U2’s long-rumored Las Vegas residency was confirmed Sunday evening via a Super Bowl commercial announcing “U2:UV Achtung Baby Live at the Sphere.”
Record Rack: A round-up of the week’s new albums, expanded reissues and/or box sets, appearing each Monday on Slicing Up Eyeballs. All releases due out this Friday unless noted. This week’s new titles include release from U2, Thomas Dolby, The Art of Noise and The Colourfield, plus the new ‘C89’ box set.
U2 will mark the 20th anniversary of ‘Achtung Baby’ with massive 6CD/4DVD box set featuring remastered editions of the 1991 album and its 1993 follow-up ‘Zooropa,’ five 7-inch singles, ‘re-workings of previously unheard material, a new documentary and a pair of Bono’s ‘Fly’ sunglasses.
U2 finally is set to release its long-expected reissue of 1991’s ‘Achtung Baby’ later this year paired with a re-released edition of the band’s 1993 companion album ‘Zooropa’ in a combined ZOO TV-era box set, Rolling Stone reports.
At tonight’s U2 concert in Sao Paulo, Brazil, fans were treated to the first performance of “Zooropa” since 1993; it’s only the fourth time the band has ever performed the song live. Watch it right here.
Tweet If you missed U2’s live YouTube webcast from the Rose Bowl on Sunday night, the band has kindly archived the whole 2-hour-and-20-minute concert — […]