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2021-11-23: Achtung Baby 30: Coloured Vinyl By The Numbers

For the 30th anniversary of Achtung Baby U2 issued a limited edition numbered pressing of the album in red and blue vinyl. Before we get started on more details about that release, we are mapping where the numbers are if you have bought a copy and want to share. Please remember it’s early, and many countries did not sell these, so many are waiting for orders to arrive in the post.

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2021-11-23: What Comes Next? Recent Interviews

Update: November 24, 2021

Bono appeared on The Today Show today to discuss his appearance in Sing 2 with Jenna Bush. The interview was pre-recorded and took place earlier in the week. As part of that interview he was asked about the band’s next steps.

“It’s nice to work without a purpose. Which is to say, it’s not like somebody is coming up and saying we have to have a U2 album or we...

2021-11-19: Achtung! Achtung! Baby turns 30

Turning 30 is a big deal.
It’s that transitional age, going from Innocence to Experience.
It is certainly not a smooth transition though. You still have more innocence that you’d like, and less experience than you think..!

I remember my 30th, where I had to go away and “dream it all up again” one way or another. Didn’t you?
U2 did the same in their 30s, and ended up in Berlin, where...

2021-11-19: Achtung! Get on the Map!

We like mapping things. In the past we’ve mapped where people picked up the numbered booklets that were given out with “Red Hill Mining Town“ on Record Store Day. We looked at the numbered box sets for Songs of Experience and where they ended up. And we also looked at the 40th anniversary edition of “Three“ and where it ended up.

We’d like to track your purchase of the new 30th anniversary...

2021-11-14: Achtung Baby: Multiple Covers on Vinyl Pressing

Anton Corbijn has worked with the band since 1982. We have been told he has been working with the band to ready new images for the 30th anniversary of Achtung Baby, using photographs from the original sessions held in Dublin, Tenerife, Tangiers and Berlin. Today he was featured on “Elevation” on U2 X-Radio on SiriusXM speaking about the 30th anniversary of the album and his photography for...

2021-11-04: Upcoming Releases: Achtung Baby, Zucchero and More

NOTE: This report contains information about some items not yet announced. We do not report on these until we have multiple sources confirming information to us, however, before official announcements it is still possible that information may change.


Additional information about the upcoming 30th anniversary Achtung Baby releases has been reaching us from...

2021-11-03: U2 Updates: Nov. 3, 2021

There’s been lots of news today if you’ve been following on social media.

For those who don’t (why not?) here’s a wrap up of the major bits from today.

Video Upgrades. Two videos got the upgrade treatment in the last day. “Breathe” from the Somerville MA performance in 2009 promoting the new album has been upgraded at 1080 on YouTube. And “I’ll Go Crazy If I Don’t Go Crazy Tonight”...

2021-11-01: “Your Song Saved My Life” U2’s New Song Out on Wednesday

“Your Song Saved My Life” is the song by U2 that will be featured in the Sing 2 Film and we can tell you that the song is being released digitally on Wednesday, November 3. You can hear a short clip of the song below, which debuted on U2’s social media this afternoon.

Jo Whiley on her show on BBC Radio 2 mentioned she’ll have Bono and Edge appear on her show in a few weeks time to discuss...

2021-10-27: Sing 2 Dates, Numbers, and more

Over the next few weeks we expect a lot of information about the film Sing 2, the associated soundtrack which will feature U2, and other things related to the film. We’ll try to keep this page updated, and will let you know on social media when we make any updates.

Originally Published: October 27, 2021
Last Updated: October 29, 2021 (See Below)

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2021-10-19: Zucchero Covers Album to Feature Bono

Today Universal Music has announced a new album by Zucchero featuring the Italian star covering other people’s songs. The album, his first covers album, will be released on November 19, on Universal Music and is called Discover.

The press release for the album mentions that there will be a collaboration with Bono on the song “Canta La Vita”.

The song “Canta La Vita” is Zucchero’s take...

2021-10-18: U2 Christmas Card Exchange 2021

Please Note: The team at U2Songs is not organizing this Christmas Card Exchange, and cannot help you with questions. Please direct any questions to the address noted below. The deadline to sign up is November 1, 2021. Below is a message from Deb, who is organizing the U2 Christmas Card Exchange.

What is the U2 Christmas Card Exchange?

For over 20 years U2 fans have been sending...

2021-10-18: Sing 2 Soundtrack release Dec. 17, 2021 and Other Related News

With this weekend’s confirmation that U2 will have a new song on the Sing 2 Soundtrack we’re happy to share that Universal has the soundtrack album scheduled for a December 17, 2021 release. That includes physical copies and digital copies of the album, which will be released through Universal Music. Adam Clayton confirmed on October 16, 2021, in an interview with Rocky O’Riordan on...