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Aaron

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Record Store Day 2019: The Europa EP.
« on: January 04, 2019, 12:24:58 PM »
Hi All - good news for 2019. We're getting an EP for Record Store Day (April 13 this year.) It's being called "The Europa EP" and will have a number of tracks from the tour...More information as I get it, but we've got a story here if you want what we know so far for sure:

https://www.u2songs.com/news/u2s_record_store_day_2019_release_plans
« Last Edit: February 28, 2019, 09:55:28 AM by Aaron »

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Re: Record Store Day 2018: The Europa EP.
« Reply #1 on: January 05, 2019, 10:46:48 AM »
Here's hoping for a mild and green vinyl.

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Re: Record Store Day 2018: The Europa EP.
« Reply #2 on: January 17, 2019, 02:02:33 PM »
https://www.u2songs.com/news/the_europa_ep_update_fan_club_release_no_line_shifts

Some additional information about the EP.  And about a few other bits and pieces...

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Re: Record Store Day 2018: The Europa EP.
« Reply #3 on: February 28, 2019, 09:56:09 AM »
https://www.u2songs.com/news/the_europa_ep_update_fan_club_release_no_line_shifts

Some additional information about the EP.  And about a few other bits and pieces...

Discography entry for the EP is up now:
https://www.u2songs.com/discography/u2_the_europa_ep_release

Includes the cover and some additional information like the description of the release. Official announcement will be in about an hour.

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Re: Record Store Day 2019: The Europa EP.
« Reply #4 on: February 28, 2019, 10:24:02 AM »
The title of the first post starts with Record Store Day 2019
. . . . . but the 2nd, 3rd and 4th posts start with Record Store Day 2018
Why?

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Re: Record Store Day 2019: The Europa EP.
« Reply #5 on: February 28, 2019, 11:27:59 AM »
The title of the first post starts with Record Store Day 2019
. . . . . but the 2nd, 3rd and 4th posts start with Record Store Day 2018
Why?

Because we fixed an error with the first post.

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Re: Record Store Day 2019: The Europa EP.
« Reply #6 on: February 28, 2019, 04:50:33 PM »
That's one good looking record. Well done on the scoop, Aaron.

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Re: Record Store Day 2019: The Europa EP.
« Reply #7 on: March 01, 2019, 06:05:51 AM »
I am probably reading too much into this, but I thought it was a bit odd to see The Europa EP listed as a 'RSD first', and not a 'RSD exclusive' as it would be expected.

Can't really see it having a wider release in future, but... any guesses on this? Just a mistake?

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Re: Record Store Day 2019: The Europa EP.
« Reply #8 on: March 01, 2019, 08:30:57 AM »
A mistake. It looks like a great record.

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Re: Record Store Day 2019: The Europa EP.
« Reply #9 on: March 01, 2019, 09:34:05 PM »
I am probably reading too much into this, but I thought it was a bit odd to see The Europa EP listed as a 'RSD first', and not a 'RSD exclusive' as it would be expected.

Can't really see it having a wider release in future, but... any guesses on this? Just a mistake?

They listed HMTMKMKM the same way and it never came to pass. I think its their way of getting around some of the restrictions and selling it through Universal in several of the European countries.  I'm told it won't be a wider release, but my sources have been known to be wrong at times.  They got the EP release right though. Nice to finally have it officially announced.

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Re: Record Store Day 2019: The Europa EP.
« Reply #10 on: March 02, 2019, 07:06:24 PM »
https://www.u2songs.com/news/euromantic_remixes_an_interview_with_jon_pleased_wimmin

We were able to speak with Jon Pleased Wimmin, who is the DJ that has remixed "Love is All We Have Left" for the Record Store Day EP.  Interview is at the link above. He's a bit of a U2 fan, going back to 1981, and it was a great chat. 

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Re: Record Store Day 2019: The Europa EP.
« Reply #11 on: March 24, 2019, 11:27:29 AM »
I wouldn't be surprised if the tour announcement coincides with the RSD release.

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Re: Record Store Day 2019: The Europa EP.
« Reply #12 on: March 26, 2019, 12:22:10 PM »
I wouldn't be surprised if the tour announcement coincides with the RSD release.

They aren't tied together.  If the information I've been given is correct tickets will be onsale before the RSD release happens.

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Re: Record Store Day 2019: The Europa EP.
« Reply #13 on: April 12, 2019, 06:42:53 AM »
 Though the packaging looks nice, I really think that the sentiment behind the Chaplin bit isn't really moving forward. The piece is emotional yes, but the 'rise up' feelings that are connected to this track are the stuff of an older generation. It belongs with U2 of the past and not of the younger, connected world.

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Re: Record Store Day 2019: The Europa EP.
« Reply #14 on: April 14, 2019, 06:36:07 AM »
Actually a fairly epic release. I'm glad this has been released on vinyl forever.