Production Manager – Sheila Roche (tracks: CD2). Remastered By – Arnie Acosta (tracks: CD2). Technician – Cheryl Engels (tracks: CD2). Technician – Sam O'Sullivan (tracks: 2-4, 2-11). Technician – Dallas Schoo (tracks: 2-4, 2-11). Technician – Rab McAllister (tracks: 2-4, 2-11). Vocals, Guitar – Bono (tracks: CD2). Written-By – U2 (tracks: 2-1 to 2-5, 2-7 to 2-16). The Best Of 1980-2000 (2xCD, Comp). Island Records, Universal Music. U2. The Best Of 1980-1990, 1990-2000 (2xCD, Album, Comp, Promo).
Background Information. This release at the end of 2009 consisted of the regular one disc versions of The Best of 1980 – 1990 and The Best of 1990 – 2000 combined together into one slipcase. The release was put together by Island Records UK and was sold throughout the Europe (pressed in Germany and France) and Japan. A much more limited version was sold specifically at FNAC stores in Belgium with different artwork on the slipcase. Instead of a box as in Europe and Japan, the FNAC version was just a slipcase which held the two CDs.
Just as they did for their 1980 debut Boy the band recorded at Windmill Lane Studios with Lillywhite producing. The recording sessions were complicated by Bono's loss of a briefcase containing in-progress lyrics for the new songs, forcing a hurried, improvisational approach to completing the album on time. October was preceded by the lead single "Fire" in July 1981, while its second single "Gloria" coincided with its release. Please: PopHeart Live EP. The Best of 1980–1990. 7. The Best of 1990–2000.
Best Albums of the 1980s. Best Albums of the 1970s. Best Albums of the 1960s. Best Albums of the 1950s. U2 is ranked number 16 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 115,518. Members who like this artist also like: . The Clash and The Smiths.
Worst of all, anytime U2 flirted too closely with either dance or electronica has been replaced by mixes that attempt to give these tunes the sound of neo-classicist U2 à la All That You Can't Leave Behind. So, all the Pop material ("Gone," "Discotheque," "Staring at the Sun") is given new mixes, as is "Numb," none improvements and all undermining the actual career arc of U2 in the '90s. Then, these mixes, new songs, and hits are thrown out seemingly at random, with no regard for either chronology or musical momentum.
All the great songs and lyrics from the "The Best of 1980-2000" album ont he Web's largest and most authoritative lyrics resource. U2 are an Irish rock band from Dublin. Formed in 1976, the group consists of Bono (vocals and guitar), The Edge (guitar, keyboards, and vocals), Adam Clayton (bass guitar), and Larry Mullen, Jr. (drums and percussion). U2's early sound was rooted in post-punk but eventually grew to incorporate inf. ore . Year: 2009.
The Best of 1980–2000. Release group by U2. Overview. Release group information. Artist: U2. Type: Album + Compilation.
|1||Pride (In The Name Of Love)|
|2||New Year's Day|
|3||With Or Without You|
|4||I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For|
|5||Sunday Bloody Sunday|
|7||Where The Streets Have No Name|
|8||I Will Follow|
|9||The Unforgettable Fire|
|10||Sweetest Thing (The Single Mix)|
|12||When Love Comes To Town|
|13||Angel Of Harlem|
|14||All I Want Is You|
|2-1||The Three Sunrises|
|2-4||Love Comes Tumbling|
|2-9||Walk To The Water|
|2-10||Luminous Times (Hold On To Love)|
|2-11||Hallelujah Here She Comes|
|2-12||Silver And Gold|
|2-14||A Room At The Heartbreak Hotel|
|2-15||Trash, Trampoline And The Party Girl|
|CIDDU211, 524612-2, CIDDU 211, 524 612-2||U2||The Best Of 1980-1990 & B-Sides (2xCD, Comp, RM, S/Edition)||Island Records, Island Records, Island Records, Island Records||CIDDU211, 524612-2, CIDDU 211, 524 612-2||UK & Europe||1998|
|CIDDU 211/524 612-2||U2||The Best Of 1980-1990 & B-Sides (2xCD, Comp, Unofficial)||Island Records||CIDDU 211/524 612-2||Europe||1998|
|CIDDU211, 524612-2, CIDDU 211, 524 612-2||U2||The Best Of 1980-1990 & B-Sides (2xCD, Comp, RM, S/Edition)||Island Records, Island Records, Island Records, Island Records||CIDDU211, 524612-2, CIDDU 211, 524 612-2||Italy||1998|
|4702685174631||U2||The Best Of 1980-1990 (2xHDCD, Comp, Unofficial, 24B)||Sony Music Asia, Silverline Records||4702685174631||China||2003|
|524 612-2||U2||The Best Of 1980-1990 & B-Sides (2xCD, Comp, S/Edition)||Island Records||524 612-2||Australasia||1998|