" I WENT OUT WALKING THROUGH STREETS PAVED WITH GOLD " 
LAST NIGHT ON EARTH

Version I

Version II
 Commercial Release July 14 / 21, 1997
 Record Label Island Records
 Top Chart Position US: 57, Canada: 9, UK: 10
 Album Pop (1997)
 Promotional Releases Available
 TRACKLISTING (Click for Lyrics)
LINER NOTES
Last Night on Earth (Single Version): Music by U2. Lyrics by Bono & The Edge. Produced by Flood. Engineered by Mark 'Spike' Stent. Assisted by Rob Kirwan. Mixed by Rob Kirwan and Howie B. Assisted by Michael Harris. Decks: Howie B. Additional vocal production: Steve Osborne. Contains excerpts from "Trayra Boia" written by N. Vasconcelos and D. Milan. Performed by Colin Walcott, Don Cherry and Ed Blackwell.
Pop Muzik (Popmart Mix): Words and music by Robin Scott. Vocal by Bono. Mixed by Steve Osborne. Mix engineer and additional programming: Ben Hiller. Assitional vocal production: Howie B.
Happiness is a Warm Gun (The Gun Mix): Words and music by John Lennon & Paul McCartney. Performed by U2. Produced by Flood. Engineered by Rob Kirwan. Mixed by Rob Kirwan, Flood and Howie B. Remixed by Joe Chicarelli and John X. 
Numb (The Soul Assassins Mix): Music by U2. Lyrics by the Edge. Produced by Flood, Brian Eno, and the Edge. Engineered by Flood and Robbie Adams. Assisted by Willie Mannion and Rob Kirwan. Originally recorded with Daniel Lanois. Backing vocals: Bono and Larry Mullen. Additional synthesizers: Brian Eno. Remixed by the Soul Assassins.
Last Night on Earth (First Night in Hell Mix): Music by U2. Lyrics by Bono and the Edge. Produced by Flood. Engineered by Mark 'Spike' Stent. Assisted by Rob Kirwan. Mixed by Rob Kirwan and Howie B. Assisted by Michael Harris. Additional vocal production: Steve Osborne. Decks: Howie B. Additional production and remix by Jon Carter. Contains excerpts from "Trayra Boia" written by N. Vasconcelos and D. Milan. Performed by Colin Walcott, Don Cherry and Ed Blackwell.
Happiness is a Warm Gun (The Danny Saber Mix): Words and music by John Lennon & Paul McCartney. Performed by U2. Produced by Flood. Engineered by Rob Kirwan. Mixed by Rob Kirwan, Flood and Howie B. Remixed by Danny Saber. Discipline and perversion by John X. Mixed by Tom Lord-Alge.
OTHER NOTES
Last Night on Earth was released just as the Popmart tour was starting to find its stride. The track was reworked for the single release.  U2 had commented several times that Pop felt unfinished, this was corrected somewhat in the single versions of tracks rerecorded in the midst of the tour.  Last Night on Earth was the first track to be reworked. 

Last Night on Earth would be performed throughout the Popmart tour, and although performed that night, was left off the Hasta La Vista Baby CD which captured the tour stop in Mexico in December of 1997.  That show's version of Last Night on Earth would resurface as a b-side to the Australian Beautiful Day single, and the European / Canadian versions of the Elevation single.

This single also included a cover reworking of the Beatles song "Happiness is a Warm Gun". The track was originally recorded for the soundtrack of an ABC television show simply titled, "Gun", but this single saw a release of that track. Another cover made it to this single as well, a cover of M's "Pop Muzik". This song was used to start each Popmart show on the tour, and played over the PA system of the stadium while U2 made their entrance. Rounding out the songs released on this single was Numb (The Soul Assassins Mix) which had previously been released on 1995's fan club only CD Melon.

CATALOG INFORMATION
 CASSETTE:
Country: UK
Label: Island Records
Catalog: CIS664
UPC: 7 31457 20504 4
Package: Hard Shell Case
Track Listing:
Last Night on Earth (Single Version) / Pop Muzik (Pop Mart Mix)
Further Information:
Both tracks on each side of the cassette, cassette sides are labelled '1' and '2' even though they are identical in content.
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 5" CD:
Country: UK
Label: Island Records
Catalog: CID 664 / 572 051-2
UPC: 7 31457 20512 9
Package: Digipack
Matrix: CID664 10470991 04 &
Track Listing:
Last Night on Earth (Single Version) / Pop Muzik (Pop Mart Mix) / Happiness is a Warm Gun (The Gun Mix)
Further Information:
Other Images:

