Wednesday, October 8, 2014

U2 to perform on BBC’s Later with Jools Holland

U2 are set to perform songs from their latest album, “Songs Of Innocence”, on BBC Two’s Later...With Jools Holland program.

The band will appear alongside Sam Smith, Interpol and Zola Jesus on the long-running series when it airs Tuesday October 21 at 10pm and Friday October 24 at 11.05pm.

U2 recently made headlines when they launched “Songs Of Innocence” at an Apple event by releasing the album free to more than a half a billion iTunes customers.

The group experienced some backlash from non-fans and the music industry, with opponents charging the publicity stunt devalues music as a product while possibly making it harder for new acts to earn a living.

On October 13th, the physical release of “Songs of Innocence” comes with a 24-page booklet. A deluxe, gatefold double album, contains an acoustic session of songs from the album and four additional tracks. The album will also be available as a gatefold, double white-vinyl LP with an exclusive remix of "The Crystal Ballroom."

“Songs Of Innocence” was recorded in Dublin, London, New York and Los Angeles and is produced by Danger Mouse, along with Paul Epworth, Ryan Tedder, Declan Gaffney and Flood.

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