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"Rattle & Hum"

The album was both a soundtrack album to the feature film of "Rattle 'n' Hum" as well as a collection of new songs that U2 had recorded during and after the "Joshua Tree" tour. The title came from a line in "Bullet the Blue Sky". It made the number 1 spot both in the UK and the US album charts, but received a mixed reaction from the music press, because of all the hype prior to the release of the film.  Although there was never a "Rattle 'n' Hum" tour to promote the album, U2 did play many ofthe new songs on the album during the Lovetown Tour of Australia and Europe in autumn of 1989.

Tracklisting: Lyrics
1. Helter skelter (3:07)
2. Van Diemen's land (3:06)
3. Desire (2:59)
4. Hawkmoon 269 (6:22)
5. All along the watchtower (4:24)
6. I still haven't found what I'm looking for (5:53)
7. (Freedom for my people) (0:38)
8. Silver and gold (5:49)
9. Pride (In the name of love) (4:27)
10. Angel of Harlem (3:49)
11. Love rescue me (6:24)
12. When love comes to town (4:15)
13. Heartland (5:03)
14. God part II (3:15)
15. (The star spangled banner) [Instrumental] (0:43)
16. Bullet the blue sky (5:36)
17. All I want is you (6:31)

Source: U2: The Complete Songs (Wise Publications, London, UK, 1999)

Release Date: October 10, 1988

Producer: Jimmy Iovine

Singles: "Desire" (September 1988)
               b-side: "Hallelujah, Here She Comes"

              "Angel of Harlem" (December 1988)
               b-side: "A Room at the Heartbreak Hotel"

              "When Love Comes to Town" (April 1989)
               b-side: "Dancing Barefoot"

              "All I Want is You" (June 1989)
               b-side: "Unchained Melody"


Comments: 

Bono's  "we have to go and dream it all up again" speech during  "The Love Town Tour" scared many fans into believing that U2 was going to break up.