Nov
05
2002

It's Out! 'U2: Best Of 1990 - 2000'


05 November 2002
It's Out! 'U2: Best Of 1990 - 2000'
The second volume of U2's Best of Collection, covering the years 1990-2000, is now released.

A limited edition 'Best of the B-sides' is also available with the new album for the first few days of release.

Covering the years from 1990 to 2000, the sixteen tracks on 'U2: Best Of 1990 - 2000' feature highlights from Achtung Baby, Zooropa, Passengers: Original Soundtracks 1, Pop and All That You Can't Leave Behind.

Two brand new tracks are included, the latest single Electrical Storm, and The Hands That Built America from the soundtrack to the forthcoming Martin Scorsese movie The Gangs Of New York.

In addition, four songs, Discothèque, Gone, Numb and Staring At The Sun have been substantially reworked by producer Mike Hedges.

A strictly limited edition run of U2: The Best Of 1990 - 2000 features a second cd collection, The Best Of The B-sides, as well as a bonus DVD with exclusive content including the History Mix of U2 in the '90s. This special value set is available for one week only, after which the A-sides will be sold as a single cd.

The full album tracklisting is:
  1. Even Better Than The Real Thing
  2. Mysterious Ways
  3. Beautiful Day
  4. Electrical Storm (William Orbit Mix) (new song)
  5. One
  6. Miss Sarajevo
  7. Stay (Faraway, So Close!)
  8. Stuck In A Moment You Can't Get Out Of
  9. Gone (new mix)
  10. Until The End Of The World
  11. The Hands That Built America (new song)
  12. Discothèque (new mix)
  13. Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me
  14. Staring At The Sun (new mix)
  15. Numb (new mix)
  16. The First Time
The 1990s was a period of reinvention and experimentation for U2, embracing rapidly developing technology and incorporating it into their distinctive sound. Many of the tracks on the B-sides collection are remixes of U2 tracks by leading DJs and producers, including Paul Oakenfold and Alan Moulder.

The B-sides tracklisting is as follows:
  1. Lady With The Spinning Head (Extended Dance Mix)
  2. Dirty Day (Junk Day Mix)
  3. Summer Rain
  4. Electrical Storm
  5. North & South Of The River
  6. Your Blue Room
  7. Happiness Is A Warm Gun (The Gun Mix)
  8. Salome (Zooromancer Mix)
  9. Even Better Than The Real Thing (Perfecto Mix)
  10. Numb (Give Me Some More Dignity Mix)
  11. Mysterious Ways (Solar Plexus Club Mix)
  12. If God Will Send His Angels - (Big Yam Mix)
  13. Lemon (Jeep Mix)
  14. Discothèque (Hexidecimal Mix)

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