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2019-08-09: Rumoured Final Itinerary for The Joshua Tree Tour 2019

It appears that U2 have been working on announcing one additional date for The Joshua Tree Tour 2019, and that date-in-progress, would be the final show of the tour if finalized. We initially told you about the possibility on July 31, but we can now share additional information.

We are told by previous reliable sources that the date they are working to confirm would be a show in Mumbai,...

2019-07-31: New Show for Manila, Possibly More to Come

U2 surprised many earlier today with the announcement of a new show in Manila, which is the first time U2 will perform in the Philippines in their career. The band is also playing in South Korea and Singapore for the first time on this upcoming tour. The Manila show is December 11, 2019. The show was announced with a hand written note from Bono which read, “December 11, Manila, Manila ♡...

2019-07-29: The Missing Amsterdam Video for “You’re The Best Thing About Me”

Two years ago U2 filmed a video in Amsterdam for “The Blackout”, but they also filmed a second video while they were in Amsterdam. That video was for “You’re The Best Thing About Me.” And while details are short, we are able to tell you a few things about the filming. The video was filmed at the first of two concerts in Amsterdam at the Amsterdam ArenA. But filming took place outside of the...

2019-07-25: U2 record with Elton John for T. Rex Tribute Album

We have been waiting patiently for information on U2’s participation in a tribute album celebrating Marc Bolan and we can finally bring you some additional information about the release plans. We are told by a source close to the project that the album should be out this fall, likely in September or October. But there are bigger plans, and the tribute album is only part of the planned...

2019-07-25: A Closer Look at the Fan Club Tracks

This week U2.Com has confirmed that the 2019 fan club release is “now mixed, mastered and making its way through the pressing plant.” After the announcement at U2.Com of the tracklisting of the release earlier this week, operators at U2.Com are now confirming that the gift is expected to start shipping in August. However, as has been the case in the past, it is known that it can take...

2019-07-23: The Joshua Tree Tour 2019 Update

The general sale for tickets to U2’s shows in Japan started on Saturday morning at 10:00 Japan time. This may seem late to many of you, with other general sales long since started. But Japan handles tickets a little differently than other countries. First we had the U2.Com presales for Japan, right after the announcement starting on June 4. Then for several weeks there was a Japan only...

2019-07-19: Egan requests “Summer of Love” for Welcome to the Remix 2

Rusty Egan has revealed that he has approached U2 to allow him to release an as-yet-unreleased mix of “Summer of Love” on his upcoming Welcome to the Remix 2 album due for release later this year. At this time he has not heard back and remains hopeful that they will agree to allow him to release the remix. Egan last year remixed “Love is Bigger Than Anything in its Way” with HP Hoeger. Three...

2019-07-10: The 2019 U2 Fan Club Gift

Each year at this time, we start to get a lot of questions about the fan club gift for the year and if we know anything about it. This year is no exception. It is July now, and it appears that the gift will once again be shipping out in the latter part of the year rather than in the early part of the year as they did for many years. And no, at this point, we don’t know when it will arrive....

2019-07-09: A Sort of Homecoming: U2 Rework Older Demos for Release

From 2007 – 2011, a number of U2 albums were reissued in deluxe formats with additional content, and a variety of formats. These collections were done under the watchful eye of Nick Stewart Associates. These sets included a number of tracks that had not previously been released, however a few of these unreleased tracks included additional new recording done in the same period of the release....

2019-07-04: Digital Refresh of U2’s Offerings in iTunes

The offerings in digital music stores often get refreshed. Sometimes the changes are just better artwork, or other cosmetic touches, but sometimes there are actual changes to the music itself. In late April / early May the U2 catalog on iTunes went through a major refresh, with almost all the older digital versions of albums being removed and newer versions being put in their place. This is...

2019-06-25: Tour Updates: June 25, 2019

Update: June 27, 2019:

We have been told by multiple reliable sources that there will not be a second show for Melbourne. Live Nation Australia and New Zealand confirmed yesterday that this is the case, with a note on Facebook that stated, “With the schedule now complete for U2’s The Joshua Tree Tour in New Zealand and Australia Live Nation has announced that a number of production tickets...

2019-06-21: U2 Mispressings

With an act like U2 releasing millions of copies of items on various physical formats, it is inevitable that sometimes a mistake is made.

Misprints are when there is a mistake or an error in the packaging or labels on an item. The packaging is wrong in some way, but the music contained on the release is correct. Sometimes these issues are caught during production and corrected, and other...