Unforgettable Fire reissued on vinyl

Story by John Donohoe

Wednesday, 12th June, 2019 3:20pm

Unforgettable Fire reissued on vinyl

Two new coloured vinyl reissues from U2 have been announced by Island Records and UMC, pressed on 180gsm vinyl -  The Unforgettable Fire (1984), and How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb (2004).

The Unforgettable Fire 

Released almost 35 years ago in October 1984, The Unforgettable Fire was the fourth studio album from U2. Recorded at Slane Castle and Windmill Lane Studios, it was the first of the band’s records to be produced by Brian Eno and Danny Lanois, topping the UK album charts and delivered two top 10 UK singles – ‘Pride (In The Name Of Love)’ and ‘The Unforgettable Fire’.  

•    Remastered and pressed on 180gsm limited edition wine coloured vinyl, to echo colour of album artwork.
•    Includes a 16 page booklet with lyrics. 

An Unforgettable Fire - Tracklisting:

Side 1
1.    A Sort of Homecoming
2.    Pride (In the Name of Love)
3.    Wire
4.    The Unforgettable Fire
5.    Promenade

Side 2
1.    4th of July
2.    Bad
3.    Indian Summer Sky
4.    Elvis Presley and America
5.    MLK

How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb 


Released in November 2004, How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb was the eleventh studio album from U2. Recorded in the band's studio at Hanover Quay, Dublin and in the South of France, HTDAAB was produced with long-time U2 collaborator Steve Lillywhite, with additional production from Chris Thomas, Flood, Jacknife Lee, Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois, Nellee Hooper and Carl Glanville. The record reached #1 in the album charts of 30 plus countries around the world, including the UK and Ireland, and featured hit singles ‘Vertigo’, ‘Sometimes You Can’t Make It On Your Own’, ‘All Because Of You’ and ‘City Of Blinding Lights’. How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb was awarded a total of 9 Grammy Awards, including Album of the Year in 2006.

•    Pressed on 180gsm limited edition red vinyl.
•    Includes a 16 page booklet with lyrics. 

How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb - Tracklisting:

Side 1
1.    Vertigo 
2.    Miracle Drug      
3.    Sometimes You Can't Make It On Your Own                       
4.    Love and Peace or Else  
5.    City of Blinding Lights     

Side 2    
1.    All Because of You                           
2.    A Man and a Woman                     
3.    Crumbs from Your Table                              
4.    One Step Closer                              
5.    Original of the Species                  
6.    Yahweh


 

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