Watch for a new magazine profile come out early next week about the boys and their studio plans as well as the upcoming tour. A noteworthy comment about a remix of "Red Hill Mining Town" to be pushed out before the tour starting later this year. Ah, wait a minute we also heard that "Songs Of Experience" may be ready late 2017 ahead of a tour kicking off Spring of 2018.
The band is expected to head back into Electric Lady Studios with magic man Steve Lillywhite to fine tune the album.
We can expect that some of the lyrics may be getting uplift now that the US elections are over and Donald Trump is in office. Clayton suggested that they have about 15 to 16 songs however the album will only produce 12 songs.
This long-awaited album has been the focus for many, the band, fans and of course Live Nation that wraps the tour around a successful release. Waiting can be settling for most. However, U2 has always worked on releasing on their schedule.
Nothing comes out before they are totally decided on the vibe, the feeling and the ability to perform those songs live. A couple of tracks have been named, yet to be confirmed. "The Showmen" “The Little Things That Give You Away,” “Red Flag Day” and “Summer of Love,” the last two of which deal with the refugee crisis. Another track is called “The Best Thing About You Is Me,” all reported in the next edition of MoJo