U2 ‎– New Year's Day (Long Version)

Island Records ‎– 600 741, Island Records ‎– 600.741
Vinyl, 12", 45 RPM, First Issue

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A1 New Year's Day (Long Version)
Producer – Steve Lillywhite
A2 Treasure (Whatever Happened To Pete The Chop)
Producer – Steve Lillywhite
B1 Fire
Mixed By – Steve LillywhiteMixed By [Assistant] – Andy LydenProducer – Harry De Winter
B2 I Threw A Brick Through The Window / A Day Without Me
Mixed By – Steve LillywhiteMixed By [Assistant] – Andy LydenProducer – Harry De Winter

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This the first issue of New Year's Day by U2 made in Germany for the European market.

This German made release also re-issued in 1985 and can be found here in Discogs. The most notable difference between the 2 issues is that this first issue does not have a bar code on the back of the sleeve.

B1 & B2 recorded Live In Werchter, Belgium, 4 July 1982.

℗ 1982 Island Records Ltd.
Published by Blue Mountain Music Ltd.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Label Side A): S 600 741 A
  • Matrix / Runout (Label Side B): S 600 741 B
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side A (Variant 1)): DM 600741 A-1/85S I
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side B (Variant 1)): DM 600741 B-1/85S I
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side A (Variant 2)): S600741 A-2/8-88
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side B (Variant 2)): DMS600741 B-1/85 I II
  • Rights Society: GEMA STEMRA BIEM
  • Label Code: LC 0407

Other Versions (5 of 65) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
WIP 6848 U2 New Year's Day(7", Single, 4 p) Island Records WIP 6848 UK 1983 Sell This Version
664 973 U2 New Year's Day(CD, Single, Blu) Island Records 664 973 Germany, Austria, & Switzerland Unknown Sell This Version
none U2 New Years Dub 2000 (Ferry Corsten Remix)(CDr, Promo) Island Records none UK 1999 Sell This Version
DMD 604 U2 New Year's Day(12", Promo) Island Records DMD 604 US 1983 Sell This Version
811 323-7 U2 New Year's Day(7", Single) Island Records 811 323-7 France 1983 Sell This Version