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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 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...

2019-06-17: Tour Updates: June 17, 2019

General onsales started today in Auckland and in Sydney for the second shows on the tour. These are the first two shows announced for a second show in these countries. Tickets are still available for both shows, although some ticket categories are now limited or sold out at this point.

Red Hill presales have started for Singapore and people are reporting ease in buying tickets. There have...

2019-06-14: The Joshua Tree Tour 2019 Questions and Answers

LAST UPDATED: JUNE 14, 2019, 11:15pm Auckland Time

Recently added: Notes on Singapore, second shows for Sydney and Auckland.

On May 31 U2 announced a new tour, which will visit New Zealand, Australia, Singapore, South Korea and Japan. Dates were announced for one show in each city in New Zealand, Australia and South Korea. Two dates were announced for Japan. No dates were announced for...

2019-06-11: Tour Update: Joshua Tree 2019

Today was the start of the general sales for Australia and New Zealand shows for the upcoming The Joshua Tree Tour 2019. All six shows announced for these countries were put on sale, after a series of prior presales through U2.Com and through Live Nation.

Auckland was announced as a sellout early on, and a second show was announced via U2.Com. Sydney was also quick to be labeled as a...

2019-06-07: Two New Vinyl Reissues on Coloured Vinyl

Updated: June 7, 2019:

Although some online stores were able to fulfill orders today for the red vinyl version of How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb and the wine vinyl version of The Unforgettable Fire, most stores are reporting that stock has not been received worldwide, and that there are delays filling even some of the online orders for this item.

In Canada, Sunrise Records is the...

2019-05-31: The Joshua Tree 2019 is Here! Announcement Wrap Up!

Yesterday was a bit of a blur! But we are so happy that the fans in New Zealand, Australia, Singapore, Japan and South Korea finally are going to see the tour that previously took U2 through Europe and North and South America. Will it be the same? It’s U2. There’s always surprises, upgrades, and unexpected bonuses. But we’re excited to see what is next.

The tour was announced at 8am in the...

2019-05-30: Updated Rumours: NZ, Australia, Asia U2 Tour in 2019

On May 16, 2019 information was made public on the Australian Ticketmaster site announcing the tour as The Joshua Tree 2019 tour. We have started our usual Questions and Answers piece on the new U2 Joshua Tree 2019 tour here, and expect to be posting little in the way of information at this page going forward.

Updated: May 30, 2019:

Expected dates for the tour are as follows:

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