U2 Boy/October/War Reissue Info Revealed

 

Double discs stuffed to the gills with rarities ‘n’ more…

By Fred
Mills

 

Universal has released details on
the upcoming U2 deluxe reissues, slated to hit stores on July 22. Following the
re-mastered release of The Joshua Tree last year, Edge has overseen a similar re-mastering (from original analog
multitracks) of Boy (1980), October (1981) and War (1983). Each album will be released in physical and digital
formats; as a standard single disc, a deluxe double version including a disc of
b-sides, live tracks and rarities, and an LP version pressed on 180gm virgin
vinyl. Here’s the scoop:

BOY

Standard format:

A single CD with re-mastered audio and restored packaging.
Includes a 16 page booklet featuring previously unseen photos, full lyrics and
new liner notes by Paul Morley

Tracklisting:
1. I Will Follow 2. Twilight 3. An Cat Dubh 4. Into The Heart 5. Out Of Control
6. Stories For Boys 7. The Ocean 8. A Day Without Me 9. Another Time, Another
Place 10. The Electric Co. 11. Shadows And Tall Trees.

Deluxe format:

A standard CD (as above) and a bonus CD.
Bonus CD includes b-sides, live tracks and rarities.
Also includes a 32 page booklet with previously unseen photos, full lyrics, new
liner notes by Paul Morley, and explanatory notes on the bonus material by The
Edge.

Tracklisting:
1. I Will Follow (Previously Unreleased Mix) 2. 11 O’Clock Tick Tock 3. Touch
4. Speed Of Life (Previously Unreleased Track)  5. Saturday Night
(Previously Unreleased Track) 6. Things To Make And Do 7. Out Of Control 8.
Boy-Girl 9. Stories For Boys 10. Another Day 11. Twilight 12. Boy-Girl (Live at
The Marquee, London)
13. 11 O’Clock Tick Tock (Live at The Marquee, London – Previously Unreleased Version) 14.
Cartoon World (Live at The National Stadium, Dublin – Previously Unreleased Track)

Vinyl format:

A single album re-mastered version on 180gram vinyl with restored packaging.

Tracklisting:
Side One 1. I Will Follow 2. Twilight 3. An Cat Dubh 4. Into The Heart 5. Out Of
Control   
Side Two 1. Stories For Boys 2. The Ocean 3. A Day Without Me 4. Another Time,
Another Place 5. The Electric Co. 6. Shadows And Tall Trees.

 
OCTOBER

Standard format:

A single CD with re-mastered audio and restored packaging.
Includes a 16 page booklet featuring previously unseen photos, full lyrics and
new liner notes by Neil McCormick.

Tracklisting:
1. Gloria 2. I Fall Down 3. I Threw A Brick Through A Window 4. Rejoice 5. Fire
6. Tomorrow 7. October 8. With A Shout 9. Stranger In A Strange Land 10.
Scarlet 11. Is That All

Deluxe format:

A standard CD (as above) and a bonus CD.
Bonus CD includes b-sides, live tracks and rarities.
Also includes a 32 page booklet with previously unseen photos, full lyrics, new
liner notes by Neil McCormick, and explanatory notes on the bonus material by
The Edge.

Tracklisting:
1. Gloria (Live at Hammersmith Palais, London)
2. I Fall Down (Live at Hammersmith Palais, London) 3. I Threw A Brick Through A Window
(Live at Hammersmith Palais, London)
4. Fire (Live at Hammersmith Palais, London)
5. October (Live at Hammersmith Palais, London)
6. With A Shout (Richard Skinner BBC Session) 7. Scarlet (Richard Skinner BBC
Session) 8. I Threw A Brick Through A Window (Richard Skinner BBC Session) 9. A
Celebration 10. J. Swallo 11. Trash, Trampoline And The Party Girl 12. I Will
Follow (Live at Paradise Theatre, Boston) 
13. The Ocean (Live at Paradise Theatre, Boston)
14.  The Cry/Electric Co. (Live at Paradise Theatre, Boston)  15.  11 O’Clock Tick Tock
(Live at Paradise Theatre, Boston) 
16.  I Will Follow (Live From Hattem,
Netherlands)
17.  Tomorrow (Bono & Adam Clayton, Common Ground Remix)

Vinyl format:

A single album re-mastered version on 180gram vinyl with restored packaging.

Tracklisting:
Side One 1. Gloria 2. I Fall Down 3. I Threw A Brick Through A Window 4.
Rejoice 5. Fire
Side Two 1. Tomorrow 2. October 3. With A Shout 4. Stranger In A Strange Land
5. Scarlet 6. Is That All?
 

WAR

Standard format:

A single CD with re-mastered audio and restored packaging.
Includes a 16 page booklet featuring previously unseen photos, full lyrics and
new liner notes by Niall Stokes.

Tracklisting:
1.  Sunday Bloody Sunday 2. Seconds 3.  New Year’s Day 4. Like A
Song  5. Drowning Man 6. The Refugee 7. Two Hearts Beat As One 8. 
Red Light 9. Surrender 10. “40”

Deluxe format:

A standard CD (as above) and a bonus CD.
Bonus CD includes b-sides, live tracks and rarities.
Also includes a 32 page booklet with previously unseen photos, full lyrics, new
liner notes by Niall Stokes, and explanatory notes on the bonus material by The
Edge.

Tracklisting:
1. Endless Deep  2. Angels Too Tied To The Ground (Previously Unreleased
Track) 3. New Year’s Day (7″ single edit)  4. New Year’s Day (USA
Remix)  5. New Year’s Day (Ferry Corsten Extended Vocal Mix)  6. New
Year’s Day (Ferry Corsten Vocal Radio Mix)  7. Two Hearts Beat As One
(Long Mix)  8. Two Hearts Beat As One (USA Remix)  9. Two Hearts Beat
As One (Club Version)  10. Treasure (Whatever Happened to Pete The Chop)

Vinyl format:

A single album re-mastered version on 180gram vinyl with restored packaging.

Tracklisting:
Side One 1.  Sunday Bloody Sunday 2. Seconds 3.  New Year’s Day 4.
Like A Song… 5. Drowning Man
Side Two 1. The Refugee 2. Two Hearts Beat As One 3.  Red Light 4.
Surrender 5. “40”

 

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