U2 ‎– War

Label:
Island Records ‎– PILPS 9733
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Vinyl, LP, Album, Picture Disc, Clear RIM
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A1 Sunday Bloody Sunday
Electric Violin – Steve Wickham
A2 Seconds
Vocals – The Edge
A3 New Year's Day
A4 Like A Song...
A5 Drowning Man
Electric Violin – Steve Wickham
B1 The Refugee
Mixed By – Steve Lillywhite
B2 Two Hearts Beat As One
B3 Red Light
B4 Surrender
B5 "40"

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Notes

(P) 1983 Original sound recording made by Island Records Ltd.
(C) 1983 Island Records Ltd.

Larry Mullen Jr plays Yamaha drums.
Recorded at Windmill Lane Studios, Dublin, Ireland.
Mastered at The Town House, London.

Warning: Counterfeit issues exist.
Original releases have a black RIM (commun version) or clear RIM with two oil spot (rarest version).
On both sides of this issue, inscribed on the vinyl in the dead wax, the machine stamped matrix numbers read the correct catalog# (PILPS 9733).
The handwritten etchings of the illegal release show the same catalog# of the regular black vinyl issue:
ILPS 9733 A - 1 - U - 1 (side a)
ILPS 9733 A - 1 - U - 1 (side b).

A breakdown of the three picture disc versions of this LP:

one authentic version (the present release) has a clear rim with the MACHINE STAMPED catalogue number in the runout preceded by 'PILPS'.

another authentic version U2 - War has a black rim with the MACHINE STAMPED catalogue number in the runout preceded by 'ILPS' (not 'PILPS')

the pirate version U2 - War has a black rim and the catalogue number in the runout preceded by 'ILPS" HAND ETCHED (not machine stamped)

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Run-Out Groove Etching): PILPS 9733 A - 1U1 - 1 TOWNHOUSE
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Run-Out Groove Etching): PILPS 9733 B - 1U1 - 1 TOWNHOUSE

Other Versions (5 of 341) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
CBS 25347 U2 War(LP, Album, Gat) CBS CBS 25347 Ireland 1983 Sell This Version
UICY-79032 U2 War(CD, Album, RE) Island Records UICY-79032 Japan 2019 Sell This Version
ISLC-67, ISLC 67 U2 War(Cass, Album, Club, RE, Dol) Island Records, Island Records ISLC-67, ISLC 67 Canada 1986 Sell This Version
CDCID 9733 U2 War(CD, Album, RE) Island Records CDCID 9733 Austria Unknown Sell This Version
CID 112 U2 War(CD, Album, RE, #87) Island Records CID 112 Canada Unknown Sell This Version

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