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U2 unveil new single and new album track listing (2009)

U2

Story by Jack Foley

GET On Your Boots, the first single from U2’s new album, No Line On The Horizon, will be released as a digital download on February 15 with a physical format to follow on February 16, 2009 through Mercury/Universal.

Produced by Brian Eno, Danny Lanois and Steve Lillywhite, sessions for No Line On The Horizon began in Fez, Morocco, and continued at the band’s Dublin studio, New York’s Platinum Sound Recording Studios, and Olympic Studios in London.

The album will be released in a standard format with 24-page booklet and in digipak format.

The digipak includes an extended booklet and the album’s companion film Linear, by Anton Corbijn, the director best known for his work on Joy Division movie, Control.

A limited edition 64-page magazine will also be available, featuring the band in conversation with artist Catherine Owens, and new Anton Corbijn photographs. No Line On The Horizon will be released on 180gm vinyl.

The cover artwork for the album is an image of the sea meeting the sky by Japanese artist and photographer Hiroshi Sugimoto.

The full track listing is as follows:

  1. No Line On The Horizon
  2. Magnificent
  3. Moment of Surrender
  4. Unknown Caller
  5. I’ll Go Crazy If I Don’t Go Crazy Tonight
  6. Get On Your Boots
  7. Stand Up Comedy
  8. Fez – Being Born
  9. White As Snow
  10. Breathe
  11. Cedars Of Lebanon