U2 Songs of Experience Deluxe Edition CD
Deluxe Edition CD!
Includes Extra Tracks!
One of Rolling Stone's 50 Best Albums of 2017!
U2, the biggest name in rock music, is back with their highly anticipated 14th
studio album Songs of Experience. A collection of 13 songs in the form of
intimate letters to places and people including family, friends and fans,
featuring tracks "The Blackout" and first single "Youre The Best Thing About
The album was started in earnest during rehearsals for 2015s "Innocence and
Experience" tour, as the band worked with Joylon Thomas as rehearsals commenced
in Vancouver for that tour. Recording continued and the band worked with
producers Jacknife Lee, Andy Barlow, and Steve Lillywhite to finish the album.
"Opening with a prayer and benediction 'Love Is All We Have Left' that
finds Bono leaping down a rabbit hole of pop-vocal processing to deliver one of
his most emotive songs ever, U2's latest finds the band coming to terms with a
world closer to the brink than at any time during their career. They meet the
moment with precisely the right balance of grandeur and grace, harnessing their
earnest post-punk past to their remarkable facility for modern pop gestures,
abetted by producers Jacknife Lee, Ryan Tedder, Steve Lillywhite, Danger Mouse
and others. Fittingly for dark times, images of love and light abound ('There Is
a Light,' 'Lights of Home,' 'Ordinary Love,' 'Love Is Bigger Than Anything in
Its Way'), and Kendrick Lamar even drops in to flip some Biblical Beatitudes.
But alongside piousness is pure fun. See 'The Showman (Little More Better),'
which is vintage sock-hop shimmy-shake with a seasoned protagonist cheekily
declaring 'I got just enough low self-esteem to get myself where I need to go.'
It's a rock & roll creation myth that manifests the music's eternal magic,
delivered by a band that refuses to let it fade." - Rolling Stone, 50 Best
Albums Of 2017 - Rated 3/50!
Deluxe Edition CD
4 Bonus Tracks
"You're The Best Thing About Me" (U2 vs Kygo) - exclusive to Deluxe Edition CD
1. Love Is All We Have Left
2. Lights Of Home
3. You're The Best Thing About Me
4. Get Out Of Your Own Way
5. American Soul
6. Summer Of Love
7. Red Flag Day
8. The Showman (Little More Better)
9. The Little Things That Give You Away
11. The Blackout
12. Love Is Bigger Than Anything In Its Way
13. 13 (There Is A Light)
14. Ordinary Love (Extraordinary Mix)
15. Book Of Your Heart
16. Lights Of Home (St. Peter's String Version)
17. You're The Best Thing About Me (U2 vs. Kygo) (exclusive to Deluxe CD)