U2 will re-release new limited edition vinyl re-issues of their albums October and Pop on October 11.
Pressed on 180gsm, 1981's October will be available on cream-coloured vinyl, while 1997’s Pop will be on orange double vinyl.
October, the second studio album from U2, was released on October 12, 1981 on Island Records and featured two singles, Fire and Gloria, the video for which was filmed on a barge in Grand Canal Basin in Dublin near Windmill Lane and became the first of the band’s videos to receive heavy rotation on MTV.
The October vinyl reissue includes a 16-page booklet with lyrics.
The full track listing for the album is: Side 1 - Gloria, I Fall Down, I Threw A Brick Through A Window, Rejoice, Fire. Side 2 - Tomorrow, October, With A Shout, Stranger In A Strange Land, Scarlet, Is That All?
Pop, U2’s ninth studio album, was released on March 3, 1997, with lead single Discothèque reaching No. 1 in Ireland, the US and the UK.
The album also Included the singles Staring At The Sun, Last Night On Earth, Please, If God Will Send His Angels, and Mofo and the re-issue includes a lyric sheet.
Pop track listing: Side 1 - Discothèque, Do You Feel Loved, Mofo. Side 2 - If God Will Send His Angels, Staring At The Sun, Last Night On Earth. Side 3 - Gone, Miami, The Playboy Mansion. Side 4 - If You Wear That Velvet Dress, Please, Wake Up Dead Man.
Both albums are available for pre-order here
More music news, reviews and interviews here