By ,

U2 confirm that new album will be released in 2014

Reports had previously suggested the LP could be pushed back

Photo: Next Previous

Photo Gallery: U2

U2 have confirmed reports that their new album will be released later this year.

The group are due to release their first album since 2009's 'No Line On The Horizon' and have been recording with producers including Danger Mouse in recent months.

Earlier this year, reports had suggested that the band had pushed back the album to have time to work on material with producer Paul Epworth, whose credits include Adele and Coldplay. However, this was denied by a band spokesperson and recent reports have suggested that the album could be released as soon as next month, with Universal Music Venezuela and Universal Music Colombia briefly posting tweets saying the album was coming out in September.

Now the band have again confirmed that the album will be released in 2014, with a spokesperson telling Rolling Stone: "We've always said an album is expected this year."

In February, the band debuted their comeback single 'Invisible' during an advert at the Super Bowl, allowing fans to download it for free on iTunes.

In addition to a new U2 album, Bono and The Edge are also working with Once director John Carney on a new musical film based on the filmmaker's childhood.

Read More On This Artist

Video: Walk Onstage With U2

U2 Merchandise
More News
Zane Lowe defends BBC's plan to provide alternative soundtrack to 'Drive'
Mike Skinner working on new project with London rapper Oscar World Peace
Singing nun who won Italy's 'The Voice' covers Madonna's 'Like A...
Foo Fighters say no to Isle Of Wight Festival headline slot
Sylvan Esso announce biggest London headline gig to date
O2 Priority Tickets for Nina Nesbitt, George Ezra and The Charlatans available tomorrow
Ariana Grande reportedly cancels trip to Spain due to Ebola fear
Brian May exhibits his collection of Victorian 3D photos at London's Tate
Noel Gallagher to appear onstage with Johnny Marr at London gig
US judge refuses Led Zeppelin request to have 'Stairway To Heaven' plagiarism case...
Saxophone player Raphael Ravenscroft – man behind the 'Baker Street' solo – dies
Former Radio 1 DJ Mike Read says 'Ukip Calypso' track is not 'racist' but...
Graham Coxon's bikes sell for £24,000 at charity auction
The Charlatans preview new music at intimate London gig
Orbital announce split, Paul Hartnoll to release solo album as 8:58
Paul McCartney says Kanye West and Jay Z was the best gig he's attended
James Blunt apologises for 'You're Beautiful' being 'annoying'
Ed Sheeran hits back at Isle Of Wight Festival boss for 'boring' comment
Lorde, Chemical Brothers and Miguel team up for 'This Is Not A Game' from 'Hunger...
Taylor Swift pays tribute to NYC in new single 'Welcome To New York'
Chvrches, Foals, SBTRKT rescore 'Drive' with brand new soundtrack – listen
FKA Twigs directs and stars in video for Google Glass – watch

More News

Comments

Please login to add your comment.

Latest Tickets - Booking Now
 
Know Your NME
 

 
NME Store & Framed Prints
Inside NME.COM