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After formerly changing their name to U2, the band released its first record in September 1979, a three track EP titled U2-3. It was a single available in both 7 inch and 12 inch formats and was only available in Ireland. The 12 in version was limited to 1,000 hand-numbered copies -- the numbering had been done by Jackie Hayden, the marketing director of CBS Records in Ireland. The tracks were had been chosen by fans, who voted via the Dave Fanning's, Ireland's DJ who has first played U2 music since the beginning, RTE radio program.

Tracklisting: Lyrics
1. Out Of Control (4:13)
2. Stories For Boys (3:02)
3. Boy-Girl (3:02)
Source: U2: The Complete Encyclopedia, by Mark Chatterton; Fire Fly Publishing, UK (2004 revised edition)

Release date:  September 1979 (CBS Ireland)

Track Listing:

Out of Control
Stories for Boys


The current value of one of the rare 12 in copies of the EP is almost $3000 and is one of the rarest U2 collectibles around.