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Celebrating the 40th anniversary of the U2 single Gloria, originally released as a single in October 1981, the second single to be taken from the second studio album October. It remains a staple in U2s live set.

This 40th anniversary limited edition EP includes the studio version of Gloria plus three live versions from three different decades.

The 1990s are represented by the Point Depot show on the bands home turf of northside Dublin (track A2). Although ticketed as 31st December 1989, the show started at midnight on 1st January 1990 and was broadcast across Europe at the time.

Side B contains two previously unreleased live recordings of Gloria recorded at the Fleet Center in Boston during the Vertigo tour in 2005, and at Londons O2 Arena during the third night of their run of shows in the English capital as part of the iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE Tour in 2015.

4-track 12 EP, cut at 45 rpm
Pressed on 180gsm transparent sun yellow vinyl
Full color gatefold outer sleeve with high gloss finish, featuring portraits of the band
Large poster (600mm x 600mm, folded) with montage of photos from the various live shows across the decades

Celebrating the 40th anniversary of the U2 single Gloria, originally released as a single in October 1981, the second single to be taken from the second studio album October. It remains a staple in U2s live set.

This 40th anniversary limited edition EP includes the studio version of Gloria plus three live versions from three different decades.

The 1990s are represented by the Point Depot show on the bands home turf of northside Dublin (track A2). Although ticketed as 31st December 1989, the show started at midnight on 1st January 1990 and was broadcast across Europe at the time.

Side B contains two previously unreleased live recordings of Gloria recorded at the Fleet Center in Boston during the Vertigo tour in 2005, and at Londons O2 Arena during the third night of their run of shows in the English capital as part of the iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE Tour in 2015.

4-track 12 EP, cut at 45 rpm
Pressed on 180gsm transparent sun yellow vinyl
Full color gatefold outer sleeve with high gloss finish, featuring portraits of the band
Large poster (600mm x 600mm, folded) with montage of photos from the various live shows across the decades

602435642451

Details

Format: Vinyl
Label: Island
Rel. Date: 11/26/2021
UPC: 602435642451

More Info:

Celebrating the 40th anniversary of the U2 single Gloria, originally released as a single in October 1981, the second single to be taken from the second studio album October. It remains a staple in U2s live set.

This 40th anniversary limited edition EP includes the studio version of Gloria plus three live versions from three different decades.

The 1990s are represented by the Point Depot show on the bands home turf of northside Dublin (track A2). Although ticketed as 31st December 1989, the show started at midnight on 1st January 1990 and was broadcast across Europe at the time.

Side B contains two previously unreleased live recordings of Gloria recorded at the Fleet Center in Boston during the Vertigo tour in 2005, and at Londons O2 Arena during the third night of their run of shows in the English capital as part of the iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE Tour in 2015.

4-track 12 EP, cut at 45 rpm
Pressed on 180gsm transparent sun yellow vinyl
Full color gatefold outer sleeve with high gloss finish, featuring portraits of the band
Large poster (600mm x 600mm, folded) with montage of photos from the various live shows across the decades

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