11 Songs, 50 Minutes

EDITORS’ NOTES

U2’s fifth album cemented their status as the greatest rock band to rise out of the ’80s. Bono’s bell-like voice and The Edge’s ringing guitar lines were honed to a deceptively simple melodic perfection, bolstered by the rhythm section’s propulsive marches and airy atmospherics of producers Brian Eno and Daniel Lanois. They're firing on all cylinders here, attacking social barriers (“Where the Streets Have No Name”) and insipid politics (“Bullet the Blue Sky”), while making heartbreak sound anthemic (“With or Without You”). This 30th-anniversary Super Deluxe set includes new remixes, b-sides, and a stunning live set from Madison Square Garden in 1987.

Mastered for iTunes

EDITORS’ NOTES

U2’s fifth album cemented their status as the greatest rock band to rise out of the ’80s. Bono’s bell-like voice and The Edge’s ringing guitar lines were honed to a deceptively simple melodic perfection, bolstered by the rhythm section’s propulsive marches and airy atmospherics of producers Brian Eno and Daniel Lanois. They're firing on all cylinders here, attacking social barriers (“Where the Streets Have No Name”) and insipid politics (“Bullet the Blue Sky”), while making heartbreak sound anthemic (“With or Without You”). This 30th-anniversary Super Deluxe set includes new remixes, b-sides, and a stunning live set from Madison Square Garden in 1987.

Mastered for iTunes
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Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
91 Ratings
91 Ratings
Coco McGee ,

Still Running

Brilliant ... U2's masterpiece and a must-own for your music collection. If you've only heard the hits, be sure to explore the quintessential deep cuts like "Running to Stand Still" and "One Tree Hill." Perfect from start to finish. Love these guys!

Svenbu ,

As good as it gets

The summit of music.

Bobbovox ,

Such a great album

I'm gonna be short in my review bc the music speaks for itself. I mean, is there any other opening for an album in music history that gets better than Streets, Still Haven't Found and With or Without You??? I don't think so.

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