U2 reveal further ‘Best Of’ details

Title and live release unveiled

U2 have announced the title of their forthcoming ‘Best Of’ compilation due out next month.

The band have named the release ‘U218 Singles’, which will come complete with a bonus live CD featuring 10 songs from their 2005 Vertigo tour in Milan, reports U2.com.

As previously reported on NME.COM, the compilation will feature two new tracks produced by Johnny Cash collaborator Rick Rubin.


One of these will include their Skids collaboration with Green Day, ‘The Saints Are Coming’.

All proceeds from the song, due out on November 6, will go to Hurricane Katrina charity Music Rising.

The other new song is still to be revealed, as is the compilation’s full track listing.

Otherwise the LP, which is due out on November 20, will feature 16 of the band’s best known songs.

U2 have also announced plans to release a DVD featuring promo videos of each track at a later date.

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