Tour Dates, Video — August 21, 2010 at 3:23 pm

Video: U2 debuts new song ‘Every Breaking Wave,’ announces Australian tour dates

Just seven dates into the 360° Tour’s second European leg, U2 has now debuted four unreleased songs with the addition of tonight’s premiere of “Every Breaking Wave” in Helsinki, Finland. The track, seen in the clip above, features just Bono and The Edge (“No one’s heard that before… including the two of us,” Bono says at the end, after calling out chord changes to The Edge mid-song).

“Every Breaking Wave” reportedly was one of the last songs dropped from No Line on the Horizon and is said to be earmarked for the companion album, Songs of Ascent, that could come out later this year. The other new songs U2 has played so far are “Return of the Stingray Guitar,” “Glastonbury” and “North Star”; see video of all three here.

Also today, the band announced it will take its tour Down Under at the end of the year, with concerts scheduled in Auckland, New Zealand, and the Australian cities of Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney and Perth in November and December (see full dates below).

See U2’s tour dates after the jump…

U2 tour dates:

Aug. 25: Luzhniki, Moscow, Russia
Aug. 30: Ernst Happel Stadium, Vienna, Austria
Sept. 3: Olympic Stadium, Athens, Greece
Sept. 6: Ataturk Olympic Stadium, Istanbul, Turkey
Sept. 11: Letzigrund Stadium, Zurich, Switzerland
Sept. 12: Letzigrund Stadium, Zurich, Switzerland
Sept. 15: Olympic Stadium, Munich, Germany
Sept. 18: Stade De France, Paris, France
Sept. 22: Stade Roi Boudoin, Brussels, Belgium
Sept. 23: Stade Roi Boudoin, Brussels, Belgium
Sept. 26: Anoeta Stadium, San Sebastian, Spain
Sept. 30: Olympic Stadium, Seville, Spain
Oct. 2: Stadium, Coimbra, Portugal
Oct. 3: Stadium, Coimbra, Portugal
Oct. 8:
Olympic Stadium, Rome, Italy

Nov. 25: Mt. Smart Stadium, Auckland, NZ
Dec. 1: Etihad Stadium, Melbourne, Australia
Dec. 8: Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane, Australia
Dec. 13: ANZ Stadium, Sydney, Australia
Dec. 18: Subiaco Oval, Perth, Australia

May 21: Invesco Field , Denver, CO (formerly June 12, 2010)
May 24: Rice Eccles Stadium, Salt Lake City, UT (formerly June 3, 2010)
June 1: Commonwealth Stadium, Edmonton, AB (formerly June 23, 2010)
June 4: Qwest Field, Seattle, WA (formerly June 20, 2010)
June 7: McAfee Coliseum, Oakland, CA (formerly June 16, 2010)
June 17: Angels Stadium, Anaheim, CA (formerly June 6, 2010)
June 18: Angels Stadium, Anaheim, CA (formerly June 7, 2010)
June 26: Spartan Stadium at MSU, East Lansing, MI (formerly June 30, 2010)
June 29: Sun Life Stadium (previously Dolphin Stadium), Miami, FL (formerly July 9, 2010)
July 5: Soldier Field, Chicago, IL (formerly July 6, 2010)
July 8: Hippodrome, Montreal, QC (formerly July 16 ,2010)
July 9: Hippodrome, Montreal, QC (formerly July 17, 2010)
July 11: Rogers Centre, Toronto, ON (formerly July 3, 2010)
July 14: Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, PA (formerly July 12, 2010)
July 20: New Meadowlands Stadium, East Rutherford, NJ (formerly July 19, 2010)
July 23: TCF Bank Stadium, Minneapolis, MN (formerly June 27, 2010)


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