Published Aug 14, 2008Though the petition for Bono to retire from public life rages on, Irish rockers U2 (maybe youve heard of them?) continue to press onward. Earlier this year, the band signed an exclusive live events deal with Live Nation, rumoured to be worth $100 million, which would also see the corporation take control of the bands merchandising. And now details of the bands 12th studio album have emerged.
Allegedly titled No Line on the Horizon, the follow-up to 2004's How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb is said to have a November 18 release date. And while no tracklisting is confirmed, the Sunday Mirror has announced that songs will include "For Your Love, "Love is All We Have Left, "One Bird, "Moment of Surrender, "If I Could Live My Life Again, "The Cedars of Lebanon, and "No Line on the Horizon.
Longtime U2 collaborator Daniel Lanois recently told Spinner, "We're gonna knock out another record that's promising to be a fantastically innovative collection of songs. I'm excited about that. We've been referencing Jimi Hendrix records. I was interested in the drum feels and that track 'Crosstown Traffic' has an incredible drum performance. We wanted to hear some of that Mitch Mitchell drumming.
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