U2 Announces New Deluxe “Joshua Tree” 30th Anniv. Reissue

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Timely follow-up to the 2007 reissue…

By Blurt Staff

In conjunction with today’s marking of the 30th anniversary of The Joshua Tree, U2 has announced a fresh reissue of the 1987 album that essentially blows the roof off the sucker, product-wise. According to AtU2.com, the June 2 release will arrive as several different iterations, notably the “Super Deluxe 7LP Box Set”:

*7 pieces of original, live and unreleased recordings on 12″ 180gm vinyl, 3.5 hrs of audio content/49 tracks (25 unreleased tracks: 17 live, 7 new mixes 1 archive track)

*The Joshua Tree double album (gatefold)

*The Joshua Tree Live at Madison Square Garden double album 1987 (gatefold)

*The Joshua Tree Remixes

*The Joshua Tree Outtakes

*The Joshua Tree B-Sides

*The Joshua Tree – Photographs by The Edge. An 84-page hardback book of personal never-before-seen photography by The Edge, taken during the original Mojave Desert Joshua Tree shoot, 1986

*A folio of eight rare 12″ Anton Corbijn colour prints

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You can visit the U2 store to place preorders on this or the other versions, which include a single or a 2CD set, 4CD box, a single vinyl LP, or even bundled versions with a teeshirt or record bag.

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