Films Of Innocence Premiere

8 Dec 20148
FROM 4pm GMT / 11 am ET

Bonus Film, exclusive to Subscribers.

As tickets go on general sale for U2’s iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE Tour 2015, the band has unveiled a bold new artistic initiative in the form of Films of Innocence:  a visionary collection of 11 films by the world’s most vital urban visual artists, each inspired by one of the 11 tracks on U2’s Songs of Innocence album.

At 4pm GMT / 11am ET, the U2-pioneered 'Films of Innocence' project will celebrate the visceral power of urban art with 24-hour exclusive premieres across the following 11 platforms.

Complex – "Every Breaking Wave" by Robin Rhode
Dazed Digital – "Cedarwood Road" by Maser
Dezeen - "Iris (Hold Me Close)" by Chloe Early
Juxtapoz – "The Troubles" by Todd James
The Nerdist - "California (There Is No End To Love)" – D*Face
Nowness – "Raised by Wolves" by Vhils 
NPR - "Song For Someone" by Mode 2
Paper Magazine - "This Is Where You Can Reach Me Now" by DALeast
Pitchfork – "Volcano" by Ganzeer
Rolling Stone - "Sleep Like A Baby Tonight" by ROA
Stereogum - "The Miracle (Of Joey Ramone)" by Oliver Jeffers.

Films of Innocence Trailer

Following the 24-hour premieres, the Films Of Innocence collection will be available for purchase via iTunes and Amazon. subscribers can watch an exclusive 12th film, Conor Harrington’s visual interpretation of the Songs Of Innocence bonus track  "Crystal Ballroom."

With the political murals of Northern Ireland as a reference point, U2 chose the artists and gave them complete creative freedom to create personal responses to the music of their new album. The result is an exhilarating display of diversity in approach, style and commentary.
Powerful and cognizant, Films of Innocence takes these artists and their works from the streets to the screen, as they scale the globe, play with time, and weave between heightened reality and animated dreamscapes. The result is an essential visual counterpoint to the album.
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HI Mick-Marshall here's some travel non-
Stand by, way early buying the tickets, sleeping in airports lol and even once my daughter and I were priveleged enough to sleep in London train station coming from Scotland (and I wrote them a thourough thank you letter, it was a blessed-be thing
Ordinary Love ..
This is the song that changed everything ..
DVD Format
Anyone know if/when DVD of Films of Innocence might be available. Saw somewhere supposed to be something on Amazon, haven't seen. Totoad
I enjoyed watching all the films. Such an inventive idea to have different artists create videos from their interpretation of the songs.
U2+Arts= Great!
Waiting for Films!
I cannot wait to see these Films as they will be part of the Tour! PLEASE EXPAND the Tour, you're not within 400+ Miles of my Home in Ohio USA...
Well done
I friggin' love that U2 has done this. Conor Harrington, Chloe Early, Oliver Jeffers etc - a great showcase - nice work.
Nice production! Songs Of Innocence is great on the big screen.
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