
  • RUMOURED: Nov. 10: Madrid, Spain (Los40 Awards) Bono and Adam, as well as Kygo will attend, no performance confirmed.
  • CONFIRMED: Nov. 11: London, England (MTV Presents Trafalgar Square) U2 to perform
  • RUMOURED: Dec. 2: New York, NY (Saturday Night Live) U2...