Thursday, October 16, 2014

VIDEO: U2 unplug to perform new music on French TV

U2’s Bono and The Edge performed acoustic versions of a pair of songs from their new album, “Songs Of Innocence”, on the nightly French variety series Le Grand Journal on Tuesday.

The duo played the album’s lead single, “The Miracle (Of Joey Ramone)”, as well as “Every Breaking Wave”, which featured The Edge on piano.

“Songs Of Innocence” made headlines last month when it was offered for free via iTunes.

The physical CD version of the album was issued this past week. A deluxe, gatefold double album contains an acoustic session of songs from the album and four additional tracks. The album is 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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