U2 – Gloria 40th Anniversary
U2 Gloria 40th Anniversary
Release Date: 11/26/2021
Release type: ‘RSD First’ Release
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