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2023-11-23: UABRS 2023 Remaster to get a Digital Release

Looks like U2 are doing more for the 40th Anniversary of Under A Blood Red Sky than expected, with a digital release of the new 2023 master coming tomorrow to digital shops. It will be released tomorrow, Friday, November 24. At the same time a special limited pressing on red vinyl will be available in stores for Black Friday’s Record Store Day Event.

The 2023 version appears to be the same...

2023-11-21: 40 Years of Under A Blood Red Sky

Recently I was able to speak about this story, and others on U2 X-Radio, on SiriusXM as part of their “Stories” program hosted by Tassoula Kokkoris, which is available on demand now. The program is currently in production and accepting submissions.

Today marks the 40th anniversary of Under A Blood Red Sky, U2’s 1983 album compiled from live tracks from three different concerts. It is...

2023-11-15: U2 Fan Christmas / Holiday Card Exchange 2023

It’s that time of the year when U2 fans exchange cards by mail. A long standing tradition in the U2 online community. This year Deb has passed along the following information. Please follow the instructions below if you wish to participate. Lists will be going out soon so get your info in quick…

Achtung Baby!

It is that time of year again!!

Now that the boys have ended the first...

2023-11-11: Awards and Charts: Breaking Waves

The announcement of Grammy Nominations for the 2024 awards did not include any nominations for U2. Songs of Surrender was eligible for nominations, but did not receive any. Bono’s audiobook for Surrender was also eligible, and was submitted for consideration, but in the end wasn’t one of the nominees. The audiobooks nominated this year include Big Tree by Meryl Streep, Boldly Go:...

2023-11-08: Merchandise at the Sphere and Zoo Station

Originally Published: 2023-09-27
Last Updated: 2023-11-08

Merchandise for the shows at the Sphere includes T-shirts, jackets, mugs, water bottles, posters and more. It’s likely the biggest addition of U2 merchandise at one time to our catalog here at U2Songs. And each week there are plans to rotate some items, so what is available in the first few weeks, may not necessarily be what is...

2023-10-29: Show Music, Pre-Show, DJ Pauli the PSM, and More

Original Story: 2023-09-30
Last Updated: 2023-10-29

The 25 show residency at the Las Vegas Sphere has started. For each tour, we like to track the music used during the show. That includes the music played before the show, after the show, and any pre-recorded pieces during the show. We’ve been tracking some of these items going back to the PopMart tour now. This set of shows is no...

2023-10-25: Ticket Sale Wrap Up for the First 2024 Shows

Today the tickets for the newly announced January and February dates at Sphere went on general sale. Overall the process seems to have gone smoother for many U2 fans this time around, it helps that there is more familiarity with the venue, the seating and views, and other elements of the process. Things still aren’t perfect, and the use of on demand pricing via the Platinum seats continues....

2023-10-19: New Shows Announced for 2024 with Bram van den Berg

U2 have announced 11 more shows at Sphere in Las Vegas, starting in January 2024, and continuing into February. These shows will be once again without drummer Larry Mullen. The band will be joined by Bram van den Berg for these shows.

At this point, we are not aware of further shows.

For subscribers, there’s an opportunity to request tickets similar to how we did so for the 2023...

2023-10-16: Did Live Nation Leak new Dates?

Early this afternoon fans report seeing posts on Live Nation’s Facebook and Twitter accounts:

“12 additional dates were added to U2’s U2:UV Achtung Baby Live At Sphere! General onsale begins this Friday here” with a link to the U2 section of Ticketmaster.

The text was accompanied by a U2:UV logo, which specified “Due to Overwhelming Demand, 12 New Shows Added, January & February 2024” –...

2023-10-05: Vibee Answers Questions Part Two

Vibee has handled hotel and VIP packages for these shows at the Sphere, and we’ve seen a number of questions that people are hoping to find the answers for. Vibee has agreed to answer a few of our questions direct.

On September 20 we asked the following questions:

  • When will the emails go out letting me know my tickets are ready?
  • Is there a way to find out about our seat placement...

2023-09-29: “Atomic City” Releases Digital, Vinyl and CD

“Atomic City” has arrived. We’ve updated our resources throughout U2Songs to cover this single including the following:

The single was released after midnight in each region last night. (Although there were some delays in Asian and other Pacific countries.) Audio formats...

2023-09-28: Gavin Friday’s “Peter and the Wolf” Release Details

Updated Information (September 28, 2023):

We have some additional news about the upcoming Peter and the Wolf adaptation, airing this October on Max.

Bono has joined Gavin and Maurice Seezer in writing a new original song for the film. The song titled, “There is Nothing to be Afraid Of” will run over the end credits of the film. The song is performed by Gavin Friday with backing vocals by...