Here comes all the news about the upcoming U2 album (lots of pictures and images!)

It’ll be called Songs of Surrender and will feature 40 songs from U2’s past re-recorded and re-imagined. Whether this exercise will improve on the originals will be seen on March 17 when the four-disc (four CDs, four vinyl) set is released. has a guess at the tracklisiting.

  • Out of Control” – U2 (From Boy)
  • “Stories for Boys” – U2 (From Boy)
  • “I Will Follow” – U2 (From Boy)
  • “11 O’Clock Tick Tock” – U2 (Non-Album Single)
  • “Two Hearts Beat as One” – U2 (From War)
  • “Sunday Bloody Sunday” – U2 (From War)
  • “40” – U2 (From War)
  • “Bad” – U2 (From The Unforgettable Fire)
  • “Pride (In the Name of Love)” – U2 (From The Unforgettable Fire)
  • “Where the Streets Have No Name” – U2 (From The Joshua Tree)
  • “I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For” – U2 (From The Joshua Tree)
  • “With or Without You” – U2 (From The Joshua Tree)
  • “Red Hill Mining Town” – U2 (From The Joshua Tree)
  • “Desire” – U2 (From Rattle and Hum)
  • “All I Want is You” – U2 (From Rattle and Hum)
  • “One” – U2 (From Achtung Baby)
  • “Until the End of the World” – U2 (From Achtung Baby)
  • “The Fly” – U2 (From Achtung Baby)
  • “Who’s Gonna Ride Your Wild Horses” – U2 (From Achtung Baby)
  • “Stay (Faraway, So Close!)” – U2 (From Zooropa)
  • “Dirty Day” – U2 (From Zooropa)
  • “If God Will Send His Angels” – U2 (From Pop)
  • “Beautiful Day” – U2 (From All That You Can’t Leave Behind)
  • “Walk On” – U2 (From All That You Can’t Leave Behind)
  • “Peace on Earth” – U2 (From All That You Can’t Leave Behind)
  • “Electrical Storm” – U2 (Non-Album Single)
  • “Stuck in a Moment You Can’t Get Out Of” – U2 (From All That You Can’t Leave Behind)
  • “Vertigo” – U2 (From How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb)
  • “Sometimes You Can’t Make it On Your Own” – U2 (From How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb)
  • “City of Blinding Lights” – U2 (From How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb)
  • “Miracle Drug” – U2 (From How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb)
  • “Invisible” – U2 (Non-Album Single)
  • “Ordinary Love” – U2 (Non-Album Single)
  • “The Miracle (Of Joey Ramone)” – U2 (From Songs of Innocence)
  • “Song for Someone” – U2 (From Songs of Innocence)
  • “Every Breaking Wave” – U2 (From Songs of Innocence)
  • “Cedarwood Road” – U2 (From Songs of Innocence)
  • “The Little Things that Give You Away” – U2 (From Songs of Experience)
  • “Lights of Home” – U2 (From Songs of Experience)
  • “Get Out of Your Own Way” – U2 (From Songs of Experience)

Is this the artwork?

Apparently. Here’s another look.

And we have this trailer.

Here’s what comes in the box. (Via Michael)

These images are available.

Pre-sale orders start today.

Thanks to Raven and Aaron for the files.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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