U2 release tracklist for Songs of Experience and announce tour dates for 2018
New track Get Out of Your Own Way has also landed
U2 have released the official tracklist for Songs of Experience, a new single from the album, and a series of North American tour dates.
The release comes in the wake of news of the tracklist leaking online via fan site @U2.
Their 14th studio album, a follow up to 2014's Songs of Innocence, will release on December 1 on digital and CD as Standard and Deluxe and as a double vinyl album.
Songs of Experience will feature 13 new songs including the second single, Get Our Of Your Own Way, which is out now. The first single You're The Best Thing About Me was released on September 6 and the track The Blackout was released as a performance video in August.
1. Love Is All We Have Left
2. Lights of Home
3. You’re The Best Thing About Me
4. Get out of Your Own Way
5. American Soul
6. Summer of love
7. Red Flag Day
8. The Showman (Little More Better)
9.The Little Things That Give You Away
11. The Blackout
12. Love Is Bigger Than Anything in Its Way
13. 13 (There is a Light)
As well as the track list, Live Nation has announced North American dates for the eXPERIOENCE + iNNOCENCE Tour, kicking off on May 2. Further tour dates will be announced early next year.
Bono has revealed that the album was influenced by Brendan Kennelly's advice to "write as if you're dead" and the result is a series of songs in the form of letters to people and places close to his heart.
Produced by Jacknife Lee and Ryan Tedder, with Steve Lillywhite, Andy Barlow and Jolyon Thomas, the album features a cover image by Anton Corbijn of band-members’ teenage children Eli Hewson and Sian Evans.
To pre order the album, along with upcoming tour information, visit www.U2.com
U2 eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE Tour 2018 ITINERARY
May 2 Tulsa, OK BOK Center
May 4 St. Louis, MO Scottrade Center
May 7 San Jose, CA SAP Center
May 11 Las Vegas, NV T-Mobile Arena
May 15 Los Angeles, CA The Forum
May 22 Chicago, IL United Center
May 26 Nashville, TN Bridgestone Arena
May 28 Atlanta, GA Infinite Energy Arena
June 5 Montreal, QC Bell Centre
June 9 Uniondale, NY NYCB Live Home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
June 13 Philadelphia, PA Wells Fargo Center
June 17 Washington, DC Capital One Arena
June 21 Boston, MA TD Garden
June 25 New York, NY Madison Square Garden
June 29 Newark, NJ Prudential Center