Saturday, August 4, 2018

U2 announce Best Of 1990-2000 vinyl reissue

U2 will reissue their 2002 greatest hits set, “The Best Of 1990-2000”, on vinyl on September 28.

Remastered and pressed on 180g double LP black vinyl, the follow up to 1998’s “The Best Of 1980-1990” was the second compilation issued by the Irish rockers.

The collection contained two newly recorded tracks – “Electrical Storm” and “The Hands That Built America” - the latter written for and featured on the soundtrack to the 2002 film “Gangs Of New York”, alongside a selection of tracks remixed by Mike Hedges (see full song list below).

The 2002 release charted at No. 1 in 13 countries while going on o sell more than 3 million copies across Europe and a million in the US.

The 2018 2LP vinyl reissue will include a download card.

The latest in U2’s ongoing vinyl reissue series, “The Best Of 1990-2000” follows the recent release of three other records: 1991's “Achtung Baby”, 1993's “Zooropa” and “The Best Of 1980-1990.”

U2 – who recently wrapped up the North American leg of the Experience + Innocence Tour – will launch a European trek in Berlin, Germany on August 31.

“The Best Of 1990-2000”

2018 vinyl reissue
Release date: September 28

Side 1

Even Better Than The Real Thing
Mysterious Ways
Beautiful Day
Electrical Storm (William Orbit Mix)

Side 2

Miss Sarajevo
Stay (Faraway, So Close!)
Stuck In A Moment You Can't Get Out Of

Side 3

Gone (Mike Hedges Mix)
Until The End Of The World
The Hands That Built America (Theme From 'Gangs Of New York')
Discothèque (Mike Hedges Mix)

Side 4

Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me
Staring At The Sun (Mike Hedges Mix)
Numb (Mike Hedges Mix)
The First Time

See also:

U2 expand vinyl reissue series with 1990s albums
VIDEO: U2 perform at the Apollo Theater
VIDEO: U2 record at Third Man Records in Nashville
U2 win two Billboard Music Awards
Search U2 at hennemusic