U2tour.de has pried some information from the German branch of Universal, concerning release dates for various remastered albums.
The upcoming release dates are:
6th june: Boy, October
20th june: War, Under a blood red sky
Keep in mind that these are release dates for Germany, where CDs in general are released on Friday. U2tour.de speculate this could mean 9th/23rd june for the UK, and 10th/24th for the US.
All albums will be released in the following formats:
Single-cd-version, double-cd-deluxe-version, vinyl.
There will also be another DVD, ‘Live at Red Rocks” which is slated some time in July.
Want to own a piece of U2 history? Well, you can. A seller called ‘bruegel2004’ has put up this intriguing item for auction on eBay.
Your chance to own U2’s first ever stage backdrop, measuring 260cm X 260cm hand painted ‘BOY’ on canvas. This backdrop has featured in all the band’s early appearences ie. Old Grey Whistle Test and Live At Red Rocks. There are a couple of small holes due to the canvas folding during storage but generally in very good condition and has been well cared for. Your chance to purchase a genuine piece of rock memorabilia.
You’re going to have to dig deep for this one. The starting bid is GBP 1,500.00.