Country: UK
Label: Island Records
Catalog: CIDX 664 / 572 055-2
UPC: 7 31457 20552 5
Package: Slimline Jewel
Matrix: CIDX664 10471781 02%
Track Listing:
Last Night on Earth (First Night in Hell Mix) / Numb (The Soul Assassins Mix) / Happiness is a Warm Gun (The Danny Saber Mix) / Pop Muzik (Pop Mart Mix)
Further Information:
Stickered case advertises remixes by Monkey Mafia, Danny Saber, and Muggs.
Other Images:
UK Case with Sticker

Country: Europe
Label: Island Records
Catalog: CIDT 664 / 572 050-2
UPC:
Package: Card Sleeve
Matrix:
Track Listing:
Last Night on Earth (Single Version) / Pop Muzik (Pop Mart Mix)
Further Information:
Other Images:

Country: France
Label: Island Records
Catalog: CID 664 / 572 051-2
UPC: 7 31457 20512 9
Package: Slimline Jewel
Matrix: 572 051 2 00  L7
Track Listing:
Last Night on Earth (Single Version) / Pop Muzik (Pop Mart Mix) / Happiness is a Warm Gun (The Gun Mix)
Further Information:
Unlike other releases of this single in Europe, in France this single was released in a slimline jewel case instead of a digipack. "The Gun Mix" is mislabelled as "The Mix Mix" on some copies of this release.
Other Images:

Country: France
Label: Island Records
Catalog: CIDX 664 / 572 055-2
UPC: 7 31457 20552 5
Package: Slimline Jewel
Matrix: 572 055_2 00C L7
Track Listing:
Last Night on Earth (First Night in Hell Mix) / Numb (The Soul Assassins Mix) / Happiness is a Warm Gun (The Danny Saber Mix) / Pop Muzik (Pop Mart Mix)
Further Information:
Inserts are identical to the UK pressings above.  Print on the CD is also identical. The only visual clue to the difference between the two CDs are the matrix on the bottom of the CD and the diagonal cuts instead of square corners on the back flap of the CD.
Other Images:

Country: Germany
Label: Island Records
Catalog: CID 664 / 572 051-2
UPC:
Package: Digipack
Matrix:
Track Listing:
Last Night on Earth (Single Version) / Pop Muzik (Pop Mart Mix) / Happiness is a Warm Gun (The Gun Mix)
Further Information:
Other Images:
Cardboard digipack features a sticker advertising the German tour dates for the PopMart tour.

Country: Germany
Label: Island Records
Catalog: CIDX 664 / 572 055-2
UPC:
Package: Slimline Jewel
Matrix:
Track Listing:
Last Night on Earth (First Night in Hell Mix) / Numb (The Soul Assassins Mix) / Happiness is a Warm Gun (The Danny Saber Mix) / Pop Muzik (Pop Mart Mix)
Further Information:
Other Images:

Country: USA
Label: Island Records
Catalog: 314-572 053-2
UPC: 7 314-572053-2 7
Package: Regular Jewel
Matrix:
Track Listing:
Last Night on Earth (Single Version) / Pop Muzik (Pop Mart Mix) / Happiness is a Warm Gun (The Gun Mix) / Numb (The Soul Assassins Mix)
Further Information:
In the USA and Canada only one version of Last Night on Earth and this featured four tracks unlike the orange covered singles released elsewhere which featured three tracks.
Other Images:

Country: Canada
Label: Island Records
Catalog: 314-572 053-2
UPC: 7 314-572053-2 7
Package: Regular Jewel
Matrix: #970530L 3145720532 L381
Track Listing:
Last Night on Earth (Single Version) / Pop Muzik (Pop Mart Mix) / Happiness is a Warm Gun (The Gun Mix) / Numb (The Soul Assassins Mix)
Further Information:
In the USA and Canada only one version of Last Night on Earth and this featured four tracks unlike the orange covered singles released elsewhere which featured three tracks.
Other Images:

Country: Australia
Label: Island Records
Catalog: 572 051-2
UPC:
Package: Digipack
Matrix:
Track Listing:
Last Night on Earth (Single Version) / Pop Muzik (Pop Mart Mix) / Happiness is a Warm Gun (The Gun Mix)
Further Information:
Other Images:

Country: Australia
Label: Island Records
Catalog: 572 055-2
UPC: 7 31457 20552 5
Package: Slimline Jewel
Matrix:
Track Listing:
Last Night on Earth (First Night in Hell Mix) / Numb (The Soul Assassins Mix) / Happiness is a Warm Gun (The Danny Saber Mix) / Pop Muzik (Pop Mart Mix)
Further Information:
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Country: Japan
Label: Island Records
Catalog: PHCR8409
UPC:
Package: Slimline Jewel
Matrix:
Track Listing:
Last Night on Earth (Single Version) / Pop Muzik (Pop Mart Mix) / Happiness is a Warm Gun (The Gun Mix)
Further Information:
Released in a slimline jewel case with an OBI strip.
Other Images:
Staring at the Sun (1997) Please / Popheart (1997)
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