'Wide Awake In Europe' for Record Store Day

26 Nov 2010
On November 26th, to celebrate Record Store Day, U2 are releasing a three-track live EP called Wide Awake In Europe. The limited edition vinyl is only be available from North American stores participating in Record Store Day.

 'We all wanted to get behind Record Store Day', said bassist Adam Clayton, 'My local record shop introduced me to music I didn't know and I might never have discovered.'

With only 5000 copies pressed, Wide Awake In America will be led by 'Mercy' recorded live in Brussels on September 22nd 2010 and also features live performances of 'Moment of Surrender' and  'I'll Go Crazy If I Don't Go Crazy Tonight' from the U2360°Tour.

This is the first time any recording of Mercy has been released - the song has been in progress for a while and was featured in the setlist of the 2010 European leg of U2360°. Fans in the UK and Ireland will also have an opportunity to get the vinyl - a few hundred copies will also be shipped to shops in the UK and Ireland.  Please check to see which stores are participating in the project.

The title of the EP  recalls the band's 1985 release 'Wide Awake in America' which featured live performances from The Unforgettable Fire Tour.

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