To mark 30 years since the release of U2’s fifth studio album The Joshua Tree, an anniversary edition of the seminal record will be released by Island Records on 2nd June 2017.
Alongside the 11-track album, the super deluxe collector’s edition includes a live recording of The Joshua Tree Tour 1987 Madison Square Garden concert; rarities and B-sides from the album’s original recording sessions; as well as 2017 remixes from Daniel Lanois, St Francis Hotel, Jacknife Lee, Steve Lillywhite and Flood; plus an 84-page hardback book of unseen personal photography shot by The Edge during the original Mojave Desert photo session in 1986.
Released to universal acclaim on 9th March 1987 and featuring hit singles ‘With Or Without You’, ‘I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For’ and ‘Where The Streets Have No Name’, The Joshua Tree went to #1 in the U.K, U.S., Ireland and around the world, selling in excess of 25 million albums, and catapulting Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen Jr “… from heroes to superstars” (Rolling Stone). Time Magazine put U2 on its cover in April 1987, proclaiming them “Rock’s Hottest Ticket” and the 12 months that followed saw U2 create iconic moments including the traffic-stopping Grammy Award-winning ‘Where The Streets Have No Name’ video on the roof of a Los Angeles liquor store, and go on to win a BRIT Award and two Grammys - including Album of the Year - their first of 22 received to date; as well as a triumphant return home for four unforgettable shows in Belfast, Dublin and Cork in the summer of 1987.
The Joshua Tree was produced by Brian Eno and Daniel Lanois. Recording took place in Dublin at Windmill Lane Studios and Danesmoate, the house which subsequently became bassist Adam Clayton’s home.
THE JOSHUA TREE – 30TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION - FORMATS
1. VINYL SUPER DELUXE BOXSET (with digital download card) LP 1+2 – The Joshua Tree album LP 3+4 – The Joshua Tree Live at Madison Square Garden 1987 LP 5+6+7– The Joshua Tree Remixes / Outtakes / B-Sides
LP 1+2 – The Joshua Tree album Where The Streets Have No Name I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For With Or Without You Bullet The Blue Sky Running To Stand Still Red Hill Mining Town In God's Country Trip Through Your Wires One Tree Hill Exit Mothers Of The Disappeared
LP 3+4 – The Joshua Tree Live at Madison Square Garden 1987 Where The Streets Have No Name I Will Follow Trip Through Your Wires I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For MLK Bullet The Blue Sky Running To Stand Still In God's Country Sunday Bloody Sunday Exit October New Year's Day Pride (In The Name Of Love) With Or Without You Party Girl I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For "40"
LP 5 – Remixes One Tree Hill 2017 Remix (St Francis Hotel) Bullet the Blue Sky 2017 Remix (Jacknife Lee) Running To Stand Still 2017 Remix (Daniel Lanois) Red Hill Mining Town 2017 Mix (Steve Lillywhite) With or Without You 2017 Remix (Daniel Lanois) Where The Streets Have No Name 2017 Remix (Flood)
LP 6 – Outtakes I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For (Lillywhite Alternative Mix ’87) One Tree Hill Reprise (Brian Eno 2017 Mix) Silver and Gold (Sun City) Beautiful Ghost/Introduction To Songs Of Experience Wave Of Sorrow (Birdland) Desert Of Our Love Rise Up Drunk Chicken/America
LP 7 – B–sides Luminous Times (Hold On To Love) Walk To The Water Spanish Eyes Deep In The Heart Silver And Gold Sweetest Thing Race Against Time
Book: Photographs by The Edge, a hardback collection of previously unpublished personal photographs from the original Mojave Desert sessions in 1986. Foreword by The Edge.
Plus: Folio of 8 Anton Corbijn Color Prints from 1986
2. CD SUPER DELUXE BOXSET (with digital download card) CD1 - 2007 Joshua Tree album CD2 - The Joshua Tree Live at Madison Square Garden 1987 CD3 – The Joshua Tree 2017 Remixes One Tree Hill 2017 Remix (St Francis Hotel) Bullet the Blue Sky 2017 Remix (Jacknife Lee) Running To Stand Still 2017 Remix (Daniel Lanois) Red Hill Mining Town 2017 Mix (Steve Lillywhite) With or Without You 2017 Remix (Daniel Lanois) Where The Streets Have No Name 2017 Remix (Flood)
CD 4 – The Joshua Tree B-sides / Outtakes Luminous Times (Hold On To Love) Walk To The Water Spanish Eyes Deep In The Heart Silver And Gold Sweetest Thing Race Against Time I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For – Lillywhite Alternative Mix ’87 One Tree Hill Reprise (Brian Eno 2017 Mix) Silver and Gold (Sun City) Beautiful Ghost/Introduction To Songs Of Experience Wave Of Sorrow (Birdland) Desert Of Our Love Rise Up Drunk Chicken/America
Book: Photographs by The Edge – collection of never seen before personal photographs from the original Mojave Desert sessions in 1986 in a hardback book, with foreword written by The Edge.
Plus: Folio of 8 Anton Corbijn Color Prints from 1987
3. 2 CD DELUXE CD 1 – The Joshua Tree album CD 2 – The Joshua Tree Live at Madison Square Garden 1987 Where The Streets Have No Name I Will Follow Trip Through Your Wires I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For MLK Bullet The Blue Sky Running To Stand Still In God's Country Sunday Bloody Sunday Exit October New Year's Day Pride (In The Name Of Love) With Or Without You Party Girl I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For "40"
4. STANDARD VINYL The Joshua Tree (double heavyweight vinyl)
5. STANDARD CD The Joshua Tree
6. DIGITAL FORMATS 3 x digital products: Standard, Deluxe and Super Deluxe audio as outlined above.
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