"Get On Your Boots Crookers Remix" - U2
- "Get On Your Boots " (Crooker’s Remix ) - U2 (04:27)
In 2009 the first single from the album “No Line on the Horizon” was “Get On Your Boots” and it was released in advance of the album, on January 19, 2009. The song was made available for sale the same day that it premiered on radio. A few weeks later, on February 12, 2009, U2 released a second version of “Get On Your Boots” was released digitally in the UK and Ireland through digital retailers such as iTunes and 7digital. This was a one track single, featuring “Get On Your Boots (Crooker’s Remix)” and was only available in UK and European digital stores. It was not released in North America. Crookers are an Italian DJ duo, Andrea “Bot” Fratangelo and Francesco “Phra” Barbaglia, who have worked together since 2003. This remix of “Get On Your Boots” marked the first time they worked with U2 on a remix.
The song was eventually released in the North American market as well. If you pre-ordered a copy of “No Line on the Horizon” through iTunes before the release date of March 2, 2009, you received a bonus track with the album. In the UK the pre-order bonus was a video showing the recording of “Fez” as well as documenting some of the photos shoots for “No Line on the Horizon”. In North America, the pre-order gift was the “Get On Your Boots (Crookers Remix)” track. It was never made available for separate purchase in North America.
The song was released in the UK with the same artwork as the eventual single release in the UK.
No traditional liner notes in this digital release.