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Re: New U2 album SONGS OF INNOCENCE
« Reply #240 on: December 17, 2014, 06:10:03 PM »
I've been given reasons to question these "European/Dutch" promos.  I've contacted someone who would be able to provide an answer, hopefully they can shine a light on these.

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Re: New U2 album SONGS OF INNOCENCE
« Reply #241 on: December 17, 2014, 10:36:31 PM »
Has anyone heard a rip of an EBW promo yet? Just wondering if the ending is edited since the album version flows into California.

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Re: New U2 album SONGS OF INNOCENCE
« Reply #242 on: December 22, 2014, 05:44:31 PM »
anyone know where that image came from?  Because it's reading HTDAAB to me as well.  :)

Its on U2 promo site now so must be legit...

http://cdn.u2.com/rmpphoto

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Re: New U2 album SONGS OF INNOCENCE
« Reply #243 on: February 27, 2015, 08:35:46 AM »
On Youtube, I just listened to The Crystal Ballroom [12-inch Mix] . . . . . the bonus track from the vinyl version of Songs Of Innocence . . . . . . and I'm relieved that I don't feel the track is worth acquiring.  If I felt it was worth acquiring, I don't think I would buy the vinyl version just to get one bonus track.
Now that I have listened to The Crystal Ballroom [12-inch Mix] many times since my original post . . . . . . . I think it's brilliant.  And I was able to acquire it.   :)

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Re: New U2 album SONGS OF INNOCENCE
« Reply #244 on: April 09, 2015, 05:28:10 PM »
SOOOOO... with the tour kickoff just weeks away, is it too early to begin speculating when Songs of Experience will make its appearance? Early in the tour? Late in the tour? After the tour? And regardless of when the album itself drops, I wonder if the band will insert any preview songs into the setlist?

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Re: New U2 album SONGS OF INNOCENCE
« Reply #245 on: April 11, 2015, 10:50:58 AM »
A store in the Philippines has a unique cover of Songs of Innocence. It is just a black cover without the Glen L photo:

You can view it on Ebay through this store:

sounds_inc Sounds And Visions Store

Someone has already posted this on discogs:

http://www.discogs.com/U2-Songs-Of-Innocence/release/6435753

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Re: New U2 album SONGS OF INNOCENCE
« Reply #246 on: April 12, 2015, 04:57:42 AM »
It's the regular version, they just made a mistake when they sealed it

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Re: New U2 album SONGS OF INNOCENCE
« Reply #247 on: April 12, 2015, 07:49:00 AM »
A store in the Philippines has a unique cover of Songs of Innocence. It is just a black cover without the Glen L photo:

You can view it on Ebay through this store:

sounds_inc Sounds And Visions Store

Someone has already posted this on discogs:

http://www.discogs.com/U2-Songs-Of-Innocence/release/6435753

As y531ly5 says, it's just the regular release, however instead of the cover being on the front the inner flap is folded wrong so that the interior black flap is visible.  I'm not sure if it was a mistake or not, as it seems to be the most common way to find it in the Philippines.  All the copies there seem to have been done in this manner.

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Re: New U2 album SONGS OF INNOCENCE
« Reply #248 on: April 12, 2015, 02:05:48 PM »
It's the regular version, they just made a mistake when they sealed it

I wonder because some Asian countries censor international releases through their Ministry of Culture.

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Re: New U2 album SONGS OF INNOCENCE
« Reply #249 on: April 30, 2015, 12:44:51 PM »
And in a related story: http://www.billboard.com/articles/business/6553076/russia-u2-album-cover-apple-homosexuality-laws?mobile_redirection=false

A Russian lawmaker is angry with Apple and U2 for promoting homosexuality by uploading the free U2 album to iTunes last year.

The biggest problem with this theory (beyond the homophobia, of course), is the fact that the free iTunes version of the album didn't even have the Larry/Elvis cover!! What in the world? You can't make this stuff up.


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Re: New U2 album SONGS OF INNOCENCE
« Reply #250 on: May 06, 2015, 12:41:49 PM »
Now that I have listened to The Crystal Ballroom [12-inch Mix] many times since my original post . . . . . . . I think it's brilliant.  And I was able to acquire it.   :)

I have been checking link after link for a FLAC of a rip from the CD of the 12" version. LOVE IT.  However, I have had zero luck finding it as anything but a vinyl rip. Can you advise (PM) me as to where you were able to find a copy (and also what the source of the audio was)?
Thanks,
JMelrose, who misses u2mp3.com