U2 make new album ‘Songs Of Innocence’ available for free on iTunes


iTunes users will be will be finding a special gift from U2 this morning after the Irish supergroup made a surprise announcement at yesterday’s (September 9th) launch of the new iPhone 6 and iWatch.

The band performed ‘The Miracle (of Joey Ramone)‘ at the Californian conference which launched Apple’s latest devices, and then confirmed that their new album ‘Songs Of Innocence‘ will be available for free exclusively on iTunes until October 13th.

“We wanted to make a very personal album,” frontman Bono has told Rolling Stone. “Let’s try to figure out why we wanted to be in a band, the relationships around the band, our friendships, our lovers, our family. The whole album is first journeys — first journeys geographically, spiritually, sexually. And that’s hard. But we went there.”

‘Songs Of Innocence’ tracklist:

‘The Miracle (of Joey Ramone)’
‘Every Breaking Wave’
‘California (There Is No End To Love)’
‘Song For Someone’
‘Iris (Hold Me Close)’
‘Raised By Wolves’
‘Cedarwood Road’
‘Sleep Like A Baby Tonight’
‘This Is Where You Can Read Me Now’

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